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2020 CSSH Unit Celebration for the International Affairs Program


To the Class of 2020:  Congratulations to our graduating seniors! Join the faculty and staff of the International Affairs Program & the Department of Cultures, Societies, and Global Studies to celebrate your accomplishment. On-ground Commencement Ceremonies are being rescheduled to a later date when circumstances allow. However, we do not want the end of your…
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CANCELLED: Conference on Forced Displacement and Inclusion of Refugees


Forced Displacement and Inclusion of Refugees UPDATE: MARCH 11TH OUR CONFERENCE HAS BEEN CANCELLED Given new developments regarding COVID-19 and guidelines from our University leaders, we are cancelling our conference. ________________________________________ The conference is bringing together scholars and practitioners who are working on refugee issues locally, nationally and internationally to discuss best practices relating to…
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Beyond Sides – Towards Reconciliation: Israeli and Palestinian Women


Photographer Saskia Keeley shares the results of her photography workshops that allow Israeli and Palestinian women discover interconnectivity, respect, and empathy through the use of cameras.  The lecture is illustrated with both the photographs taken and the voices of the participants.

The Shattered Lens: Captivity in Syria


The Shattered Lens:  A War Photographer’s True Story of Captivity and Survival in Syria Jonathan Alpeyrie,The Shattered Lens author and a war journalist, will share his experiences of captivity and survival in Syria.  Film producer and casting director, Bonnie Timmermann, will join him. Moderated by Director for the School of Journalism, Jonathan Kaufman.

Kimberly Jones Celebration of Life


The College of Social Sciences and Humanities and the International Affairs Program invite you to a reception to remember our dear colleague Kimberly Jones, Associate Director, International Affairs Program and Associate Teaching Professor of International Affairs and Middle East Studies.  Kimberly passed away on October 7th, 2018. Kimberly was a treasured colleague, an award-winning and beloved teacher, and a…
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