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November 2018

The Three Patriarchs of Embattled Love: Caste, Religion and State

November 13 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
The Jerry H. Labowitz Theatre for the Performing Arts, The Gallatin Building,1 Washington Place
New York, NY 10003 United States
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In this talk, Meena Kandasamy, Gallatin’s Global Faculty-in-Residence and author of The Gypsy Goddess (Harper, 2014), discusses her site-responsive chronicle of the Dharmapuri atrocity which occurred in the South Indian state of Tamil Nadu. On one day in October 2012, in response to the love affair between a caste-Hindu Vanniyar woman and a…

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Call Her Ganda – Screening and Discussion

November 16 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Hemmerdinger Hall, Silver Center, 31 Washington Place
New York, NY 10003 United States
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A film screening & discussion with PJ Raval RSVP required at apa.nyu.edu A modern David and Goliath story, Call Her Ganda follows a cast of willful women as they take on some of the most powerful institutions in the world. Fusing personal tragedy, human rights activism and the little known history, and complex aftermath, of…

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Gelatt Dialogue: East Asia, America & International Law

November 19 @ 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Greenberg Lounge, Vanderbilt Hall, NYU School of Law, 40 Washington Square South
New York, NY 10012 United States
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About the Dialogue: This year's dialogue explores the theme of “East Asia and International Law,” and marks the 70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. Expert panelists will also assess the roles of international legal institutions in dispute resolution, including issues relating to the East and South China…

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Enforced Disappearances in an Age of Emboldened Repression

November 20 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Furman Hall, Room 332, 245 Sullivan St
New York, NY 10012 United States
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Governments are disappearing people at an alarming rate, often in conjunction with policies carried out in the name of repressing terrorism, organized crime, or plain political dissent. Reports of undercover extraterritorial abductions of people in foreign countries are on the rise. The widely-reported case of disappeared Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi…

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In Search of Civil Rights: Race, Policy, and the Pursuit of Educational Equity

November 27 @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
Kimball Hall, 246 Greene St
New York, NY 10003 United States
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Panelists will focus on issues of discrimination in education and discuss how intersecting legal, policy, and social forces relate to equity concerns. Speakers: Catherine Kramarczuk Voulgarides, Assistant Professor of Special Education, Touro College Natasha Strassfeld, Assistant Professor of Special Education, NYU Steinhardt Vincent M. Southerland, Executive Director, Center on Race, Inequality,…

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