Human Rights Borders and Barriers Symposium

Monday, February 22, 2016 - 6:00pm to Wednesday, February 24, 2016 - 10:00pm
UA Poetry Center, Dorothy Rubel Room 1508 E. Helen Street

The University of Arizona's Departments of Africana Studies and French and Italian, along with the College of Humanities present: Human Rights, Borders + Barriers Symposium.

Following Grandmaster Flash’s famous verse “Don’t push me cause I’m close to the edge,” this symposium features university and guest scholars who will speak on such topics as human rights, migration flows, terrorism, education, and freedom of expression. Lectures and discussions will focus on contemporary national and transnational issues such as ferguson, paris attacks, and the global refugee crisis.

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