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The 2017 One Community, One Book Extended Discussion Series Featured Image

The 2017 One Community, One Book Extended Discussion Series

by Kathrina Litchfield | September 21, 2017

The UICHR is proud to encourage our community to read and discuss this year's One Community, One Book selection The Butterfly Mosque by G. Willow Wilson. While we value the important questions that Wilson raises in her memoir about her conversion to ... Read more

Work for a Livable Future: Make All Children Matter

by Kathrina Litchfield | September 14, 2017

Work for a Livable Future: Make All Children MatterParents, Teachers, Youth, & Children Welcome. A Community Forum in Three PartsPart 1:September 21 6:30-8:00pm: Coralville Library Rm ASetting the Stage: Recognizing Violence & Terrorism on Children P... Read more

Who Should Police the Internet? Protecting Online Speech in Times of Crisis Featured Image

Who Should Police the Internet? Protecting Online Speech in Times of Crisis

by Kathrina Litchfield | September 14, 2017

When: Wednesday, September 27, 2017, 7:30pmWhere: Levitt Auditorium, Boyd Law Building                                                  Corynne McSherry is the Legal Director at EFF, specializing in intellectual property, open access, and free speech... Read more

Introducing the UI Speaker Series at Oakdale

by Kathrina Litchfield | August 02, 2017

The UI Center for Human Rights is proud to facilitate a college-in-prison pilot program at the Iowa Medical & Classification Center (Oakdale) this fall. Educators from across the UI campus are volunteering to teach a short-course in their discipline ... Read more

Action for Africa Fundraising Meal at St. Thomas More Featured Image

Action for Africa Fundraising Meal at St. Thomas More

by Caitlin Chenus | July 17, 2017

Please join us for a meal of fine African cuisine, prepared by Action for Africa's founder Veve N'Duhirahe, and learn more about the non-profit's organization.Proceeds will fund Action for Africa's mission of providing medical supplies to war-torn re... Read more

UICHR Announces OCOB Selection for 2017

by Kelsey McGinnis | July 17, 2017 | News | Tagged: OCOB

The UICHR is pleased to announce that its 2017 selection for its One Community, One Book program is The Butterfly Mosque: A Young American Woman's Journey to Love and Islam by G. Willow Wilson. Journalist G. Willow Wilson, a white woman born in Color... Read more

The Role of Transformative Education in Successful Reentry: A Community Discussion

by Kathrina Litchfield | July 16, 2017

The University of Iowa Center for Human Rights is pleased to host a conference and community forum on access to education and employment opportunities for Iowa's incarcerated men and women.For detailed information regarding the UI Speaker Series at O... Read more

UICHR sends off eight Cmiel interns

by Kelsey McGinnis | June 08, 2017

The UICHR is pleased to be sponsoring eight Cmiel interns during the summer of 2017. The interns will be doing exciting, meaningful work around the globe throughout the summer and will return to campus in the fall to report on their experiences. See ... Read more

Harriet Levin Millan will read at Prairie Lights

by Kathrina Litchfield | April 26, 2017

Harriet Levin Millan will read from her new book, How Fast Can You Run: a novel based on the life of Michael Majok Kuch on May 8 at 7pm. Five-year-old Majok fled his village when the government in the North of Sudan ordered attacks against the Sou... Read more

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1984 in 2017: A Symposium

February 14, 2017

 1984 in 2017: A SymposiumApril 14,Friday, 10am-6pmIowa City Public Library, Room AAND8pm-10pmPublic Space One  After Kellyanne Conway coined the phrase “alternative facts” in January, Orwell’s novel shot to the top of the Amazon bestseller list, and... Read more