Tag: Year in International Human Rights

Family Rights-Themed Film Series Ends Sept. 30 with ‘Des Parents Pas Comme Les Autres’

Family Rights-Themed Film Series Ends Sept. 30 with ‘Des Parents Pas Comme Les Autres’

| September 29, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Institute for Human Rights & Humanitarian Studies film festival, “Tuesdays in September,” with its focus on the theme of family rights ends with the fifth and final film in the series, Des Parents Pas Comme Les Autres (Same Sex Parents). The screening is Tuesday Sept. 30, at 7 p.m. in the Winifred Moore Auditorium, […]

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Register for 2014 Human Rights Conference: ‘Rights of the Family’ Oct. 8-9

Register for 2014 Human Rights Conference: ‘Rights of the Family’ Oct. 8-9

| September 23, 2014 | 0 Comments

Webster University’s Institute for Human Rights and Humanitarian Studies will host the 2014 Human Rights Conference on Oct. 8-9 in the East Academic Building. The focus of this year’s conference is “Rights of the Family,” and will engage with leading scholars and human rights advocates. This conference is free and open to the public. Faculty […]

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Family Rights-Themed Film Series Continues Sept. 23 with ‘Transit’

Family Rights-Themed Film Series Continues Sept. 23 with ‘Transit’

| September 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Institute for Human Rights & Humanitarian Studies film festival, “Tuesdays in September,” continues its focus on the theme of family rights. The fourth film in the series, Transit, screens Tuesday Sept. 23, at 7 p.m. in the Winifred Moore Auditorium and is free and open to the public. Transit (2013, 93 minutes, Cinemalaya Foundation) […]

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Family Rights-Themed Film Series Continues Sept. 16 with ‘The Other Son’

Family Rights-Themed Film Series Continues Sept. 16 with ‘The Other Son’

| September 12, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Institute for Human Rights & Humanitarian Studies film Festival, “Tuesdays in September,” continues its focus on the theme of family rights. The third film in the series, Le Fils de autre, screens Tuesday, Sept. 16, at 7 p.m. in the Winifred Moore Auditorium and is free and open to the public.  Le Fils de autre […]

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Family Rights-Themed Film Series Continues Sept. 9 with ‘The New Black’

Family Rights-Themed Film Series Continues Sept. 9 with ‘The New Black’

| September 5, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Institute for Human Rights & Humanitarian Studies 2014-2015 Film Festival, “Tuesdays in September,” continues its focus on the theme of family rights. Join us Tuesday, Sept. 9 at 7 p.m. in the Winifred Moore Auditorium for the second film in the series, The New Black. The New Black (74 minutes, 2013, California Newsreel) highlights […]

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Family Rights-Themed Film Series Kicks Off Sept. 2 with ‘Made in India’

Family Rights-Themed Film Series Kicks Off Sept. 2 with ‘Made in India’

| September 2, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Institute for Human Rights & Humanitarian Studies 2014-2015 “Tuesdays in September” film festival this year focuses on the theme of family rights. The series kicks off Sept. 2 with Made in India (95 minutes, 2010, Chicken and Egg Pictures), which documents the human experiences behind the phenomena of “outsourcing” surrogate mothers to India. The […]

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Institute Seeks Input for 2014-2015 YIHR ‘Rights of the Family’

Institute Seeks Input for 2014-2015 YIHR ‘Rights of the Family’

| November 7, 2013 | 0 Comments

The Institute for Human Rights & Humanitarian Studies is currently soliciting common reading, film and co-curricular ideas for the Year in International Human Rights 2014-2015: Rights of the Family. Past suggestions from the Webster community have been helpful for YIHR programming and we are eager to again receive  ideas and input. Please submit your book, […]

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Common Thread, DisAbility Project Dance Concert Part of Upcoming Human Rights Conference

Common Thread, DisAbility Project Dance Concert Part of Upcoming Human Rights Conference

| October 3, 2013 | 0 Comments

The upcoming Human Rights Conference at Webster University, which this year focuses on the rights of those with disabilities, will feature a special free dance concert from Webster University alumna Joan Lipkin‘s DisAbility Project and former Webster visiting professor Jen Medina‘s Common Thread Dance Company. The performance represents an unprecedented collaboration between the two celebrated, […]

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‘The Short Bus’ Author Jonathan Mooney to Speak Oct. 3

‘The Short Bus’ Author Jonathan Mooney to Speak Oct. 3

| September 24, 2013 | 0 Comments

Jonathan Mooney, author of The Short Bus: A Journey Beyond Normal, will speak on Thursday, Oct. 3 at 7 p.m., at Webster University’s East Academic Building, rooms 253/262. The lecture is free and open to the public. The Short Bus was selected by the Institute for Human Rights and Humanitarian Studies as the common reading […]

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Human Rights Film Festival: ‘Scarlet Road’ with Discussion

Human Rights Film Festival: ‘Scarlet Road’ with Discussion

| September 23, 2013 | 0 Comments

This year, the Webster University Year of International Human Rights Film Festival focuses on disability rights. The films take place on Thursday evenings in September in the Winifred Moore Auditorium. Admission is free and open to the public. The fourth and final film of the series, Scarlet Road (2011, Women Make Movies) will screen on […]

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