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Kwame Anthony Appiah
Kwame Anthony Appiah to Lecture on “Honor and Moral Change”

Kwame Anthony Appiah, professor of philosophy and law at New York University, and author of The Honor Code and Cosmopolitanism, will give a lecture titled “Honor and Moral Change: At Home and Abroad,” on Monday, Sept. 29, at 7:30 p.m., in the Chapel. The lecture is free and open to the public.  More ...

Kate Cieplicki '16, outside of her internship at the William Way Community Center in Philadelphia.
A World in Transition: Transgender Research and Advocacy in Philadelphia

In May, New York State Medicare updated its services to include sex reassignment surgery for diagnosed cases of gender dysphoria, the medical term for individuals suffering from a discrepancy between their birth sex and mental gender. Although civil rights for the LGBT community are more permissive than they ever have been, much reform is still needed for this community to experience equality. Kate Cieplicki ’16, a psychology and women’s studies double major, is working in Philadelphia this summer to advance support services for LGBT individuals.  More ...

Candice McCardle '15 poses in Chinatown near her internship at The Chinese-American Planning Council.
Candice McCardle ’15 Helps Chinese-American Community in NYC

Working as a grant writer this summer, Candice McCardle ’15 is helping the Chinese-American Planning Council (CPC) raise funds to support the many services they offer.  From youth and senior services to day care programs, the CPC benefits the community in New York City’s Chinatown.  More ...

Cultural Odyssey’s Rhodessa Jones and Idris Ackamoor to Perform

Two events featuring Cultural Odyssey’s Rhodessa Jones and Idris Ackamoor will take place on Monday, Feb. 25, and Wednesday, Feb 27. The events are free and open to the public and no tickets are required.  More ...

Eunice Choi '14 and Lauren Howe '13 in Turin, Italy.
Lauren Howe '13 and Eunice Choi '14 Attend Slow Food Congress in Italy

Lauren Howe ’13 and Eunice Choi ’14 travelled to the 2012 International Slow Food Congress in Turin, Italy, Oct. 25-29.  More ...

Martha Nussbaum
Author, Professor Martha Nussbaum to Discuss Religious Intolerance

Author and University of Chicago professor Martha Nussbaum will deliver a lecture titled “The New Religious Intolerance: Beyond the Politics of Fear” on Friday, Nov. 2, at 4 p.m., in the Chapel. Nussbaum is the Ernst Freud Distinguished Service Professor of Law and Ethics in the law school and philosophy department. The lecture is free and open to the public.  More ...

DSJP Summer Research Grants Send Students Around the World

The Diversity and Social Justice Project (DSJP) is a multifaceted initiative intended to “offer students, staff, and members of the broader Hamilton community the intellectual and moral tools for becoming global citizens and compassionate human beings.” This summer, the DSJP is sponsoring five students for national and international research projects aimed broadening understanding of diversity and social justice topics.  More ...

Paula Moya
Eight Conversations About Race

“Race is not a thing that we have or we are, but rather race is an action that we do.  It is a system of processes that all of us are involved in on a daily basis,” explained Professor Paula Moya of Stanford University on Nov. 10.  Moya’s  Eight Conversations About Race lecture was sponsored by the Days-Massolo Center and the Diversity & Social Justice Project.  More ...

Paula Moya
Stanford Author/Professor to Lecture on Race

Paula Moya, co-editor of Doing Race: 21 Essays for the 21st Century (2010), will give a lecture titled “Doing Race: Eight Conversations about Race” on Thursday, Nov. 10, at 4 p.m., in the Bradford Auditorium, KJ. The lecture is co-sponsored by the Diversity and Social Justice Project and the Days-Massolo Center and is free and open to the public.  More ...

Naomi Shihab Nye
Award-Winning Poet Naomi Shihab Nye to Read

Naomi Shihab Nye, award-winning poet, writer, anthologist and educator, will present a poetry reading and lecture on Tuesday, April 5, at 8 p.m., in the Hamilton College Chapel. Nye’s presentation is featured as part of The Diversity and Social Justice Project series on violence, peace, and justice. It is free and open to the public.  More ...

Events Celebrate Cesar Chavez Commemorative Week

Hamilton College will celebrate the legacy of labor and civil rights leader Cesar Chavez with volunteer projects and campus events from March 30 through April 2. Chavez led the non-violent movement for farmworkers’ rights, a movement that extended beyond the fields and into cities and towns across the nation, and helped found the National Farm Workers Association, which later became the United Farm Workers (UFW).  More ...

DSJP to Host Annual Student-Faculty Conference
Debra Richardson, program director of the Utica Culinary Institute, will give the keynote speech at Hamilton's Diversity and Social Justice Project (DSJP) student-faculty conference that will take place on Sept. 23-24. She will give a talk titled, “Food Justice: Food as the Vehicle for Connecting Communities” on Thursday, Sept. 23, at 4:10 p.m., in the Red Pit, Kirner-Johnson Building. The conference is free and open to the public. More ...
Robert Moses '56
Distinguished Speakers Planned for 2010-11
During the last academic year, Hamilton brought approximately 175 speakers to campus, from a former head of the Securities and Exchange Commission to an award-winning journalist to a Fortune 500 CEO. They presented on myriad topics, from set design to federal budgeting. As a new academic year begins, a review of some of the past visitors and a look at those who will be on campus this year highlight the diversity of disciplines, views and interests represented on campus as well as the opportunities afforded our students and our community. More ...
DSJP Service Associate Lauren Howe '13.
Four Students are DSJP Service Associates
Four Hamilton students were selected as Diversity and Social Justice Project (DSJP) Service Associates for 2010. The program is designed to support students who wish to make connections between their own disciplinary or interdisciplinary work and the mission of the DSJP. This year's recipients are Wai Yee Poon ’11, Lauren Howe ’13, Denise Ghartey ’12 and Caroline Davis ’11. The service associates are funded by DSJP with matching funds from the Kirkland Endowment. More ...
Kenji Yoshino
Constitutional Law Specialist to Lecture
Kenji Yoshino, the Chief Justice Earl Warren Professor of Law at the New York University School of Law, will give a lecture titled “Covering: The Hidden Assault on Our Civil Rights” on Thursday, Feb. 25, at 7:30 p.m., in the Science Center's Kennedy Auditorium. The lecture is co-sponsored by the Diversity and Social Justice Project and Diversity Initiatives, and is free and open to the public. More ...
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