Symposium on Oppression and Resilience: Human Rights and the Arts
Date: October 3, 2013
Time: 10:30 am - 1:15 pm (there will be a 15 minute break between 11:45 am and 12:00 pm)
Location: KU Ballroom, located on the second floor of Kennedy Union
Sponsor: Department of Philosophy
Contact: Aili Bresnahan
Supporting involvement: Alexus McLeod, Danielle Poe, Ernesto Rosen Velasquez
Website: Department of Philosophy
This symposium will provide philosophical perspectives on various global instances of oppression and resilience as it pertains to human rights and the arts. Each presenter will discuss a particular aspect of oppression and resilience as it pertains to human rights, the arts or both. Aili Bresnahan will examine arts censorship based on human identity that has resulted in the emergence of new art forms, Alexus McLeod will present on censorship in China, Danielle Poe will discuss international peace and justice issues as they pertain to women and Ernesto Rosen Velasquez will provide an analysis of the Zapatista community in Mexico.
This event is free and open to the public.