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On Mourning and Exile: Looking Back at Rwanda

On Mourning and Exile: Looking Back at Rwanda

October 28, 2021 4:00 pm

Virtual

Join Rwandan author Scholastique Muksonga as she explores ideas of mourning and exile in the wake of the Rwandan genocide.

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Session V:  Promises and Pitfalls: Navigating International Programs and Partnerships

Session V: Promises and Pitfalls: Navigating International Programs and Partnerships

June 9, 2021 12:00 am

Every other Wednesday, from April 14th to June 9th, Lines, Line-Drawing, and Consequences will examine one of five archetypal values-related situations that arise on US campuses: (1) responding to demands for exclusion or removal; (2) expression in public vs. private campus spaces; (3) distinguishing academic freedom from free speech; (4)external pressures on campus discourse; and (5)
navigating foreign partnerships.

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Session IV: Who’s in charge here? Making the Case for Institutional Autonomy

Session IV: Who’s in charge here? Making the Case for Institutional Autonomy

May 26, 2021 12:00 am

Every other Wednesday, from April 14th to June 9th, Lines, Line-Drawing, and Consequences will examine one of five archetypal values-related situations that arise on US campuses: (1) responding to demands for exclusion or removal; (2) expression in public vs. private campus spaces; (3) distinguishing academic freedom from free speech; (4)external pressures on campus discourse; and (5)
navigating foreign partnerships.

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Session III: Right to be Wrong?: When Academic Audiences Object to Academic Expression

Session III: Right to be Wrong?: When Academic Audiences Object to Academic Expression

May 12, 2021 12:00 am

Every other Wednesday, from April 14th to June 9th, Lines, Line-Drawing, and Consequences will examine one of five archetypal values-related situations that arise on US campuses: (1) responding to demands for exclusion or removal; (2) expression in public vs. private campus spaces; (3) distinguishing academic freedom from free speech; (4)external pressures on campus discourse; and (5)
navigating foreign partnerships.

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Session II: Public or Private? Tensions Around Expression in Campus Spaces

Session II: Public or Private? Tensions Around Expression in Campus Spaces

April 28, 2021 12:00 am

Every other Wednesday, from April 14th to June 9th, Lines, Line-Drawing, and Consequences will examine one of five archetypal values-related situations that arise on US campuses: (1) responding to demands for exclusion or removal; (2) expression in public vs. private campus spaces; (3) distinguishing academic freedom from free speech; (4)external pressures on campus discourse; and (5)
navigating foreign partnerships.

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Session I: Leadership in the Age of Cancel Culture: Responding to Demands for Exclusion or Removal

Session I: Leadership in the Age of Cancel Culture: Responding to Demands for Exclusion or Removal

April 14, 2021 12:00 am

Every other Wednesday, from April 14th to June 9th, Lines, Line-Drawing, and Consequences will examine one of five archetypal values-related situations that arise on US campuses: (1) responding to demands for exclusion or removal; (2) expression in public vs. private campus spaces; (3) distinguishing academic freedom from free speech; (4)external pressures on campus discourse; and (5)
navigating foreign partnerships.

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SAR-United States & COVID-19: Responses & Remote Opportunities

SAR-United States & COVID-19: Responses & Remote Opportunities

May 22, 2020 1:00 am

On Thursday, May 21st at 1:00pm EST, SAR will host a one-hour webinar over Zoom for primary representatives at member institutions and associations within the SAR-United States Section.

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SAR 2020 Global Congress

SAR 2020 Global Congress

March 25, 2020

Washington, D.C. & Baltimore, MD

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SAR How-to-Host Workshop & Scholar Training

SAR How-to-Host Workshop & Scholar Training

September 12, 2019

Xavier University of Louisiana

Join SAR scholars at university representatives at this workshop in New Orleans.

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Protecting and Promoting the Human Rights of Scientists, Scholars, and Students Around the World

Protecting and Promoting the Human Rights of Scientists, Scholars, and Students Around the World

March 23, 2019 4:00 am

Washington, D.C.

Thousands of scientists, scholars, and students are killed, imprisoned, attacked, or threatened around the world each year because of what they teach, write, or say. Such attacks undermine higher education systems and stifle the free exchange of ideas. This Congressional briefing will provide an overview of the problem and an opportunity to hear directly from refugee scholars.

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Academic Freedom and Literary Expression: Egypt, Iran, Palestine, Turkey, and the United States

Academic Freedom and Literary Expression: Egypt, Iran, Palestine, Turkey, and the United States

January 4, 2019 1:15 pm

Hyatt Regency Chicago, Illinois

A SAR Scholar and SAR Senior Program Officer Chelsea Blackburn Cohen will speak on a panel on academic freedom at the 2019 MLA conference in Chicago.

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Free to Think 2018 Launch and Reception:  A Year in Attacks on Higher Education

Free to Think 2018 Launch and Reception: A Year in Attacks on Higher Education

October 24, 2018 10:00 am

Greenberg Lounge at NYU School of Law 40 Washington Square South, New York, NY

Scholars at Risk invites you to join us for our the launch of our forthcoming report, Free to Think 2018.

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Student Advocacy Day 2018

Student Advocacy Day 2018

March 10, 2018 11:00 am

1307 L St NW, Washington, DC 20005

Student Advocacy Day convenes students and faculty participating in SAR's Student Advocacy Seminars for an all-day workshop on advocacy and communications strategies to support scholars and students imprisoned around the world.

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Skirball Talks: We Are Syrians

Skirball Talks: We Are Syrians

October 31, 2017 10:30 am

The Skirball Center at New York University, 566 LaGuardia Place, New York, NY 10012

Laura Flanders, the award-winning author and host of the Laura Flanders show, will interview SAR scholars Naila Al-Atrash, Radwan Ziadeh, and Sana Mustafa--three generations of Syrian dissidents exiled by the Assad regime for refusing to be silent.

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Scholars at Risk Celebration and Lecture

Scholars at Risk Celebration and Lecture

October 21, 2017 4:00 am

Humanities Gateway, Room 1030 4100 Humanities Gateway Irvine, CA 92697

The University of California, Irvine will celebrate joining the Scholars at Risk Network with an event dedicated to Turkish and Syrian scholars and students.

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Leading Scholars at Risk Student Advocacy Seminars

Leading Scholars at Risk Student Advocacy Seminars

October 5, 2017 4:00 am

University of California, Irvine, Irvine, CA 92697

Roger Williams University professor and Scholars at Risk (SAR) Student Advocacy Seminar leader Adam Braver will lead a workshop for students and faculty who are interested in ethical-political activism within the space of a collective pedagogy.

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SAR Speaker Series: Western Illinois University

SAR Speaker Series: Western Illinois University

September 29, 2017 11:00 am

Lamoine Room, University Union, Western Illinois University, Macomb, IL, United States

Western Illinois University will host "Living Dangerously," a lecture by Riad Ismat, a Syrian SAR scholar and recognized playwright, director, and author.

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