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Alternative Futures Faculty Research Collaborative – Planning Meeting

Clark University, Higgins Lounge, Dana Commons - 2nd Floor 36 Maywood Street, Worcester, MA, United States

The Higgins School is excited to invite Clark faculty to a planning session for a new faculty research collaborative around the topic “Alternative Futures.” Curious what this will be? We are too! The idea emerged from faculty discussions last semester, and a core group of faculty will be meeting to help define the group and […]

Roots of the Bosnian Genocide

Between 1992 and 1995, Bosnian Serb forces humiliated, sexually abused, tortured, and killed Bosnian Muslims and Croats in a widespread, systematic way as part of the armed conflicts occurring across the former Yugoslavia.

Sponsored by: Strassler Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies

Beyond Apocalypse: Imagining Climate Futures

Clark University, Higgins Lounge, Dana Commons - 2nd Floor 36 Maywood Street, Worcester, MA, United States

In this virtual lecture, Professor Ursula Heise (UCLA) will explore recent climate change narratives from different parts of the world – including North America, South America, and South East Asia – and the ways in which they negotiate the tension between large-scale disasters and the new normalcy of everyday life under conditions of climate change.

Kant’s Cosmopolitanism and the Idea of Race

Clark University, Higgins Lounge, Dana Commons - 2nd Floor 36 Maywood Street, Worcester, MA, United States

Jameliah Inga Shorter-Bourhanou (College of the Holy Cross) examines Kant’s discussion of enslavement and colonialism in his essay, “Toward Perpetual Peace” (1795). Clark University's Cara Berg Powers offers commentary.