The Mgrublian Center for Human Rights

2019 Senior Awards

The Center would like to extend a hearty congratulations to all of the recent graduates from the CMC class of 2019!  In addition, this year the Center honors two outstanding seniors for their human rights scholarship:

Emma Henson '19 -- Emma was awarded Best Thesis in Human Rights for her research titled (Un)Safe Zones: Good Intentions, Bad Logic.

Malea Martin '19 -- Malea was awarded Best Overall Student in the Human Rights, Genocide, and Holocaust Studies Sequence for her outstanding academic performance as well as participation in the Center's research and experiential learning programs.

Spring 2019 Events

January 29, 5-6pm (Rose Hills Theater, Pomona College) - From White Nationalism to Peace Activism: T.M. Garret’s Story.

February 7, 11:45am (CMC Athenaeum) A Foreigner and a Stranger: The Life, Death, and Legacy of a Jewish Woman Writer in 20th-Century France, Susan Suleiman, Professor of Literature (Harvard University). 

February 8, 12pm (KRV 361, CMC) - Humans of Claremont, student lunch series featuring Theresa Aronson (SCR ‘22).  Theresa will discuss the influence of Latin American civil wars in the '80s on present-day federal corruption and gang violence, specifically focusing on US involvement and discourse. 

February 14, 6:30pm (CARE Center, CMC) - Film screening, I Am Not Your Negro by James Baldwin. Sponsored by the Amnesty International chapter at CMC. 

February 19, 5:30pm (Davidson Lecture Room, CMC) - Film screening:  Roma. Join us for a screening of the film followed by Q&A.  Pizza and refreshments provided. Co-sponsored by the Department of Modern Languages and Literatures at CMC.

February 22, 2-4:30pm (McKenna Auditorium, CMC) - 10th Annual Women and Leadership Workshop: Redefining Work and Life. Co-sponsored by Berger Institute, and Kravis Leadership Institute at CMC.

February 27, 6pm (CMC Athenaeum) The Cultivation of Compassionate Reasoning as a New Approach to Conflict Resolution, Genocide Prevention, and Human Rights Training, Marc Gopin, Professor and Director of CRDC (Center for World Religions, Diplomacy and Conflict Resolution), The School for Conflict Analysis and Resolution, George Mason University.

March 5, 6pm (CMC Athenaeum)Finding the Good: Reclaiming and Reframing Rwanda, Carl Wilkens, founder of World Outside My Shoes and former head of the Adventist Development and Relief Agency International in Rwanda.

March 11, 7pm (CARE Center) - Film screening: I Am Jane Doe, hosted by Unchained, anti-human trafficking task force.

March 12, 7pm (CARE Center) - Film screening:  Period. End of Sentence, hosted by CMC Amnesty International chapter.

March 28, 5:30pm (Parents Dining Room) - Human Rights Career Panel and Dinner.

March 29, 12pm (KRV 361): Humans of Claremont, student lunch series.

April 5, 5pm (Pomona College, Hahn 101) - The Missing Pages: The Modern Life of a Medieval Manuscript from Genocide to Justice.  Heghnar Watenpaugh, Professor of Art History, Urban and Architectural History in Islamic Societies, UC Davis.

April 17, 7:30pm (CARE Center) - Film screening: Not My Life, hosted by Unchained, anti-human trafficking task force.

April 18, 6pm (CMC Athenaeum) - Global Challenges to Human Rights Today, Prince Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein, Jordanian diplomat and UN High Commissioner for Human Rights (2014-18).

April 24, 6pm (CMC Athenaeum) - Institute Research Showcase, students representing CMC research institutes and centers will present their projects, experiences and insights.

May 2, 3-5pm (Roberts North 15) - Mgrublian Center Human Rights Fellowship Presentations.

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