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Schedule and Speakers

The Urgency of Dialogue, the University's 12th annual Human Rights Film Series offers a line-up of six films that try to inspire dialogues about some of the most critical human rights issues facing today's world.


Tuesday, January 29 - 7:00

White Right: Meeting the Enemy (2017)

Muslim film-maker, Deeyah Khan, in daring dialogues with white supremacists

Speaker:

Laura Cherner, Assistant Director, Community Relations Council of the Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh


Monday, February 4 - 7:00

The Bystander Moment: Transforming Rape Culture at its Roots (2018)

A timely look at a culture of silence in the face of sexual harassment and abuse and other forms of gender violence.

Speaker:

Chris McAneny, Founder, 3E Now. 3E Now aims to Educate and Empower teens to Eliminate dating violence

3E Website


Wednesday, February 13 - 7:00

Downstream (2018)

A look at the contamination and protection of Pennsylvania's waterways.

Speakers:

 

  • Robert Sroufe, Professor of Sustainability, Operations and Supply Chain Management, MBA Sustainable Business Practices program, Palumbo-Donahue School, Duquesne University
  • John F. Stolz, Professor, Biological Sciences and Director, Center for Environmental Research and Education, Duquesne University
  • Lisa Brown, Executive Director, Watersheds of South Pittsburgh.
  • Brady Porter, Associate Professor & Director of Undergraduate Studies, Biological Sciences.
  • Sean Brady, Exec. Dir. of the Hollow Oak Land Trust & President of Three Rivers Waterkeeper


Monday, February 18 - 7:00

The Cleaners 2018

An investigation of outsourced content moderators charged with censuring what we see on the internet.

Speaker:

Margaret Patterson
Professor of Journalism, Media Department, McAnulty College and Graduate School of Liberal Arts


Tuesday, February 26 - 7:00

The Great White Hoax: Donald Trump & The Politics of Race and Class in America (2017)

A film about race-relations and white privilege in America.

Speaker:

Derek Hook
Associate Professor, Department of Psychology, McAnulty College and Graduate School of Liberal Arts


All screenings at 7 p.m. in 105 College Hall on the campus of Duquesne University