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Meghan Sullivan, professor of philosophy at Notre Dame, argued for the moral obligation to love everyone during an event hosted by the Veritas Forum and the Program for Ethical Inquiry.

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Visiting professor presents philosophical argument for universal love

March 5, 2019 0 comments

Although the command to “love your neighbor as yourself” is often considered impractical, Meghan Sullivan, a professor of philosophy at the University of Notre Dame, sought to defend universal love, or the “love imperative,” at a forum last Friday evening.

Allums ’21: Who is the ‘we’ in WE@Brown?

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Allums ’21: Who is the ‘we’ in WE@Brown?

February 22, 2019 0 comments

From Feb. 7 until the 9, I had the pleasure of representing Brown at the 24th Annual Black Solidarity Conference sponsored by Yale. Hundreds of black undergraduate students gathered to attend workshops, network and foster connections with one another.

Panelists discuss importance of social activism

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Panelists discuss importance of social activism

February 22, 2019 0 comments

“I think we need to hate injustice and love people,” said activist Heather Booth in an intergenerational conversation about the past, present and future of community-level social activism Thursday night.

The Center for the Study of Slavery and Justice and the Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs co-hosted a discussion titled “Slavery, Capitalism and the Making of the Modern World” Monday night.

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Scholars discuss slavery, capitalism in Watson panel

December 4, 2018 0 comments

Academic scholars and experts who study slavery and justice convened at the Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs Monday night to discuss the relationship between slavery and capitalism.

Senior Fellow in International and Public Affairs Chas Freeman discussed the increasing tension between the United States and China.

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Former diplomat talks U.S.-China relations

November 13, 2018 0 comments

“It used to be a lot of fun to talk about U.S.-China relations, … but now here we are,” joked Senior Fellow in International and Public Affairs Chas Freeman during his talk at the Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs last night.

The event featured visual artist Julio Salgado (left), poet and writer Yosimar Reyes (middle) and DJ Sizzle Fantastic (right).

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Undocumented artists display resistance

November 7, 2018 0 comments

On Tuesday night, three artists took the stage at the First-Generation College and Low-Income Student Center for a frank and informal discussion about the joys and challenges of being undocumented.

Despite not taking an economics course until her junior year at Swarthmore College, Paxson P’19 chose to pursue the subject as her major.

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Paxson P’19 discusses diversity in economics

October 30, 2018 0 comments

President Christina Paxson P’19 spoke about her experience as an economist and discussed diversity in the field at a lecture held in the University’s Science Center yesterday afternoon.

Students, professors create anti-Bolsonaro petition

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Students, professors create anti-Bolsonaro petition

October 23, 2018 0 comments

A group of Brown students and faculty, along with academics and activists across the United States, have created a petition campaign opposing Brazilian presidential candidate Jair Bolsonaro.

Visiting Scholar in Middle East Studies Alia Al-Senussi’s ’03 MA’04 lecture focused on the intersections of politics and art.

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Saudi Arabia grows ‘soft power’ through art

October 23, 2018 0 comments

“‘I’m an independent journalist using his pen for the good of his country,’” said Visiting Scholar in Middle East Studies Alia Al-Senussi ’03 MA’04, quoting the murdered Saudi Arabian journalist Jamal Khashoggi as an opening to her lecture yesterday, “The New Saudi Arabia: A Kingdom Embraces Soft Power.”

A packed Salomon Center heard photography critic Teju Cole discuss photos he has critiqued for the New York Times Magazine.

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Teju Cole’s photos cross disciplinary lines

October 15, 2018 0 comments

Teju Cole, New York Times Magazine photography columnist and professor of the practice of creative writing at Harvard, spoke to an almost fully packed Salomon 101 Monday night.