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Immigration Policy and Human Rights Series

Immigration Policy and Human Rights Series

On November 13th, ADCSSJ sponsored Immigration Policy and Human Rights, held from 6-8 pm in Mayo Concert Hall.  Adriana Abizadeh, Executive Director of LALDEF (The Latin American Legal Defense and Education Fund), presented a talk, Direct Service Amidst Policy Craze.  Doug Massey, Henry G. Bryant Professor of Sociology and Public Affairs at Princeton University, held a keynote address, Myths, Media, and Alternative Facts: Immigration Policy in a Post-Truth Era.

Clybourne Park at TCNJ

On October 18th, the ADCSSJ faculty gathered for dinner and attended a showing of Clybourne Park, performed at TCNJ’s Black Box Theater.  The Center co-sponsored the event in support of Shakespeare ‘70s, a community theater company who has performed at TCNJ for many years. This play discusses the themes of racial segregation and gentrification. Professor… Continue Reading

Social Justice Day 2018

On October 3rd, the Alan Dawley Center for the Study of Social Justice hosted Social Justice Day. Faculty in departments from all seven schools got together to share their social justice work, brainstorm ideas for social justice initiatives on campus, and identify opportunities for collaboration. In an afternoon of paired discussions and breakout groups, participants… Continue Reading

2018 Dawley Memorial Lecture by Dr. Vandana Shiva on April 12 from 5-6:20PM at Mayo Concert Hall

2018 Dawley Memorial Lecture by Dr. Vandana Shiva on April 12 from 5-6:20PM at Mayo Concert Hall

Dr. Shiva is an internationally renowned advocate for food justice and biodiverse agriculture. Trained in quantum physics, she became involved in environmental research and grassroots activism when she witnessed the environmental harm caused by monocropping and pesticide use in her home region at the base of the Himalayas.  She founded and directs Navdanya, an organization… Continue Reading

Biotechnology and Food Justice: The Case of GMOs Panel Discussion

Biotechnology and Food Justice: The Case of GMOs Panel Discussion

The Dawley Center is sponsoring a panel discussion held on April 12 from 11 am-12:30 pm at Education Building 212. Dr. Vandana Shiva will be responding to perspectives on ethics and innovation from the Department of Biology and the School of Business. Please contact Dr. Janet Gray (gray@tcnj.edu) with any questions. We encourage you to read diverse perspective… Continue Reading

Who Will Write Our History, Showing and Q&A

Who Will Write Our History, Showing and Q&A

On March 6th at 12:30 pm in the Library Auditorium, ADCSSJ co-sponsoried a showing of Who Will Write Our History, followed by a Q&A. In this film, led by historian Emanuel Ringelblum and known by the code name Oyneg Shabes, a clandestine group of journalists, scholars, and community leaders in the Warsaw Ghetto vowed to defeat Nazi… Continue Reading

“Whiteness Project” presentation by award-winning documentary filmmaker Whitney Dow

Whitney Dow will be giving a presentation about his “Whiteness Project” on February 15th at 5 p.m. in Education 212.  Dow is an award-winning documentary filmmaker whose current focus is on the Whiteness Project, a story-based interactive media and research project he is producing in collaboration with Columbia University’s Interdisciplinary Center for Innovative Theory and Empirics (INCITE). The project,… Continue Reading

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