Institute for Human Rights & Humanitarian Studies Events
Nowhere People, The World's Stateless Photo Exhibit
Lower level of the East Academic Building, 545 Garden Avenue
May 20, 2013
The First Annual HateBrakers Awards, sponsored by the Institute for Human Rights and Humanitarian Studies.
The Frontenac Hilton, 7pm
August 29, 2013
Misunderstood Minds, Library Conference Room, noon.
Thursdays in September
YIHR Film Festival, Winnie Moore Auditorium 7pm
September 5: The Intouchables, Introduction and after-film discussion with Lionel Cuilie, Jane and Bruce Robert Endowed Chair in French and Francophone Studies
September 12: Benda Bilili
September 19: Any Day Now, Co-sponsored with Webster’s LGBTQ Alliance
September 26: Scarlet Road
October 3, 2013
Disability Rights Month Featuring Jonathan Mooney, 7pm, East Academic Building 253/262
October 9-10, 2013
Annual Human Rights Conference: Disability Rights
All other events will be announced on our website at www.webster.edu/humanrights. For questions, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org .
*All events and times are subject to change.
To submit an events listing related to human rights and/or humanitarian studies, e-mail
April 5-May 3, 2013
Elizabeth L. Gilbert: Histories in Africa, 20 Years of Photography
The opening talk by Liz Gilbert is Friday April 5 at 3pm in Sverdrup 101
Opening Reception in the gallery Friday, 5 April, 5-7 p
For more information, please visit:http://www2.webster.edu/maygallery/next.htm
April 9, 2013
Screening of the film Invisible Wars in the Winifred Moore Auditorium at noon. This event is free and open to the public.
Thursday, April 18 and Friday, April 19
February 19, 2013
Professor Maxine Burkett from the University of Hawaii gave a remote lecture “The Nation Ex-Situ: On Climate change, Deterritorialized Nationhood, and the Post-Climate Era.”
Co-sponsored by the Sustainability Committee, Philosophy Department and the Center for Ethics
Screening of the award winning film Dignity Harbor, followed by a discussion by filmmaker Mike Gualdoni and Holly Schroeder from St. Louis Homeless Winter Outreach. They spoke about homelessness in Saint Louis. St. Louis Homeless Winter Outreach collected donations of blankets, scarves, hats, gloves, and other winter items.
Co-sponsored by the Institute for Human Rights and Humanitarian Studies, Behavior and Social Sciences Club, and Webster University Amnesty International.
Thursday, November 29, 2012
Andrew Jolivette: Indian Blood: Mixed Race Identity, Indigenous People, and HIV/AIDS
His lecture, Indian Blood: Mixed Race Identity, Indigenous People, and HIV/AIDS, explored issues of inter-generational trauma, Native American cultural resilience, stress coping mechanisms, and identity politics within the context of public health disparities—ranging from mental health in urban environments to political activism, and the sacred role of two-spirit, same-gender loving indigenous populations throughout the United States.
Link to information on the program:
More information on Professor Andrew Jolivette:
Saint Louis Cinema Human Rights Sidebar. Click here for schedule and description of films.
Monday, November 5, 2012
Where did Human Rights Come From?
Library Conference Room
Monday, October 29, 2012
Michel Agier, "Humanitarian Government as the Postcolonial and the Compassionate Side of Globalization" Library Conference Room, noon. Co-sponsored by the Department of Lanugages and Cultures.
Monday, October 8, 2012
Saturday, September 26, 2012
Corporate Social Responsibility and Human Rights: Achieving Peace Through Economic Development, Charlotte Walker-Said, Lentz Fellow in Peace Studies and Human Rights
Monday, September 10, 2012
University Center Sunnen Lounge, 7pm
Monte Reel will speak at Webster University.
A book signing and reception will follow. The event will be globally webcast and available online for our overseas campuses at www.webster.edu/live
*Tuesdays in September: Indigenous Rights Film Festival will be held in the Winnie
Moore Auditorium at 7pm
Tuesday, September 25, 2012
Thick Dark Fog by Randy Vasquez
Tuesday, September 18, 2012
Rabbit Proof Fence by Phillip Noyce
Tuesday, September 11, 2012
Smoke Signals by Chris Eyre
Tuesday, September 4, 2012
Reel Injun by Cree Filmmaker Neil Diamond