Feb 20-21: Global Issues, Global Solutions conference

February 20-21:  Global Issues, Global Solutions inter-university conference (cosponsored by CMU, Pitt, Carlow, Duquesne, and LaRoche). 

Opening event on Friday, February 20 in McConomy auditorium (at CMU):  Speak Truth to Power, the play
Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Ariel Dorfman was inspired to write a theatrical presentation based on interviews with over fifty human rights activists from around the world. The resulting play, Speak Truth to Power: Voices from Beyond the Dark, was presented at the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington D.C. in September 2000, and broadcast as part of PBS's The Kennedy Center Presents. Our conference will begin on Friday evening with a production of the play performed by local college students.

Keynote lectures on Saturday by Ellen DorseyMicheline Ishay
Workshops and panels will include 
Human trafficking
Careers in Global Issues
Darfur, Hunger & Poverty Relief
Environmental justice
Women's rights

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