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History Dialogue | Development and Consequences of the "War on Drugs"

When:
Thursday, September 29, 2016 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Where:
Comal Room 116 / Philosophy Dialogue Room
Description:

Panel members:
Toni Watt, School of Social Work
Chad L. Smith, Department of Sociology
Ellen Tillman, Department of History
Scott Bowman, Department of Criminal Justice

This is the kickoff event of the History Department Dialogues Series on the Common Experience theme, "A Century of Conflict," organized in conjunction with a series organized by Jeff Helgesson (Department of History) and Craig Hanks (Department of Philosophy) titled "Interrogating Violence: Critical Conversations on the Fire This Time." This panel discussion delves into multiple and transnational perspectives regarding the "War on Drugs," including its relation to escalated class and racial conflict in the Americas. It will feature short presentations by multi-disciplinary faculty, followed by an open question and answer session, all facilitated by student Domonique Gray Berroa.

Cost:
Free
Sponsor:
Contact:
Ellen D. Tillman
Calendar:
Common Experience
Categories:
Academic
Audience:
Faculty, Graduate Students, Undergraduate Students
History Dialogue | Development and Consequences of the "War on Drugs"