The Bahá’í Chair Fall Lecture
Nicole Hirschfelder, Associate Professor for American Culture and Literature, Eberhard Karls University of Tübingen, Germany
Tuesday September, 26th, 2017
Special Events Room, 6th Floor, McKeldin Library, University of Maryland, College Park
“We are a world in pieces. We need to be a world at peace.”
Today is the International Day of Peace, a day designated by the United Nations General Assembly as a period of non-violence and cease-fire. The theme for 2017 is “Together for Peace: Respect, Safety and Dignity for All.” The day is focused on the TOGETHER campaign launched by the United Nations in September 2016 to promote respect, safety and dignity for refugees and migrants and to counter the rise in xenophobia and discrimination. Continue reading
This is a reflection written by Esther Kaufman on the lecture by Professor Cindi Katz at the recent Learning Outside the Lines Conference.
By juxtaposing childhood in Sudan and New York City, Professor Cindi Katz successfully brings to attention alarming issues impeding social childhood development in her lecture “Good Childhood, Social Childhood”. Continue reading