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Thu., May. 25, 2017

Voices from North Korea

The Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) is possibly the most restrictive country in the world. Escape from this Hermit Kingdom has become increasingly difficult and dangerous over the years, and it is more challenging than ever to understand what exactly is going on in this nation. Join us in welcoming North Korean defectors in sharing their testimonials of escape and hope as we attempt to gain an insight into North Korea and the current lives of its defectors.

Thu., Jun. 01, 2017

2017 Kirschner Human Rights Memorial Lecture with the ACLU’s David Cole

Join the International House Global Voices Program, the Pozen Family Center for Human, and the Institute of Politics in welcoming the National Legal Director of the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) David Cole for the annual Robert H. Kirschner Human Rights Memorial Lecture series. avid Cole is the National Legal Director of the American Civil Liberties Union. As a professor at Georgetown University and attorney with the Center for Constitutional Rights and the ACLU, he has litigated issues involving the use of secret evidence, the protection of flag-burning as political speech, supporting the free speech rights of immigrants, and against the suppression of peace advocacy criminalized as “material support for terrorism.”

Sat., Jun. 03, 2017

Dukati & Biseri Annual Concert

Founded in November of 2009 with a handful of devoted and passionate dancers and musicians, Dukati and Biseri Folklore Ensemble has grown into a performing ensemble representing Serbian and Macedonian folklore through the performing arts. The ensemble spans from adolescents to adults who are brought together for the same passion and love of traditional music and dance. Join International House in welcoming the Dukati and Biseri Folklore Ensemble for an annual concert on June 3, 2017. 

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