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Ambassador Susan Rice visits the Ford School on MLK Jr. Day

Jan 23, 2020
On Martin Luther King Jr. Day, the Ford School hosted Ambassador Susan Rice, former United Nations Ambassador and former U.S. National Security Advisor, for a conversation with Dean Michael S. Barr on her new memoir Tough Love: My Story of the...
Economic Development Seminar

Gendered Language

Nov 8, 2018, 4:00-5:30 pm EST
3240 Weill Hall
Languages use different systems for classifying nouns. Gender languages assign many — sometimes all — nouns to distinct sex-based categories, masculine and feminine. We construct a new data set, documenting this property for more than four thousand languages which together account for more than 99 percent of the world’s population. 
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Beyond the Wall: The Human Toll of Border Crossings

Jan 31, 2018, 4:00-5:30 pm EST
Weill Hall, Annenberg Auditorium (1120)
A Livingston Award-winning journalist, a MacArthur Genius and anthropologist, and a U-M public policy expert will share the stories and findings behind immigration statistics and discuss the complexities, ramifications and human lives that are involved in clandestine migration.

Human Rights and Medical Care in Times of Emergency

Oct 23, 2017, 5:00-7:30 pm EDT
Museum Apse, UMMA
If access to healthcare is a human right, what happens when disasters, pandemics and armed conflict limit the care that can be provided? Who decides which patients are prioritized, and how are those decisions made?
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Helene Gayle: CARE priorities and services here and abroad

Mar 20, 2013 1:10:14

Marina Whitman and Sharon Maccini talk with Helene Gayle, CARE CEO, about the challenges of providing humanitarian aid, empowering women and girls abroad, and improving access to financial resources in developing countries. March, 2013.