Center Research Professor Maryanne Loughry RSM, and Center Director David Hollenbach SJ, commented on the refugee, or "conflict crisis" currently facing the Middle East, Europe and elsewhere, in the BC Chronicle.
News & Announcements
The Center has a page dedicated to the Syrian refugee crisis to understand more about it and to learn what you can do to help.
The course description for the Spring 2016 Seminar in Human Rights and International Justice, to be taught by Center Director David Hollenbach SJ, and Michael Delaney, Director of Humanitarian Response at Oxfam International, is now online.
The American Psychological Association (APA) has voted to bar involvement by psychologists in national security interrogations conducted by the United States government. Read the NY Times article on the APA ban, and the involvements leading up to it, here.
Filmmaker Luis Argueta, who presented his latest documentary, Abrazos, at a Center-sponsored event in January, has received the prestigious La Orden del Quetzal award for his work with migrants.
The LA Times recently published an op-ed piece, written by Roy Eidelson and Jean Maria Arrigo, criticizing the American Psychological Association's complicit involvement in the US government's use of torture.
Center Affiliated Faculty member Kalina Brabeck of Rhode Island College releases study detailing challenges facing mixed-status families in Rhode Island.
World Refugee Day is June 20. Center Research Professor Maryanne Loughry RSM recently gave a talk on the grim realities of the Syrian refugee crisis.
PDHRP supervising attorney Jessica Chicco is quoted in a new report by Human Rights Watch highlighting the extent to which families are being torn apart in the US by the deportation system's treatment of minor drug offenses.
BC Law is one of 13 US-based Jesuit law schools participating in a partnership with JRS/USA to help fill the legal representation gap among unaccompanied children migrants in the US and to make policy recommendations to make the legal process more just for these asylum seekers.
Fr. Michael Zammit SJ, Middle East regional director of the Jesuit Refugee Service (JRS) spoke at a Center-sponsored event in April. See this interview in National Catholic Reporter about the situation in Syria and what JRS is doing to accomapny, serve, and advocate for those caught in the midst of war.
Center Associate Director Brinton Lykes was one of 30 women peace activists who crossed the Demilitarized Zone between North and South Korea in May in support of peace and human rights in the region.
Center Director David Hollenbach SJ has been named the Cary and Ann Maguire Chair in Ethics and American History at the Library of Congress’ John W. Kluge Center for the fall of 2015.
Center Director David Hollenbach SJ is quoted in Foreign Policy about Pope Francis' planned address to the US Congress in the fall as it concerns the pope's views on US immigration policy.
Center Director David Hollenbach SJ commented on exorbitant CEO compensation, citing the ethical teachings of St. Thomas Aquinas in an article in the National Catholic Reporter.
Tuesday, October 13
With Ariel Dacal Díaz, Popular Educator, Cuba
The New Bostonians: How Immigrants Have Transformed the Metro Area since the 1960s
The New Deportations Delirium: Interdisciplinary Responses
Monday, November 16
With Marilynn Johnson, BC Professor of History and author of The New Bostonians, and;
Center Associate Directors Brinton Lykes, BC Professor of Community-Cultural Psychology; and Daniel Kanstroom, BC Professor of Law, co-editors of The New Deportations Delirium