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Civic Engagement Events

Empire of Borders, Migration, and Climate Change

Friday, April 19, 2019 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm

Todd Miller: Border Patron Nation (Book cover)

Independent journalist Todd Miller will speak about how the border industrial complex has boomed in the United States since the 1990s, it has created a Border Patrol paranoia in the country, and it has been financed and exported to a world where displacement due to economic, political, and environmental violence has become the norm. Read more

GIS Day: Missing Maps Project

Wednesday, November 14, 2018 - 10:00am to 4:00pm

GIS Day - Missing Maps

Make a hands-on contribution to mapping which will be used by UN agencies and local organizations to deliver aid to refugees and help track and prevent the spread of contagious diseases. Read more

Open Access 2018: Radical Transformations

Tuesday, October 23, 2018 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm

Open Access 2018 Radical Transformations

This year the Oviatt Library celebrates the open access movement once again with Open Access: Radical Transformations, at which we will present our Fifth Annual Open Access Award! Read more

News Salon

Thursday, November 8, 2018 - 11:00am to 2:00pm

cup of tea and newspapers

Hang out with students in Jour365 - News Literacy to discuss and exchange ideas about politics, culture, and the arts in the Oviatt Library Learning Commons. Read more

Screen & Tweet: "Digital Disconnect"

Tuesday, November 6, 2018 - 11:00am to 12:30pm

american flag with electronics

A screening and live-tweeting event as we present "Digital Disconnect: How Capitalism is Turning the Internet Against Democracy." Read more

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