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Free Film Screenings on Saturday, November 9

Two films by journalist and filmmaker Kevin McKiernan will be shown: “Bringing King to China” and “Good Kurds, Bad Kurds.” The screenings are free and open to the public.

Posted on 11/7/2013 2:59:23 PM

Journalist and Filmmaker Kevin McKiernan to Speak at IUP, November 11–12

IUP will host journalist and filmmaker Kevin McKiernan, who will screen and discuss his documentary films “Bringing King to China” and “Good Kurds, Bad Kurds.” Both films will also be shown on Saturday, November 9.

Posted on 11/4/2013 10:03:57 AM

Filmmaker to Show and Discuss Documentary on Zimbabwe, April 18

Wendy Dent will show her 30-minute documentary film No News from Harare, which highlights the country’s current political, economic, and social situation.

Posted on 4/15/2013 3:38:02 PM

Ambassador from South Sudan to Speak at IUP on March 6

The Honorable Akec Khoc, ambassador of the Republic of South Sudan, will give a lecture titled “South Sudan: Achievements and Challenges of a New Nation” on Wednesday, March 6, 2013, at 6:00 p.m. in Stouffer Auditorium.

Posted on 2/26/2013 2:53:02 PM

Sociologist to Discuss the Policing of Black and Latino Boys: Six O’Clock Series

On Monday, March 26, 2012, sociology professor and former gang member Victor Rios presents “Punished: Policing the Lives of Black and Latino Boys,” his research on how, in some cities, these boys face constant policing in their schools and communities.

Posted on 3/23/2012 1:23:04 PM

Film “Tapestries of Hope,” about Gender Activist Betty Makoni, September 28

The film Tapestries of Hope will be shown on Wednesday, September 28, at 7:30 p.m. in Room 247 of Johnson Hall. This event is free and open to the public.

Posted on 9/25/2011 9:02:29 PM

New Location for Lecture by CNN Hero Betty Makoni

Betty Makoni was one of CNN’s 2009 Top Ten Heroes for her work in defending and empowering girl rape victims in her native Zimbabwe.There is a new location for the first of Ms. Makone's lectures at IUP.

Posted on 9/21/2011 1:58:31 PM

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