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International Conference on Hate Studies

Oct 19, 2017 – Oct 21, 2017 all-day
Gonzaga University: Hemmingson Center
502 E Boone Ave
Spokane, WA 99258
Communities for Justice
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(Ticketed event, Registration required at Students, faculty, staff, and practitioners are encouraged to register. A broad range of topics, disciplines, and geographies will be represented.

Keynote speakers:
-Joe Levin, co-founder of the Southern Poverty Law Center;
-Jennifer Schweppe, co-director of the International Network for Hate Studies;
-Idaho Sen. Cherie Webb; and
-Rabbi Francine Roston of Whitefish MT.

Titles of concurrent session presentations include:
-Are Racists Racist Regardless of Race? An Examination of the Narratives of Two Right-wing Hate Groups in the United States
-Coming to the Table: Connecting Communities of Women through Food
-Community Partners: Creating Human Rights Student Internships
-Europeanization of Anti-LGBT Hate Crime Laws in the Western Balkans
-Faculty Learning Community Syllabus Development for Hate Studies Courses
-Improving Community Engagement through Improvisation
-Israeli-Palestinian Conflict’s Toxic Impact on Academic Freedom, and —What Academics Can Do About It
-Playing to Stop Hate
-Snowflakes in the Mirror? The Storm is Bigger than You Think: Creating -Inclusive Communities on College Campuses
-Specter of Hate: Effects of Islamophobia on American Muslim Public Participation
-Systems and Seeds of Hope: Engaging Engineering Leadership and —Sustainable Technology to Promote Global Justice

Communities for Justice is an effort to coordinate scheduling and communication about some of the justice programming on the GU campus this fall. Leadership for these events is being provided by many students, staff, and faculty. Some events are free while others require registration and or have a fee. The listing of Communities for Justice events will be kept up to date at




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Whitefish rabbi to speak at Gonzaga about responding to hate

Rabbi Francine Roston from the Glacier Jewish Community/ B’nai Shalom Montana will present her lecture “Responding to Hate and Cyber-Terrorism: Lessons from Whitefish Montana” on Saturday, Oct. 21 from 7-8:30 p.m. in Gonzaga University’s Hemmingson Ballroom.