Slavery, involuntary servitude, forced prostitution, and human trafficking are not issues of distant history. They are alive today in every part of the world. Learn about the problems, and also what you can do.
Wednesday, Novemeber 14, 2007 is Human Trafficking Awareness Day.
2:00 p.m. Graduate Student Lounge, CAC
Prof. Kay Warren Graduate Forum
Kay Warren is the Charles B. Tillinghast Jr. '32 Professor of International Studies and professor of anthropology at Brown University where she directs the Politics, Culture, and Identity Program at the Watson Institute for International Studies. She will meet informally with graduate students. Refreshments will be served. Link to prepared readings for conversation available at sas.rutgers.edu.
4:30 p.m. Alexander Library, 4th floor Teleconference Lecture Hall, CAC
Prof. Kay Warren Public Address and Reception “Human Trafficking Across the Pacific Rim”
Kay Warren will offer a public address: “When Numbers Count: The Practice of Monitoring and Representing Human Trafficking Across the Pacific Rim.” Free and open to everyone. Professor Warren’s areas of interest include Foreign aid and transnationalism, trafficking in persons, war and community responses to violence, social movements and political minorities, indigenous rights, gender, religion, and the anthropology of multi-cultural democracies; also documentary film and media issues.
6:00 p.m. until Midnight: Student Activities Center (SAC), CAC
RUCCAT Coffee House Against Trafficking
The Rutgers University Coalition Against Trafficking (RUCCAT) will hold the first of its regular “Coffee Houses.” All students and community members invited for an evening of presentations, information sessions, live music, poetry readings, and engaged entertainment.
9:00 pm. Van Dyck Hall, Room 212, CAC
Dan Christopher Trafficking Video
Video screening by Dan Christopher, senior in Political Science, of clandestine interviews taped during a recent border-crossing into Thailand with victims of trafficking and prostitution. Made in association with Rutgers’ Global PACT. Dan Christopher present for questions and commentary.