Bristol Stands Against Hate

 

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A More Perfect Union: Bristol Stands Against Hate

An academic colloquium on understanding

The U.S. Department of Justice most recently reported a disturbing 17 percent rise in hate crimes. The country is also experiencing sharp polarization resulting in a divided nation. These trends are both an ominous backwards turn and an opening for a dark future for the United States and indeed the world. Bristol’s response is a year-long multidisciplinary colloquium aimed at raising awareness of how hatred can fracture all aspects of democracy and the common good.

 

Up Next


Spotting Misinformation 101
Tuesday, February 4, 12:30 p.m.
Attleboro campus, Auditorium
Presented by Emily Brown and Susan Souza-Mort, research librarians | Workshop

The words "fake news" get thrown around a lot. But what does that mean? Who creates it and how does it spread? How can you tell if that Twitter account is not a Russian bot, or if that Facebook meme someone just shared is not a sham? 

 

Upcoming Events


Microaggressions in the Classroom: A Forum Theatre Piece
Presented by David Ledoux, Theatre Program director | Interactive performance

Science in Peril Lecture

Poetry Performance Culminating Event

 

For access to any of these events, please contact the Office of Disability Services at 774.357.2955 or ODSaccess@BristolCC.edu.

For more information, contact Farah Habib, colloquium coordinator, at 774.357.2147 or Farah.Habib@BristolCC.edu