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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

For more information, contact Farah Habib, colloquium coordinator, at 774.357.2147 or