myDrake Demo [Academics]
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM @ Cowles Library 201 - Drake’s new campus portal, myDrake, will launch this June. myDrake will replace the current portal, blueView, and will be a gateway to other campus sites, applications, and tools.
Join us in Cowles Library, Room 201, on the following days for a demonstration of the new site and a chance to ask questions.
Film Spirit’s Homecoming / Gwi-hiyang (original title), (South Korea, 2016) [Academics]
04:00 PM - 06:30 PM @ Olin 101 - A period drama following the lives of two teenage girls kidnapped by the Japanese Imperial Army to serve as sexual slaves at “comfort stations” in China. Film has graphic scenes, including those depicting sexual violence. Film will be followed by discussion. Sponsors: Women & Gender Studies, Department of World Languages and Cultures, and East Asian Studies Minor.
Panel "Understanding the Rohingya Refugee Crisis" [Academics]
06:30 PM - 08:00 PM @ Sussman Theater, lower level of Olmsted Center - Panelists: Parvez Hashem and EMBARC representative(s), including Mr. Aung Han. Parvez Hashem is an attorney in the Supreme Court of Bangladesh, human rights lawyer, and activist who has served as a powerful voice for Bangladesh’s most disadvantaged and marginalized groups in his country’s courts of law. Hashem has worked for different non-profit organizations in education, child rights, human rights, good governance, environment, water supply and sanitation, arsenic mitigation, solid waste management, disaster management, health education and promotion, social mobilization, capacity building of local institutions, research and communication. His articles and reports on politics, economics, development, human rights, good governance and international relation have been published in leading newspapers in his country. Panel to be followed by a reception on Pomerantz Stage. Sponsors: Principal Center for Global Citizenship, Drake School of Education, and Ethnic Minorities of Burma Advocacy and Resource Center (EMBARC).