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One, Episode 18: Carrie Mannino (Video Premiere)

In episode #18 of the Yale Schwarzman Center web series, “One,” Estefani Castro YSD21 interviews Carrie Mannino YC’20 about her senior thesis project in creative writing. Mannino’s documentary play, “It Couldn’t Happen Here,” delves into the aftermath of the October 2018 shooting at Tree of Life Congregation in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. The episode contains a dramatic reading of an excerpt from “It Couldn’t Happen Here” and explores insights from Mannino’s writing process.

Global Health Speaker Series | Professor Clarence C. Gravlee

The Global Health Studies Program will present its Spring 2021 Global Health Studies Speaker Series. The series—organized by Jackson Professor Catherine Panter-Brick and Jackson lecturer Cara Fallon—examines transformative relationships between health and a range of fields including public policy, law, technology, international relations, scientific research, economy, journalism, and more.
Clarence C. Gravlee, Associate Professor in the Department of Anthropology at the University of Florida, will present “Uprooting Racism, Promoting Health: Evidence and Action.”

Virtual: Native American Languages at Yale: Past, Present, and Future

Four Yale students will join moderator (Claire Bowern, Linguistics) in discussing Native American languages across the country. The panel will discuss issues around language activism, language in Native American communities, Native American languages at Yale, and language loss and reclamation. The panel’s members will discuss language and related topics across the nation and the role of institutions like Yale in the linguistic landscape of North America. This panel is tied to Bass Library’s 2020/2021 Model Research Collection curated by Dr. Bowern, Language is Everywhere.

Chevron's “Amazon Chernobyl” Disaster in Ecuador: Lessons from the Frontlines

The historic $9.5b pollution judgment won by Amazon communities in Ecuador against Chevron was the result of a substantive legal battle that has attracted the attention of legal scholars, Nobel Laureates, human rights organizations and climate activists worldwide. The case was brought by an international team of lawyers and community leaders led by Steven Donziger who faced off against 60 Chevron law firms and more than 2,000 lawyers retained by the company.

BIPOC in the Built Wiki Edit-A-Thon: Grassroots Collectives + BIPOC Futurists

This is the first day in this week-long virtual event participants will build community while creating new and edit existing Wikipedia pages of BIPOC designers, activists, planners and others whose work is connected to the built environment. Attendees will participate in training and begin editing Wikipedia pages of BIPOC figures who have left their mark on the fields of art, architecture, art history, activism, dance, graphic design, landscape architecture, urban planning, urban design, and more.

BIPOC in the Built Wiki Edit-A-Thon: Grassroots Collectives + BIPOC Futurists

This is the first day in this week-long virtual event participants will build community while creating new and edit existing Wikipedia pages of BIPOC designers, activists, planners and others whose work is connected to the built environment. Attendees will participate in training and begin editing Wikipedia pages of BIPOC figures who have left their mark on the fields of art, architecture, art history, activism, dance, graphic design, landscape architecture, urban planning, urban design, and more.

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