NU Students 4 Giving: Emmanuel Jal Events OCT 21-25
Emmanuel Jal is a Sudanese "lost boy" who was forced to become a child soldier at the age of 7. He was among a handful of children who survived a months-long escape through the desert. Today, he is a global hip hop star, author, actor, political activist, and humanitarian who uses music to promote peace and human rights. His We Want Peace campaign was launched with a video featuring Peter Gabriel, Alicia Keyes, Ringo Starr, George Clooney, and Kofi Annan. His TED talk provides a preview of what Northeastern students can expect when he visits us in October.
A WEEK FOR PEACE with EMMANUEL JAL
MONDAY, OCTOBER 21
4 -- 5 PM Emmanual Jal: A Concert for Peace *
Curry Ballroom, Curry Student Center
followed by book signing
TUESDAY, OCTOBER 22
9 -- 10 AM Emmanuel Jal: A Conversation on Human Rights *
Dockser 240, NU School of Law
65 Forsythe Street With Northeastern Professors:
Aziza Ahmed (School of Law),
Lori Lefkovitz (CSSH), and
Gordana Rabrenovic (CSSH)
12 -- 1 PM Emmanuel Jal: Music, Movement and Self-Empowerment *
John D. O'Bryant African American Institute,
40 Leon Street (Activewear recommended)
THURSDAY, OCTOBER 24
12 -- 1::30 PM Boston Healing
450 Dodge Hall
A panel of scholars and practitioners from
Northeastern University and Boston organizations
reflect on the Boston Marathon bombing
six months later.
FRIDAY, OCTOBER 25
ALL EVENTS HELD AT NORTHEASTERN.
Those with an (*) require reservations at Northeastern.edu/humanities
In partnership with Northeastern University's
with Thanks to the Arthur K. Watson Charitable Trust
Global Voices Emmanuel Jal raps for peace
Council on Foreign Relations Use the search box on the home page and then limit by region.
Workshop at the 4th International Music Council World Forum on Music
Human Rights and the Global Economy
On the Margins of Profit: Rights at Risk in the Global Economy. Report jointly prepared by Human Rights Watch and the Center for Human Rights and Global Justice
The Lost Boys of the Sudan
CBS. Sixty Minutes. March 31, 2013. The Lost Boys, part one.
NPR. "Lost Boys of Sudan" Finally Find a Home broadcast June 13, 2005.
New York Times. June 30, 2012. New Wave of "Lost Boys" Flee Sudan's Lingering War
Historical maps accessible through the Afriterra Foundation
Use the search box on the BBC News website for the latest on the Sudan
Emmanuel Jal Campaigns for
Gua Africa with video