Tuesday, March 23, 2004Other articles of note in today's paper:
> Daily: "Student stabbed in foiled robbery"
> Daily: "Businesses propose rezoning South U"
Also, Boxes and Walls, originally to take place in the Student Activities Building but cancelled at the last minute, will be showing this week at the Hillel building:
Museum to focus on discrimination
Boxes and Walls, an interactive museum focusing on different types of existing oppression and discrimination, will be available for tours today at 5 p.m. at Hillel at 1429 Hill Street. The museum has nine rooms related to blacks, Asian Pacific Americans, classism, disabilities, Jews, Latinos, the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community, Native American and Muslims. The rooms are decorated with different facts about each group."
And this tidbit:
"Sociology prof to explain theory of terrorism
The Sociology department will sponsor the Social Movement Scholars Network’s inaugural lecture at 4 p.m. Thursday in room 283 of the Sociology building at 1225 South University St. New York University sociology Prof. Jeff Goodwin will address what factors encourage and discourage the use of terrorist tactics against civilians.
The title of Goodwin’s lecture is “A Theory of Terrorism.” The talk will reference a broad range of insurgent movements, such as those in Central America, South Africa, Northern Ireland and the Middle East. Goodwin has co-authored the books “Passionate Politics” and “Rethinking Social Movements.” (Both from In Brief)
Posted by Rob at 2:37 AM