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St. John Fisher College Marks "Four Freedoms Week" with Presentations, Panels, and Film Screenings

11/02/2009


Students and faculty at St. John Fisher College will spend this week exploring the meaning of Franklin Roosevelt’s historic pronouncement of four universal freedoms inhered to every global citizen—freedom of speech, freedom of worship, freedom of want, and freedom from fear.

"Four Freedoms Week," which takes place November 2-6, is marked by both academic and service events, all of which focus on increasing understanding of Roosevelt’s powerful words and their relevance in today’s world. The College has scheduled speakers, panels, and film screenings that are free and open to students, faculty, staff, and the general public.

For more information regarding Four Freedoms Week, please contact Yantee Slobert in the Office of Multicultural Affairs and Diversity Programs at (585) 385-8378 or yslobert@sjfc.edu.

The schedule of events is as follows:

Monday, November 2

 

 

 

10:10 – 11:05 a.m.
Lavery Library Lower Level

Opening Session
Dr. Carolyn Vacca, Presenter

11:15 – 12:15 p.m.
Golisano Gateway Midlevel

Surviving the Holocaust
Henry Siberstern

 

 

Tuesday, November 3

 

 

 

7:00 – 9:00 p.m.
Basil 135

Tournees French Film Festival: Un Secret
(The Secret) French with English Subtitles

 

 

Wednesday, November 4

 

 

 

11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Basil 135

Film: New Muslim Cool
Facilitator: Jason Hamza Pérez

9:30 – 11:30 p.m.
Basil 135

Film: New Muslim Cool
Facilitator: Jason Hamza Pérez
(Second Showing)

 

 

Thursday, November 5

 

 

 

12:30 – 1:30 p.m.
Golisano Gateway Midlevel

Freedom of Speech in the Media
Frank LoMonte

1:45 – 3:05 p.m.
Wilson Formal Lounge

Speaking Out Against Sexual Violence
Rochester Rape Crisis Center
Host: Women and Gender Studies Program

3:10 – 4:30 p.m.
Campus Center (Mainstage)

Clothesline Project Panel: Freedom of Speech
Speakers: TBA, Host: Dr. Lisa Cunningham

6:30 – 8:00 p.m.
Cleary Auditorium

Hunger Banquet
Host: Dr. Jim Wood


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