Event Details: Starr Forum: National Security & Civil Liberties: 1942 & 2017

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Starr Forum: National Security & Civil Liberties: 1942 & 2017

Saturday, Feb 25, 2017
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
E15-070 - Bartos Theater
The event will begin as a day of remembrance on the 75th anniversary of internment of Japanese Americans, then turn to issues raised by the current wave of Islamophobia and xenophobia. Program Invocation: Hoda Elsharkawi, MIT Muslim Chaplain, invocation Moderator: Kenneth Oye, Professor MIT Political Science and NE JACL Panelists: Margie Yamamoto, NE JACL incarcerated with her family as a baby during WWII Nadeem Mazen, Cambridge City Council Barbara J. Dougan, Civil Rights Director of the Council on American Islamic Relations Shannon Al-Wakeel, Executive Director, Muslim Justice League and Board, Mass ACLU Gautam Mukunda, Assistant Professor, Harvard Business School, expert on presidency Paul Watanabe, Director UMass Institute for Asian American Studies Free & open to the public | Refreshments served Can't attend in person? Watch it on Facebook live or on-demand on YouTube. For more information or accessibility accommodations please contact starrforum@mit.edu.
Shannon Al-Wakeel, Barbara J. Dougan, Nadeem Mazen, Gautam Mukunda, Paul Watanabe, Margie Yamamoto
Center for International Studies
Center for International Studies, The New England Japanese American Citizens League, UMass Boston Institute for Asian American Studies, Asian American Resource Workshop, Council on American-Islamic Relations-Massachusetts
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