CTJ to Cosponsor Latinx Conference at MU

May 2-4, 2019: 4th Latinx Philosophy & Society for Mexican American Philosophy Conference (SMAP). For additional information contact: latinxphilosophyconference@gmail.com

CTJ to Cosponsor Documentary Film Screening at MU

March 21, 2019: The documentary film "Brasiguaios," followed by a a session with the producer Dr. Marcos Estrada, Institute of Advanced Study at the University of Warwick. Location: Raynor Memorial Libraries Beaumier Suites, 4:00 p.m..

March 23, 2019: Dr. Estrada will also speak at the Center for Intercultural Engagement's "Cafe con leche" series. Conversation in Spanish. Location: the Center's offices at the Alumni Memorial Union, 10:30 a.m..

Marquette Democracy Project Speakers on Campus

April 8. 2019: Stephanie Lacambra, Criminal Defense Staff Attorney at the Electronic Freedom Frontier: "Crossing the Digital Divide: Lessons on Litigating AI in the Criminal Justice System." AMU 157. Cosponsored by CTJ and the MU University Law School.

March 20, 2019: "The Blood is at the Doorstep," a conversation and film screening with the family of Dontre Hamilton. Marquette Hall 100. Sponsored by CTJ.

February 6, 2019: David Archambault, former Tribal Chairman of Standing Rock Sioux: "Standing with Tribes – Past, Present and Future." Cosponsored by CTJ and MU Mission Week.


MUCTJ Award Winners Announced

2018 Graduate Student Research Grants

Patrick Bethel, doctoral program in History, for a project on "contending conceptualizations of justice during Ireland's Land War years, 1878-1882." As part of the project, he will be conducting archival research at the National Archives of Ireland, the National Library of Ireland, and the University College Dublin.

Benjamin Nestor, doctoral program in History, for a project on "Einsatzgruppe C in the District Galicia: Ideology, Situational Violence and Mass Murder." As part of the project, he will be conducting archival research at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum's Advanced Center for Holocaust Studies in Washington D.C.

Seyfullah Ozkurt, Masters program in International Affairs, for a project on "The Refugee Journey as Purgatory: Rohingya across the Archipelago of Exception." As part of the project, he will be conducting interviews with the Rohingya community in Milwaukee, WI.

Past Events

"Crimmigration: Why We Need a Robust Set of Immigrant Rights," a talk by Dr. Jose Jorge Mendoza (UMass Lowell), cosponsored by CTJ, November 5, 2018.

"Digital Privacy and the Constitution," a talk by Alan Butler, Senior Counsel at the Electronic Privacy Information Center, cosponsored by CTJ, March 21, 2018.

Nobel Peace Prize nominee Wael Ghonim spoke at Marquette April 24, 2017.