February 2021: CTJ Announces New Funding Opportuntities
CTJ announces new funding opportunities for faculty and students for Spring and Summer 2021. Follow the link from the home page for more information.
December 2020: CTJ Supports Courses to Address Systemic Racism
In November and December 2020, CTJ awarded a total of 15 grants to support faculty in the Helen Way Klingler College of Arts and Sciences for Spring 2021 course revisions to address issues of systemic racism. The award winning faculty included members of the Departments of English, Languages, Literatures, and Cultures, Philosophy, Political Science, Psychology, Social and Cultural Sciences, and Theology.
Congratulations to Dr. Noelle Brigden
The first publication from the CTJ cosponsored workshop with the El Salvador NGO Cristosal organized by Dr. Brigden in 2018 has appeared in the journal Geopolitics. See, Brigden, Noelle and Miranda Hallett (2020). Fieldwork as Social Transformation: Place, Time, and Power in a Violent Movement. Geopolitics.
CTJ to Cosponsor AEGS Conference on Migrancy
March 20-21, 2020: CTJ is cosponsoring a conference by the Marquette Forum and the English Department on "Liminal Existences and Migrant Resistances." Keynote speakers will include Dr. Dinorah Cortes-Velez (Marquette), Janan Najeeb (Milwaukee Muslim Women's Coalition), and Dr. Tosin Gbogi (Marquette). For additional detail contact Ibtisam.firstname.lastname@example.org
CTJ to Cosponsor Conference on the Trauma of Torture
November 15-16, 2019: CTJ is cosponsoring a conference by the Department of Philosophy on the Trauma of Torture. Other sponsors include the Center for Peacemaking. For additional detail contact, Dr. Jessica Wolfendale, Department of Philosophy.
CTJ to Cosponsor California Roundtable on Philosophy and Race
October 18-19, 2019: CTJ is cosponsoring a meeting of the California Roundtable on Philosophy and Race to be held at Marquette. The keynote speaker is Prof. Paul Taylor, author of three books, Black Is Beautiful: A Philosophy of Black Aesthetics, On Obama, and Race: A Philosophical Introduction, and professor of philosophy at Vanderbilt University. For additional information contact Dr. Grant Silva, Department of Philosophy.
CTJ Announces Annual Graduate Student Research Grant Competition
The Center for Transnational Justice is again offering four grants of up to $2,000 each for Arts and Sciences graduate students to cover costs of research projects. For additional information contact Dr. H. Richard Friman.
CTJ to Support the Journal Feminist Anthropology Editorship at Marquette
Congratulations to Dr. Sameena Mulla, Department of Social and Cultural Sciences, for being named by the Association for Feminist Anthropology as founding coeditor of the journal Feminist Anthropology. Dr. Dana-Ain Davis at CUNY is the other coeditor, and will join Marquette as the AMUW chair in Fall 2020. CTJ is providing assistance for the coeditorship at Marquette.
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: email@example.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.
"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.