Carl Hart

By Sayan Patra on April 3, 2015 in Fall 2014, Healthcare & Psychology, National Issues

On October 10, 2014 Carl Hart, neuropsychopharamacologist at Columbia University, delivered the annual Chancellor’s Fellows Lecture on “Demystifying the Science of Drug Addiction: Neuroscience, Self-discovery, Race and U.S. Drug Policy.”

Sherrilyn Ifill

By Sayan Patra on April 2, 2015 in Fall 2014, National Issues, Social Justice

On September 17, 2014 Sherrilyn Ifill talked about the legacy of the Supreme Court’s 1954 decision in Brown v the Board of Education and discussed how this relates to the still-present socioeconomic issues underpinning African-Americans’ anger and frustration that have surfaced in Ferguson, MO.

Kenji Yoshino

By Sayan Patra on April 2, 2015 in Fall 2014, National Issues, Social Justice

On September 8, 2014 Kenji Yoshino, Professor of Law at NYU talked about his new book – Covering: The Hidden Assault on Our Civil Rights. In his book Yoshino provides readers plenty to consider about the act of “covering,” why it’s done and how it harms people’s individuality.