Take the fire from the altars of the past, not the ashes. — Jean Jaures 


Remembering Jimmy Mirikitani & The Internment Camps Of World War II 

Professor Bonagura, Director of Brookdale’s Center for World War II Studies & Conflict Resolution

We’ll look back at the life and art of Jimmy Mirikitani made famous in the documentary film The Cats of Mirikitani by Linda Hattendorf. Let us remember Jimmy as an incredible human being and dedicated artist, while thinking about what lessons can be learned moving forward, seeking justice, equality and a better future.
ZOOM Wed, Oct 20, 7-9 pm
Fee & Code: $19, XWWTS 313
Free for students 

Rachel Stine, senior North Korea analyst, Asia Institute

Covid-19 & The Plight Of North Korean Refugees 

As part of our on-going conflict resolution series, we will address the latest updates on the conditions for North Korean refugees during a global pandemic with our long-time contributor, Rachel Stine. Ms. Stine has worked with North Korean refugees for over ten years. Today, she lives in Jeju Island, where she serves a senior North Korea analyst at the Asia Institute. Her writing for such publications as The Huffington Post and The Korea Times covers human rights, foreign policy, geek culture, and traditional arts.
ZOOM Wed, Nov 10, 7-8:30 pm
Fee & Code: $19, XWWTS 314
Free for students 

Lifelong Learning

FALL 2021