Empower - The Campaign for Northeastern University


Emmanuel Jal: A Conversation on Human Rights

A Week For Peace: October 21-25, 2015

A unique opportunity for interdisciplinary learning and conversation among Northeastern University students, faculty, staff, and a global hip-hop star.

All events are free and open to the public.

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Born in Sudan, Emmanuel Jal was a "lost boy," who was forced to become a child soldier at the age of 7. He later survived an arduous months-long escape through the desert.

Today this author, global hip-hop star, actor, and human rights activist uses music to promote his "We Want Peace" campaign.


This panel discussion is with Northeastern Professors Aziza Ahmed (School of Law), Lori Lefkovitz (CSSH), and Gordana Rabrenovic (CSSH).


Eventbrite - Emmanuel Jal: A Conversation on Human Rights

Tuesday, October 22, 2013 at 9:00am to 10:00am

Dockser 240 65 Forsyth Street, Boston, MA

Event Type

Panel/Roundtable Discussion


A Week For Peace





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Presented by the Northeastern Humanities Center and Northeastern Students4Giving

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