Day of Dialogue XII Calendar of Events

Day of Dialogue XII
Wednesday, October 29, 2014
9 a.m. to 9:30 p.m.

Hofstra University’s Center for Civic Engagement

Day of Dialogue XII: Social Responsibility and Human Security

A day of workshops, panels and performances devoted to deliberation and reflection on some of the issues that face our community, nation and the world. Students, faculty and community members are welcome, and all events are free and open to the public.

Schedule of Panels, Workshops and Presentations:

9:05-10:10 AM

Defining and Inspiring Civic Engagement, Social Responsibility, and Human Security

Center for Civic Engagement Fellows and Peace Fellows

Leo Guthart Cultural Center Theater


9:30-11:00 AM

Reexamining Presidential leadership on Civil Rights 60 years after Brown vs BOE and 50 years after the Civil Rights Act

Moderator: Prof. Meena Bose, Dept. of Political Science, Director, Peter S. Kalikow Center

Howard Dean, Ed Rollins, Political Commentators

Nikole Hannah-Jones, Pro-Publica

Student Center Theater


10:10-11:05 AM

Police-Community Relations in the Wake of Ferguson

Jason Starr, New York Civil Liberties Union

What Would Dr. King Do in Ferguson and 2014 America?

Prof. Michael D’Innocenzo, HU Dept. of History, The Harry H. Wachtel Distinguished Professor for the Study of Non-Violent Social Change

Leo Guthart Cultural Center Theater


11:15-12:40 PM (COMMON HOUR)

“Game Over: How Politics Has Always Turned the Sports World Upside Down”

Dave Zirin, sports journalist

Introduction by Prof. Mary Anne Trasciatti , School of Communication

Leo Guthart Cultural Center Theater


12:50-1:45 PM

Revitalizing Hofstra’s Community with Smart Growth

Moderator and Discussant: Prof. Kari Jensen, Dept. of Global Studies and Geography

Jeannine Maynard, Greater Uniondale Area Action Committee

Scott Smith, CEO, GreenWay Environmental, Hofstra alumnus

Edward Hagenmiller, Hofstra alumnus

Joanna Soares, Hofstra student

Plaza Room West, Student Center


12:50-1:45 PM

The Gaza Crisis and its Aftermath

Moderator: Prof. Carolyn Eisenberg, Dept. of History

Josh Ruebner , National Advocacy Director of the US Campaign to End the Israeli Occupation, Washington, D.C.

Prof. Stephanie Nanes, Dept. of Political Science, Hofstra University

Leo Guthart Cultural Center Theater


1:55-2:50 PM

Understanding ISIS: Politics, Religion and the Media

Moderator: Prof. Hussein Rashid, Dept. of Religion, Hofstra University

Dr. Janine Davidson, Senior Fellow for Defense Policy, Council on Foreign Relations

Haroon Moghul, Fellow, Institute for Social Policy and Understanding

Leo Guthart Cultural Center Theater


2:55-4:20 PM

Evaluation of Obama’s Foreign Policy: Ukraine, the Middle East

Moderator: Prof. Paul Fritz, Dept. of Political Science

Robert Parry, Consortium News

Leo Guthart Cultural Center Theater


2:55-4:20 PM

Social Responsibility and Human Security: The Vital Role of Community Organizations

Moderator: Prof. Greg Maney, Director for Active Citizenship, Center for Civic Engagement

Nadia Marin Molina and Omar Henriquez, National Day Laborers Organizing Network

Heidi Sanft, Nostrand Gardens Civic Association

Michelle Zambrano, Advocates for Community Health and Health Leads

Jeannine Maynard, Uniondale Community Land Trust

Library 246, East Wing


4:25-5:55 PM

Long term Peace Prospects in the Mideast

Moderator:   Prof. Carolyn Eisenberg, HU Dept. of History

Josh Ruebner, National Advocacy Director of the US Campaign to End the Israeli Occupation, Washington, D.C.

Prof. Monroe Freedman, Hofstra University School of Law

Leo Guthart Cultural Center Theater


5:15-6:10 PM

Climate March Roundtable: A Call for Action

Moderator: Prof. Robert Brinkmann, HU Dept. of Sustainability Studies

with Climate March participants

Library 246, East Wing


6:20-7:45 PM

Political Fix: How Do We Get American Politics Back on Track?

“Think 2040”

Prof. Michael D’Innocenzo, HU Dept. of History, The Harry H. Wachtel Distinguished Teaching Professor for the Study of Non-Violent Social Change

Lydia Bowers, Roosevelt Institute

Alyssa O’Brien, Hofstra University student

Library 246, East Wing


8:00 PM

Campus Conversation: Sexual Violence on College Campuses

CCE Fellows

Library 246, East Wing



School of Business Conference on Social Responsibility:

“Compliance and a Culture of Integrity”

Organizer: Prof. Susan Martin, HU Cypres Family Distinguished Professor of Legal Studies in Business


For more information contact Prof. Linda Longmire,

or Brianna Borresen,



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