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Division Of Interdisciplinary Studies At The Center For Worker Education

Calendar of Events

CCNY Calendar of Events

CWE Calendar of Events

The following are upcoming events at CWE for 2015. All events are FREE and open to the public unless otherwise noted:

Frances S. Patai Lecture Series: Sexual Violence in Armed Conflict

CWE Auditorium, 6:30-8:30pm

Guest Speaker: Rana Jaleel, Postdoctoral Fellow, Columbia Law School

This event focuses sexual violence in armed conflict, particularly mass rape as a weapon of war.The event will begin with a screening of the PBS film I Came to Testify, which concerns the Bosnian rape camps, women's testimony before the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia (ICTY), and developments in international law to prosecute perpetrators. Dr. Jaleel will present her research on sexual violence in armed conflict. In addition to the Bosnian case, she will also discuss Rwanda and the Democratic Republic of the Congo, as well as present-day Syria.For more information, contact Danielle Zach at 212-925-6625, ext. 307 or

Race and Beauty Summit

Friday, March 27, 2015, 6-9PM

CWE- 25 Broadway, 7th floor Auditorium

For more information, contact Warren Orange at 212-925-6625, ext. 239/ or Elena Romero at x258 or

TAFFNY Film Festival

June 22-25, 2015

Various locations, New York City

Questions regarding submissions may be directed to Carlos Aguasaco, festival coordinator, at or by calling (212) 925.6625 at extension 224.  For screening copies of films, interviews with directors and high-resolution photos, please contact Melany Walter (646.361.0410, or Diana Vargas (917.658.7735, Click here for the TAFFNY schedule.

Taffny 2015