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In Memory of James “Guadalupe” Carney, S.J. Past Events 2014

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In Memory of James “Guadalupe” Carney, S.J.

Past Events


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Harvest of Empire film Introduced and discussed by Denise Griebler

UCC Minister and Immigration Rights Advocate February 6, 2014

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Recovering Nonviolent Anti-colonial History in Africa: Matt Meyer,

War Resisters International Africa Working Group

March 13, 2014

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March 27, 2014

• We all enjoyed hearing about “The Joy of Justice work: Ending Slavery in Brazil,” A talk by Danielle Poe Associate Professor Philosophy, University of Dayton. She shared her experiences going to Brazil with a Catholic Relief Services delegation.

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UCA Jesuit Martyrs Fundraiser Dinner April 8, 2014

Bob Scullin S.J. provides music The Fountain Lounge is filled with diners

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Fundraiser dinner 2014

Gene Palumbo speaks UDM students who have traveled to El Salvador share their experiences

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Attendees including students and Denise Griebler

Meg Marshall with Miny Romero, Fr. Rick Cassidy and Jane Brackley Davis

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April 2014 annual fundraiser dinner: Speakers Gene Palumbo, Miny Romero, and Jane Brackley Davis at

the Sacred Heart Seminary with Fr. Rick Cassidy

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Bishop Gumbleton speaks in conjunction with viewing of film Monseñor: The Last Journey of Oscar Romero, April 10, 2014

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Fr. Joe Mulligan speaks Sept. 22, 2014 about the Jesuit Martyrs of El Salvador, remembering the 25thanniversary

of their death. Watch online: Part one: & Part two:

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Dr. Laura Finley Associate Professor of Sociology and Criminology at Barry University, FL

“Preventing Domestic Violence” Our society needs to reform victim services and other social service

agencies to be more responsive to families’ needs so that they can be pro-active and resolve family tensions before they escalate into domestic

violence. Finley earned her Ph.D. in Sociology from WMU in 2002.

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Poetry and Politics Reflections on Kenya: Where are we Going? By

Abdilatif Abdalla Tuesday, October 28, 2014

• • Writing a series of pamphlets

called Kenya: Twendapi? (Kenya: Where are we going?) criticizing the government and signed “Wasiotosheka” (discontented), the Kenyatta government imprisoned him for three years in solitary confinement. While in prison in terrible conditions, he wrote poems called Sauti ya Dhiki (Voice of Agony), later published by Oxford University Press.

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Abdilatif Abdalla shares his poetry and his life story, October 28, 2014

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Abdilatif Abdalla enjoys Detroit

At the Motown Museum At the Detroit River

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Film Viewing: October 29, 2014

• On May 17, 1968, nine Catholic activists entered a Selective Service office in suburban Catonsville, Maryland, dragged stacks of draft records outside, and set them on fire with homemade napalm. They then prayed and waited to be arrested. After their trial captured national headlines others heard their call to action. Between 1967-1972, there were hundreds of acts of civil disobedience against U.S. draft boards…


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See and listen to Joe Tropea, director of film, “Hit and Stay,” and Jerry Berrigan (son of Phil) Oct. 29, 2014, at:

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The History of Philosophy in Africa: Does it begin in Egypt? Anke Graness, University of Vienna

Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2014

• Dr. Graness addressed the significance of ancient Egypt for the history of philosophy in Africa.

• She concluded by outlining the consequences of this study for intercultural or cross-cultural philosophy in a globalised world and for the curriculum of philosophy institutes and the canon formation in philosophy.

• See: Polylog. Journal on Intercultural Philosophy,


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Please see Dr. Anke Graness’s talk online via

youtube at:

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Dr. Anke Graness tours Detroit, meets Tyree Guyton, artist of the Heidelberg Project!

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John Barrie spoke on: “Technological Design to Improve the Lives of Indigenous Peoples of Nicaragua and Guatemala: How Michigan Students Get Involved” December 5, 2014

see his website:

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John Barrie explained the work of Appropriate Technologies Collaborative