Events: Global Challenges 11/14: “The Question of Rights”


Let’s get together on The Question of Rights

Each year, University of Washington Honors students respond to the prompt: “What keeps you up at night?” These concerns set the focus of a robust public event where experts from different backgrounds demonstrate the power of collaborative problem-solving at high levels of engagement.

This year, students asked to explore how our culture defines and defends (or does not defend) human rights. On November 14, Honors Program Director Vicky Lawson will bring together Megan Ming-Francis (UW political science), Tom Ikeda (Densho: The Japanese American Legacy Project), and Angélica Cházaro (UW School of Law) in a fast-paced conversation about their respective work to understand and protect the rights of individuals in our culture. Continue reading