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Veterans Day facts from the U.S. Census Bureau

This site contains facts and figures about veterans in the United States, including ethnic profiles, wars served, and benefits. It features quotes and audio clips. Other holidays are also covered in the Facts for Features series. We are a depository for U.S. Census Bureau documents.

Lessons from the Rwanda Genocide

STANFORD AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL presents:

PAUL RUDATSIKIRA
Founder & Executive Director of Africa Global Partnership, Inc.in conjunction with Amnesty International's Day of Action for Darfur

Date: Wednesday, October 24, 8pm
Location: 200-002
Refreshments will be served!

Rudatsikira, who escaped to the U.S. from Rwanda in 1994, will look at the Rwanda genocide through a regional, national, and international lens. He will address what we can learn from the Rwanda experience in the context of preventing the rise of current mass genocides, such as the ongoing genocide in Darfur. Stanford Amnesty will have also have petitions and actions regarding the situation in Darfur available for attendees to sign after the event.

Documentary Photography in the Digital Age

A Symposium at Stanford University:
Documentary Photography in the Digital Age

An investigation into the impact digital technology has had on documentary photography and photojournalism.

Saturday, October 20, 2007
10:30am – 5:30pm

Featured Speakers:

Fred Ritchin: Towards a New Photography
Anne Wilkes Tucker: Digital is Not the Death of Photography
Danny Lyon: End of the Age of Photography
Chris Killip: Questioning Time?
Stephen Perloff: Documentary Photography in the Age of Reality TV

Free to the public. RSVP recommended due to limited seating.
Register, get information and directions at photosymposim

Stanford University • Department of Art & Art History
Nathan Cummings Art Building • Annenberg Auditorium
435 Lasuen Mall • Stanford, CA 94305-2018

Organized by Stanford Department of Art & Art History and UC Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism

RIAA v. The People: Four Years and Counting

We just posted about RIAA and now the Center for Internet and Society is hosting a discussion about RIAA campaign against P2P. Please attend as I am sure this will be an informative and lively event.

RIAA v. The People: Four Years and Counting

    Speaker: Fred von Lohmann, Senior Intellectual Property Attorney for EFF
    Sept. 27 2007 - 12:45pm
    Stanford Law School, Room 280A
    Free and Open to the public (no rsvp required).
    Lunch will be served.

Four years ago, the recording industry inaugurated an unprecedented campaign of lawsuits against individuals who use peer-to-peer (P2P)file sharing networks to share music. Nearly 30,000 lawsuits later, has it worked? If not, what should be done instead? And what have we learned about the mechanics of federal civil litigation against
thousands of unrepresented individuals?

Drawing on a recent EFF report summarizing the first four years of the recording industry litigation effort, Fred will discuss the recording industry's tactics and describe alternatives that may be on the digital music horizon.

Leslie Feinberg on Transgender & Politics

Stanford Program In Feminist Studies and The Humanities Center Workshop On Critical Studies In Sexuality presents:

LESLIE FEINBERG ON TRANSGENDER ACTIVISM & POLITICS

    Wed, Oct 3rd, 2007
    4:00 pm
    NEW Location: Bldg 260, ROOM 113

Leslie Feinberg is a political organizer, editor, journalist, and award winning writer. Feinberg will discuss transgender activism and politics. Discussion will also draw on Feinberg's newest novel, Drag King Dreams,about post 9/11 New York.

This event launches a year-long conversation to define Queer Studies at Stanford. Please join our discussion about the place of trans issues in Queer Studies. Light refreshments will be served. Co-sponsored by the LGBT Community Resource Center and the Women's Community
Center.

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