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FRIDAY November 4  | Sanford School of Public Policy. Room 05  
Duke University, West Campus  |  3.30pm

Drug Policy: a Hemispheric Perspective

Invited Speaker: 
Mr. Mark A. Wells, Director of Western Hemisphere Programs, INL. US State Department. 

With, Ambassador Patrick Duddy. 2010-2011 Diplomat in Residence, Duke University – State Department 

Event co-sponsored by Triangle Institute for Security Studies (TISS) and the Duke Center for International Studies, Duke University


MONDAY November 7  | Saunders Hall. Room 220  
UNC-Chapel Hill  | 11.00am

Consuming Narcoculture:‘Prepagos’ and Hypermasculine Narcos in the Narcotelenovela’s Mass Media Market
Guest Speaker: Miguel Cabañas, Michigan State University

Event co-sponsored by the Working Group in War and Peace in the Americas and the Romance Languages Department at UNC-Chapel Hill


THURSDAY November 17 | Perkins Library, Room 217  
Duke University, West Campus | 4.00pm

Civilian Victimization and Non-Violent Experiences in the Drug War I

Introduction. Guillermo Trejo. Political Science, Duke University

Invited Speaker:
Emilio Alvarez Icaza, Co-founder and leader of the Mexican Movement PAZ CON JUSTICIA Y DIGNIDAD. Former Ombudsman of Mexico City.
With, Sandra Ley, PhD Candidate, Political Science. Duke University

Event co-sponsored by Kenan Institute for Ethics, The Duke Human Rights Center and the Duke Center for International Studies, Duke University.



FRIDAY November 18  | Global Education Center, Nelson Mandela A. 
UNC-Chapel Hill  |  3.00pm

Civilian Victimization and Non-Violent Experiences in the Drug War II

Introduction. Deborah Weissman. Law School, UNC-CH

Invited Speakers:
Judith Torrea. Author of "Juarez a la Sombra". New media reporting from Ciudad Juarez
&
Sebastian Hiriart, film maker. Documenting a Social Movement PAZ CON JUSTICIA Y DIGNIDAD.

Event co-sponsored by Kenan Institute for Ethics, The Duke Human Rights Center and the Duke Center for International Studies, Duke University.


SATURDAY November 19  | Nelson Mandela Auditorium & Room 1005. GEC 
UNC-Chapel Hill 

10.30am - noon. Teacher workshop (please contact ld69@duke.edu)

LOCAL YOUTH RESPONSES AND PEDAGOGICAL STRATEGIES TO THE DRUG WARS

12.30pm  |  Film screening "Sin Nombre" Cary Fukunaga (USA-MEX-El Salvador, 2009)

2.30pm - 4.00pm  | Round table responding to the film:

  • Marginal youth in Durham and NC: Silvio A. Balcazar, Youth Program Coordinator El Vinculo Hispano. Siler City  & Jose Torres,  Youth Program, El Centro Hispano, Carrboro.
  • Testimonials: Leo Williams, Director art program Southern High School and former Gang members in Durham will share their experience.
  • The school debate: Eduardo Perez (Psychologist) Family Facilitator, East Way Elementary & Miguel Chirinos, former Counselor and Hispanic Liaison Durham Public Schools.
  • Law enforcement: Timothy L. Sloan, Special Agent. U.S. Department of Justice. Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives. Current MLA Duke University.

4.30pm  |  Reception

5.00pm  |Concert: ILAN BAR-LAVI and his Trio