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From Professor Bernadette Atuahene

Sifuna Okwethu (We Want What's Ours)

A Conversation About Land Dispossession in South Africa

Friday, April 19

Film screening and discussion
6 to 8 p.m. in the auditorium

Reception
8 to 9:30 p.m. in the 10th floor event room

The event will begin with the screening of Sifuna Okwethu (We Want What’s Ours), an evocative, 18-minute short documentary film depicting one South African family's struggle to regain their family land stolen during apartheid. The film's director, Professor Bernadette Atuahene, will be joined by other panelists for a post-screening conversation about land dispossession in South Africa and the intractable legacy of apartheid.

This event is free and open to the public. To attend, RSVP to lcaringe@kentlaw.iit.edu.

For more information on the film, visit www.discwebsite.org.

Event co-sponsors:
  • IIT Chicago-Kent Institute for Law and the Humanities
  • Documentaries to Inspire Social Change (DISC)

From Professor Nancy Marder

Justice Stevens Public Interest Summer Fellowship

Applications for the Justice Stevens Public Interest Summer Fellowship are due by Monday, April 8, at 12:00 p.m. Applications are available electronically through the Career Services Symplicity document library, and hard copies are available outside of Professor Marder's office, room 839. A hard copy of the application should be sent to Professor Marder's mailbox and an electronic copy sent via email to her at nmarder@kentlaw.iit.edu.

Fellowship Application and Information (MS-Word document)

 

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