Steve Porter Lecture: Was the United States Ever Pro-Refugee?

Soft Landing is delighted to partner with the Humanities Institute, the UM Department of History, the International Rescue Committee and other campus departments and groups to co-sponsor the lecture “Was the United States Ever Pro-Refugee?” by Dr. Steve Porter from the University of Cincinnati.

Dr. Porter is the author of Benevolent Empire: U.S. Power, Humanitarianism, and the World’s Dispossessed (University of Pennsylvania Press, 2016). The lecture will take place Monday, November 25 at 7:00 p.m. in the ALI Auditorium of the Phyllis J. Washington College of Education and Human Sciences.

This event is free and open to the public and is the first in a new lecture series entitled “Making the Humanities Public.”

Please see the flier below or visit the Humanities Institute website here for more info! There is also a Facebook Event to share with friends!

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