Monday, April 25th, 2011...3:18 pm

Upcoming MIIS events

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Celebrating Human Rights

May 6, 6:00-9:00 pm & May 7, 10:00-7:00pm, Irvine Auditorium. Celebrating Human Rights: The Art of Human Rights Protection , a collaboration of The Monterey Institute and the United Nations Association of the Monterey Bay.

Friday, May 6, Keynote Speaker Mike Farrell, Actor/Director of TV and Film, and president of Death Penalty focus, followed by a reception with book-signing, music and poetry, art and photography on exhibit and tabling – opportunities to learn about, join, or volunteer for many human rights and humanitarian organizations.

Saturday, May 7, beginning at 10AM, there will be 9 more distinguished speakers: a morning panel on Legal and Institutional Protections and How to Use Them; an early afternoon Film Screening of “War Made Easy” with talk by writer/filmmaker

Norman Solomon; a later afternoon panel on Human Rights Advocacy, Strategy, and Service, and a wrap-up talk by Congressman Sam Farr.

Food and drink, exhibits and entertainment will continue to be available in the lower atrium at mid-day and following the close of the program.

For more information: Professor Jan Black, phone: 831-647-4180; <>

N.O.W Language Community Mixer

When: Thurs, April 29 8:30-10:00p.m.
Where: London Bridge Pub
N.O.W (Network Outreach Work) is hosting the second language gathering. This is intended to be a fun way for faculty, staff and students from MIIS and the greater Monterey community to connect within their language area(s) and perhaps share past professional experiences. Foreign language speakers of ALL levels are strongly encouraged to attend!

London Bridge
256 Figueroa St. Wharf #2
Monterey, CA 93940

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