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Dramatic shifts in human history tend to spring from small acts of resistance and revolution. Moments of principled defiance, quiet dissent and thundering discord create profound change: toppled governments, religious schisms and abrupt disruptions in the ways we live. What leads to those movements and those cultural breaking points? What comes after?
What can the acts of resistance and revolution in the past reveal about the modern world?

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TUCSON HUMANITIES FESTIVAL SCHEDULE


Join us for the 2017 Tucson Humanities Festival: Resistance & Revolution, a series of topical lectures, panel discussions and events, including noteworthy guests, presented by the
UA College of Humanities.

PUNK PRAYER:

PUSSY RIOT’S FIGHT FOR GLOBAL FREEDOM OF EXPRESSION

Oct 3 @ 7:00PM

IMPERFECT LEGACY:

FROM NATIONAL LIBERATION TO MEANINGFUL FREEDOM IN AFRICA
Oct 4 @ 7:00PM

CROWN VS. CROSS:

RESISTANCE AND RESILIENCE OF RELIGION IN THE ROMAN EMPIRE
Oct 10 @ 7:00PM

POETRY OF RESISTANCE:

A PLEA FOR SOCIAL CHANGE
Oct 12 @ 7:00PM

VIRTUAL STUDY ABROAD:

A DIGITAL HUMANITIES EXPERIENCE
Oct 13

FORCES UNLEASHED:

WHY THE SPANISH CIVIL WAR STILL MATTERS
Oct 17 @ 7:00PM

SYMBOLS OF REVOLUTION:

LEGACIES OF LUTHER IN GERMANY
Oct 24 @ 7:00PM

EXPLORING THE UNIVERSE:

SCIENCE AND HUMANITIES UNITED
Oct 27 @ 10:00AM

SEEKING LIFE ON THE ROADS OF DEATH:

THE MADRES MOVEMENT IN CENTRAL AMERICA
Nov 1 @ 5:30PM

THE MEXICAN SUITCASE:

HUMANITIES SEMINARS FILM SCREENING
Nov 7 @ 7:00PM

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