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									 Slavery, involuntary servitude, forced prostitution, and
 human trafficking are not issues of distant history.
 They are alive today in every part of the world. Learn
 about the problems, and also what you can do.

 Wednesday, November 14, 2007                       2:00 pm: Graduate Student Lounge
                                                    Prof. Kay Warren Graduate Forum
 College Avenue Campus                              Kay Warren is the Charles B. Tillinghast Jr. '32 Professor of International Studies
                                                    and professor of anthropology at Brown University where she directs the Politics,
                                                    Culture, and Identity Program at the Watson Institute for International Studies.
                                                    She will meet informally with graduate students. Refreshments will be served. Link
                                                    to prepared readings for conversation available at

                                                    4:30 pm: Alexander Library, 4th floor Teleconference Lecture Hall
                                                    Kay Warren will offer a public address: “When Numbers Count: The Practice of
                                                    Monitoring and Representing Human Trafficking Across the Pacific Rim.” Free and
                                                    open to everyone. Professor Warren’s areas of interest include Foreign aid and
                                                    transnationalism, trafficking in persons, war and community responses to violence,
                                                    social movements and political minorities, indigenous rights, gender, religion, and
                                                    the anthropology of multi-cultural democracies; also documentary film and media

                                                    7:00 pm until Midnight: Student Activities Center (SAC)
                                                    RUCCAT Coffee House Against Trafficking
                                                    The Rutgers University Campus Coalition Against Trafficking (RUCCAT) will host its
                                                    first Coffee House to promote advocacy and share survivor testimonials as well as
                                                    raise money for the non-profit anti-trafficking organization, Polaris Project. All
                                                    students and community members are invited for an evening of live music, slam
                                                    poetry readings, and free refreshments. The band 100% Cotton and slam poets The
                                                    JustUs League will perform. There will also be an open mic where poetry and
                                                    testimonials will be shared. This event has been co-sponsored by the Douglass
                                                    Governing Council and the Women's Center Defense Coalition. Tickets ($5) will be
                                                    sold in advance and funds raised will be donated to Polaris Project NJ to provide
                                                    direct services to trafficking survivors. Tickets can be bought at the Student
                                                    Activities Center ticket booth on George Street.

                                                    9:00 pm: Van Dyck Hall, Room 211
                                                    Dan Christopher Trafficking Video
                                                    Video screening by Dan Christopher, senior in Political Science, of information piece
                                                    on clandestine interviews taped during a recent border-crossing into Thailand with
                                                    victims of trafficking and prostitution. The film discusses the creation of an
                                                    international organization to fight trafficking in the region, which originated in the
                                                    Summer of 2007 during a Global PACT training session. Dan Christopher present for
                                                    questions and commentary.

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