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Welcome to the Rapoport Center

The Bernard and Audre Rapoport Center for Human Rights and Justice serves as a focal point for critical, interdisciplinary analysis and practice of human rights and social justice. We invite you to explore this site to learn more about our work at the intersection of academics and advocacy.

Upcoming Events

  • Human rights lawyer, writer, and activist Derecka Purnell will deliver a keynote lecture at Getting Radical in the South (GRITS), a student-run public interest law conference that focuses on the difficulties and constraints inherent to social justice work in the South, and the unique strategies that legal practitioners and public interest workers have developed to meet those needs.
  • The Brazilian Studies Association, or BRASA, is an international, interdisciplinary group of scholars who support and promote Brazilian studies in all fields, especially in the humanities and social sciences. BRASA is dedicated to the promotion of Brazilian studies around the world in general, and in the United States in particular.
  • Join us for a visit with Jennifer Wenzel, author of "The Disposition of Nature: Environmental Crisis and World Literature." Wenzel is a literary critic jointly appointed in Middle Eastern, South Asian, & African Studies and English & Comparative Literature at Columbia University.

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