November 2006 Archives

IHRC News, fall/winter 2006 issue

The IHRC's 2006 fall/winter 4-page newsletter is available for viewing online (2006 fall/winter news.pdf).

A Workshop on Race and Pedagogy, Institute for Advanced Study at UMN

Nov. 30 and Dec. 1, 2006. Keynote Speaker: Michael Omi (Associate Professor, Ethnic Studies, University of California, Berkeley): "The Contradictions of Colorblindness: Race and Its Discontents" (for further information).

IHRC hours change

Due to staff reorganization, the IHRC office hours have been temporarily changed to Monday - Friday, 10:00 - 12:00 a.m. and 1:00 - 4:00 p.m. until further notice. Thank you for your understanding.

Immigration, particularly the brouhaha surrounding unauthorized or illegal immigrants in the United States, was the topic du jour at a recent full-day conference on the University of Minnesota Twin Cities campus. The nearly 200 people who attended, including high school students and educators, business leaders and immigration lawyers, left more informed about some common myths and truths about immigration. Continue reading Pauline Oo's article at

The Hungarian Revolution of 1956: Assessments and Testimony

A panel composed of Prof. Charles Gati (Johns Hopkins University), Dr. Robert O. Fisch (University of Minnesota, emeritus) and Laszlo Fulop (Minnesota Hungarians) participants in the 1956 Revolt will offer assessments and testimony on the events of the Hungarian Revolution of 1956. Date: Wednesday, Nov. 8, 2006, 8:00 PM...(more)