Other Events

Fall Information Session

Every fall, an information session is held for students interested in the Human Rights Program, especially those considering a minor or self-designed major in Human Rights.

Spring Career Workshop

Each spring, a workshop is held for Human Rights students about career options, including information about graduate and professional schools.  

Human Rights-in-Hartford Working Group

Part of the Local-Global Conversations Initiative, the Human Rights-in-Hartford Working Group  convened in 2007-2008 to explore concrete ways in which Trinity’s HRP might facilitate conversations among local human rights and social justice organizations about the relevance of international human rights norms.   The Group met four times during the academic year.  

Winter Break Virtual Reading Group

Students, staff, and faculty are invited in December and January to read a designated book and then participate in an online discussion forum.

Fred Pfeil Memorial Lecture

In 2006, the Human Rights Program initiated an annual Fred Pfeil Memorial Lecture, honoring a member of Trinity’s faculty who served on the Program’s Advisory Board and was a deeply committed social activist. 

2007:  Mark Dow, author of American Gulag: Inside U.S. Immigration Prisons
2006:  Professor Victor Streib, Ohio Northern University Law School