Human Trafficking and the Narratives of Modern Slavery

When

Nov. 10, 2014, 7:30pm to 8:30pm

Office/Remote Location

Auditorium

Description

The College of Liberal Arts' University Forum Lecture Series presents "Human Trafficking and the Narratives of Modern Slavery," a talk by Laura T. Murphy, assistant professor and director of the Modern Slavery Research Project, Loyola University, New Orleans.

Over 29 million people are enslaved in the world today. While the vast majority of them remain silenced by the exploitation, many survivor-activists are emerging who are acting as our modern day Frederick Douglasses. The stories they tell constitute what Laura T. Murphy is calling “the new slave narrative.”  Murphy will discuss the political, religious and economic conditions that influence these new narratives of slavery.

Admission Information

This event is free and open to the public.

Contact Information

COLA Dean's Office
Phyllis Thompson

External Sponsor

COLA Dean's Office and co-sponsored by UNLV’s History and English Departments, and the Boyd School of Law