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Human rights conference schedule

Today - The Rev. Jack Davis, noon, with discussion moderated by UND associate professor of philosophy Jack Weinstein. - Ishmael Beah, 1:30 p.m. Beah, author of "A Long Way Gone: Memoirs of a Boy Soldier," will talk with middle school and high sch...

Today

- The Rev. Jack Davis, noon, with discussion moderated by UND associate professor of philosophy Jack Weinstein.

- Ishmael Beah, 1:30 p.m. Beah, author of "A Long Way Gone: Memoirs of a Boy Soldier," will talk with middle school and high school students. Student tickets: $2. Beah, who survived war-torn Sierra Leone, is now a spokesman for the affects of war on children.

- Ishmael Beah, 7 p.m., a reading and lecture, Empire Arts Center. Adults, $10; students, $5; followed by reception and book signing at North Dakota Museum of Art.

Tuesday

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- Stories From Those Who Live Among Us, noon. Refugees in North Dakota will share personal stories.

- Laurel Reuter, 4 p.m., curator of "The Disappeared."

- Cristian Correa, 6 p.m., will speak. He is a senior associate for the International Center for Transitional Justice and a consultant for reparations policies, including Peru and Colombia

- Sarah Cahill performance, 8 p.m., Empire Arts Center. Adults, $10; students, $5. Cahill, a pianist, will perform "A Sweeter Music," works commissioned by 18 contemporary composers, against a backdrop of videos created by collaborator John Sanborn.

Wednesday

- Jack Weinstein, 10 a.m. Radio interview with Sarah Cahill, Emmanuel Jal, Father Jack Davis and Cristian Correa.

- "War Child," noon, the screening of a documentary detailing the life of Emmanuel Jal and his return to Sudan 17 years after his exile, UND Memorial Union Lecture Bowl.

- Laurel Reuter, 4 p.m. Curator of "The Disappeared" will speak about the exhibit.

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- Emmanuel Jal 7 p.m. Performance/lecture, Empire Arts Center. Adults, $10; students, $5. Book signing and reception to follow at North Dakota Museum of Art. Jal, former boy soldier from Sudan, has become an international hip-hop artist and composer, human rights spokesman, and author of "War Child."

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