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A Conversation with the San Diego Anti-Defamation League

Presented by the Humanities Center New Political Landscape Series

SAN DIEGO, CA -- USD's Humanities Center will offer a series of programs intended to address some of the most important challenges and issues of our time, while featuring guest speakers Tammy Gillies, Regional Director, and Elaine Feuer-Barton, Regional Board Chair, who will discuss the Anti-Defamation League.

More than 100 incidents of anti-semitism have been reported on College campuses across the nation in 2017. Join the ADL and Humanities Center for a frank discussion about their work, hate crimes, and incidents of intolerance. The Anti-Defamation League was founded in 1913 to "stop the defamation of the Jewish people and to secure justice and fair tratement to all." Now the nation's premier civil rights/human relations agency, ADL fights anti-semitism and all forms of bigotry, defends democratic ideals and protects civil rights for all. 

The conversation will be held on Tuesday, May 2 starting at 4:00pm, in the USD Humanities Center, located in Serra Hall 200. All are welcome, and there will be a recpetion to follow. 


About the University of San Diego

The University of San Diego sets the standard for an engaged, contemporary Catholic university where innovative Changemakers confront humanity’s urgent challenges. With more than 8,000 students from 75 countries and 44 states, USD is the youngest independent institution on the U.S. News & World Report list of top 100 universities in the United States. USD’s eight academic divisions include the College of Arts and Sciences, the School of Business, the Shiley-Marcos School of Engineering, the School of Law, the School of Leadership and Education Sciences, the Hahn School of Nursing and Health Science, the Joan B. Kroc School of Peace Studies, and the Division of Professional and Continuing Education. In February 2016, USD launched the public phase of Leading Change: The Campaign for USD, which represents the most ambitious fundraising effort in the history of the university and builds upon the strong philanthropic momentum achieved by USD in recent years. In September 2016, USD introduced Envisioning 2024, a strategic plan that capitalizes on the university’s recent progress and aligns new strategic goals with current strengths to help shape a vision for the future as the university looks ahead to its 75th anniversary in the year 2024.