Panel and Roundtable on Invisible Children Viral Video

USD's Joan B. Kroc School of Peace Studies will host a panel discussion March 20 on the nongovernmental organization Invisible Children and its Kony 2012 campaign and viral video which have attracted a torrent of attention from both critics and defenders. Come and hear panelists from various fields and backgrounds who will help make sense of the welter of commentary and controversy. Time will be provided for roundtable discussions among attendees.

Panelists are: Jennifer Freeman, program officer of the Joan B. Kroc Institute for Peace & Justice; Nathan Phillips, USD freshman and Invisible Children supporter; Dustin Sharp, assistant professor in the Joan B. Kroc School of Peace Studies and Nathaniel Dunigan, founder of AidChild in Uganda and USD School of Leadership and Education Sciences doctoral student.

Invisible Children Viral Video Panel and Roundtable Discussions
Tuesday, March 20
Joan B. Kroc Institute for Peace & Justice, Conference Rooms A-C
12:15 – 2:15 p.m.

The event is free and open to the public. RSVPs are preferred at Attendees are invited to bring lunch.

Sponsored by the Joan B. Kroc School of Peace Studies and USD Office of Public Affairs. Co-sponsored by the Joan B. Kroc Institute for Peace & Justice

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. USD recently concluded our successful $317M Leading Change: The Campaign for USD, which represented the most ambitious fundraising effort in the history of the university. 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.


Pamela Gray Payton
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