Former President of Ireland Mary T. W. Robinson speaks about climate justice at Harvard Law School on Thursday. Robinson, who has previously served as the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, was appointed by U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon to be his Special Envoy on El Niño and Climate.
The scene is set for the Harvard-Radcliffe Dramatic Club’s annual Visiting Director’s Project: “Polaroid Stories.” Written by Naomi Iizuka and directed by Jacqui Parker, the play tells the story of 12 homeless teenagers who navigate their identities while coping with sexual abuse, drug addiction, and prostitution.
Sam Mihara, who lived in an internment camp with his family during World War II, presented to Harvard Law students on his experience and those of other Japanese-Americans during the War. He said the modern political climate threatens freedom, though “it may not be the Japanese next time.”
Penn Masala, a South Asian a cappella group, collaborated with Harvard's SAA on a charity concert on Saturday night.