Serena Parekh in the news
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Serena Parekh, associate professor of philosophy, believes that we have a moral obligation to solve the global refugee crisis. “Rather than objects of fear,” she said on Wednesday, during a lecture on the topic, “refugees ought to be objects of moral compassion.”
Deogratias Niyizonkiza, the protagonist in author Tracy Kidder’s Strength in What Remains, inspires first-year students to understand “the pain of others so you can work to never let people suffer like that again.” The book was this year’s selection for the university’s First Pages program.
on refugees who have fled the ongoing turmoil in Syria, Northeastern professors shed light on mistakes that have been made and offer solutions to the crisis.
As part of Northeastern’s educational series on civic sustainability, a trio of Northeastern scholars led a discussion on immigration issues in the U.S. from a legal, philosophical, and criminal justice perspective.