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Upcoming Events at NCC

NCC invites the community to attend a range of events to be held in November. These events are free and open to the community.

Wednesday, November 19
Dr. Benjamin Gregg to Speak at SWA Human Rights Day Event
10 a.m.
Gen Re Forum, East Campus

Dr. Benjamin Gregg will give a talk called "Advancing Human Rights by Bringing Them Down to Earth" during the NCC Student World Assembly Human Rights Day event.
All are invited to attend and admission is free.

Dr. Gregg is a professor in the Department of Government at University of Texas at Austin who holds a BA from Yale, an MA from Princeton, a Ph.D. from Princeton (Politics) and a Ph.D. from the Freie Universitaet Berlin (Philosophy).

He is a published author of numerous papers and articles whose areas of research deal with the following social topics:
Social integration in complex modern societies; problems and prospects of contemporary forms of justice, including human rights; restorative justice; coping with value pluralism within democratic societies but also in non-liberal polities around the world; deploying contemporary sociological theory to solve problems in political philosophy; the social, legal, and political consequences of the human species taking control of its genome.

For additional information, please contact
Professor Robert Emigh at or call (203) 857-3358.

Wednesday, November 20
NCC Talks Series
1-2 p.m. in PepsiCo Theater
Marc Mauer, Executive Director of the Sentencing Project, will be the 2013 “NCC Talks” speaker. Mauer is considered one of the country’s leading experts on sentencing policy, race and the criminal justice system. His remarks will be both timely and instructive as we continue to wrestle with these issues, even as we commemorate the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington and its message of justice for all. For information, contact Professor Sue Seidell at (203)85707102 or

Thursday, Nov. 21
Recycled Fashion Show
1-2:20 p.m.
PepsiCo Theater

In celebration of the Common Read book, “Garbology: Our Dirty Love Affair with Trash,” the college will host a fashion show of recycled clothing. “Models” will include members of the college administration, faculty and students.