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September Project Exhibits

Odegaard Undergraduate Library and computing Commons

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The September Project an international event that encourages people to discuss ideas that matter - democracy, citizenship, and patriotism.

Activities and Exhibits in Odegaard

What is citizenship? What is democracy?
Visitors are invited to give their own responses to the questions, �What does democracy mean to you?� and �Is citizenship local, national or international?� Responses � through prose, poetry or art � will be displayed at the library and posted to a virtual exhibit.

Statement of rights
Study statements of human rights from around the world. Copies of the United States Bill of Rights, the Magna Carta, the United Nations� Universal Declaration of Human Rights and statements of rights from nations around the world will be available for reading.

Films examining democracy
Watch films that study questions of democracy and civil liberties in time of war. Films include: Caught in the Crossfire: Arab Americans in Wartime; Watch What You Say: Free Speech in Times of National Crisis; Clear and Present Danger: The Evolution of Modern Terrorism; Free Speech for Sale; Justice for All: A Public Hearing, plus filmed interviews on the state of political opposition and dissent in the U.S., and two lectures filmed at the UW, Jihad, Terror, War & Justice and The Taliban & Global Terror.