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Strong democracy is essential to combating forms of hate, antisemitism expert says

November 8, 2019

“Hate has been around for as long as human beings have existed. We’ve always had this capacity to define and vilify another … [yet] we don’t look at hate the same way that we do other feelings that are part of the human condition,” Kenneth Stern, director of the Center for the Study of Hate at Bard College, told an audience Nov. 7.

Countering Hate initiative explores issues of intolerance

October 29, 2019

Under the leadership of Interim Dean Terry Rhodes, a new initiative called Countering Hate: Overcoming Fear of Differences launched this fall in the College of Arts & Sciences to foster community and understanding and help students discuss difficult topics.