This year’s theme is on the timely subject of “Borders” and will be examining issues relating to the sociology of exile, the politics of rescue, and the psychology of altruism.
The talk was, in many ways, a follow-up to the main themes of the recent book Tropes of Intolerance: Pride, Prejudice, and the Politics of Fear and, in many ways, a foretaste of matters to be covered in a forthcoming second edition to be published in 2025.
This time the author is the illustrator, in his role as a photo-journalist. He takes the reader with him on an incredible day-long escapade on an island in Tierra del Fuego, that turned out to be something far more than a birding excursion.
Like Max, The Sea-Dog, published in 2018, this new Cape Cod story was illustrated by artist and book designer, Evanleigh Davis.
The interview was recorded and may be heard by clicking on https://archive.org/details/occupy-the-airwaves-3.22.2021-peter-rose
On January 6, 2021, Peter Rose was interviewed by Mindy Todd on the program “The Point” on NPR station WCAI. The interview took place only a few hours before the attempted siege of the Capitol in Washington. Some of what was discussed was all too prescient. Click here to listen to Peter’s interview or copy and paste this link into your browser: https://www.capeandislands.org/post/how-racism-fear-and-bigotry-threaten-social-fabric-democratic-societies#stream/0
In this book, which touches on many aspects of bigotry and scapegoating, populism and xenophobia, the Trump Era is presented as a case study.
Two one-week sessions for students from American community colleges and universities focused on contemporary problems such as racial and ethnic relations, immigration, women’s rights, sustainable development
Closing lecture at a symposium on “Racial Democracies” led by Damian Pargas
Focused on new research on Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt and their attitudes and actions regarding the plight of refugees from Nazi Germany from 1933-1945.