A Cuatro Corridos: Chamber Opera on Human Trafficking, with ISSR Scholar Lauren McCarthy

A Cuatro Corridos, a chamber opera on human trafficking, will be presented on October 4, 2015 at 4 p.m. at Bowker Auditorium UMass Amherst, in a performance supported by the Department of Music and Department of Legal Studies at UMass Amherst and the National Endowment for the Arts.

The performance is to be preceded by a free panel discussion,The Reality of Human Trafficking, led by ISSR Scholar and UMass Assistant Professor of Legal Studies Lauren McCarthy. McCarthy, whose recent book Trafficking Justice: How Russian Police Enforce New Laws from Crime to Courtroom, (Cornell University Press) will be joined by Julie Dahlstrom, clinical legal fellow at Boston University School of Law and supervisor of BU's Human Trafficking Legal Clinic. Dahlstrom will discuss her work as an advocate for victims of human trafficking in Massachusetts.

Additional panelists include Dan Johnson from UMass Amherst's Freedom Cafe, a student-run cafe whose proceeds support anti-trafficking efforts, and a representative from Verite, an organization devoted to fair labor practices worldwide.

Forum @ 2 PM
Performance @ 4 PM

Bowker Auditorium, UMass Amherst campus 
100 Holdsworth Way, Amherst, MA 01003

$3 UMass students; $5 other students, children, seniors; $10 general public; free for UMass music majors & minors. 

Fine Arts Center Box Office: 413-545-2511