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The Gonzaga Institute for Hate Studies

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20th Year Recognition of the Gonzaga Institute for Hate Studies

20th Year Recognition of the Gonzaga Institute for Hate Studies

Our work remains as relevant as ever in today's context. Be a part of building the future with our students as we move towards a more just and equitable society.

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Journal of Hate Studies

Journal of Hate Studies

The Journal of Hate Studies is an international scholarly journal promoting the sharing of interdisciplinary ideas and research relating to the study of what hate is, where it comes from, and how to combat it.

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Eva Lassman Awards

Eva Lassman Awards

Each year, in honor of the life and memory of Holocaust survivor and educator Eva Lassman, the Institute for Hate Studies presents the Eva Lassman Take Action Against Hate Award to individuals and organizations dedicated to combating hate.

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International Conference on Hate Studies

International Conference on Hate Studies

The International Conference on Hate Studies is one of the leading interdisciplinary academic forums on hate, related social problems, and ways to create socially just and inclusive communities.

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Research and Education

Research and Education

Hate Studies spans interdisciplinary inquiry and promotes integrative learning.

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Support the Institute

Support the Institute

Your gift in support of the Gonzaga Institute for Hate Studies allows us to fulfill our mission and engage our audience.

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About

About

The Gonzaga Institute for Hate Studies advances the academic field of Hate Studies and links the Gonzaga community with experts and key stakeholders worldwide through activities of inquiry, scholarship, and action-service in our areas of engagement.

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Syllabus Project

Syllabus Project

The Institute is collecting, and making available on our site, syllabi from faculty on courses that are related to hate studies to aid others who may be interested in designing a hate studies course.

Dr. Kristine Hoover, Director of the Institute for Hate Studies

Leadership

Leadership

Dr. Kristine Hoover is the Director of the Institute for Hate Studies at Gonzaga University.

Notable Speakers and Individuals

Joe Levin, Co-founder of the Southern Poverty Law Center, speaking at the 2017 International Conference on Hate Studies.

Joe Levin

Co-Founder of the Southern Poverty Law Center

Levin was a keynote speaker for the 2017 International Conference on Hate Studies.

Rabbi Francine Roston, a keynote speaker of the 2017 International Conference on Hate Studies.

Rabbi Francine Roston

Rabbi Francine Roston, who has had a first-hand experience with hate, was a keynote speaker for the 2017 International Conference on Hate Studies.

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Marnie Rorholm

2017 Eva Lassman Award Recipient

Marnie Rorholm, a student of the Doctoral Program in Leadership Studies at Gonzaga University, received the Inaugural Eva Lassman Memorial Student Research Award in 2017.

News and Stories

Anti-Muslim Sentiment: What Hate Studies Can Tell Us

John N. Sheveland discusses Anti-Muslim Sentiment, and how we can better understand and represent Islam through Hate Studies.

The Race Issue

All three Keynote Speakers from the 2017 International Conference on Hate Studies highlighted the importance of Hate Studies in the modern world.

Contact the Institute for Hate Studies

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AD Box 99
502 E. Boone Avenue
Spokane, WA 99258
(509) 313-3665