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  1. Dolly Daftary: Globalization in Rural India
    Assistant Professor Dolly Daftary's research looks at how economic growth affects marginalized communities.
  2. On Sanctuary and Fugitivity: Considerations for Immigration Politics
    Spring 2017 Human Rights Keynote Lecure with Karma Chavez
  3. Public Statement of the Human Rights Faculty on the US Travel Ban
    Our community comes from different parts of the world, including those covered by this travel ban.
  4. Narragansett Cultural Education, the Tomaquag Museum, and Indigenous Empowerment
    A spring 2017 keynote lecture for Introduction to Human Rights
  5. 13th by Ava DuVernay
    Part of Women Take The Reel 2017
  6. The National Women’s Studies Association Post-election Statement
    Combating the Climate of Fear, Division and Xenophobia in the Wake of the U.S. Presidential Election
  7. This Is Jeopardy!
    WGS Open House 2016
  8. Humanizing the Sacred: Islam, Gender and Feminist Solidarity
    Human Rights Keynote Fall 2016
  9. Professor Amy Den Ouden to Present at the Aquinnah Cultural Center
    Indigenous Women, Colonial Violence, and Histories of Resistance in Southern New England
  10. Congratulations to the New Vice President of NWSA
    WGS Chair Elora Chowdhury will serve from 2016-2018
  11. How a Consumer Campaign is Impacting the World’s Deadliest War in Congo - Colloquium
    Part of the Conflict Resolution Colloquium Series- Steve Jobs, Celebrities, Cell Phones, and Students: How a Consumer Campaign is Impacting the World’s Deadliest War in Congo with John Prendergast
  12. Elora Chowdhury in Lahore, Pakistan to Present at Second of Three Connected Conferences
    Transregional Filmscapes in South Asia: Practices, Politics, History
  13. WGS Faculty Contributes to Welfare Reform Syllabus
    Professor Lorna Rivera works with national campaign to promote awareness
  14. Human Rights Graduate to Serve on Easton Human Rights Commission
    Sumayia Zama, Human Right Minor alum, invited to serve her community
  15. Associate Professor of Women’s and Gender Studies Awarded Prestigious Grant
    Professor Amy Den Ouden receives grant for Native American Research
  16. Sindiso Mnisi Weeks: Indigenous Rights, Systemic Change
    Sindiso Mnisi Weeks is an expert on human rights and constitutional law.
  17. Black Lives Through the Arts
    Barbara Lewis, the director of the William Monroe Trotter Institute for the Study of Black Culture, will moderate a discussion with filmmaker Tiona McClodden, filmmaker Shikeith, and others.
  18. Human Rights Keynote Spring 2016
    "On Remnants"
  19. Sexual Violence in the Context of Armed Conflict’s Criminal, Corrupt and Violent Economies
    Too often the literature on wartime violence against women emphasizes individualized violence in interpersonal contexts, neglecting important economic and political factors...
  20. SGISD Student and Professor Present at Human Rights Conference
    Gillian MacNaughton and Kostas Koutsioumpas presented on human rights at a conference in Dayton, Ohio.
  21. Towards an Anti-Heroic History of Fiji Women Soldiers
    Teaiwa’s research points to both the possibility and necessity of developing an anti-heroic account of Fiji women soldiers' histories and experiences.
  22. Law and Society Association Draws Faculty, Students to Seattle
    UMass Boston students and faculty attended the annual meeting of the Law and Society Association.
  23. SGISD Professor and Student Present on Human Rights at UConn
    Gillian MacNaughton and Kostas Koutsioumpas shared papers at a human rights conference.
  24. Human Rights Minor Introduced in UMass Boston College of Liberal Arts
    The Mass Media has the scoop!
  25. Occupations, Border-Crossings, and Gender
    The Human Rights Minor Presents
  26. The Consortium on Gender, Security, and Human Rights Presents: “Women, Peace,  and Security”
    Policy's Skewed Focus on Sexual Violence: The Failure of a "Successful" Feminist Intervention?
  27. Rule of Law and Democracy in Russia
    A discussion of the current situation
  28. Clearing the Path
    Claudia Torres of the Network against Repression & for Solidarity addresses repression in Mexico
  29. Gender and the Political Economy of Conflict: How Much Do We Really Know?
    The Center of Gender, Security, and Human Rights invites you to this free talk with author Sonali Deraniyagala.
  30. Inside UN Peacekeeping: Policy Changes that Work for Women
    The Consortium on Gender, Security and Human Rights sponsors this free talk by Nadine Peuchguirbal and Cynthia Enloe.
  31. Guest Speaker: Resolving Indigenous Claims through Human Rights Mechanisms
    Suffolk’s Lorie Graham & Nicole Friederichs address the topic, focusing on the Western Shoshone.
  32. Between Gender and Ethnicity: Women’s Rights and Identity Politics in the Andes
    The Center on Gender, Security, and Human Rights presents a talk
  33. Special Film Screening of Meherjaan
    Join us for a film and a discussion with the film's director, Rubaiyat Hossain.