347. Human Rights and the Humanities: Methods, Pedagogy, and Program Building
Sunday, 10 January, 3:30–4:45 p.m., Chicago A–B, Chicago Marriott
A special session
Presiding: Arabella Lyon, Univ. at Buffalo, State Univ. of New York
Speakers: Wendy Hesford, Ohio State Univ., Columbus; Alexandra S. Moore, Univ. of North Carolina, Greensboro; Katrina M. Powell, Virginia Polytechnic Inst. and State Univ.; Sidonie Ann Smith, Univ. of Michigan, Ann Arbor
Human rights is often considered the province of political scientists, legal scholars, and policy makers, but the obstacles facing human rights are just as often a problem understood by the humanities. This roundtable considers the role of humanities-based approaches to the study and teaching of human rights and institutional initiatives that advance the status of human rights in academia.
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