History, Memory & Repair

History, Memory & Repair

One of the most profound issues confronting societies emerging from periods of violent human rights abuse is how to move beyond the collective and personal scars inflicted by these legacies of repression. This website explores such collective practices as truth commissions, judicial prosecutions of perpetrators of mass violence, and the establishment of human rights memorials…

Joe Kling

Joe Kling

Fellowship Description:  Professor Emeritus Joe Kling (Government) used this occasion to build upon a course he taught examining memoir, autobiography, and other forms of narrative, as means employed by survivors of human rights brutality to engage the past. This expansion continued to make use of personal narrative, but expanded to include collective practices such as truth commissions,…

Francophone Africa

Francophone Africa

This group has created a cluster of courses that examine the history, culture, and politics of Francophone Africa from an interdisciplinary and cross-divisional perspective that will enhance knowledge of and interest in Francophone Africa, as well as provide students with an option to complete the Integrated Learning Component (ILC) of the new curriculum.   Project…

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