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3540. Topics in Human Rights Practice

3.00 credits | May be repeated for a total of 9 credits.

Prerequisites: Instructor consent. May be repeated with a change of topic to a maximum of nine credits.

Grading Basis: Graded

Seminar on topics in theoretical and practice-based knowledge and skills related to human rights. Topics vary by semester.


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Term Campus Instruction Mode Instructor Section Session Schedule Location Enrollment Notes
Fall 2021 Storrs Distance Learning Libal, Kathryn
Sirmed, Marvi
001 Reg Tu 4:00pm‑6:30pm
No Room Required - Online 18/20
Fall 2021 Storrs In Person Masud, Catherine 002 Reg Fr 12:20pm‑3:20pm
BISH 005 1/5 Human Rights Archives I: Documenting & Curating Community Memory will focus on methods and best practices of collecting and managing digital visual and audio-visual archival assets. Later in the semester, students will apply what they’ve learned about human rights archives, digital asset management, and storytelling by documenting, digitizing, and curating the family stories and artifacts of an immigrant community that bears the multi-generational scars of genocide and displacement.
Spring 2022 Storrs In Person Pressman, Jeremy
Rubin, Michael
001 Reg MoWeFr 2:30pm‑3:20pm
GENT 246 8/20 This course is designed to provide students hands-on research experience related to the study of human rights. In the classroom, students will learn fundamentals of the scientific method, empirical research design, and data analysis. Throughout the semester, students engage in active research projects led by the instructors. They will contribute to data collection and visualization, deep investigation of historical or archival materials, or other core project components.
Spring 2022 Storrs In Person Masud, Catherine 002 Reg Fr 12:20pm‑3:20pm
BISH 005 3/5 Introduction to the use of human rights archival materials in documentary storytelling. Students will be trained in different documentary techniques and storytelling approaches working with oral history narratives and archival materials. This is the second part of a two-semester practice-based unit; Part I is not a prerequisite for Part II.