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"Transitioning to Peace after Genocide": Study Abroad to Rwanda (Summer 2022)

"Transitioning to Peace after Genocide"
   August 20, 2021

July 5 - 19, 2022. This two-week journey, led by Judith LaPietra, will offer students a unique opportunity to experience the beauty and resilience of Rwanda today. More than 26 years after a horrific genocide, Rwanda has charted its own path toward reconciliation and emerged as a unique and progressive landscape.

Known as the land of a thousand...

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Spain: From Empire to the Age of Globalization (Summer 2022)

Spain: From Empire to the Age of Globalization
   August 10, 2021

June 19 - July 16, 2022.  This month-long program will allow students to examine in-depth the Spanish empire's role in the evolution of globalization as we know it, and explore how 16th-century developments relate to and inform 21st-century global issues. Our journey begins in Madrid, where we will visit historic landmarks like the Palacio Real and the Cathedral of Almudena,...

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Interview with UNCC prof. Emek Ergun and her co-editor on major new book

   October 5, 2020

Feminist Transation Studies: Local and Transnational Perspectives (Routledge, 2017) explores feminist approaches to translation across diverse geographical and historical locations as resistant transnational practices that challenge multiple forms of domination. In the piece, they introduce feminist translation studies, discuss the role that translation plays in the transnational and...

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HGHR Center Hosts International Conference on Genocide Denial

   May 1, 2019

Over the weekend of April 13-14, our Center for Holocaust, Genocide & Human Rights Studies hosted its first in a series of international conferences, “Denial: The Final Stage of Genocide.” The conference, held at UNC Charlotte’s Center City, brought together more than 100 scholars, activists, educators, and students to discuss origins, significance...

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