[URBANTH-L]ANN: Genocide and Human Rights Summer Institute for Teachers

Angela Jancius jancius at ohio.edu
Mon Feb 11 09:02:13 EST 2008

[forwarded from H-Human-Rights]

Northern Illinois University is pleased to announce the third annual
Genocide and Human Rights Summer Institute for Teachers, June 16-27,
2008.  The first eight days will be spent on campus at NIU in three
daily sessions covering the span of case studies, theories, and
teaching.  The final five days will be spent in Washington, D.C.
meeting with various government agencies, international officials,
ngos representatives, and prominent scholars in the field of genocide
and human rights.  Sessions will include examinations of on-going
discussions within the field, film, primary sources, electronic
resources, literature, and more.

Complete information and details can be found at:

The Institute also maintains a website that provides lesson plans,
teaching materials, and a bi-monthly electronic newsletter, E-
wareness! to facilitate collaboration and approaches to teaching.  To
view the newsletter and other resources, visit the following site:

J.D. Bowers
Assistant Professor
Department of History, Zulauf Hall 701
Northern Illinois University
DeKalb, IL 60115
jbowersi at niu.edu

"Genocides don't end with the last killing, their implications play
down through the generations."
Professor Roger Smith, 2006

"There's a universe of people outside, and you're responsible to it."
Arthur Miller, All My Sons, 1947.

"Uncertain times call for uncertain leadership."
Capitol Steps, 2006 

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