Study Human Rights in New York City
Undergraduate students are invited to apply for a special trip to learn, watch, and reflect on human rights. Students will attend parts of the annual Human Rights Watch Film Festival, explore Columbia University’s Center for Human Rights Documentation and Research archives, and tour several key human rights landmarks, such as the UN Memorial to Honor Victims of Slavery and Transatlantic Slave Trade, the African Burial Ground National Monument, and Stonewall National Moment.
Trip Dates: June 12-16, 2017
Lodging and travel accommodations will be provided. The trip is organized by Professors Wendy Hesford, Amy Shuman, and Jennifer Suchland.
Application Deadline: March 3, 2017
Application Materials include: 1) a detailed cover letter (no longer than 1 page single spaced) indicating your interest in the program, and background study and/or experience in human rights; and 2) short statement about a research or creative project that you hope to develop based on the trip. All materials should be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Informational Session: February 14, 2017, Hagerty Hall 455B, 3:30-4:30