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Knowledge Production: Racism and Academic Research.

What is Knowledge Production? Racism and Research in the Academy
   September 30, 2020

Professor Lewis R. Gordon will discuss the meaning of knowledge production and the distinctions between facts and knowledge, logical and reason, and how research can work to support or challenge current systems of power. This talk initiates an interdisciplinary conversation between data scientists and scholars in the humanities about the role of research and teaching in the broader social,...

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"Transitioning to Peace after Genocide": Study Abroad to Rwanda (Summer 2021)

"Transitioning to Peace after Genocide"
   August 20, 2020

This two-week journey, led by Professor 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 hills, our journey will begin...

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Spain: From Empire to the Age of Globalization (Summer 2021)

Spain: From Empire to the Age of Globalization
   August 19, 2020

In Fourteen Hundred and Ninety-two, Columbus "sailed the ocean blue," paving the way for the creation of Spain's transatlantic empire and the beginnings of the modern global economic, political, and cultural system.

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"Germany and Poland: A Holocaust Journey": Study Abroad - CANCELED

"A Holocaust Journey": Summer 2020 Study Abroad
   July 14, 2020

We are preparing a Study Abroad to Rwanda for the Summer of 2021, led by Prof. LaPietra. More information very soon.

https://studyabroad.uncc.edu/index.cfm?FuseAction=Programs.ViewProgramAngular&id=11731

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

   March 5, 2019

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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