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HGHR Center to Host International Conference on Genocide Denial

   December 17, 2018

Denial has been termed the “final stage of genocide.” The “assassins of memory,” in Pierre Vidal-Naquet’s memorable turn of phrase, seek to bury their crimes or to legitimize or governments or political movements with which they sympathize. The ways in which portrayals of genocide are constructed may contribute to creating “zones of denial” that allow space for minimizing the harsh realities...

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

   December 16, 2018

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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"A Holocaust Journey": Summer 2019 Study Abroad

"A Holocaust Journey": Summer 2019 Study Abroad
   October 1, 2018

In summer 2019 we are organizing A Holocaust Journey, our 6th annual Berlin & Poland Study Abroad program and class, directed by Professor Judy LaPietra. The program will last from June 14-24 and will provide students an opportunity to study historical sites related to Holocaust history...

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Global Studies Co-sponsors Series on Bosnian Elections

   August 15, 2018

"I want to show that our differences can be a source of strength instead of a cause for hatred and division” stated Mirsad Hadžikadić, UNCC professor who ran for president of Bosnia-Herzegovina in its October 7 elections. Bosnia was one of the six republics of Yugoslavia until that country was torn apart by...

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