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SPHR 2019: Concurrent Sessions 1

October 2, 2019 | 11:30am-1:00pm

JustLabs Workshop: Social and Political Transformation (1/2)

This forward-thinking workshop led by JustLabs and OpenGlobalRights will run during two consecutive concurrent sessions and focus on the issues raised during the plenary. Interested participants are required to register and expected to attend both sessions. Capacity: 30 max. View Format and RSVP.


New Media and Imagery

Moderator: Daniel R. Birdsong, University of Dayton

Biafra and the Politics of Humanitarian Consumption
Chi-Chi AyaloguCarleton University

Deep Fakes: Preserving Truth & Human Rights in an Era of Truth Decay
Ginny KozemczakBenjamin N. Cardozo School of Law

Faking the News: Antiwar Activists, the Italo-Ethiopian War, and the Practice of Human Rights
Caroline Waldron Merithew, University of Dayton


Human Rights in Central America

Moderator: Miranda Cady Hallett, University of Dayton

Violence, Migration and Vulnerable Groups: A Critical and Intersectional Approach
Mileydi Guilarte, Counterpart El Salvador

Central America, Human Rights, and Displacement
Amelia Frank-Vitale, University of Michigan
Nelson Portillo, Boston College
Jeanne Rikkers, Cristosal, El Salvador and Honduras
Abby Wheatley, Arizona State University


The Human Right to Science

The Human Right to Science
Anne Bryden, Case Western Reserve University
John Dale, George Mason University
Mark Frezzo, University of Mississippi
Brian K Gran, Case Western Reserve University


Reimagining & Decolonizing Human Rights

Moderator: Simanti Dasgupta, University of Dayton

Facing Human Rights: Theorizing out of the Experience of Suffering
Patrick Ahern, University of Dayton 

Decolonizing Human Rights: Sovereignty. Disruption. Tactics.
A. Kayum Ahmed, Open Society Foundations 

The Right to Religious Freedom and its Political Significance: Catholic and Islamic Approaches 
Matthew Bagot, Spring Hill College

Why Love Matters for Human Rights
Lena Khor, Lawrence University

Does the Right to Equality Extend to Economic and Social Rights?
Gillian MacNaughtonUniversity of Massachusetts Boston


Challenges of Religious and Secular Literacy

Partnering with Faith Communities: Challenges of Religious and Secular Literacy
Rob Brodrick, Independent Scholar
Kelly S. Johnson, University of Dayton
Anwar Khan, Islamic Relief, USA
Leocadie Lushombo, Boston College
Edith Tapia, Hope Border Institute




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Human Rights Center

Keller Hall
300 College Park
Dayton, Ohio 45469 - 2790