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SPHR 2019: Concurrent Sessions 3

October 3, 2019 | 9:00-10:30am

JustLabs Workshop: Technological Transformation (1 of 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.


Innovations in Corporate Accountability

Innovations in Corporate Accountability 
Joanne Bauer, Columbia University, Rights CoLab
Paul Rissman, Open Society Foundations, Sierra Club Foundation, Rights CoLab
Charity Ryerson, Corporate Accountability Lab


Innovations in Economic and Social Rights

Moderator: Vincent Miller, University of Dayton

How can Human Rights Activism Help Tackle Economic Inequality? Lessons from Mining Affected Communities in South Africa
Allison Corkery, Center for Economic and Social Rights

Innovative Collaboration to Further Community Self-Determination
Matt Currie, Advocates for Basic Legal Equality
Amaha Sellassie, Center for Applied Social Issues - Sinclair Community College

“Water Is a Human Right” – Exploring the Paradox of Framing Water as a Human Right in a Hostile Political Climate
Sabrina Kozikis, Columbia University

Fiscal citizenship: how can tax efficiency and isonomy aid in the promotion of economic rights, social participation, political accountability, and cultural diversity?
Gustavo Voeroes Dénes, São Paulo Law School - Fundação Getúlio Vargas


Centering Queer Rights

Moderator: Anya Galli Robertson, University of Dayton

Human Rights Litigation and Anti-Sodomy Laws in Kenya and Botswana
Andrew Novak, George Mason University

Counter-Diffusion: Does Russian Propaganda Wind Up in America?
Christopher F. Patane, Sam Houston State University
Marc S. Polizzi, Murray State University

Firing Queer Teachers from Catholic Schools: Ethical and Theological Considerations
Ish Ruiz, Graduate Theological Union


The Intersection of Arts, Tech and Advocacy

Moderator: Gabriela Pickett, Artist and Activist

Wounds, Remembrance, Sutures: Performing Existence in Times of Gore Capitalism
Christina Baker, University of Dayton 

Hate music on Youtube: the dark side of advancing digital freedom in Myanmar
Heather MacLachlan, University of Dayton

The Strategies and Risks of Performing Citizenship And Rights Through Music
Carolin Mueller, Ohio State University 

Literary Didacticism in Indigenous & Latinx Human Rights Literature
Tereza M. Szeghi, University of Dayton




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