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Human Rights June 26, 2020
“We Should Do Something:” A Semester in the Era of Coronavirus, Spring 2020 - Part 1

Dr. Caroline Waldron, an historian by trade, shares an unofficial history to document the current moment at the University of Dayton during the COVID-19 shutdown. This series of blogs chronicles her three personal “Aha” moments from engaging in advocacy during Spring 2020. With it, she is practicing the process of COVID-19 reflections that professors have asked students to take during these challenging times.

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Human Rights June 26, 2020
“We Should Do Something:” A Semester in the Era of Coronavirus, Spring 2020 - Part 2

Dr. Caroline Waldron, an historian by trade, shares an unofficial history to document the current moment at the University of Dayton during the COVID-19 shutdown. This series of blogs chronicles her three personal “Aha” moments from engaging in advocacy during Spring 2020. With it, she is practicing the process of COVID-19 reflections that professors have asked students to take during these challenging times.

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Human Rights June 26, 2020
“We Should Do Something:” A Semester in the Era of Coronavirus, Spring 2020 - Part 3

Dr. Caroline Waldron, an historian by trade, shares an unofficial history to document the current moment at the University of Dayton during the COVID-19 shutdown. This series of blogs chronicles her three personal “Aha” moments from engaging in advocacy during Spring 2020. With it, she is practicing the process of COVID-19 reflections that professors have asked students to take during these challenging times.

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Faculty June 25, 2020
College Faculty in the News: June 25, 2020

Historians Ashleigh Lawrence-Sanders and Julius Amin have been at the forefront of the discussion of race in America with writings and interviews for regional, national and international news outlets. Follow this and other recent media coverage of the service, research, scholarship and commentary of College of Arts and Sciences programs and their faculty.

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Human Rights June 19, 2020
International Day for the Elimination of Sexual Violence in Conflict: Spotlight on our Field Research

On the International Day for the Elimination of Sexual Violence in Conflict, Dr. Natalie Hudson and Dr. Alexandra Budabin share insights from their research focused on advocacy against sexual violence in conflict.

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Faculty June 16, 2020
University of Dayton anthropologist awarded Asian studies fellowship

The International Institute for Asian Studies awarded University of Dayton anthropologist Simanti Dasgupta a fellowship for the 2020-21 academic year at Leiden University in the Netherlands. Dasgupta, associate professor of anthropology, plans to complete a book manuscript about the sex workers’ labor movement in Kolkata, India.

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Human Rights June 11, 2020
Lessons from a Grassroots Development Nonprofit
Rebecca Westphal, Malawi Graduate Fellow 2019-20, shares what she learned about sustainable community-based development through her time at Determined to Develop.
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Human Rights June 10, 2020
“No Justice, No Peace”: When Human Rights Violations Hit Home
Police brutality against black Americans and peaceful protestors has led to widespread protest across the U.S., but there is a way we can turn our justified anger into action.
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Human Rights June 09, 2020
Podcast: Sexual Identity, Inclusion, and Community on Campus
What does community mean for undergraduate students at the University of Dayton? What does the college experience look like for students who identify as LGBTQ+? How does sexual identity shape how students interact both inside the classroom and out? Sociology 329 students conducted research on these questions and created a podcast in their “Sex, Crime, and Law” course.
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Human Rights June 03, 2020
Looking Back to Move Forward
Reflecting on the events of this past spring, it’s easy to see parallels with the social concerns that occupied Americans fifty years ago. Dr. Paul Morrow outlines these parallels, bringing to light the racial divisions of the Vietnam era that are still felt today.
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