Part of Latin American Studies Spring Speaker series
Las Casas Human Rights Lecture:
”Femicide and the Gendered Effects of the Human Rights Crisis in Mesoamerica”
with Professor Alison Brysk of UC Santa Barbara
ALISON BRYSK is the Duncan and Suzanne Mellichamp Professor in Global Studies and Political Science at the University of California, Santa Barbara. She has authored or edited 10 books on international human rights. Professor Brysk has been a scholar and lecturer in Argentina, Australia, Ecuador, France, Spain, Germany, Sweden, the Netherlands, South Africa, Hungary, and Japan, and has held Fulbright Fellowships in India and Canada. She teaches graduate and undergraduate courses on human rights, international relations, civil society, and Latin American politics (see Teaching). In 2013-2014, Brysk was a Fellow at the Woodrow Wilson Center in Washington, D.C. Professor Brysk is also featured in the film, A Bold Peace: www.aboldpeace.com
Sponsored by: Latin American Studies, College of Arts & Sciences, International Studies, Political Science, Sociology, Global Justice Program, History, and the Crossings Institute.