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- Meet the Hive
- DwellEarth Training Session
- Maternity, Domestic Work and Other Thoughts
- Wealthy Guilt, White guilt, Gringo guilt:
- Making Friends While Abroad is Not Easy, But I Wish it Was
- Public Space as Male Space
- Where to go from here? Forward.
- Recalling the victims, and planners, of the ‘Final Solution’
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Author Archives: Cherri Gann
Sarah Davenport, MA Dispute Resolution, Class of 2017 The people of Rwanda have much to teach the world. I learned a great deal about love, humanity, and peace in the six days I spent among them living and learning their way … Continue reading
Elizabeth Blake, MA Dispute Resolution, Class of 2017 The Forgiveness Villages in Rwanda in which victims and perpetrators of the 1994 genocide live and work together were by far the most bold and courageous systems of peace and reconciliation implemented … Continue reading
SMU Dispute Resolution faculty, students and guests recently traveled to Rwanda to deliver peacebuilding and peer mediation training. After returning to Texas, the group shares their individual experiences with the Rwandan people and insights on what we could all learn about peace. Continue reading
The entire point of my Engaged Learning proposal was to determine “What does feminism in Peru look like?” But the longer I’m here the more I realize that this was a dumb question to ask. There is no such thing … Continue reading
Students in the University Honors Program sociology class “Global Society” spent nine days in Nicaragua, with Lecturer Nancy Campbell, learning about the relationship between globalization and the social, political, economic and cultural life of that country. Students will produce a unique research project rooted in data collected in Nicaragua. Continue reading
Last week marked our one-month anniversary in Lima!!! As of right now we have been here for 5ish weeks but last Monday was the group anniversary and we all celebrated by waking up at 4:30am to enroll in classes. One … Continue reading
An update from Cooper B., a first-year student studying finance: Wow, what a week capped by so many different emotions. First and foremost was excitement, never before did I think I would be allowed to delve into the primary documents … Continue reading
Merriam-Webster defines “brownness” as “the quality or state of being brown.” Been thinking a lot about the construction of brownness within different societies. In the U.S., I lump myself into the general category of “brown” in part because I feel … Continue reading
An update from pilgrim R.M.: Yesterday morning Professor Jordan proposed that behind the concepts of “Black Lives Matter” and “All Lives Matter” is this question – whose pain matters? It got me thinking; at first my reaction was, well, everyone’s … Continue reading