COOL CLASSES: “Human Rights and the Dead”

COOL CLASSES: “Human Rights and the Dead”

This course explores the material presence of dead bodies as reminders of the effects of violence, objects of mourning, and problems for those who seek to move forward into a new, post-conflict future. It focuses especially on forensic science as a tool for clarifying the fate of victims, prosecuting perpetrators, and identifying remains on behalf of loved ones.

WHAT THEY LEARNED: Tamar Hoffman ’16

WHAT THEY LEARNED: Tamar Hoffman ’16

The political science major researched how bipartisan consensus on criminal justice reform changed from the 1994 Crime Bill to the 2010 Fair Sentencing Act.

WHAT THEY LEARNED: Kaziah White ’16

WHAT THEY LEARNED: Kaziah White ’16

The anthropology major’s passion for reproductive justice and interest in oral history informed her thesis, which gathers stories from abortion care providers.