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Humphrey Law Seminar
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Type

SEM

Credits

3 cr.

Student Year

2L/3L

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Spring 2016: Humphrey Law Seminar

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Type

SEM

Credits

3

Student Year

2L/3L

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Fall 2015: Humphrey Law Seminar

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Type

SEM

Credits

3

Student Year

2L/3L

Details:

(see course description, above)

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Spring 2015: Humphrey Law Seminar

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Type

SEM

Credits

3

Student Year

2L/3L

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Spring 2015 – Humphrey Seminar: Human Rights, Leadership & the Rule of Law

 

Weekly Course Session Content & Homework

 

All readings are available online through the 2014-15 HHH Year folder on Google Drive.  All homework will be due on the day under which it is listed.

 

Course Sessions:

Monday: 11:15 am – 1:15 pm;

10:30 required logistics session begins in February

Room 473

 

Tuesday: 12:15 – 1:15 pm

Room 65

*Some required professional development sessions held Tuesday mornings.

 

 

DATE/TOPIC

 

 

 

Session Description and Homework

 

Week 1

 

Institutional and Community Leadership: Introduction, Part 1

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1/20/2015 — Education and Collaborative Leadership

We will discuss human rights education as a tool for empowering and inspiring human rights movements.  Skills discussed will include: facilitation, creative and engaging teaching methodologies, and encouraging a non-hierarchical learning environment.  This session will prepare Fellows for their Human Rights Workshops in Spring Semester.

 

HOMEWORK: The Human Rights Education Handbook: Effective Practices for Learning, Action, and Change, Human Rights Resource Center, University of Minnesota -  Review Parts II (A-E), III (C), V(A-D), VI(A), and Index of Methods, Techniques and Activities (A – Methods for Human Rights Education).

 

Week 2

 

Institutional and Community Leadership: Introduction, Part 2

 

NOTE: There will be an opportunity to attend the Minnesota Human Trafficking Taskforce on Monday, January 27th in the morning.

 

 

1/26/2015 — Stories of Human Rights Leadership: Law School Dean David Wippman

 

HOMEWORK: Finding Your True North, Exercise 7.1, Building My Support Team

1/27/2015 — Vanessa Fusco Nogueira Simoes – Challenges to Protecting Children Online: A Brazilian Perspective [9:30 am – 11:30 am Logistics session will precede this class]

1/28/2015 — Presentation Skills Training - Dorsey and Whitney Law Firm (8:15  – 11:30 am)

HOMEWORK: Complete Presentation Planning Assignment sent to you by email

Week 3

 

Institutional and Community Leadership: Intersectionality, Part 1

 

How do we, as leaders, work with the most marginalized in our communities?

2/2/2015 — Stories of Human Rights Leadership: LGBTI Rights – Trans 101 and a Discussion of CeCe McDonald [10:30 am Logistics session will precede this class] 

 

HOMEWORK: Complete Gender Expression Survey sent to you by email; Watch: trailer for the documentary Free Cece - http://www.freececedocumentary.net/promotional-trailer.html

2/3/2015 — Aneeta Aahooja – Culture and Child Exploitation

Week 4

 

Research and Leadership: Gathering Facts to Shape Decisions, Part 1

 

NOTE: There will be an opportunity to attend the Labor Trafficking Subcommittee in the morning on Tuesday, February 10th.

 

 

2/9/2015 — Stories of Human Rights Leadership: Professor James Ron [10:30 am Logistics session will precede this class] 

 

HOMEWORK: Who Trusts Local Human Rights Organizations? Evidence from Three World Regions, Ron and Crow; Activist Culture and Transnational Diffusion: Social Marketing and Human Rights Groups in Russia, Mendelson and Gerber

 

2/10/2015 — Vered Windman – Corporal Punishment as a Violation of Children’s Rights in Israel

 

2/10/2015 — Leave for Arizona Immigration Study Trip  

Week 5

 

Research and Leadership: Gathering Facts to Shape Decisions, Part 2

 

2/16/2015 — Return from Arizona Immigration Study Trip

 

2/17/2015 — Abalo Assih – Police and Human Rights Issues in Togo

[10:30 am Logistics session will precede this class] 

 

Week 6

 

Institutional and Community Leadership: Intersectionality, Part 2

 

How do we, as leaders, work with the most marginalized in our communities?

 

2/23/2015 — Film: Slavery by Another Name

[10:30 am Logistics session will precede this class]

 

2/24/2015 — Stories of Human Rights Leadership: Race, Class, and Place Disparities in Minnesota

 

 

Week 7

 

Institutional Leadership to International Leadership – Case Study: Prisons, Jails, and the International Community

 

 

 

 

 

3/2/2015 — Human Rights in Prisons and Jails: Kathya Cibelle (9:00 am – 11:00 am)

[11:15 am Logistics session will follow this class]

 

3/2/2015 — Marcela Sanchez-Buitrago – Diversity, Intersectionality, and Human Rights (11:45 am – 1:15 pm)

 

3/3/2015 — Skills Session: Project Management, Day 1 (9:00 am – 11:30 am)

 

3/3/2015 — Dong Nguyen – Viet Nam and US: Ties that Bind (12:15 pm – 1:15 pm)

Week 8

 

Project Management

 

 

 

3/9/2015 —  Presentation by Community Policy Students on Trafficking Research (11:15 am – 12:00 pm) [10:30 am Logistics session will precede this class]

 

3/9/2015 — Hussein El Hajj and Lhouceine Aamar – Human Rights and Immigration (12:15 – 1:15 pm)

 

3/10/2015 — Skills Session: Project Management, Day 2 (9:00 am – 11:30 am)

 

3/10/2015 — Athar Waheed – Terror Victimity: Its Consquences

 

**The week of March 16th is Spring Break – Please continue to work on your Project Management projects during Break.

 

Week 9

 

International Leadership: Optional Class on Prisoners of War

 

 

3/23/2015 — Optional Class: Viewing of the film, Colditz in relation to POW status and protections

 

3/24/2015 — No Class

Week 10

 

Project Management

 

 

3/30/2015 — Skills Session: Project Management, Day 3 (11:15 am – 1:15 pm)

[10:30 am Logistics session will precede this class]

 

3/31/2015 — Skills Session: Project Management, Day 4 (9:00 am – 11:30 am)

** Final project outlines are due today

 

3/31/2015 — Fasoha – Role of National Human Rights Bodies in Advancing Human Rights (12:15 pm – 1:15 pm)

 


 

Week 11

 

International Leadership: Women and War

 

4/6/2015 — Film: Pray the Devil Back to Hell (12:15 pm – 2:00 pm)

[10:30 am Logistics session will precede this class]

 

4/7/2015 — Skills Session: Fundraising (10:00 am – 11:30 am)

 

4/7/2015 — Shiran Gooneratne – Adoption and Integration of Human Rights Treaties in Commonwealth Countries (12:15 pm – 1:15 pm)

 

4/7/2015 — Debrief with IHL Class on Pray the Devil Back to Hell – Gendered Harm in Armed Conflict

 

 

Week 12

 

International Leadership: Conclusion of 4 I’s Series

 

Duluth Field Visit

 

4/13/2015 — Special Guest: Tony Fernandes, African Director, Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs, US Department of State

[10:30 am Logistics session will precede this class]

 

4/14/2015 — Lourens Grové – Human Rights in Cyberspace

 

4/16/2015 – 4/19/2015 – Duluth Field Visit and Year End Retreat

Week 13

 

Fellow-planned Closing Activities

 

Course Evaluation

 

 

4/20/2015 — Open for Fellow-planned Activities

[10:30 am Logistics session will precede this class]

 

4/21/2015 — Transnational Organized Crime: Human Rights Implications

 

Week 14

 

Graduation

 

 

 

 

4/27/2015 — Graduation

 

4/29/2015 — Last Class – Reflection Activities – TBD

(no readings)

Fall 2014: Humphrey Law Seminar

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Type

SEM

Credits

3

Student Year

2L/3L

Syllabus

Available on Inside.Law Access restricted resource icon

Details:

(see course description, above)

(no readings)

Spring 2014: Humphrey Law Seminar

show details

Type

SEM

Credits

3

Student Year

2L/3L

Details:

(see course description, above)

(no readings)