Suzie Pritchett, Assistant Professor of Law & Director of International Human Rights Clinic, will be one of the featured speakers for the Wyoming Humanities Council 2015 Summer Institute on Human Rights. Professor Pritchett will be giving a public presentation entitled “Bringing Human Rights Home: Immigration, the Torture Report and other Human Rights issues in Contemporary America” as well as sitting on a panel discussion about Refugee Resettlement in Wyoming.
The Wyoming Humanities Council in partnership with the University of Wyoming Global & Area Studies Program and the Center for Global Studies will hold the summer institute on Human Rights, June 14-19, 2015 on the University of Wyoming campus. This summer institute replaces the Wyoming Humanities Council Summer Classics Institute.
Taught by skilled faculty, the classes, seminar and public presentations examine human rights with a focus on connecting history from the classical era, through the twentieth century, to contemporary issues.The institute will focus on a broad range of human rights issues through a variety of lenses including classical through modern progression, Wyoming state history, and current international issues. The institute is open to anyone interested in participating.
Full registration includes 5 seminars, choice of two mini-courses (morning and afternoon), 5 public lectures, working breakfasts and lunches throughout the seminar. Attendees may receive up to 2 PTSB credits or 2 UW Outreach Graduate credits. Cost is $115 for the institute only (includes breakfasts and lunches) or $311 with UW dormitory housing.
Don’t miss this great opportunity to hear the expertise of an outstanding faculty member as it relates to important global issues in Wyoming.