Friday, 3:30–4:45 p.m., 305, JW Marriott
Issues of Human Rights and Pedagogy
Program arranged by the MLA Publications Committee. Presiding: Frieda Ekotto, Univ. of Michigan, Ann Arbor
Speakers: Sahin Acikgoz, Univ. of Michigan, Ann Arbor; Lindsey B. Green-Simms, American Univ.; Neville W. Hoad, Univ. of Texas, Austin; Zaneli Muholi, Johannesburg, South Africa; Brenna M. Munro, Univ. of Miami
Panelists present strategies for teaching human rights, address issues that revolve around gendered and sexualized violence, show how students can trace representations of disenfranchised subjects, and consider strategies that can help students learn to look for silent cultural norms.