Translating Human Rights

Translating Human Rights Symposium Poster


Opening Remarks

Ken Kollman, Director, International Institute
Christi Merrill, U-M
Pam Ballinger, U-M

Panel 1 - Thomas Keenan

Photography, Rights, and the Evidence of Being Human

Thomas Keenan, Associate Professor of Comparative Literature; Director, Human Rights Project, Bard College, NYC
U-M Respondents: Susan Waltz and Ruby Tapia

Panel 2 - Patrick Ball

Making the Case: The Production and Consumption of Quantitative Data on Human Rights Abuses

Speaker: Patrick Ball, Chief Scientist and Vice President, Human Rights Program, Benetech
U-M Respondents: Andrew Herscher and Kiyoteru Tsutsui

Panel 3 - David Turnley

Speaker: David Turnley, Pulitzer Prize-Winning Photographer and Associate Professor, Photography, Residential College and School of Art and Design, University of Michigan
Respondent: Thomas Keenan

Panel 4 - Vincanne Adams

TIBET ON FIRE: Self-Immolation and Human Rights Politics of Enumeration and Affect

Vincanne Adams, Professor and Interim Chair of the Department of Anthropology, History, and Social Medicine at the University of California, San Francisco

Panel 5 - Inderpal Grewal

Outsourcing Patriarchy: Honor Killings as 'Crime of Culture' or Violation of Women's Human Rights

Speaker: Inderpal Grewal, Professor of Women's, Gender and Sexuality Studies, Yale University
U-M Respondents: Nancy Rose Hunt and Sidonie Smith