Roger W. Smith Genocide and Human Rights Summer Institute 2010

FOCUS: Southeast Asia and Africa

Northern Illinois University-DeKalb; June 14 - 17, 2010

The 21st century has not brought us any closer to ending genocide. Sadly it remains an ever-present reality in our world. But with the recent call to action by the Genocide Task Force, pleading for Americans to create "a permanent constituency" against impunity, ignorance, and apathy when it comes to genocide.


In its fifth year, the Roger W. Smith Genocide and Human Rights Summer Institute for educators offers you the chance to become a catalyst in the creation of this constituency. By studying with some of the leading scholars and teachers in the field of genocide, human rights, and violence, you will be better prepared to offer instruction to your students and shape the next generation's efforts to stop the violence.

All K-16 educators are welcome to attend. Resource and curriculum materials will focus on the middle/high school/community college levels.

Funded in part by the U.S. Department of Education, Title VI, National Resource Center Grant
(Center for Southeast Asian Studies, Northern Illinois University) and NIU's Genocide and Human Rights Institute.