January 15 | 2019

Research Agendas for Human Rights Research

Participants in the workshop have been chosen from submissions gathered from the Global Human Rights Scholarly Community through an open call to the International Studies Association and American Political Science Associations Human Rights Sections. Each presentation and subsequent revised book chapter will explore the future of research in an area of human rights research of the author’s choosing. […]

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December 4 | 2018

Uranium Mining and its Toxic Legacy

While politicians appeal to nuclear energy as a source of clean, “carbon-free” energy, communities who face the ongoing nightmare of toxic residue from uranium mining tell a different story. In Nabikei (Footprints), Shriprakash explores how uranium mining has altered community life for the sovereign Indigenous Acoma Pueblo, Laguna Pueblo and the Diné or Navajo Nation. […]

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December 5 | 2018

Anthropocene Chemistry: Residual Media after Deepwater Horizon

Anthropocene Chemistry: Residual Media after Deepwater Horizon A talk by Melody Jue ​ This talk develops a theory of the “fluid cut” based on the materiality of surfactants used to disperse oil during the Deepwater Horizon spill. Whereas photography theory tends to think of the “cut” as the click of […]

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Orfalea News

Critical Studies on Terrorism Special Section

An upcoming special section of the journal Critical Studies on Terrorism will feature articles from participants of the After After 9/11 Working Group hosted by the Orfalea Center’s Global Security Hub. The six articles assembled in the special section interrogate the important question, “Is there an After, After 9/11?” from a number of […]

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