Brown Center for the Study of Slavery and Justice

Family Weekend 2015: "Global Explorations of Human Trafficking: Race and Labor" Forum

Saturday October 17, 2015
11:00 AM
85 Waterman Street, Room 130

"Global Explorations of Human Trafficking: Race and Labor" Family Forum

This panel will introduce the Center for the Study of Slavery and Justice's new Human Trafficking Research Cluster. It will feature the work of two senior thesis writers who received summer Undergraduate Teaching and Research Awards (UTRAs) to study various dimensions of human trafficking and un-free labor across the globe. Eve Woldemikael ‘16 (Africana Studies) will share findings from summer research in Brazil, while Rheem Brooks ‘16 (Development Studies) will present about women's rehabilitative labor in US prisons.  Elena Shih, Assistant Professor of American Studies, and CSSJ Faculty Fellow will contextualize these projects within contemporary trends on human trafficking and the CSSJ's broader research program.  Anthony Bogues, Director of CSSJ will chair the panel.