Graduate Course Descriptions

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5351. Topics in Human Rights Practice

3.00 credits | May be repeated for a total of 9 credits.

Prerequisites: Instructor consent. Students may not receive credit for a topic in HRTS 5351 if they have previously passed HRTS 3540 with the same topic.

Grading Basis: Graded

Seminar on topics in theoretical and practice-based knowledge and skills related to human rights. Topics vary by semester. May be repeated with a change of topic to a maximum of nine credits.


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Term Class Number Campus Instruction Mode Instructor Section Session Schedule Enrollment Location Credits Grading Basis Notes
Fall 2021 17800 Storrs In Person Masud, Catherine 001 Reg Fr 12:20pm‑3:20pm
2/2 BISH 005 3.00 Graded Human Rights Archives I: Documenting & Curating Community Memory will focus on methods and best practices of collecting and managing digital visual and audio-visual archival assets. Later in the semester, students will apply what they’ve learned about human rights archives, digital asset management, and storytelling by documenting, digitizing, and curating the family stories and artifacts of an immigrant community that bears the multi-generational scars of genocide and displacement.
Spring 2022 17007 Storrs In Person Masud, Catherine 001 Reg Fr 12:20pm‑3:20pm
1/2 BISH 005 3.00 Graded Introduction to the use of human rights archival materials in documentary storytelling. Students will be trained in different documentary techniques and storytelling approaches working with oral history narratives and archival materials. This is the second part of a two-semester practice-based unit; Part I is not a prerequisite for Part II.