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Map of Rwanda
What sparked the senseless slaughter of more than 1 million Rwandans in 1994? And what has been done to learn from that event and prevent future genocides? Author and noted lecturer Carl Wilkens will visit NIU later this month to shed light on the answers to those questions and explore the responsibility that we have...
Cultural anthropologist and NIU Presidential Engagement Professor Susan Russell is no stranger to building bridges between people – in particular, those of the United States and of her area of specialty, the Philippines. Since 2004, Russell has directed U.S. Department of State-funded programs to bring Muslim and Christian youth and adult leaders from war-torn Mindanao...
Led by History Professor J.D. Bowers, five NIU students traveled recently to The Hague, Netherlands, where they spent two weeks immersed in a lesson on a topic many would rather forget: genocide. The NIU group visited international tribunals, government and non-government agencies and research institutes, while also taking in classes and guest lectures at The...
J.D. Bowers
Community members, students, and faculty are invited to attend the latest Travel with a Professor Series event Saturday, April 27, co-sponsored by Liberal Arts & Sciences External Programming and the University Honors Program. Participants will travel to the Illinois Holocaust Museum & Education Center and the Cambodian American Heritage Museum with NIU professor J.D. Bowers,...