Summer Institute on Storytelling for Peace and Human Rights

August 2–17, 2011, Monday–Friday, 9 am to 4 pm

This course focuses on the role of storytelling at different points in human rights work, for peace education, and for community-building. This course will focus on theories of conflict, peace, and human rights; and theory about narrative and the role of story in discovering and sharing knowledge. We will share and encourage social action in schools, communities, and organizations. The course will feature guest storytellers.

Course Credit
Note: Students must register for EDUB 5220 T07 and EDUB 5230 T02 for a total of 6 credit hours. Pre-reading will be required. Please ensure your email address is up-to-date in Aurora as course materials will be sent prior to the start of the course.

EDUB 5220 T09
Storytelling for Peace and Human Rights, Part 1
Constructive Storytelling: Building Peace in Schools and Communities 1
Class meets August 2–17, Mon thru Fri, 9 am to 12 pm
Held in room 318, St. Paul's College

EDUB 5230 T05
Storytelling for Peace and Human Rights, Part 2
Constructive Storytelling: Building Peace in Schools and Communities 2
Class meets August 2–17, Mon thru Fri, 1 pm to 4 pm
Held in room 318, St. Paul's College 

Instructors:
Dr. Jessica Senehi,
Assistant Professor, Peace and Conflict Studies

Registration:
Registration opens March 21, 2011.
Students should register for Summer Institute courses as early as possible. 

For more information, please contact:
Dr. Jessica Senehi,
Mauro Centre for Peace and Justice
(204) 474-7978, jessica_senehi@umanitoba.ca

 

 

 

2010 Summer Institute Guest Speaker

2010 Guest Speaker
Mr. Jamie Oliviero, Storyteller

2010 Summer Institute Students

2010 Summer Institute Students