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[OPIRG-EVENTS] Political Repression Course
If you're attending university in Ottawa, this Carleton University course
may be of interest.
04.392 - Topics in Interdisciplinary Inquiry: Political Repression
Canada is home-in-exile to many people who have faced severe and often
life-threatening repression in their own countries. This course will examine
causes of repression, methods employed (political imprisonment, torture,
disappearances, extrajudicial kiling, pacification programs, surveillance of
citizens, suppression of the rights of expression and association), impact
on survivors, and various strategies designed to overcome the legacies of
This half-credit course (equivalent to three credits at the University of
Ottawa) is scheduled for the fall term of 2001 on Thursday evenings,
6-9 p.m. in 2203 Dunton Tower (a different time & room than originally
advertised). Classes will emphasize discussion rather than lectures,
with guest speakers and videos utilized to bring voices of direct
experience to the course.
This course also provides a good foundation for 04.441 - A Seminar in United
States Studied: The United States and Political Repression. This will be
offered in the winter term of 2002 on Tuesdays (4:00 - 5:30) and Thursdays
(2:30 - 4:00).
For more information please contact the course instructor, Bill Skidmore,
in 2215 Dunton Tower, or firstname.lastname@example.org, or 520-2600, ext. 2359.
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