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Mayan Women's Silence and Speech in the Struggles for Truth and Justice

Posted on September 25, 2011

a lecture and discussion with M. Brinton Lykes (Boston College)

October 6th, 2011. 5pm in Mary Lyon 211.

Exploring strengths and limitations of the creative arts and activist scholarship over time, Professor Lykes will chronicle nearly three decades of participatory and action research with rural Mayan women who survived gross violations of human rights including sexual violence and sexual slavery during Guatemala's armed conflict.

Sponsored by Worldfest, the Marshall Center for Intercultural Learning, the Women Studies Program and the Departments of Anthropology, Psychology and Sociology.

 

 

 

 

 

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