Documentary filmmaker Lansana ‘Barmmy Boy’ Mansaray, screens his film Survivors, a portrait of Sierra Leone during the Ebola outbreak, exposing the complexity of the epidemic and the socio-political turmoil that lies in its wake. A Q&A and reception will follow.
Announcing a new short-term study away course, Disaster and Reconstruction: A Field Course in Post-hurricane Maria Reconstruction and Gender. This field-based course enables students to learn how natural disasters are lived in the individual lives of persons by focusing on the incidence of gender based violence after disaster. This is also an interdisciplinary field research experience course in Public Health and long-term natural disaster management that leverages the ability of humanistic inquiry to connect lives lived to larger social and cultural processes. This faculty-led course is offered by Professor Gabriela Torres to be held in Puerto Rico during the Summer 2019 semester. Please attend the info-session with Professor Torres to learn about this new domestic study away opportunity.
This program is sponsored by Wheaton College with support from the Mellon Foundation.