Category Archives: Human Rights

Archives and Activism in Hispaniola

When I moved to the Dominican Republic in 2012 to conduct dissertation research on the history of Haitian migrant communities I knew I wanted to…

Disabled People Empowerment in Museums

A review of How Can Disabled People Be Empowered to Influence Decision-making in Museums? by Heather Jayne Hollins. Focusing on a group of young disabled…

The Erased: Human Rights in Slovenia

A review of Becoming Erased: State Power and Human Rights in Slovenia, by Toby Martin Applegate. After the secession from Yugoslavia and as a result…

Performance, Politick, and Respect in Haiti

A review of “We Make the State”: Performance, Politick, and Respect in Urban Haiti, by Chelsey Kivland. The former Haitian dictator Jean-Claude “Baby Doc” Duvalier…

The Humanitarian Path to U.S. Citizenship

A review of Tears and More Tears: The Humanitarian Path to Citizenship, by Sarah Morando Lakhani. The complexity of American immigration law and regulations poses…