City College Downtown: Rights Podcast (Ep. 12)

Mon, Jan 04, 2021 - 06:00 AM — Mon, Jan 04, 2021 - 02:34 PM
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City College Downtown: Rights Talk
E12: "History of Human Rights" Student Voices with CCNY Prof. Martin Woessner

This episode features Dr. Martin Woessner, Associate Professor of History and Society at CCNY's Division of Interdisciplinary Studies, along with students from his "History of Human Rights" Fall 2020 course. Student voices include: Andrew Riffell, Danielle Gautier, Pablo Salinas, Charles Dargan, Elvia Sarabia, Rachel Caron, Molly Caperna, Jean-Phillip Philogène, and Lalita Jairam. The discussion centers around contemporary rights challenges, including mass incarceration in the United States, climate change and migration; the limits of rights discourse and practice; and the impact of COVID-19 on their higher education endeavors.

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