ASSIGNMENTS & READINGS

There is currently no section of the Human Rights UniverCITY Summer Institute at the University of Winnipeg Global College. Go to our Register page for information about the 2019 year. Below is an outline of possible assignments and readings based on the 2018 year.

SUMMARY OF ASSIGNMENTS IN HR2600 (subject to change)
ASSIGNMENT DUE VALUE
DUE DATES BETWEEN AUG. 6-17 (40% of final mark)
1. Introductory Essay – Profile to share with Class via Nexus BEFORE Aug.7 Mon. Aug. 6 midnight
15%
2. Final Essay Proposal with Annotated References Fri. Aug. 10 15%
3. Group ‘spark’ to start classes Aug. 9,10, 13, 14,15,16, 17 (tbc) 5%
4. Individual Feedback to CMHR Survey on last day at CMHR Aug. 15 at CMHR 5%
DUE DATES AFTER CLASSES END: BETWEEN AUG. 20-30 (60%)
5. Group Reports via Nexus for Group Presentations made Aug.16,17,18 Mon. Aug 20 15%
6. Individual Reflective Essay Tues. Aug. 21 15%
7. All Final Essays (Written or Video) Thurs. Aug. 30
30%

PHYSICAL BOOKS

Nicholas D. Kristof & Sheryl WuDunn, Half the Sky (Global College has copies to lend on request)

Val Napoleon et al., Mikomosis and the Wetiko (required reading for class at Ka Ni Kanichihk) – available in the UW Bookstore or on loan from Global College – obtain by Day 2

ONLINE VIA NEXUS

Charles Lipson, Doing Honest Work in College (Use the PDF on Nexus or the UW Library carries this useful resource for writing university assignments – a good investment for you to keep on hand throughout your university years, but not mandatory to purchase)

Kait Pritchard, Susan Bazilli & Marilou McPhedran, Global Citizenship & Human Rights Guide (Nexus);
McPhedran, Marilou, Human Rights and Equality Guide (Nexus)
John Ralston Saul, Comeback – Chapter II – (on Nexus)

NOTE: Lecture-Specific Readings/Viewings found in the syllabus (some are available only on Nexus) or from other knowledge sources, in addition to the required above, will be posted or linked online. Posted resources not noted as ‘Required’ are optional ‘Recommended’ readings.