Crises in the Nuba Mountains, Sudan: Genocide by Attrition and War Between Nuba and Sudan Goverment
(Conferences / Seminars / Lectures)
Presenter: Dr. Samuel Totten, Professor Emeritus at the University of Arkansas, Fayetteville
Samuel Totten, who has traveled four times throughout the Nuba Mountains during the current war, will discuss the genocide by attrition carried out against the Nuba Mountains people by the Government of Sudan in the late 1980s and early to mid-1990s and the current war between the Sudanese Peoples Liberation Army-North and the Government of Sudan (June 2011-today).
Speaker Bio: Samuel Totten is professor emeritus at the University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, and a long-time human rights activist and genocide studies scholar. He is also co-founder of the Post Genocide Education Foundation (PGEF), which provides scholarships to genocide survivors across the globe to enable them to earn a university education. During the summer of 2004, Totten served as one of 24 investigators with the U.S. State Department's Atrocities Documentation Project (ADP), whose express purpose was to collect data in order to ascertain whether the Government of Sudan had perpetrated genocide in Darfur.
Jointly sponsored by African Studies Center, the College of Communication Arts, the Department of Teacher Education, the Honors College, James Madison College, Jewish Studies, Peace & Justice Studies, and the Residential College of Arts and Humanities