Clear thesis that evaluates matters in Africa today (e.g “Although life today for Africans is a hard existence, opportunities are abundant and Africans have the chance to build dynamic new countries, giving their populations a good life.) Focusing on certain issues in Africa such as low job market, poverty, hunger, etc. Using 3 internet sources.
Connect one of the issues to the book, The Shadow of The Sun then
Evaluate the book The Shadow of the Sun by Ryszard Kapuscinski. Determine whether Kapuscinski is lying or is he merely telling the truth but in much more complex ways about Africa. Use citations from the book.
Read for FIRST Week-end
Al B. Fuertes. “In Their Own Words: Contextualizing the Discourse of (War) Trauma and Healing.” Conflict Resolution Quarterly, Vol. 21, No.4, 2004, pp. 491-501.
Antonius C.G.M. Robben and Marcelo M. Suarez-Orozco, eds. “Interdisciplinary perspectives on violence and trauma” (pp. 1-47), “Reflections on the prevalence of the uncanny in social violence” (pp.48-69), Cultures Under Siege, Collective Violence and Trauma. UK: Cambridge University Press, 2000.
Judith Lewis Herman. Introduction (pp. 1-4), Terror (pp. 33-50), Disconnection (pp.51-73), Child Abuse (pp.96-114). Trauma and Recovery, Basic Books, 1997.
Carolyn Yoder. The Little Book of Trauma Healing. Intercourse, PA: Good Books, 2005.
Read for SECOND Week-end
Al B. Fuertes. “Storytelling and its Transformative Impact in the Philippines.” Conflict Resolution Quarterly, Volume 29, Winter March 2012.
Antonius C.G.M. Robben and Marcelo M. Suarez-Orozco, eds. “Mitigating discontents with children in war…” (pp.102-130, especially pp.125-126), Cultures Under Siege, Collective Violence and Trauma. UK: Cambridge University Press, 2000.
Judith Herman. “Healing Relationship” (pp. 133-154), “Safety” (pp.155-174), “Remembrance and Mourning” (pp.175-195). Trauma and Recovery, Basic Books, 1997.
Viktor Frankl. Man’s Search For Meaning. Boston: Beacon Press, 1998.
Read for THIRD Week-end
Al B. Fuertes, Al. “Rethinking How We Channel Relief Assistance to Internally Displaced Communities in Mindanao, Philippines.” Development and Conflict in the 21st Century. Ed. Otto F. von Feigenblatt. Journal of Alternative Perspectives in the Social Sciences, Inc., 2010, pp. 4-26.
Eileen R. Borris. “The Healing Power of Forgiveness,” Occasional Paper No. 10, Institute for Multi-Track Diplomacy. October, 2003.
John Paul Lederach. “Reconciliation: The Building of Relationships.” Building Peace, Sustainable Reconciliation in Divided Societies. Washington DC: USIP Press, 1997. Blackboard.
_______________. “Time, Healing, and Reconciliation.” The Journey Toward Reconciliation. Scottdale, PA: Herald Press, 1999. Blackboard.
Judith Herman. “Reconnection” (pp. 196-213), “Commonality” (pp.214-236). Trauma and Recovery, Basic Books, 1997.