Human Rights, Literature, the Arts, and
Social Sciences International Conference

Hosted by Central Michigan University

March 3, 2017

9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Bovee University Center, Terrace Rooms


Spotlight on Human Trafficking

Topics

Topics and themes may include but are not limited to:

  • The connections between pimp culture, porn, and sex trade
  • Indigenous communities and human trafficking
  • Women and human trafficking
  • Child trafficking for sex, labor, marriage, or soldiering
  • The demand for commercial sex
  • Risks for refugees and post-disaster communities
  • Trauma-informed approaches to human trafficking
  • Gangs and human trafficking
  • State and national policies/laws on human trafficking
  • Human trafficking within a global context
  • Human rights and human trafficking

Send paper/presentation proposals to: humanrightsconf@cmich.edu
Submission Deadline: February 20, 2017


Speakers & Schedule

State Senator Judy Emmons
9:15 to 10:00 a.m.
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Kelly Carter
Senior Attorney Specialist, Michigan Department of Attorney General
2:15 to 2:45 p.m.
View bio


Click here to download the conference schedule and list of speakers


Media Stories & Photos

CM Life - 3/3/17
Michigan Senator, Assistant Attorney General, panelists discuss human trafficking crisis

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Contact Information

Dr. Maureen N. Eke
CMU Department of English Language and Literature
eke1mn@cmich.edu
989-774-1087

Jessica Axe
Students Against Slavery - President
axe1jl@cmich.edu


Sponsors

Department of English Language and Literature

Students Against Slavery