Winter quarter events at the Wolpow Institute

This winter, the Wolpow Institute at WWU is partnerning with several units on campus in co-sponsoring the following talks:

"Unspeakable Suffering: Sexualized Violence, Survivor Testimony, and International Justice" by Jonneke Koomen of Willamette University, Wednesday, Jan. 31, 2018, at 4:30 p.m., Fairhaven College Auditorium. Organized by Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies. More information:

"Murder on the High Seas: The Zong, Jamaican Commerce, and the American Revolution" by Trevor Burnard of  the University of Melbourne, Thursday, Feb. 15, 2018, at 4 p.m., Communications Facility 115. Organized by the History Department. More information: Jared Hardesty at

 "Gender Violence, Specialized Courts and Guatemalan Asylum Cases in the United States" by Lynn Stephen of the University of Oregon,  Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018, at 4:30 p.m., Fairhaven College Auditorium/ Organized by the World Issues Forum. More information:

All presentations are free and open to the public.