What is this site about?

This site seeks common ground for students and communities interested in seeking justice through stories. This page networks upcoming events on narrative and artistic forms that seek justice, and introduces a variety of projects: such as upcoming courses, central texts, study abroad, or workshops, such as Iraqi Refugee Voices and South Africa's Khumbalani.

This site seeks common ground for students & communities, interested in seeking justice through stories

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What's Up?  Next September:

Spain and Morocco (click link)

8 credit study abroad  program.

INTRODUCTION FOR STUDENTS in courses: See video link!

abroad program.

How does reading Moroccan women's literature change our perspective? Can coexistence of Christians, Muslims, Jews, during Islamic Golden Age, be realized today?

Follow blog of travel writing from students onPhoto of an elephant
Morocco/Spain program.

After years of Apartheid, how did South Africa form  democracy?

In the South Africa Study Abroad Program, explore social justice through museums, plays, novels, historical sites, service learning and guest speakers

Performing Democracy in Iraq and South Africa


Recently, Dr Segall wrote about her travels and research in Iraq and South Africa

Performing Democracy in Iraq and South Africa


Truth and Reconciliation Commission logo

Iraqi Voices Project photo

Interested in Performance Workshops?

Check site: Xhosa performance in South Africa where former political prisoners tell their stories.



The Iraqi Voices Project gives voice to two Shiite Iraqi-American Women,Khawla Hadi and Marwa al-Mtowaq.


Final Links!  What upcoming events are happening? Check out the John Perkins Center for Reconciliation.

And what some of the courses are being offered in Global/Post-colonial Literature at Seattle Pacific University?

Social Ventures: SPU Social Justice Video