Annual Reviews

Annual Review 2016-2017

Our 2016-2017 Annual Review is dedicated to our friend and colleague Barbara Harlow (1948-2017). It outlines our continued efforts to examine the relationship between economic inequality and human rights, spotlights fieldwork and internships undertaken by students, and explores human rights scholarship and activism across disciplines.

Annual Review 2015-2016

Our 2015-2016 Annual Review highlights the first year of our five-year project on inequality and human rights, fieldwork and internships undertaken by students across campus, and the first Sissy Farenthold Endowed Lecture.

Annual Review 2014-2015

Our 2014-2015 Annual Review highlights our recent Ford Foundation grant, our celebration of the life and work of Sissy Farenthold, and multiple initiatives at the intersection of health and human rights.

Cover page of 2013-2014 Annual Review

Annual Review 2013-2014

Our 10th Anniversary Edition features a close look at what we did last year in each of our principal areas of teaching, research, and advocacy, situated within a bird’s eye view of what we have accomplished in those areas over the past ten years.

Annual Review 2012-2013

Our 2012-2013 Annual Review highlights our work supporting international and transnational human rights internships, showcasing the life and career of Frances T. "Sissy" Farenthold, and exploring the human rights movement's focus on anti-impunity at our ninth annual conference.

Cover page of 2011-2012 Annual Review

Annual Review 2011-2012

Our 2011-2012 Annual Review highlights our work launching a UT-hosted website for documents from the Guatemalan National Police Archive, creating an online exhibit on Frances T. "Sissy" Farenthold, and exploring the promises and pitfalls of property rights at our eighth annual conference.

Cover page of 2010-2011 Annual Review

Annual Review 2010-2011

Our 2010-2011 Annual Review highlights our work exploring the contested legacies of conflict with the "Aftershocks" conference, launching a working paper series, partnering with the Historic Archive of the National Police of Guatemala, and expanding the scope of the Center's working groups.

Cover page of 2009-2010 Annual Review

Annual Review 2009-2010

Our 2009-2010 Annual Review highlights our work expanding the human rights curriculum at UT, collaborating on initiatives that intersect human rights and the arts, and examining the effects of border walls on individuals and communities.

Cover page of 2008-2009 Annual Review

Annual Review 2008-2009

Our 5th Anniversary Edition highlights our work investigating the cultural and economic marginalization of Afro-Ecuadorians, exploring continuing legal challenges to the US-Mexico border wall, and bringing human rights archives to UT.

Cover page of 2007-2008 Annual Review

Annual Review 2007-2008

Our 2007-2008 Annual Review highlights our work reporting on Afro-descendant land rights in Brazil, examining impunity in Guatemala, challenging the US-Mexico border wall, raising human rights awareness through performing arts, and remembering the civil war in El Salvador.

Cover of the 2006-2007 Annual Review

Annual Review 2006-2007

Our 2006-2007 Annual Review highlights our work promoting human rights dialogue through conferences addressing women’s rights and US foreign policy, challenging detention policies at Guantánamo and the Texas Detention Center, and gathering information about Afro-descendant land rights in Colombia.

Cover of the 2005-2006 Annual Review

Annual Review 2005-2006

Our 2005-2006 Annual Review highlights our work developing a new strategic vision for the Rapoport Center, creating awareness of the relationship between culture and human rights in our “Representing Culture” symposium, and providing legal services to immigrants and Guantánamo detainees.

Cover of the 2004-2005 Annual Review

Annual Review 2004-2005

Our 2004-2005 Annual Review highlights our work stimulating discussion about immigration and outsourcing with the “Working Borders” conference, supporting the work of the Transnational Worker Rights and Immigration clinics, and funding student human rights opportunities abroad.