Each fall, the current Oak fellow teaches a one credit, non-graded seminar class on human rights. In the seminar, the Oak fellow teaches not only basic human rights concepts, but also shares personal background to give students a prominent example of human rights advocacy.
GS111 Course Description (Fall 2014): Jointly led by Colby’s Oak Human Rights Fellow Clare Byarugaba of Uganda and Professor Gail Carlson, an examination of gender and human rights. Students will apply knowledge acquired in the first half of the course to the design and implementation of a civic engagement project in the second half. Prerequisite: Sophomore or higher standing.