While gun violence in the US has been covered widely in the media in recent years, surprisingly little attention has been paid to the critical role of gender in both its causes and impacts. For example, 88 percent of US homicides are committed by men, who are almost twice as likely to be gun […]
Ran Zwigenberg, Associate Professor of Asian Studies, History and Jewish Studies at Pennsylvania State University, was recently hosted by the Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies and Center for Jewish Studies. He gave a talk entitled: “Survivors: Psychological Trauma and Memory Politics in Hiroshima and Auschwitz.” I sat down with Dr. Zwigenberg for a wide-ranging […]
Nikoleta is a second year graduate student in the Department of Sociology. She is interested in the relationships between gender, feminism, mass violence, and social change.