Provost Amy Sands has announced the following:

“A $1,000 Rev. William Sloane Coffin cash prize will be awarded to the MIIS student who writes the best anti-human trafficking essay.  $500 will be given to the writer of the second-best essay.  The award is named after the late remarkable civil rights and peace activist Chaplain at Yale University and the money is donated by his close friend, Professor Peter Grothe.  The award is given in memory of a victim of human trafficking in Cambodia, Sale Hillar, the daughter of MIIS Professor Bill Hillar who teaches a workshop on human trafficking.  The essay should be no more than 2,000 words.

The student should state what experiential and/or academic background she/he has had in the anti-human trafficking field.  Further, what are the most promising strategies for putting brakes on this affront to humanity?

The deadline for the essay is 5PM Friday, March 13th.  Please submit your essay to Dr. Grothe or put it in his box in the Student Affairs Building.  The judges for the Rev. William Sloane Coffin Prize will be a panel of faculty experts.

Thanks and good luck!”

These books from the Library’s collection might be helpful background:

Rethinking Trafficking in Women: Politics out of Security by Claudia Aradau.  (HQ281.A73 2008)
Traffick: the Elusive Movement of People and Things by Gargi Bhattacharyya  (HV5801.B49 2005
Data and Research on Human Trafficking: a Global Survey (JV6035.D38 2005)
The War on Human Trafficking: U.S. Policy Assessed by Anthony M. DeStafano  (HQ125.U6D47 2007)
Hollow Bodies: Institutional Responses to Sex Trafficking in Armenia, Bosnia, and India by Susan Dewey  (HQ281.D49 2008)
Prostitution and Trafficking in Nevada: Making the Connections by Melissa Farley  (HQ145.N3F37 2007)
Human Traffic and Transnational Crime: Eurasian and American Perspectives (HQ281.H86 2005)
Human Trafficking (HT985.H88 2007)
Human Trafficking, Human Security, and the Balkans (HQ281.H84 2007)
Sex Trafficking: Inside the Business of Modern Slavery by Siddharth Kara  (HQ281.K37 2009)
Measuring Human Trafficking: Complexities and Pitfalls (HQ281.P37 2008)
Sexual Enslavement of Girls and Women Worldwide by Andrea Parrot  (HQ281.P37 2008)
Female Sex Trafficking in Asia: the Resilience of Patriarchy in a Changing World by Vidyamali Samarasinghe  (HQ281.S26 2008)
Toolkit to Combat Trafficking in Persons (HQ281.T717 2008)
Smuggling and Trafficking in Human Beings: All Roads Lead to America by Sheldon Zhang  (HQ281.Z53 2007)


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