Mount Holyoke College

Weissman Center for Leadership
and the Liberal Arts

FALL 2006

Refugees, Rights, and Returns:
Sudan and Beyond

Dr. Gloria White-Hammond

Massachusetts Coalition to Save Darfur.

Gilliam, Stacy. “Activist, Pastor, Doctor -- She Does It All: Boston Woman Is Working to Organize the Next Big March on Washington.” Black Voices. April 24 2006. 12 Oct. 2006.

Hunter-Gault, Charlayne. “A Difficult Promise to Keep in Southern Sudan.” Npr.Org. January 17 2006. 12 Oct. 2006.

Meixner, Alex. “Faith-based Coalition to Hold ‘Week of Prayer and Action for Darfur’ to Generate 1 Million Postcards Urging President Bush to End Genocide.” SaveDarfur.Org. March 21 2006. Oct. 12 2006.

Ryad, Achol. “A Glory from the God.” International Coach Federation of New England. Oct. 14 2006.

 “Gloria White-Hammond Calls for Aid to Darfur Women.” Sudan Watch. February 20 2006. 12 Oct. 2006.

“Million Voices for Darfur.” USHMM.Org. February 23 2006. 12 Oct. 2006.

“Standing on the Shoulders of Harriet Tubman: I Am My Sister’s Keeper.” Boston Research Center. Jan 27 2005. 12 Oct. 2006.

 “Stop Violence Against Women in Darfur.” Amnesty International USA. March 8 2006. Oct 12 2006.

 “Save Darfur Campaign Reaches Million Milestsone.” Unitarian Universalist Service Committee. Oct. 12 2006.


Simar Singh ‘06

Watchlist on Children and Armed Conflict.

Women’s Commission for Refugee Women and Children.

“Don’t Forget Us: The Education and Gender-Based Violence Protection Needs of Adolescent Girls from Darfur in Chad.” Women’s Commission for Refugee Women and Children. July 2005.

“Finding Trees in the Desert: Firewood Collection and Alternatives in Darfur." Women’s Commission for Refugee Women and Children. March 2006.


Zeinab Eyega

Sauti Yetu Center for African Women.

Union Square Awards.


Other Resources - Websites

In Depth Sudan : A Nation Divided. Oct 26 2006.

SaveDarfur.Org. Oct. 13 2006.

Coalition for Darfur. Oct. 13 2006.  

Darfur: A Genocide We Can Stop.

Aegis: Protect Agianst Genocide. Oct. 13 2006. 

Prevent Genocide International. Oct. 13 2006.

Forced Migration Online. Oct 13. 2006.

Understanding Sudan. Oct. 13 2006.

Child Rights Information Network. Oct. 13 2006.  

Refugees International. Oct. 13 2006.

Children and Armed Conflict. Oct. 15 2006.  

The UN Refugee Agency. Oct. 15 2006.  


Articles from Websites

“Darfur: Rape as a Weapon of War.” Jul 19 2004. AI Index: AFR 54/076/2004

“Dying in Darfur: The Ongoing Genocide in Darfur.” Facing History and Ourselves.” Oct. 13 2006.

“Gaps in Education for Darfur’s Children and Youth.” Women’s Commission for Refugee Women and Children. Oct. 15 2006.

“Sudan, Oil, and Human Rights.” Human Rights Watch. 2003.

Ricchiardi , Sherry. “Sudan’s Darfur Crisis and the American Media.” Sudan Tribune. March 31 2005. Oct. 13 2006.

Wax, Emily. “5 Truths about Darfur.” Washington Post.Com. April 23 2006. Oct. 15 2006.

Photo Essays

Bleasedale, Marcus. “Photo Essay: Sudan’s Slow Motion Tragedy.” Time.Com. Jul 1st 2004. Oct. 14 2006.

Nachtwey, James. “Photo Essay: Surviving Darfur.” Time.Com. Sept. 26, 2006. Oct 12 2006.

Nachtwey, James. Home Page. Oct. 12 2006.

Van Lohuizen, Kadir. “Photo Essay: Under Deaths Shadow.” Time.Com. May 10 2006. Oct. 14 2006.



“We Are All Connected.” Berklee College of Music. Oct. 12 2006.



Khartoum. Dir. Basil Dearden. MGM Home Entertainment, 2002.


Personal Stories

Deng, Alephonsion. “I Have Had to Learn To Live With Peace.” Msnbc.Com. Oct. 5 2006. Oct. 15 2006.

Kristof, D. Nicholas. “The Secret Genocide Archive.” TruthOut.Org. Feb. 23 2005. Oct. 14 2006.

Steidle, Brian. “In Darfur, My Camera was Not Nearly Enough: An Eyewitness Account.” United States Holocaust Memorial Museum. March 20 2005. Oct. 14 2006.   

Wax, Emily. “We Want to Make a Light Baby:Arab Militiamen in Sudan Said to Use Rape as Weapon of Ethnic Cleansing.” WashingtonPost.Com. Jun 30 2004. Oct. 15 2006.



Ali, Taisier M. (Ed.) & Matthews, Robert O. (Ed.) Civil Wars in Africa: Roots and Resolution. Montreal: McGill-Queen’s University Press, 1999.

Berkeley, Bill. LinkThe Graves Are Not Yet Full: Race, Tribe and Power in the Heart of Africa. New York: Basic Books, 2001.

Bixler, Mark. The Lost Boys of Sudan: An American Experience of the Refugee Experience.Athens: University of Georgia Press, 2005.

De Waal, Alex & Flint, Julie. Darfur: A Short History of a Long War.New York: Zed Books; Cape Town: David Philip; London: In association with International African Institute; New York: Distributed in the USA exclusively by Palgrave Macmillan, 2005.

Easterly, William Russell. LinkThe White Man’s Burden: Why the West’s Efforts to Aid the Rest Have Done So Much Ill and So Little Good. New York: Penguin Press, 2006.

Joseph, Richard. (Ed.) State, Conflict, and Democracy in Africa. Boulder, Colo: Lynne Rienner Publishers, 1999.

Peterson, Scott. LinkMe Against My Brother: At War in Somalia, Sudan, and Rwanda: A Journalist Reports from the Battlefields of Africa. New York: Routledge, 2000.

Power, Samantha. A Problem from Hell: America and the Age of Genocide.New York: Basic Books, 2002.

Dis/Placement and Re/Membering:
The Quabbin and Hetch Hetchy Canyon

Publications by and about Guest Speakers

Marge Bruchac:
Malian’s Song. Middlebury, VT : Vermont Folklife Center, 2006.

Lawrence Buell:
Future of Environmental Criticism: Environmental Crisis and Literary Imagination. Malden, MA: Blackwell Publishing, Incorporated, 2005.

Emerson. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2003.

Writing for an Endangered World: Literature, Culture, and Environment in the United States and Beyond. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2001.

The Environmental Imagination: Thoreau, Nature Writing, and the Formation of American Culture. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University, 1995.

Tom Philp:
“Tom Philp’s Hetch Hetchy Reclaimed.” Sierra Nevada Virtual Museum 5 Sep 2006  

“Hetch Hetchy Reclaimed: Hetch Hetchy’s Future.” Sacramento Bee 5 Sep 2006

Stanton, Sam. “Bee’s Philp Wins Editorial-Writing Pultizer. Sacramento Bee 5 Sep 2006  

The Quabbin, Swift River Valley, and New England

Conuel, Thomas. Quabbin: The Accidental Wilderness. Amherst, MA: University of Massachusetts Press, 1990.

Greene, J.R. Creation of Quabbin Reservoir: Death of the Swift River Valley. 2nd ed. Athol, MA: J.R. Greene, 2001.

_____.  The Day Four Quabbin Towns Died. Athol, MA: J.R. Greene, 2001.

_____. A Bibliography of Quabbin Valley History. Athol, MA: J.R. Greene, 1992.

Peirce, Elizabeth. The Lost Towns of Quabbin Valley. Mount Pleasant, SC: Arcadia Publishing, 2003.

_____. Quabbin Valley: People and Places. Mount Pleasant, SC: Arcadia Publishing, 2006.

Platt, Rutherford H. The 2020 Water Supply Study for Metropolitan Boston: The Demise of Diversion.” Journal of the American Planning Association 61 (1995): 185+ 5 Sep 2006.

Tougias, Michael. Quabbin. Yarmouth Port, MA: On Cape Publications, 2006.

Yolen, Jane. Letting Swift River Go. New York: Little, Brown Young Readers, 1995.

North Quabbin Woods:

Swift River Valley:

Swift River Valley Historical Society:

The Pocumtuck Tribe:


Hetch Hetchy Canyon

Brechin, Gray. Imperial San Francisco: Urban Power, Earthly Ruin. Berkeley, CA: University of California Press, 2001.

Norris, Hundley Jr. The Great Thirst: Californians and Water—A History. Revised Edition. Berkeley, CA: University of California Press, 2001.

Righter, Robert. The Battle Over Hetch Hetchy: America’s Most Controversial Dam and the Birth of Modern Environmentalism. Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press, 2005.

Land, Reservoirs, and Dams

Kornhauser, Elizabeth. American Paintings Before 1945 in the Wadsworth Atheneum. New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 1997.

Leslie, Jacques. Deep Water: The Epic Struggle over Dams, Displaced People, and the Environment. New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2005.

Muir, John. John Muir: His Life and Letters and Other Writings. Seattle, WA: The Mountaineers Books, 1996.

_____. Nature Writings, John Muir. New York: Library of America, 1997.

Runte, Alfred. Yosemite: The Embattled Wilderness. Lincoln, NE: University of Nebraska Press, 1993.

Simpson, John. Dam! New York: Random House, 2005.

Spence, Mark. Dispossessing the Wilderness: Indian Removal and the Making of the National Parks: Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press, 2000.