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Lacuna: An Interactive, Online Ecosystem

Interpreting complex phenomena through various media is more important than ever in today’s information-rich world. Lacuna is an exploratory, interactive online ecosystem where people can research and discuss significant historical events like 9/11 using the wide array of sources we have collected, which include governmental, professional, academic, literary, and popular documents and responses. Lacuna doesn’t aim to construct a single narrative or a conclusive “truth” of the event. Instead, the diversity of sources and the kinds of interactions and conversations facilitated by Lacuna encourage a form of creative work to inspires new responses to and stories about 9/11.

Lesson Plans from the Stanford Human Rights Education Initiative (SHREI) 

In 2011, SHREI launched a fellowship program to advance the teaching of human rights at community colleges. The SHREI fellowship program laid the groundwork for Stanford Global Studies' new and thematically broadened EPIC fellowship program in 2015. Below are lesson plans developed by previous SHREI Fellows.

Online Courses

Teaching About the International Criminal Court