Dr. Burnet's latest book featured on New Books in Genocide Studies site
"Jennie, both in print and in the interview, is thoughtful, articulate and compassionate."
"In our fast-paced world, it is easy to move from one crisis to another. Conflicts loom in rapid succession, problems demand solutions (or at least analysis) and impending disasters require a response. It is all we can do to pay attention to the present moment. Lingering on the consequences of the past seems to take too much of our finite attention..."
-New Books in Genocide Studies.
University of Louisville Anthropology Professor Jennie Burnet's new book, Genocide Lives in Us: Women, Memory and Silence in Rwanda, is currently featured on the New Books in Genocide Studies website http://newbooksingenocidestudies.com. Genocide Lives in Us won the 2013 Elliot Skinner Book Award from the Association for Africanist Anthropology and an honorable mention for the 2013 Melville J. Herskovits Award from the African Studies Association. New Books in Genocide Studies editor, Professor Kelly McFall, interviews Professor Burnet about her book, the lives of Rwandan women in the aftermath of the genocide, and her fieldwork in Rwanda. Learn about her intrepid Toyoto pickup, Esmerelda, and get a taste of the book in the interview podcast available here: http://newbooksingenocidestudies.com.