Guantánamo Public Memory Project

Universities across the country working with their students and communities to create the traveling exhibit, teach courses on GTMO, host public dialogues on how GTMO impacts on their community, and engage in national debate through the Project blog.

University interested in engaging your students and community?      Contact

Museum or cultural center interested in hosting the exhibit?        Download an overview with specifications or contact


Project hub:  Columbia University Institute for the Study of Human Rights

Current partners:

Arizona State University, Tempe, Public History Program

Brown University Program in Public Humanities

Columbia University

  • Institute for Latin American Studies
  • The University Seminar on Cultural Memory
  • The University Seminar on History, Redress, and Reconciliation

Florida International University

  • Cuban Research Institute
  • Museum Studies Program

Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis Museum Studies and Public History Programs

  • IU School of Liberal Arts at IUPUI
  • IUPUI Museum Studies Public Scholars
  • Office of International Affairs at IUPUI
  • Office of Student Involvement at IUPUI
  • American Civil Liberties Union of Indiana

New York University

  • Archives and Public History
  • The Caribbean Initiative
  • Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies
  • Graduate School of Arts and Science
  • Humanities Institute
  • Master’s College
  • Museum Studies Program
  • Visual Arts Award
  • Curricular Development Challenge Fund

Rutgers University, New Brunswick

  • Centers for Global Advancement and International Affairs
  • Critical Caribbean Studies Initiative
  • Department of American Studies
  • Department of Art History, Cultural Heritage and Preservation Studies Program
  • Office for Academic and Public Partnerships in the Arts and Humanities
  • Office of the Dean of Humanities
  • Office of the Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs
  • Office of the Vice President for Undergraduate Education
  • Office of Undergraduate Academic Affairs

University of California, Riverside, Public History Program

University of Massachusetts, Public History and Architecture & Design programs

University of Miami

  • Cuban Heritage Collection
  • Office of Civic and Community Engagement

University of Minnesota

  • College of Liberal Arts
  • Teaching Heritage Collaborative, Institute for Advanced Study
  • Department of History

University of North Carolina, Greensboro

  • Gayle Hicks Fripp
  • UNCG Department of History
  • UNCG College of Arts and Sciences

University of West Florida, Public History Program


Creative: Picture Projects & Tronvig Group