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Feburary 2010



Women’s and Gender Studies Research Briefing
MONDAY, FEBRUARY 1, 2010
“Pain and the Sexes: An Exploration of Gendering and Suffering in Ancient Greece”
Emily Allen Hornblower, Classics Department, Rutgers
12:00 Noon
Ruth Dill Johnson Crockett Building
Sponsored by: The Department of Women’s and Gender Studies

Asian Open House featuring student presentations and performances
MONDAY, FEBRUARY 1, 2010
7:30-9:30 pm
Jameson C Basement
Sponsored by the Global Village, Douglass Residential College

Young Leaders and Social Change
Featuring IWL Leadership Scholars’ Presentations on Leadership Projects

TUESDAY, FEBRUARY, 2, 2010
3:00 – 5:00 pm Mabel Smith Douglass Library
Sponsored by the Institute for Women’s Leadership

Gendered Agnecy Gallery Talk by Aliza Augustine on “Gendered Agency” Exhibit
THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 4, 2010
12-12:30pm
Gallery, Mabel Smith Douglass Library
Sponsored by Institute for Research on Women, Institute for Women and Art, Associate Alumnae of Douglass College, The Feminist Art Project, Mary H. Dana Women Artist Series, and Rutgers University Libraries


The Manufactured Crisis: Human Rights and the Role of Biased Financial Regulation
THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 4, 2010
Featuring: Radhika Balakrishnan, Executive Director, Center for Women’s Global Leadership; James Heintz, Associate Director, Political Economy Research Institute, University of Massachusetts; Manuel F. Montes, Development, Policy, and Analysis Division, United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs; Mary Murphree, Senior Advisor, Sloan Center for Innovative Training and Workforce Development, Rutgers Center for Women and Work 4:30 pm, 4:00 pm reception Ruth Dill Johnson Crockett Building Sponsored by the Center for Women’s Global Leadership and the Center for Women and Work

Women’s and Gender Studies Lecture Series
TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 16, 2010
Circumventing or reifying race?  The use of ancestry versus race in biomedical human genetic research
Joan Fujimura, University of Wisconsin
4:30 pm, reception 4:00
Ruth Dill Johnson Crockett Building
Co-sponsored by Department of Women’s and Gender Studies, Douglass Residential College, and Global Initiatives

IRW Distinguished Lecture Series
THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 18, 2010
"Christine in the Cutting Room: The Cinematic Embodiment of Transsexual Celebrity Christine Jorgensen"
Susan Stryker (Gender Studies, Indiana University)
4:30 pm, reception at 4:00 pm
Ruth Dill Johnson Crockett Building
Sponsored by the Institute for Research on Women

RU FAIR/ NSF ADVANCE Seminar
MONDAY, FEBRUARY 24, 2010
"From Copepods to Containships: dealing with the BIG and small in Los Angeles Harbor"
Dr. Geraldine Knatz
11:30am-2pm
Paul Robeson Campus Center
Room 256, Newark Campus
RSVP to Judith Weis: jweis@andromeda.rutgers.edu
Sponsored by RU FAIR Professors, Drs. Judith Weis and Maggie Shiffrar and the Office for the Promotion of Women in Science, Engineering and Mathematics

Douglass Residential College’s 2010 Women in the Era of Globalization Lecture Series
WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 24, 2010
“Green the Ghetto – and how much it won’t cost us”
Majora Carter, MacArthur award-winning Activist, Environmental Justice Advocate and Economic Consultant
7:00 p.m., Trayes Hall, Douglass Campus Center
Sponsored by Douglass Residential College



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