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April 2011



Wednesday, April 6
Convocation of Douglass Dean Jacquelyn Litt
Founders Day Ceremony

10:55 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.
Voorhees Chapel
Sponsors: The Associate Alumnae of Douglass College and Douglass Residential College

Thursday, April 7
IRW Distinguished Lecture Series
Belinda Edmonson, English and African American and African Studies, Rutgers “Gender, Social Desire and ‘Genteel’ Caribbean Popular Culture”
4:30 p.m. lecture; reception at 4:00 p.m.
Ruth Dill Johnson Crockett Building
Sponsor: The Institute for Research on Women

Tuesday, April 12
Rutgers Executive Leadership Program Event
Panel Discussion
“Women Leaders Transforming Organizations”

8:30 – 10:30 a.m.
Ruth Dill Johnson Crockett Building
Sponsors: Institute for Women’s Leadership, Center for Women and Work, and The Next Level, Inc.

Wednesday, April 13
Brodsky Center for Innovative Editions Studio Tour
2:00 – 4:00 p.m.
BCIE, 33 Livingston Ave, New Brunswick
Co-Sponsors: Brodsky Center for Innovative Editions and Zimmerli Art Museum




Thursday, April 14
Passionate Politics: The Life & Work of Charlotte Bunch
A New One-Hour Documentary By Tami Gold
Ruth Dill Johnson Crockett Building
6pm
Sponsored by the Center for Women’s Global Leadership



Thursday, April 14
Douglass Project – Faculty Networking Night for Undergraduate Women in STEM
Please join us for an evening of networking activities and informal dialogue between faculty and undergraduate women in the Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics fields. 7:30 p.m.
Bunting-Cobb Residence Hall – Bunting-Cobb Lounge
Please RSVP by March 31, 2011 to ezundl@echo.rutgers.edu
Sponsor: Douglass Residential College and RU FAIR ADVANCE

Monday, April 18
Women’s and Gender Studies Research Briefing
“Coloniality of Diasporas in the Insular Caribbean: Creolization and Beyond.”

Yolanda Martínez-San Miguel, Professor of Latino and Hispanic Caribbean Studies and Comparative Literature; Director of the Institute for Research on Women,
12:00 - 1:30 p.m.
Ruth Dill Johnson Crockett Building
Sponsor: Women’s and Gender Studies Department

Wednesday, April 20
Talking Creativity: Conversations between Scientists and Artists Series
“Global Warming: Women in Science and Art Discuss Climate Issues and Activism”

Moderator: Kathryn Uhrich, Professor, Chemistry and Chemical Biology Department, and SAS Dean of Math and Physical Sciences
Speakers: Diane Burko, artist, and Asa Rennermalm, Geography Department
International Lounge, Busch Campus Center, Busch Campus
7:15 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Co-Sponsors: Institute for Women and Art, Douglass Residential College, The Office for the Promotion of Women in Science, Engineering, and Mathematics, RU FAIR ADVANCE

Thursday, April 21
Women’s and Gender Studies Department Honors Presentations.
3:00-7:00 p.m.
Ruth Dill Johnson Crockett Building
Sponsor: Women’s and Gender Studies Department

Tuesday, April 26th
“Liberation Mythologies: Mary Magdalene and other Caribbeanist Dreams of Freedom”
Raquel Z. Rivera, Affiliated Scholar at the Center for Puerto Rican Studies, Hunter College
4:00 p.m. Reception
4:30-6:00 p.m. Lecture

Ruth Dill Johnson Crockett Building
Sponsor: Women’s and Gender Studies Department


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