Re:Gender works to end gender inequity and discrimination against girls and women by exposing root causes and advancing research-informed action. Working with multiple sectors and disciplines, we are shaping a world that demands fairness across difference.
9:30AM Introduction: Barbara Winslow, Director Shirley Chisholm Project of Brooklyn Women’s Activism Welcome and Greetings, Karen Gould, President Brooklyn College Greetings: Professor Namita Manohar, Coordinator Women’s Studies Program Professor Lynda Day, Endowed Chair in Women’s Studies, Brooklyn College Salute to Shola Lynch, documentary filmmaker Chisholm 72: Unbought and Unbossed Keynote: Professor Beverly Guy-Sheftall, Spelman College Chair: Professor Gunja Sen Gupta, Brooklyn College
Chinese Women’s Documentaries in the Market Era Film Festival and Symposium
Film Festival March 17-18, 2012 Cable Car Cinema 204 South Main Street, Providence
Symposium March 21, 2012, 9:00 am – 5:00 pm Joukowsky Forum, Watson Institute 111 Thayer Street, Providence
Chinese Women’s Documentaries in the Market Era will screen and examine important documentary films by Chinese Women directors from Hong Kong, Taiwan, and Mainland China. The symposium will feature directors and international scholars who will discuss the role and significance of women’s documentary films in articulating different human concerns, critical visions, and visual aesthetics in the rapidly changing Greater China area. Directors confirmed to attend include:
Conversation with Presidents from Mount Holyoke and Amherst College
Date/time: Friday, March 9, 2012 4-7pm
On Friday, March 9 at 4pm in the New York Room of Mary Woolley Hall on the Mount Holyoke College campus in South Hadley, Massachusetts, the FCWSRC will present a conversation between Mount Holyoke College President Lynn Pasquerella and Amherst College President Biddy Martin about writing and the public sphere. It will be followed by a presentation of recent publications by Five College faculty in Gender Studies and FCWSRC Alumnae Associates. A reception follows at 6pm at the FCWSRC.
For more information: http://www.fivecolleges.edu/sites/fcwsrc
NCRW Announces 2012 Lifetime Achievement and Diversity Awards: MEDIA ALERT
(February 17, 2012) --The National Council for Research on Women is pleased to announce the recipients of its 2012 Member Center Awards:
* The Pembroke Center for Teaching and Research on Women at Brown University will receive the Lifetime Achievement Award, and * The Center for Women’s Intercultural Leadership at St. Mary’s College in Notre Dame, IN, will receive the Diversity and Inclusion Award.