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WGST Lecture Series Speakers 2015-16


mona "Headscarves and Hymens"

Presenter: Mona Eltahawy

Date: Monday, October 5

Time: 6:00pm

Location: McKenny Hall

 Andrea"Taking Up Space:  Using Indigenous Feminism to Navigate Institutional Spaces:

Presenter:  Andrea M. Riley-Mukavetz

Date:  Wednesday, January 27

Time:  4:30-6:30pm

Location: 300 Halle Library



Fatima Sadiqi

"Jihadism and the Escalation of Violence Against Women and Girls:  Policies Combating Gender-Based Violence in the Middle East and North Africa"

Presenter:  Fatima Sadiqi

Date: Wednesday, February 3

Time:  6:00-8:00pm

Location:  300 Halle Library




Solange Simoes "Resisting Economic Precarity and Fighting Gender Inequality in the Global South:  Brazilian women and Public Policy"

Presenter:  Solange Simoes

Date:  Wednesday, February 10

Time:  12:00-1:30pm

Location:  217 Halle Library



  manisha"Transnational Feminism and CEDAW"

Presenter:  Manisha Desai

Date: Tuesday, March 8

Time:  12:00pm

Location: Carillon Room, Halle Library




"Haunting the Edges of Social Justice:  Disability Across Movements"

Presenter: Alison Kafer

Date:  Thursday, March 17

Time:  8:00pm

                                                             Location:  Halle Library



Lora Lempert

"Eating the Life Sentence Elephant:  One Day at a Time"

Presenter:  Lora Lempert

Date:  Tuesday, March 22

Time:  4:00-6:00pm

Location:  300 Halle




"German Jewish Feminists and the Holocaust"

Presenter:  Aleksandra Bednarowska

Date:  Tuesday, March 29

Time:  7:00pm

Location:  330 Student Center



 "Disability Inc. (Incarcerated)"Liat Be-Moshe

Presenter:  Liat Ben-Moshe

Date:  Tuesday, April 5

Time:  6:00-8:00pm

Location:  300 Halle