Events

“Strangers Before the Law: Contested Intimacies in Taiwan”

By Ja-Ho King
January 20th, 2015 in Events.

Feat. Sara L. Friedman Associate Professor of Anthropology and Gender Studies, Indiana University WHEN: Thursday March 5, 2014, 12:30- 2:00pm WHERE: Boston University Pardee School of Global Studies Seminar Room 121 Bay State Road, Boston Sponsored by ROC Ministry of Education & Education Division - TECO Boston How does the power of law makes intimate relationships legitimate... More

“She’s Beautiful When She’s Angry” Film Screening

By Ja-Ho King
January 14th, 2015 in Events.

March 1st, 2015 Source: Coolidge.org She's Beautiful When She's Angry resurrects the buried history of the outrageous, often brilliant women who founded the modern women’s movement from 1966 to 1971. She's Beautiful takes us from the founding of NOW, with ladies in hats and gloves, to the emergence of more radical factions... More

Disability Studies Across the Disciplines

By Ja-Ho King
December 1st, 2014 in Events.

Project CAREER: Development of an Interprofessional Demonstration to Support the Transition of Students with TBI from Postsecondary Education to Employment Project CAREER is an interprofessional demonstration designed to improve the employment success of undergraduate college and university students with traumatic brain injury (TBI). The goal of this demonstration is to develop... More

Allegories of Alterity in Nineteenth-Century Imperial Botany: Flora’s Children as the Four Continents

By Ja-Ho King
November 13th, 2014 in Events.

Friday, November 21st WGS Sitting Room 704 Commonwealth Avenue Suite 101 Featuring speaker Miranda Mollendorf This talk is about the British botanist Robert John Thornton’s Temple of Flora (1797-1812), a lavish publication described by its author as ‘a Universal Empire of Love’ that contains the ‘choicest flowers of Europe, Asia, Africa, and America.’ The book... More

Facing the Skeletons

By Ja-Ho King
October 17th, 2014 in Events.

Trauma and Narrative for Turkish Women in Prison and American Women with HIV 12:00PM - 1:30PM Center for Gender, Sexuality and Activism 775 Commonwealth Avenue Featuring Professors Roberta Micallef and Leslie Brody.

Japanese Noh and Global Theaters

By Ja-Ho King
October 14th, 2014 in Events.

November 2nd, 2014 2:00PM - 4:00PM Boston Playwrights' Theater, 949 Commonwealth Avenue The traditional Japanese stage art of noh is famous for the austere beauty of its chant, dance, and ethereal instrumental accompaniment. One of the oldest continuously performed arts in the world, it has also inspired many modern Western artists with its... More

A “New Woman”: the Art and Politics of Anita Willcox Parkhurst (1892-1984).

By Ja-Ho King
July 17th, 2014 in Events.

Thursday April 21, 2011 4p-6:00 WRC (Women’s Resource Center) 775 Commonwealth Ave George Sherman Union Boston, MA Panelists Patricia Hills, Professor, BU History of Art and Architecture Department Ann Willcox Seidman, Adjunct Professor, Boston University School of Law, and Anita Parkhurst’s daughter Katha Seidman, Independent Artist and two-time Emmy award-winning production designer, and Anita Parkhurt’s granddaughter Nina Silber, Professor, BU... More

Sisters and the Status of Women in Afghanistan

By Ja-Ho King
July 17th, 2014 in Events.

2 March 4pm-6pm KCB 107 Kenmore Classroom Building, 565 Commonwealth Ave. Corinne Jaber directed Sisters in Kabul and Paris Sponsored by the Boston University Women’s, Gender, & Sexuality Studies and African American Studies Program, Boston University Humanities Foundation, Department of English, and Study of Muslim Societies and Civilizations

The role of women in the current uprisings in the Middle East

By Ja-Ho King
July 17th, 2014 in Events.

5 March 5pm – 7pm Boston University STO B50 590 Commonwealth Ave Panelists:Dr. Val Moghadam, Professor of Sociology and Director of Women’s Study at Purdue University Mrs. Mehrangiz Kar, Author, Fellow at Harvard Kennedy School Moderator: Dr. Fatemeh Haghighatjoo Sponsored by the Boston University Women’s, Gender, & Sexuality Studies, Iranians Graduate Association, Study of Muslim Societies and Civilizations, More

Micro finance: Does It Work?

By Ja-Ho King
July 17th, 2014 in Events.

10 March 5:30pm – 7:30pm Brandeis University 415 South Street, Waltham, MA 02454 Speakers: Steve Atlas, Voices from the Field (Independent filmmaker and social justice advocate for international non-profits, including ACCION) Kim Wilson, Problems of Micro Credit (Lecturer at Tufts School for Law and Diplomacy, Fellow with the Center for Emerging Market Enterprises and the... More