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Women in War and Conflict series set through April 15
2:27 p.m., Feb. 23, 2004--The Womens Studies Interdisciplinary Program is offering a lecture and film series on Women in War and Conflict.
The free public series includes:
- Daughter from Danang, a film about a Vietnamese child raised in Tennessee and her efforts to reconnect with her family in Vietnam, with commentator, Sue Cherrin, assistant professor of womens studies, cosponsored by Womens History Month Film Series, 7 p.m., Tuesday, Feb. 24, 204 Kirkbride Hall;
- Sisters in Resistance, a film about heroism and courage against Nazi oppression during World War II, with commentator James Brophy, associate professor of history, cosponsored by the Womens History Month Film Series, 7 p.m., Tuesday, March 2, 204 Kirkbride Hall;
- Militarism and Empire: Some Feminist Clues, a lecture, followed by a reception, with Cynthia Enloe, Clark University, on ways militarization continues in postwar or postconflict societies and how militarizing processes serve to privilege certain men and forms of masculinity, cosponsored by the Greater Philadelphia Womens Studies Consortium, 7:30 p.m., Tuesday, March 30, 204 Kirkbride Hall; and
- Appropriating Womens Issues in a Time of War: RAWA, Afghan Women and the Continued Need for Resistance, slides and lecture, followed by a reception, by Anne Brodsky, University of Maryland, Baltimore County, on her trips to Afghanistan and the ongoing revolution of attitudes, beliefs, ideas and education led by Afghan women, program coordinated by Hallie Bregman AS06, and cosponsored by the duPont Scholars, Amnesty International and SAGE (Students Acting for Gender Equality), 7 p.m., Thursday, April 15, 127 Memorial Hall.
Other cosponsors include the Department of Political Science and International Relations and the Center for International Studies. The entire series is undertaken in association with the Greater Philadelphia Womens Studies Consortium.
Womens History Month Film Series cosponsors are the anthropology, English, history and sociology departments, the Black American Studies Program, the Center for Black Culture, the Faculty and Staff Assistance Program, the Faculty Senate Committee on Cultural Activities and Public Events, the Honors Program, the Minority Discourse Group, the Office of Womens Affairs and the Visiting Women Scholars Program.
Article by Sue Moncure
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