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March 9th, 2015

  • Image preview 4:00pm - 5:30pm: Action Tools for Allies

    Microaggressions are the commonplace daily verbal, behavioral, and environmental insults, both intentional and unintentional, that communicate negative slights to a person or group, based on race, gender, sexual orientation, or religion (Sue, 2010). They can have profound cumulative mental and physical impacts on individuals and institutional climate.

    This 90 minute workshop will introduce participants to microaggressions. We will also practice and develop fundamental skills for recognizing and interrupting  microaggressions on campus, in the classroom and in ourselves.

March 11th, 2015

  • 3:30pm: Gender Studies Symposium Panel: Women, Work and Health in South Asia

     Lamia Karim, associate professor of anthropology, University of Oregon, “’Learning to Labor’: Female Factory Labor in Bangladesh”


    Jennifer Aengst, adjunct professor of anthropology, Portland State University, “Producing Contraception: Choice, Trust, and Women’s Work”

    Melissa Tennyson, instructor, Portland Community College, “Female Domestic Labor in Bangladesh”

  • Image preview 7:00pm: Gender Studies Symposium, Keynote Presentation: Inderpal Grewal
    Keynote Presentation: Towards a Feminist Critique of the Advanced Neoliberal Security State
    Inderpal Grewal, Yale University professor, scholar of transnational/postcolonial feminisms, globalization, and human rights

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