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Global Google Hangout: Women in Politics

Global Google Hangout: Women in Politics

November 3 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Panelists include: Arpita Das, Helen Luryi, and Ashlinn Masland-Sarani Arpita Das Arpita Das is from India and currently works as Programme Officer for the Global South Program at the Asian-Pacific Resource & Research Centre for Women (ARROW), in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. She holds an MA in Social Work from Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai, India, and an MA in Women’s & Gender Studies from the University of Lodz, Poland and Central European University, Hungary. Her professional experience includes working with the Special Cell for Women & Children in Mumbai, India on issues of gender-based violence from a feminist standpoint, and with the South & Southeast Asia Resource Centre on Sexuality hosted by TARSHI (Talking About Reproductive and Sexual Health Issues) in New Delhi, India on issues of sexual and reproductive health and rights. She has also worked as a consultant on issues of sex selection, sexuality education and reproductive technologies. She serves as co-chief editor of the Graduate Journal of Social Science, an open-access peer-reviewed multidisciplinary academic journal. Her academic and research interests include gender, gender-based violence, sexuality, intersex issues, disability and sexuality, reproductive technologies and biopolitics. She can be contacted at arpitadas07@gmail.com.

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Maysoon Zayid brought to you by WAC

Maysoon Zayid brought to you by WAC

November 4 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Survival of the Unfittest Maysoon is an American actress, comedian and advocate who is of Palestinian descent. She was born in New Jersey in 1974.[1] She described herself in a BBC interview as “a Palestinian Muslim virgin with cerebral palsy, from New Jersey, who is an actress, comedian and activist”.

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The Berlin Wall: 25 Years After the Fall (Panel Presentation I)

The Berlin Wall: 25 Years After the Fall (Panel Presentation I)

November 11 @ 9:40 am - 11:10 am

This panel presentation is part of a day-long series of events commemorating the 25th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall on November 9, 1989. The panel presentation features Dr. Michelle Mouton (History) speaking about the events that brought the Wall into existence; Dr. Heike Alberts (Geography) speaking about life in West Berlin while the Wall was standing; and Dr. Monika Hohbein-Deegan speaking about life in East Berlin, behind the Wall. This event will address both the Intercultural Knowledge and Civic Learning Signature Questions.

The Berlin Wall: 25 Years After the Fall (Panel Presentation II)

The Berlin Wall: 25 Years After the Fall (Panel Presentation II)

November 11 @ 1:20 pm - 2:50 pm

This panel presentation is part of a day-long series of events commemorating the 25th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall on November 9, 1989. The panel presentation features Drs. Tracy Slagter and Michael Jasinski (both from Political Science) speaking about the global implications of the collapse of the Berlin Wall and the subsequent end of the Cold War. This event addresses both the Intercultural Knowledge and Civic Learning Signature Questions.

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Feminist* Film Series: Mansome

Feminist* Film Series: Mansome

November 12 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

From America’s greatest beardsman, to Morgan Spurlock’s own mustache, Executive Producers Will Arnett, Jason Bateman and Ben Silverman bring us a hilarious look at men’s identity in the 21st century. Models, actors, experts and comedians weigh in on what it is to be a man in a world where the definition of masculinity has become as diverse as a hipster’s facial hair in Williamsburg. The hilarious follicles of men’s idiosyncratic grooming habits are thoroughly combed over as men finally take a long hard look in the mirror. A documentary that explores the question: In the age of manscaping, metrosexuals, and grooming products galore – what does it mean to be a man? Trailer: http://mansomethemovie.com/

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The Seafarer

The Seafarer

November 19 @ 7:30 am - November 23 @ 2:00 pm

In the rundown Dublin house where Sharky cares for his blind brother, old acquaintances and an ominous stranger gather for a Christmas Eve card game. As the liquor flows and the game heats up, Sharky realizes he may truly be playing for his soul. In the grand tradition of Irish storytelling, this eerie Christmas fable looks at how people face their demons, past and present. Contains mature language.

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The Seafarer

The Seafarer

November 19 @ 7:30 am - November 23 @ 2:00 pm

In the rundown Dublin house where Sharky cares for his blind brother, old acquaintances and an ominous stranger gather for a Christmas Eve card game. As the liquor flows and the game heats up, Sharky realizes he may truly be playing for his soul. In the grand tradition of Irish storytelling, this eerie Christmas fable looks at how people face their demons, past and present. Contains mature language.

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The Seafarer

The Seafarer

November 19 @ 7:30 am - November 23 @ 2:00 pm

In the rundown Dublin house where Sharky cares for his blind brother, old acquaintances and an ominous stranger gather for a Christmas Eve card game. As the liquor flows and the game heats up, Sharky realizes he may truly be playing for his soul. In the grand tradition of Irish storytelling, this eerie Christmas fable looks at how people face their demons, past and present. Contains mature language.

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The Seafarer

The Seafarer

November 19 @ 7:30 am - November 23 @ 2:00 pm

In the rundown Dublin house where Sharky cares for his blind brother, old acquaintances and an ominous stranger gather for a Christmas Eve card game. As the liquor flows and the game heats up, Sharky realizes he may truly be playing for his soul. In the grand tradition of Irish storytelling, this eerie Christmas fable looks at how people face their demons, past and present. Contains mature language.

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The Seafarer

The Seafarer

November 19 @ 7:30 am - November 23 @ 2:00 pm

In the rundown Dublin house where Sharky cares for his blind brother, old acquaintances and an ominous stranger gather for a Christmas Eve card game. As the liquor flows and the game heats up, Sharky realizes he may truly be playing for his soul. In the grand tradition of Irish storytelling, this eerie Christmas fable looks at how people face their demons, past and present. Contains mature language.

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