Monthly Archives: February 2011

NEWLY ADDED PANEL on March 18, 4:30 – 6:30 PM

Gender, Politics and Heteronormativity in Croatia Today

Speakers:

Vesna Kesic, Croatian feminist activist, journalist, researcher, “Activism and culture as spaces of  resistance, provocation and integration”

Gordan Bosanac, The Centre for Peace Studies and The Center for LGBT Equality,         “Queer Croatia – rights, politics and culture“

Zvonimir Dobrović, Director and producer of Queer Zagreb and Perforations Festival, “Decentralizing queer art”

 

We regret that the March 4 panel has been canceled.

Upcoming talks

February 11

Mara Lazda, Eugene Lang College, The New School for Liberal Arts

“The Discourse of Military Occupation: Gender in World War II Latvia and Recent Conflicts”

as well as the

Spring 2011 Forthcoming Lectures

 

March 4 Panel

Lika Nadaraia, Founder, International Foundation, Women’s Political Resource Center,

President, Caucasian Feminist Initiative, Member, Gender Equality Advisory Council under the Speaker of Georgian Parliament

” Gender and Political Development in Georgia”

Other Speakers TBA

 

April 15

Regine Dhoquis-Cohen, Associate Professor, Law and Sociology,  Paris VII, Denis Diderot; Professor Emeritus of  Sociology, Paris VII; Co-Author, Chronicles of Small Abuses of Power, (with Anne Zelensky, cofounder of the Women’s Liberation Movement, France)

“Is Feminism an ‘Agent of Civilization?’”

 

May 13

Nadieszda Kizenko, Associate Professor of Russian History, SUNY Albany

“The Reinvention of Tradition:  Russian Women and the Reconstruction of Orthodoxy”

 

June 3

Dr. Mirjana Dedaic, Visiting Assistant Professor, Culture and Technology Program,  Georgetown University

“What Language Can Tell Us About Print Media Positioning of  Female Politicians in Croatia”

Fridays 4:30-6:30 p.m.

at the Center for European and Mediterranean Studies

New York University
285 Mercer Street, 7th floor
(between Waverly and Washington Place)

The most feminist place in the world?