Special Presentation

Spring 2011 schedule

January 28

Kristen Ghodsee, Fellow, Radcliffe Institute for  Advanced Study, Harvard; The John S. Osterweis Associate Professor of Gender and Women’s Studies, Bowdoin College

“The Feminist International: Communist Mass Women’s Organizations and Second World/Third World Alliances during the U.N. Decade for Women, 1975-1985”

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”

March TBD

Sonja Lokar, CEE Network for Gender Issues, Ljubljana Office

“Transforming Improved Representation of Women into Effective Parliamentary Action” 

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 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”