Special Presentation

Fall 2014 Workshop Schedule

New York University

Center for European and Mediterranean Studies
and the Network of East-West Women

present the

Gender and Transformation: Women in Europe Workshop

Fall 2014 Schedule 

September 12

Ulrike Auga, Ph.D. Associate Professor, Theology and Gender Studies, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, Germany, and Dietrich-Bonhoeffer-Visiting-Professor and Research Fellow, Union Theological Seminary

“Resistance, Gender, Religion and the Radical Social Imaginary: A Genealogy from Eastern European Dissidence to New Social Movements”

October 10

Aleksandr Berezkin, Independent Scholar in Social Science and Inter-sex Activist

“Russian Intersexuality: Resistance and Conformity”

 November 7

Elżbieta Klimek-Dominiak, Ph.D. Assistant Professor and Head of Gender Studies, University of Wrocław

“From Solidarity to Backlash: Engendering Polish Revolution and Transformation in Women’s Life Writing”


Jill Massino, Ph.D. Assistant Professor, University of North Carolina, Charlotte

“We Want Rights, not Charity:” Gender and the Meanings of Citizenship in Post-Socialist Romania”

December 5

Khushnuda Shukurova, Independent Filmmaker and Women’s Rights Activist from Tajikistan

 “Exploring the Complex Life of Rural Women in Tajikistan

through Film​


Fridays 4:30-6:00 p.m.

at the Center for European and Mediterranean Studies

New York University

285 Mercer Street, 7th floor

(between Waverly and Washington Place)


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