Monday, March 5, 6-8 pm, Maraschi Room, Fromm Hallthe 6th annual global women's rights forum is sponsored by the College of Arts and Sciences; Gender and Sexualities Studies; African Studies; McCarthy Center; Departments of Asian Studies, Latin American Studies, Media Studies, History, Politics, Modern and Classical Languages, Sociology, Visual and Performing Arts, and International Studies; University Ministry; President's Advisory Committee on the Status of Women; Davies Forum; Lane Center; and North American Congress on Latin America
"Women's Livelihood Post 9-11"
Tuesday, March 6, 6-8 pm, Maraschi Room, Fromm Hall
- Elizabeth Esparza-Cervantes, Trial Attorney, Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC)
- Banafsheh Akhlaghi, J.D., National Legal Sanctuary for Community Advancement (NLSCA)
- Dorothy Kleffner, Ph.D., Global Network of People Living with HIV/AIDS (GNP+)
"The Church, the Body, and the State: Negotiating Reproductive and Sexual Rights in Latin America"
Wednesday, March 7, 6-8 pm, Maraschi Room, Fromm Hall
- Dinora Aguiñada (El Salvador), Asociación de Mujeres por la Dignidad y la Vida
- Alejandra Sardá (Argentina), Mulabi - Grupo de Trabajo Latinoamericano en Derechos Sexuales
- Marcela Ríos Tobar (Chile), Facultad Latinoamericana de Ciencias Sociales (FLACSO)
"Daughters of Darfur" (Organized by Model UN, Politics Society, Black Student Union, STAND, UMTOMBO, and FACES. Student will be putting on a display in Harney Plaza that highlight the daily struggles faced by women in Darfur.)
Thursday, March 8, 1:30-4:15 pm, Lone Mountain 365 (International Women's Day!)
- Martha Saavedra, Center for African Studies, University of California Berkeley
- Jocelyne Takatsuno, New Field Foundation
"Art and Activism"
- Rohini, Novelist, "To Do Something Beautiful."
- Deborah Barndt, Editor of "Wild Fire: Art as Activism" and Professor of Environmental Studies, York University
- Anjali Monteiro, Filmmaker
- (Screening of "Becoming Salma, A Tamil Poet")
also, be sure to check out these related events:
Student art display organized by Paula Birnbaum and Sharon Siskin, Visual Arts Department. UC 1st floor hallway in front of Crossroads.
Wednesday, March 7, 3:30-5:30. Peace and Justice Studies presents: "Women Veterans Tell Their Stories." A roundtable discussion on the experience of being a woman of color in the U.S. military. University Center 400.
Thursday, March 8, 7-9 pm. North American Congress on Latin America (NACLA) Benefit: "Women's and Queer Rights Activism in the Americas." La Pena Cultural Center, 3105 Shattuck Avenue, Berkeley.
Thursday, March 8. Politics Society and USF Amnesty International present: "Protecting Communities." Lecture/Discussion regarding stopping violence towards and the LGTBQ community. McLaren 251.