SPRING 2015

Monday, Jan. 26, 7 p.m., Forum, Elaine Langone Center

Film Screening: Freedom Summer

Part of a series of events sponsored jointly by the Bucknell Institute of Public Policy and CSREG on The Civil Rights Act and the Voting Rights Act: Fifty Years After.

Synopsis: The film narrates the events of summer of 1964, when more than 700 student activists took segregated Mississippi by storm because of the systematic exclusion of African Americans from the political process. Robert Parris Moses of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee developed a campaign to bring a thousand volunteers to canvas for voter registration, creating freedom schools and establishing the Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party. (113 mins.)

Wednesday, Jan. 28, 4:30 p.m., Coleman Hall 151

Jocelyn Lim Chua, assistant professor of anthropology at UNC-Chapel Hill and author of In Pursuit of the Good Life: Aspiration and Suicide in Globalizing South India (2014, University of California Press).

"Fog of War: Psychopharmaceuticals, "Side Effects," and the U.S. Military" Co-sponsored with the Department of Sociology and Anthropology's Meerwarth Speakers Fund.

Tuesday, Feb. 10, 7 p.m., Trout Auditorium.

Harry Brod, leading figure in masculinity studies, holocaust studies, and gender studies will be speaking on affirmative consent. In conjunction with his visit, Brod will be conducting two workshops, details forthcoming. "Asking For It: The Ethics & Erotics of Sexual Consent."

Co-sponsored with the Department of Women's and Gender Studies.

Tuesday, Feb. 24, 4:30 p.m., Willard Smith Library (VL 125)

CSREG Faculty Colloquium, Ashli Baker (classics & ancient Mediterranean studies). "Sex and Subjugation: gender, the body, and Roman imperialism in Ovid's 'love' poetry."

Thursday, Feb. 26, 11 a.m. - noon, Academic West Event Lounge, 1st floor

Pizza and Policy Forum: "The 1965 Voting Rights Act: Challenges Then and Now"

Part of a series of events sponsored jointly by the Bucknell Institute of Public Policy and CSREG on The Civil Rights Act and the Voting Rights Act: Fifty Years After.

Tuesday, March 3, 7 p.m., LC Forum

Annual Distinguished Women's and Gender Studies Lecturer, Jeanne Marecek (Swarthmore College). "Beyond Difference: Re imagining Gender, Sex, and Sexualities."

Co-sponsored with the Department of Women's and Gender Studies.

Wednesday, March 4, 4:30 p.m., Willard Smith Library (VL 125)

WGS Faculty Colloquium: Jeanne Marecek, "Dying to Tell? Culture, Suicide and Deliberate Self-harm."

Co-sponsored with the Department of Women's and Gender Studies.

Tuesday, April 7, 4:30 p.m., Willard Smith Library (VL 125).

CSREG Faculty Colloquium, Alexis Henshaw (political science). "Why Women Rebel: Understanding Women's Participation in Armed Rebel Groups."

Tuesday, April 21, 4:30 p.m., Traditional Reading Room (Bertrand Library)

CSREG Faculty Colloquium, Neil Visalvanich (political science). "Asian American Political Candidates: An Experimental View."


  

*** PLEASE NOTE: The lecture by Lani Guinier, Professor of Law, Harvard University, previously scheduled for Feb. 19 has been rescheduled for fall 2015. **

  

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