Tagged: Women’s Studies

Month-long women’s film festival starts tonight

Women’s studies is hosting month-long film festival WOMEN TAKE THE REEL: A film festival celebrating Women’s History Month, along with their Graduate Consortium (GCMS) counterparts (MIT, Boston College, Brandeis University, Harvard University, Northeastern University, Simmons College and UMass Boston), starting tonight with a screening of Never Perfect by Regina Park at MIT.  On Tuesday, March […]

Blaffer Hrdy to Speak at Hillel

The Women’s Studies Program is hosting a lecture by Sarah Blaffer Hrdy entitled “Darwin and the Ascent of Emotionally Modern Man: How humans became such hypersocial apes” today at 4 PM at the Hillel House on Baystate Road. Blaffer Hrdy is a professor emerita in the Department of Anthropology at the University of California, Davis […]

Honoring Eve: A Symposium Celebrating the Work of Eve Kosofsky Sedgwick

The Women’s Studies Program presents a day of rich intellectual exchange to honor distinguished writer Eve Kosofsky Sedgwick today beginning at 9 AM at the Photonics Center, Room 906. The symposium will consist of four roundtables with speakers responding to specific texts representing different phases and aspects of Professor Sedgwick’s career, including “Feminism and Queer Theory”, […]

Professor Balser to Speak on Gender Equality

The Women’s Studies Program is hosting a panel discussion led by Professor Diane Balser today beginning at 4:30 PM in the Law Barristers Hall. The event will address the issue of gender inequality in Law Professor Linda McClain’s co-edited book, “Gender Equality: Dimensions of Women’s Equal Citizenship”. Distinguished scholars in law, political science, and women’s studies, the panelists will investigate […]

Erin Judge brings comedy act to BU

The Women’s Studies Program and Genderfest present up and coming comedian Erin Judge today beginning at 4:30 PM in the Kenmore Classroom Building, Room 101. Judge, who recently appeared on the third season of Comedy Central’s Live at Gotham, pokes fun at sexuality, politics and pop culture. In addition to telling jokes, acting in sketches, […]

Three Perspectives on Technology and Childbirth in America

The Women’s Studies Program is hosting a panel discussion entitled “Three Perspectives on Technology and Childbirth in America” today beginning at 4 PM in the lower level of the Women’s Resource Center at 775 Commonwealth Ave. Professors Claudia Olivetti, Christina Michaud and Eugene Declercq will offer an overview of the economic, mental, and health implications […]