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  • Annick T.R. Wibben
    FYI - for those of you in the Boston area. Annick* ... From: Date: Tue, Aug 24, 2010 at 2:34 PM Subject: Fall Speaker Series -
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    FYI - for those of you in the Boston area.
    Annick*

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    From: <consortium@...>
    Date: Tue, Aug 24, 2010 at 2:34 PM
    Subject: Fall Speaker Series - Consortium on Gender, Security & HR
    To: consortium@...


    Dear Colleague:

     

    I am writing to invite you to the Consortium on Gender, Security and Human Rights’ Fall 2010 Speaker Series.  The Consortium is based at the University of Massachusetts, Boston, and draws participants from throughout the Boston-area university community.  We hope that you will join us this fall for some of the following exciting events:

     

     

    September 16th, 2010, 4:00-6:00 PM

     

    Really Inconvenient Truths: Gender, Climate Change, and Environmental Security

    Joni Seager, Professor of Global Studies, Bentley University

    Location: Campus Center, Room 3540

    UMass Boston, 100 Morrissey Boulevard, Boston MA 02125

     

    October 4th, 2010, 4:00-6:00 PM

     

    Gendering War and International Security

    Ann Tickner, Professor of International Relations, University of Southern California

    Location: Campus Center, Room 3540

    UMass Boston, 100 Morrissey Boulevard, Boston MA 02125

     

    October 12th, 2010, 4:00-6:00 PM

     

    Norma Vasallo, Director of Women’s Studies, University of Havana

    Campus Center, Room 3545

    UMass Boston, 100 Morrissey Boulevard, Boston MA 02125

    [Please note: this event is dependent on Professor Vasallo being granted a visa]

     

    November 2nd, 2010, 4:00-6:00 PM

     

    Rwandan Women Parliamentarians and Women Strike for Peace:  Instrumental Femininity and Power  

    Catia Confortini, Visiting Lecturer, Peace and Justice Studies Program, Wellesley College

    Laura Sjoberg, Assistant Professor of Political Science, University of Florida

    Location: Wheatley Hall 4th Floor, Room 148

    UMass Boston, 100 Morrissey Boulevard, Boston MA 02125

     

                                                                  

    Please feel free to forward this invitation to colleagues or graduate students who may be interested in the Consortium.  In addition, if one of our speakers is relevant to a course that you are teaching, please feel free to bring your class or recommend the event to your students.  If you are interested in having one of our speakers lecture in your course, or if you might be interested in presenting your work on gender, human rights and security to the Consortium community, please contact me directly at carol.cohn@....

     

    I look forward to seeing you at this fall’s events. 

     

    Sincerely,

    Carol Cohn

     

    Dr. Carol Cohn

    Director, Consortium on Gender, Security and Human Rights

    Wheatley Hall, 06-064

    University of Massachusetts, Boston

    100 Morrissey Blvd.

    Boston, MA 02125

    617-287-6412




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    Annick T.R. Wibben, Ph.D.

    Chair, International Studies
    Asst. Professor, Politics
    University of San Francisco
    2130 Fulton Street
    San Francisco, CA 94117-1080
    U.S.A.

    Phone 415.422.5058
    Fax 415.422.2101
    Email awibben@...
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