Center for Global Studies

Globalization and Gender

Friday, March 4, 2005
SUB II, Rooms 1 & 2

Time Session
9:00 - 9:30

Welcome, coffee

9:30 - 10:00

Opening session: Ingrid Sandole-Staroste, facilitator Globalization and Gender in the Academy, and in the Public Sphere

Isabelle R. Gunning, "Arrogant Perception, World Traveling, and Multicultural Feminisms: The Case of Female Genital Surgeries," Columbia Human Rights Law Review vol. 23, 1992

Vandana Shiva, "Violence of Globalization," Canadian Women's Studies vol. 21/22, 2001.

Armatya Sen, "How to Judge Globalism," The American Prospect: Globalism and Poverty, winter 2002.

10:00 - 11:15

Break-out sessions

Women's Bodies, Paula Gilbert, facilitator

Peter Landesman, "Sex Slaves on Main Street," New York Times Magazine, 1/25/04.

Nicholas Kristof- various New York Times op-ed columns

Feminism and Religion, Sumaiya Hamdani, facilitator

Saba Mahmood, "Introduction" Politics of Piety: the Islamic Revival and the Feminist Subject, Princeton University Press, 2005.

Women's Labor and Economic Restructuring Susie Crate, facilitator

Ingrid Sandole-Staroste, "Work Life Under Capitalism" in Women in Transition: Between Socialism and Capitalism, Praegar, 2002.

Brownhill, Kaara and Turner, "Gender Relations and Sustainable Agriculture: Rural Women's Resistance to Structural Adjustment in Kenya," Canadian Women's Studies vol. 17 #2, 1997.

Artic Human Development Report (AHDR), 2004. Akureyrii Stefansson Artic Institute.

11:15 - 12:00

Art Exhibit: Looking at/through Gender at AVT, juried by Maria Karamentou and Suzanne Scott

12:00 - 1:00


Video: NOW with Bill Moyers: Rich World, Poor Women

1:15 - 2:30

Break-out sessions

Women as Political Actors, Marvella Ridlen Ray, facilitator

Marysa Navarro, "The Personal is Political: Las Madres de Plaza de Mayo" in Susan Eckstein, ed., Power and Popular Protest: Latin American Social Movements, University of California Press, 1989.

Human Rights Debra Bergoffen, facilitator

Martha Nussbaum, "Judging Other Cultures: The Case of Genital Mutilation" in Sex and Social Justice, Oxford University Press, 1999.

V. Spike Peterson and Laura Parisi, "Are Women Human? It's not an Academic Question" in Tony Evans, ed., Human Rights Fifty Years On: A Reappraisal, Manchester University Press, 1998.

Representations of Women Susan Tolchin, facilitator

N. Macmaster and T. Lewis, "Orientalism: from Unveiling to Hyperveiling," Journal of European Studies vol. 28, March - June 1998.

Lucy Healey, "Gender, 'Aliens' and the National Imaginary in Contemporary Malaysia," Sojourn vol. 15, October 2000.

2:30 - 3:15

Closing session: Nancy Hanrahan, facilitator
"Revisiting globalization and gender: opportunities and risks"

3:15 - 3:45 Strategies: where do we go from here?

This program is co-sponsored by the Women's Studies Research and Resource Center, the Office and the Provost, the Center for Global Studies, and the Dean's Office of the College of Arts and Sciences.

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