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Gender and Globalization: A Symposium

October 17, 2014

Friday, October 17, 2014, 2014
Nau 211

Sponsored by the Department of Sociology and Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies

9:30am
Coffee & Tea

10am - 12pm
Panel 1:  Gendering Globalization

Valentine Moghadam, Northeastern University
Gender and Globalization Research:  Confronting Structures and Promoting Agency

Rae Blumberg, University of Virginia
A Tale of Two Systems:  Gender & Development and Gender & Globalization

Discussant:  Rachel Rinaldo, University of Virginia

12pm - 1:15pm
Lunch Break

1:30pm - 3:30pm
Panel 2:  Gender, Sexuality, and the Global:  New Directions

Hae Yeon Choo, University of Toronto
The Allure of the Global:  Gender, Nation, and Global Self-Making in Contemporary South Korea

Ashley Currier, University of Cincinnati
The Potential of Transnational Queer Studies for Sociology

Manisha Desai, University of Connecticut
Rethinking Gender and Globalization through the Gendered Geographies of Global Justice

Discussant:  Simone Polillo, University of Virginia

For more information, contact:  rar8y@virginia.edu