Gender and Globalization, a one-day symposium

Friday, October 17, 2014
Gender Symposium

9:30 am
Coffee & Tea
10 am – 12:00 pm
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
12: 00 pm – 1:15 pm
Lunch break
1:30 pm – 3:30 pm
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
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**Valentine Moghadam will also be presenting a Sociology Colloquium on Thursday, October 16 at 3:30 pm. Her talk will be on "States and Women's Rights after the Arab Spring: Algeria, Morocco, Tunisia.” It will be in the Commonwealth Room in Newcomb Hall. All are invited!


10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Nau 211