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"Restoring Women to World Studies"

2007 Summer Teachers' Institute
June 5–8, 2007

Tuesday, June 5, 2007

8:30 am    Registration and Continental Breakfast

9:00 -– 9:30 am    Welcome & Icebreaker Activity
Natalie Arsenault, Teresa Lozano Long Institute of Latin American Studies
Christopher Rose, Center for Middle Eastern Studies
Allegra Azulay, Center for Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies
Rachel Meyer, South Asia Institute
   
9:30 – 10:45 am    “Engendering World Studies”
Kamala Visweswaran, Department of Anthropology
   
10:45 – 11:00 am    Break
   
11:00 am – 12:15 pm    “Indian Women’s History through Photographs”
Geraldine Forbes, Department of History, SUNY Oswego
   
12:15 – 1:15 pm    Lunch

1:15 – 2:30 pm    “The Star of Captivating Love: Decembrist Wives in Siberian Exile—The 19th Century Ideal of Russian Women”
Bella Bychkova-Jordan, Department of Geography

2:30 – 2:45 pm    Break

2:45 – 4:00 pm    “African Feminisms”
Fehintola Mosadomi, Department of Middle Eastern Studies

4:00 – 4:30 pm    Discussion of Today’s Topics

 

Wednesday, June 6, 2007

8:30 am    Continental Breakfast

9:00 – 10:15 am    “From Malintzin to Menchu: Indigenous Women in Latin American History”
Susan Kellogg, University of Houston

10:15 – 10:30 am    Break

10:30 – 11:45 am    “Gender and Power in Islamic History”
Hina Azam, Department of Middle Eastern Studies

11:45 am – 12:45 pm    Lunch

12:45 – 2:00 pm    “Reflections on Women and Gender in the Contemporary Middle East and North Africa”
Christopher Rose, Center for Middle Eastern studies

2:00 – 2:15 pm    Break

2:15 – 3:30 pm        “Women, Work and Public Spaces: Karachi’s Working Class”
Kamran Asdar Ali, Department of Anthropology
   
3:30 – 4:30 pm    Discussion of Today’s Topics
 

Thursday, June 7, 2007

8:30 am    Continental Breakfast

9:00 – 10:15 am    “The City of Women: Afro-Brazilian Women in Salvador da Bahia, Brazil”
Natalie Arsenault, Teresa Lozano Long Institute of Latin American Studies

10:15 – 10:30 am    Break

10:30 – 11:45 am    “Women’s Devotional Poetry in Nationalist India”
Sarah Green, South Asia Institute

11:45 am – 12:45 pm    Lunch

12:45 – 2:00 pm    “Soldiers and Citizens: Latin American Women in War and Revolution”
Monica Rankin, University of Texas at Dallas

2:00 – 2:15 pm    Break

2:15 – 3:30 pm    “Neznakomka: The Search for the Russian Feminine from Pushkin to Zemphyra”
Elizabeth Richmond-Garza, Program in Comparative Literature

3:30 – 4:30 pm    Discussion of Today’s Topics


Friday, June 8, 2007

8:30 am    Continental Breakfast

9:00 – 10:15 am    “Women and Communism: Myths and Facts about the Extraordinary and the Everyday in Eastern Europe”
Mary Neuburger, Department of History

10:15 – 10:30 am    Break

10:30 – 12:15 pm        Teaching Strategies & Wrap-Up Discussion

12:15 – 12:30 pm        Completion of Evaluation Forms

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