Pulitzer Prize-Winning Journalist Will Discuss Crises in the Middle East, War on Terrorism at Two University of Texas at Austin Events
Event: Acclaimed New Yorker reporter Seymour Hersh will discuss his investigations into the crises in the Middle East and the global war against terrorism at two public events hosted by the Humanities Institute and the Plan II Honors Program at The University of Texas at Austin. When: March 19 and 22, 7 p.m. Where: March… » Continue Reading
Event: University of Texas at Austin professors will be joined by a journalist and political consultant to discuss the emergence of the Tea Party in American politics and the future of the powerful but controversial movement in Texas and the United States. When: Tuesday, March 1, 7 p.m. Where: Will C. Hogg Building, 1.120 Background:… » Continue Reading
Gender equity, political freedom and health care are among the most pressing challenges women face around the world, scholars say
Many Voices of Feminism: In the post-feminist era of the 21st century, are the aims and goals of feminism still relevant? Will feminism survive the rush to globalization? What universal lessons can we learn from the unique ways women around the world have advanced their concerns? To spotlight the diverse issues facing women around the world, we invited eight faculty members from the Center for Women's and Gender Studies to answer the following question: What is the most important challenge facing women in the 21st century?