Ellen Prusinski - Education, transnational labor migration, & the redefinition of women's roles in Indonesia
February 19 4:30pm
This talk will provide an overview of the issues surrounding Indonesian labor migration, as well as a discussion of the range of ways women – both individually and in organized collectives – are responding to a shifting, challenging, and frequently dangerous labor context.
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Tibetan New Year Celebration
February 19 5:30pm
Come celebrate the Tibetan New Year (Losar) with traditional Tibetan food and watch a performance of Tibetan dance and song hosted by the Tibetan Studies Student Association!
Lunch & Lecture: Maria Domene-Danes "Un-bodying the Archive in the Work of Akram Zaatari"
February 20 12:30pm
Maria Domene-Danes, PhD candidate in Art History, presents a talk on the artist, Akram Zaatari. Zaatari co-founded the Arab Image Foundation (AIF) in 1997, to catalog the photographic heritage of the Middle East and North Africa; in his works of art, Zaatari uses pictures, glass plates, albums, etc. from the AIF to show the historical memory of pos more »
Polish Film Night - Three Colours: White
February 20 6:00pm
The Polish Studies Center will be screening Krzysztof Kieślowski's "Trilogy: White." "Part of a trilogy of films (Trois couleurs = Three colors) by director Krzysztof Kieslowski, White presents the mysterious tale of a man whose life disintegrates when his beautiful wife of six months deserts him. Forced to begin anew, he more »
Infrastructure, Immobilities, Independence, and an Iraqi Refugee
February 20 6:00pm
Students for Peace in the Middle East is hosting a lecture and discussion by Lydia Lahey, doctoral student in the Refugee Studies program. She will present her paper on "the refugee settlement process in the Midwest through the analysis of the humanitarian practices by nongovernmental organizations and community organizations. Looking at th more »
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