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September 2014 16

  • Tuesday
    8:00 PM
    The Laura C. Symposium welcomes Zama Coursen-Neff, the executive director of the children's rights division of Human Rights Watch.
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    Full Description: The Laura C. Symposium welcomes Zama Coursen-Neff, the executive director of the children's rights division of Human Rights Watch. She leads the organization’s work on children’s rights and chairs the Global Coalition to Protect Education from Attack (GCPEA). Coursen-Neff also conducts fact-finding investigations and is the author of reports and articles on a range of issues affecting children, including access to education, police violence, refugee protection, the worst forms of child labor, and discrimination against women and girls.
    Address: Herrick Hall, Auditorium, Denison University, 500 West Loop, Granville, OH 43023
    Open to Public: Yes
    Sponsored By: Laura C. Harris Symposium
    Event Contact: Melissa Feldner, 740-587-6297

October 2014 09

  • Thursday
    4:30 PM
    The Laura C. Harris Symposium welcomes Celia Williamson and James Marsh presenting a lecture about human trafficking and prostitution.
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    Full Description: The Laura C. Harris Symposium welcomes Celia Williamson and James Marsh presenting a lecture about human trafficking and prostitution. Williamson organizes each year the largest scholarly anti-trafficking conference in Toledo called The International Human Trafficking, Prostitution and Sex Work Conference. She also is the founder of Second Chance, the first anti-trafficking organization in Ohio. Marsh is partner at Marsh Law Firm, which represents victims of sex abuse in colleges, churches, and government and military institutions; online sexual exploitation; child pornography, and child trafficking. He is currently involved in a landmark civil rights action to stop a new federal law from undermining pending federal investigations of a university’s mishandling of a sexual assault case on campus.
    Address: Burton D. Morgan Center, Lecture Hall, Denison University, 150 Ridge Road, Granville, OH 43023
    Open to Public: Yes
    Sponsored By: Department of Women's Studies, Laura C. Harris Symposium
    Event Contact: Melissa Feldner, 740-587-6297

November 2014 06

  • Thursday
    4:30 PM
    The Laura C. Harris Symposium welcomes Ruth Nichole Brown, author of "Black Girlhood Celebration: Toward A Hip Hop Feminist Pedagogy."
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    Full Description: The Laura C. Harris Symposium welcomes Ruth Nichole Brown, author of "Black Girlhood Celebration: Toward A Hip Hop Feminist Pedagogy." Brown is Assistant Professor of Gender and Women’s Studies & Educational Policy Studies at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign. Her research documents, analyzes, and interrogates Black girls’ lived experiences as it intersects with cultural constructions of Black girlhood. Her first book, Black Girlhood Celebration: Toward A Hip Hop Feminist Pedagogy counters the invisibility of Black girls and the marginalization of Black girlhood in academic literature.
    Address: Burton D. Morgan Center, Lecture Hall, Denison University, 150 Ridge Road, Granville, OH 43023
    Open to Public: Yes
    Sponsored By: Department of Women's Studies, Laura C. Harris Symposium
    Event Contact: Melissa Feldner, 740-587-6297

February 2015 05

  • Thursday
    4:30 PM
    The Laura C. Harris Symposium welcomes Randa Jarrar, author of "A Map of Home."
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    Full Description: The Laura C. Harris Symposium welcomes Randa Jarrar, author of "A Map of Home." Jarrar is an award-winning novelist, short story writer, essayist, and translator. Randa grew up in Kuwait and Egypt, and moved to the US after the first Gulf War. Her 2008 novel, A Map of Home, chronicles the coming-of-age of Nidali- whose name is a feminization of the word ‘struggle’- a rebellious girl born in 1970’s Boston who then moves with her family to a very different life in Kuwait.
    Address: Burton D. Morgan Center, Lecture Hall, Denison University, 150 Ridge Road, Granville, OH 43023
    Open to Public: Yes
    Sponsored By: Department of Women's Studies, Laura C. Harris Symposium
    Event Contact: Melissa Feldner, 740-587-6297

February 2015 26

  • Thursday
    4:30 PM
    The Laura C. Harris Symposium welcomes Rebecca Hains, professor of advertising and media at Salem State University.
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    Full Description: The Laura C. Harris Symposium welcomes Rebecca Hains, professor of advertising and media at Salem State University. Feminism has had much to say about mothers and motherhood; but\nhow can feminist analysis and activism be applied to the idea of childhood or\nto children’s lives in local and transnational contexts?
    Address: Burton D. Morgan Center, Lecture Hall, Denison University, 150 Ridge Road, Granville, OH 43023
    Open to Public: Yes
    Sponsored By: Laura C. Harris Symposium, Women's Studies Program
    Event Contact: Melissa Feldner, 740-587-6297