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September 2013 26

  • Thursday
    7:30 PM
    Laura C. Harris Symposium welcomes Hanna Rosin, founder and co-editor of DoubleX, Slate's women's section as she presents:"The End of Men."
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    Full Description: Hanna Rosin is a senior editor at the Atlantic magazine and a founder and co-editor of DoubleX, Slate's women's section. Rosin's lecture, "The End of Men", is based on her 2012 book of the same name. The Laura C. Harris Symposium presents Hanna Rosin as part of its 2013-14 series, the theme of which is "Feminists Ask 'What If…?'" Free and open to the public.
    Address: Slayter Hall, Denison University, 200 Ridge Road, Granville, OH 43023
    Open to Public: Yes
    Sponsored By: Laura C. Harris Symposium
    Event Contact: Melissa Feldner, 740-587-6297
    Media Contact: Ginny Sharkey, 740-587-6266
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October 2013 09

  • Wednesday
    4:30 PM
    The Laura C. Harris Symposium welcomes M. Jacqui Alexander presenting "On Border Crossings, Feminism, Transnationalism and You.'
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    Full Description: The Laura C. Harris Symposium welcomes M. Jacqui Alexander presenting "On Border Crossings, Feminism, Transnationalism and You.' Animated by anti-colonial, feminist, women of color and queer movements in different parts of the world, M. Jacqui Alexander’s scholarship has addressed the centrality of (hetero)sexuality to the project of nation building; the pedagogical importance of teaching for justice; the need for a critical interdisciplinarity; and the sacred dimensions of women’s experience. The professor at the Women & Gender Studies Institute at the University of Toronto has garnered transnational attention with her most recent publication, 'Pedagogies of Crossing: Meditations on Feminism, Sexual Politics, Memory and the Sacred', has garnered transnational attention. Free and open to the public. The Laura C. Harris Symposium presents M. Jacqui Alexander as part of the 2013-14 LCH Symposium, the theme of which is 'Feminists Ask “What If…?” Free and open to the public.
    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
    Event Contact: Melissa Feldner, 740-587-6297
    Media Contact: Ginny Sharkey, 740-587-6266
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January 2014 30

  • Thursday
    4:30 PM
    The Laura C. Harris Symposium welcomes Jack Halberstam presenting "Gaga Feminism."
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    Full Description: The Laura C. Harris Symposium presents Jack Halberstam as part of the 2013-14 Laura C. Harris series, the theme of which is 'Feminists Ask “What If…? Halberstam's lecture, entitled 'Gaga Feminism' will discuss cultural shifts that have transformed gender and sexual politics. Halberstam is professor of English and director of The Center for Feminist Research at University of Southern California. Free and open to the public.
    Address: Burton D. Morgan Center, Denison University, 150 Ridge Road, Granville, OH 43023
    Open to Public: Yes
    Sponsored By: Laura C. Harris Symposium
    Event Contact: Melissa Feldner, 740-587-6297
    Media Contact: Ginny Sharkey, 740-587-6266
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February 2014 13

  • Thursday
    3:30 PM
    The Laura C. Harris Symposium welcomes Laura Gray-Rosendale presenting a reading from 'College Girl: A Memoir.'
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    Full Description: The Laura C. Harris Symposium welcomes Laura Gray-Rosendale presenting a reading and discussion from her book 'College Girl: A Memoir.' In 'College Girl, she revisits the memory of a brutal sexual assault and recounts her long, circuitous route from trauma to recovery. It is a story of triumph, hope, and survival. Free and open to the public.
    Address: Knapp Performance Lab, Denison University, 300 Ridge Road, Granville, OH 43023
    Open to Public: Yes
    Sponsored By: Laura C. Harris Symposium
    Event Contact: Melissa Feldner, 740-587-6297
    Media Contact: Ginny Sharkey, 740-587-6266
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  • Thursday
    7:30 PM
    The Laura C. Harris Symposium welcomes Linda Alcoff and Laura Gray-Rosendale presenting "College Girl: Telling our Transgressive Survivor Stories."
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    Full Description: The Laura C. Harris Symposium welcomes Linda Alcoff, professor of philosophy at Hunter College and Laura Gray-Rosendalep, professor of English at Northern Arizona State University presenting "College Girl: Telling our Transgressive Survivor Stories." Alcoff's most recent book is "Visible Identities: Race, Gender and the Self." Gray-Rosendale is the author of "College Girl: A Memoir," in which she revisits the memory of a brutal sexual assault and her route from assualt to recovery to becoming a university professor. Free and open to the public.
    Address: Burton D. Morgan Center, Denison University, 150 Ridge Road, Granville, OH 43023
    Open to Public: Yes
    Sponsored By: Laura C. Harris Symposium
    Event Contact: Melissa Feldner, 740-587-6297
    Media Contact: Ginny Sharkey, 740-587-6266
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February 2014 26

  • Wednesday
    7:30 PM
    The Laura C. Harris Symposium welcomes Laila Farah performing "'Mapping the Struggle: Arab Feminist Resistance."
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    Full Description: The Laura C. Harris Symposium welcomes Laila Farah performing "'Mapping the Struggle: Arab Feminist Resistance."
    Address: Knapp Performance Lab, Denison University, 300 Ridge Road, Granville, OH 43023
    Open to Public: Yes
    Sponsored By: Laura C. Harris Symposium
    Event Contact: Melissa Feldner, 740-587-6297
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February 2014 27

  • Thursday
    4:00 PM
    The Laura C. Harris Symposium welcomes a panel discussion with Laila Farrah, Ann Russo and Cricket Keating on "Paths to Transformation."
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    Full Description: The Laura C. Harris Symposium presents a panel discussion with Laila Farah, Ann Russo and Cricket Keating discussing 'Paths to Transformation' as part of the 2013-14 Laura C. Harris Symposium, the theme of which is 'Feminists Ask 'What If'? Laila Farah and Ann Russo are Associate Professors of Women's & Gender Studies at DePaul University, while Cricket Keating is Assistant Professor of Women's, Gender and Sexuality Studies at The Ohio State University. Free and open to the public.
    Address: Burton D. Morgan Center, Denison University, 150 Ridge Road, Granville, OH 43023
    Open to Public: Yes
    Sponsored By: Laura C. Harris Symposium
    Event Contact: Melissa Feldner, 740-587-6297
    Media Contact: Ginny Sharkey, 740-587-6266
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March 2014 13

  • Thursday
    4:00 PM
    The Laura C. Harris Symposium welcomes Dyan Mazurana.
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    Full Description: The Laura C. Harris Symposium presents Dyan Mazurana as part of the 2013-14 Laura C. Harris series, the theme of which is "Feminists Ask 'What If...?'" Mazurana is Research Director at the Feinstein International Center and an Associate Research Professor at the Fletcher School at Tufts University. Free and open to the public.
    Address: Slayter Hall, Auditorium, Denison University, 200 Ridge Road, Granville, OH 43023
    Open to Public: Yes
    Sponsored By: Laura C. Harris Symposium
    Event Contact: Melissa Feldner, 740-587-6297
    Media Contact: Ginny Sharkey, 740-587-6266
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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