What does it mean to work for human rights?
Academic and Activist Perspectives
with Julie Mertus
joined us at Dean Wcislo's residence.
Professor Mertus shared from her wealth of experience working with nongovernmental and intergovernmental organizations including UNHCR, Women Waging Peace, and OXFAM on human rights and humanitarian issues in regions including the former Yugoslavia, Vietnam, China, and South Africa. Her research focuses on human rights, U.S. foreign policy, humanitarian law and policy, and gender and conflict.
Co-sponsored by the Commons, Political Science, the Office of Active Citizenship & Service, and Women’s and Gender Studies
From Hillary Clinton to Sarah Palin: Gender and the 2008 Presidential Election
with Sue Carroll
The conversation considered the historic candidacies of Hillary Clinton and Sarah Palin.
Sponsored by Global Feminisms Collaborative, Robert Penn Warren Center for the Humanities
and the Election Alliance
Dr. Carroll also gave a public lecture as a guest of the Robert Penn Warren Center:
“Gender and Hillary Clinton’s Campaign: The Good, the Bad, and the Misogynic”
China 2008: Images and Reality
University of Hong Kong
joined us at the Margaret Cuninngim Women's Center
The conversation focused on the role and perception of China in the world.
This event was co-sponsored by the Asian American Student Alliance.
For more information or to help coordinate the next GFC- Undergraduate event,
contact Katy Attanasi or Rebecca Maddox.