Lecture series on race and ethnicity to begin Feb. 6
The spring 2002 lecture series on "Race, Ethnicity and Culture" will begin Feb. 6 and continue through May 15 on Wednesdays from 12:20-1:10 p.m. in 116 Gore Hall. All sessions except the orientation on Feb. 6 and final examination on May 15 are open to the public.
Free public talks include
"Why There IS a Paul R. Jones Collection," with art collector Paul Jones, Feb. 13;
"Whitewashing Race; A Critical Discussion of Whiteness," Margaret Andersen, professor of sociology, Feb. 20;
"Race and Gender: Inequality in Work Release Programs," Tammy Anderson, assistant professor of sociology, Feb. 27;
"Whoopi, There It Is: Black Women in Film since Whoopi Goldberg," Amalia Amaki, assistant professor in the Black American Studies Program, March 6;
"Nuns in Colonial Mexico; Tobacco, Chocolate and Verses: The Faces of Rebellion," Gladys Ilarregui, assistant professor of foreign languages and literatures, March 13;
"Identity and Expression in Asian-American Jazz," Peter X Feng, assistant professor of English, March 20;
"Globalization and Women in Africa," Wunyabari Maloba, associate professor of history, March 27;
"Islam and Colonialism," Rudolph Matthee, associate professor of history, April 10;
"Argentine Politics through the Eyes of Women Writers," Judy McInnis, professor of foreign languages and literatures, April 17;
"To Have Your Pork and Eat It Too: The Domestication of Okinawa for Japanese Tourists," Gerald Figal, associate professor of history, April 24;
"Women and Polygyny," Jenn Lemos, senior in women's studies, May 1; and
"Issues of Gender and Identity in Management," Sadhana Pasrich, Goldy Beacom College, May 8.
For additional information, call Suzanne J. Cherrin at 831-1899.