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Filipino-Australian writer Merlinda Bobis

April 8-10, 2014

 Merlinda Bobis, a Filipino-Australian, is the author of three novels, five poetry books, seven dramatic works, a collection of short stories, a monograph on writing and researching fiction and more than eighty poems, stories and scholarly articles in literary anthologies, journals and magazines.
Events include:

Tuesday, April 8: Clark 309, 4-6 pm

Lorca lecture: “In Search of ‘Corazon De Lorca': What is Lost/What is Found”

Wednesday, April 9, Clark 309, 4-6 pm

Lecture contextualizing the play “River, River”: “Passion to Passyon: Playing Militarism”

Thursday, April 10, Ford Auditorium, 6-8 pm

Performance of “River, River”

Sponsored through an ACES+ McBride Lectureship; Department of Modern Literatures and Language Speakers Series; Department of English; Ethnic Studies Program; Women’s & Gender Studies Program

 

Research & Relaxation Series sponsored by the Center for Women and Women’s & Gender Studies Program

Featuring: Justine Howe, Assistant Professor of Religious Studies
Wednesday, January 28, 2015 4:00 – 5:30 pm
Michelson & Morley, Tinkham Veale University Center
Food and beverages will be provided.

Join us as Professor Howe examines American Muslim book clubs as emerging spaces of feminist interpretation and practice among educated, middle class women.

Additional Dates:

February 12: Professor Jun Lan, Shaanxi Normal University (China) and Resident Researcher in Women’s and Gender Studies at CWRU
Lecture: A Brief Introduction to the Development of Women’s Studies in China’s Universities

March 25: Dr. Megan Jewell, Instructor Department of English

Dr. Honorine Ngou: Professor of French and Women's Studies, Omar Bongo University, Libreville, Gabon. Dr. Ngou is a specialist of 19th century French literature but is also the author of several novels and works of critical theory centered on the theme of African women.

Dr. Honorine Ngou: Professor of French and Women’s Studies, Omar Bongo University, Libreville, Gabon. Dr. Ngou is a specialist of 19th century French literature but is also the author of several novels and works of critical theory centered on the theme of African women.

Alice Endamne, author of three novels and stories for children.

Alice Endamne, author of three novels and stories for children.

Dr. Honorine Ngou and students

Dr. Honorine Ngou and students