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MENA Women: From Street Protest to Online Activism - Upcoming Conference

12 Mar 2018 - 10:55am
Poster - MENA Women Conference

The "MENA Women: From Street Protest to Online Activism" Conference promises to be a great event for scholars, academics, researchers, feminist activists, gender rights advocates, public intellectuals, and new media activists to come together to discuss and examine how women in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) are making use of cyberspace and, in particular, social networking sites (SNS) to explore new possibilities of mass networking, to transform virtual sites into feminist spaces, and to fight against the increasing threats of surveillance and cen

International Women's Day 2018 - March 6th Event

26 Feb 2018 - 10:26am

Join Women and Gender Studies as they celebrate International Women's Day by welcoming Professor Sirma Bilge! This event encompasses a lecture and reception with music, performances, and more - March 6th, 4-6pm in Kaneff 137

event poster for IWD 2018 - Sirma Bilge

Prandium - Call for Papers

14 Feb 2018 - 10:23am
Poster - Prandium Call for Papers

If you have written a research paper that has earned a 75% or higher in a Historical Studies course and want to present your research findings to other undergraduate students, please send Dr. Petrakos a 150 word abstract of your paper to: chris.petrakos@utoronto.ca by February 26th. Successful applicants will be notified by March 2nd.

The Book on Display: Image and Narrative in Medieval Tibet

16 Jan 2018 - 1:34pm
poster - Sarah Richardson RSLT Colloquium

In the 14th century, innovative monks from Tibet's Shalu temple reimagined space and mural painting to provide public access to text. Illustrating stories of the Buddha's former lives along a pilgrim's passageway, the book thereafter became a traversable experience. Dr. Sarah Richardson will be speaking to this topic at the UCR Religious Studies Colloquium on Thursday, January 25th from 11:10am -12:30pm, INTN 2043, University of California Riverside.

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