Schedule of Events - Tuesday, March 18, 2003

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Location

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8:30 - 10 a.m.

room G14, Edmund
Casey Building

Open class. Reading poems from the anthology Memorial a
toda tripa. Pretéritos que resisten ser pasado
.
Dr. Omar
Basabe, Editor.
Launching of the book will take place in Buenos Aires,
Argentina, March 24, 2003. This anthology re-constructs the
recent past of terrors in Argentine (1976-1983) and has
poetic works by an unknown Argentinean writer and is
supported by Human Rights groups such as Madres de
Plaza de Mayo, Asociación de ex detenidos-desaparecidos,
Abuelas de Plaza de Mayo, H.I.J.O.S., Asociación de
familiares de desaparecidos. Dr. Basabe, Spanish Oral
Intensive.

10:30 -11:20 a.m.

Room 103, Brian
Mulrouney Hall

Open Class.
“Violence in Bosnia”
Ms. Ljiljana Kalaba, , is the guest speaker at
Dr. Sheila Andrew's HIST.3863 class.
Open-to-the-public event.

11:30 a.m. -12:30 p.m.

James Dunn Hall 5

Lecture. Mr. Gino d’Artali,
“Violence against women and children”.
Presenter. Dr. Linda Coates, Chair of the Guest
Lecture Committee at STU.
Open-to-the-public event.

2:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Interactive Presentation and Performance by
The New Brunswick Silent Witness Project by
Ms.Leslie Monaghan.
The NB Silent Witness project is a partnership
between the Charlotte County Family Violence
Committee, the Muriel McQueen Fergusson
Foundation, The MMF Centre for Family Violence
Research and the Provincial Caring Partnerships
Committee. They have life-sized red Silhouettes
representing women in the province who have been
murdered by their partners.
Presenter: Dr. Jeannette Gaudet, Romance Languages
Department. President of FAUST.
Open-to-the-public event.

3:30 p.m. - 4:50 p.m.

room 103, Edmund
Casey Building

Open class. The Women Writers II Lecture.
Introduction to Catherine Jenkins' novel
"Swimming in the Ocean".
Dr. K. McConnell, ECH, room 103.
Open-to-the-public event.

4:00-5:00 p.m.

room 232, Edmund
Casey Building

Workshop. The Globalization of Your Clothes.
Matthew Carpenter.
Honours Student Spanish and English.

4:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.

room G2, James
Dunn Building

Open Class. "Performing the border".
A video documentary
on the situation in
Ciudad Juárez, by artist Ursula Biemann,
Switzerland. A video essay set in the
Mexican-U.S. border town Ciudad Juarez,
where the U.S. industries assemble their
electronic and digital equipment, located
right across from El Paso, Texas.
“Performing Borders” looks at the border
as both a discursive and material space
constituted though the performance and
management of gender relations. The video
discusses the sexualization of the border
region through labor division, prostitution,
the expression of female desires in the
entertainment industry, and sexual violence
in the public sphere. Interviews, scripted
voice-over, quoted text on the screen,
scenes of sounds recorded on-site, as well
as found footage are combined to give an
insight into gendered conditions inscribed
in the border region.
Director Ursula Biemann, Switzerland.
Women in Cross Cultural Perspective.
Dr. Frehiwot Tesfaye ANTH 2533 in JD G2. .
Open-to-the-public event.

6:30 p.m.

STU President's
Residence

Reception and Dinner, offered by Dr. O’Brien,
President St. Thomas University, at his residence
(by invitation only).

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