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Thursday, November 9, 2017

Harjant Gill | On North Indian/Punjabi Masculinities: A Screening followed by Discussion with the Filmmaker

Lecture | November 9 | 5-7:30 p.m. | Stephens Hall, 10 (ISAS Conf. Room)

 Harjant S. Gill, Documentary Filmmaker and Assistant Professor of Anthropology, Towson University

 Karen Nakamura, Robert and Colleen Haas Distinguished Chair in Disability Studies and Professor of Anthropology Graduate advisor, UCB-UCSF Joint Program in Medical Anthropology

 Institute for South Asia Studies, Sarah Kailath Chair of India Studies, Haas Institute for a Fair and Inclusive Society - Disability Studies cluster, Department of Gender and Women's Studies, Project on Political Conflict, Gender and People's Rights

A evening with Prof. Harjant S. Gill, an Indian documentary filmmaker who teaches visual anthropology at Towson University. His films explore topics related to gender, sexuality, religion and belonging in India and among Indians in diaspora.

Sheryl-Ann Simpson: Planning for Citizenship

Lecture | November 9 | 5-7 p.m. | Wurster Hall, 112 Auditorium

 Sheryl-Ann Simpson, Department of City & Regional Planning, College of Environmental Design

 Department of City and Regional Planning

Sheryl-Ann Simpson is an Assistant Professor in the Landscape Architecture & Environmental Design unit at the University of California, Davis. She examines the relationships between states and citizens, and explores variety of urban issues, including immigration, housing, and urban health. The connective thread in Simpson’s work is an interest in the voices, experiences, and ideas of individuals...   More >

The Future of the EU after Brexit: Implications for Transatlantic Relations from a German Perspective

Lecture | November 9 | 5-7 p.m. | 201 Moses Hall

 Jana Puglierin, Alfred von Oppenheim Center for European Policy Studies at the German Council on Foreign Relations

 Institute of European Studies, The San Francisco Eric M. Warburg Chapter of the American Council on Germany

This presentation will cover the future of the European integration process after the German elections with a focus on the role of Germany, Franco-German relations, the implications of Brexit on the cohesion of the EU-27, the common security and defense policy, and the impact of this process on transatlantic relations from the German point of view.

Dr. Jana Puglierin is head of the Alfred...   More >

Can Nature Save Us? Stories from the Natural World

Lecture | November 9 | 7-8:30 p.m. | International House, Chevron Auditorium

 M. Sanjayan, PhD, Chief Executive Officer, Conservation International

 College of Natural Resources

2017 Horace M. Albright Lecture in Conservation

At a time when humanity’s demands on the natural world have never been greater, Dr. M. Sanjayan’s keynote address highlights nature’s essential role in creating a livable future for people everywhere.