Performing Arts - Theater | February 16 – 18, 2018 every day | 7 p.m. | Wheeler Auditorium
Gender Equity Resource Center, VDay at Berkeley
Benefit double feature: first show is The Vagina Monologues, and the second show is Our Monologues! Proceeds go to help support local organization that work to end gendered violence.
$12 General, $20 VIP
Tickets go on sale January 22. Buy tickets online
Lecture | February 21 | 12-2 p.m. | 602 Barrows Hall
Laura Kang, Professor of Gender & Sexuality Studies, English and Comparative Literature, UC Irvine
Part of the Feminist Studies and Decolonial Epistemologies Lecture Series
This talk recalls and retraces the inter-Asian network of feminist mobilizations against Japanese sex tourism and U.S. military prostitution in the early 1970s. The work of attending to the discrepant yet linked histories of imperialist sexual violence, military dictatorship, and neocolonial exploitation of Asian womens... More >
Film - Documentary | February 22 | 6-8 p.m. | 140 Boalt Hall, School of Law
Law Students for Justice in Palestine, Queer Caucus at Berkeley Law
Oriented explores the lives of three gay Palestinian friends living in Tel Aviv. The screening will be followed by a student panel that will aim to unsettle some of the assumptions presented in the film and move toward narratives of change that are neither narrow nor superficial, but rooted in deep work on sexual and gender diversity within our own communities and context.
Lecture | February 27 | 5-6:30 p.m. | 340 Stephens Hall
Seloua Luste-Boulbina, Researcher in the Department of Political and Social Change, Denis Diderot University
The colony operates with a double standard. Women are both largely excluded from schooling and supposed to be protected by their male fellow citizens. Everything then happens as if, according to the old despotic saying, colonial politics were benevolent toward them: they must be protected from their own. But how? And in what sense?
Film - Documentary | February 28 | 5-6:30 p.m. | 370 Dwinelle Hall
Mame-Fatou Niang, Assistant Professor of French and Francophone Studies, Carnegie Mellon University
What is it to be Black in France? Black and French? Mariannes Noires follows seven French women of African and Caribbean descent. They are filmmakers, dancers, entrepreneurs and intellectuals whose Frenchness is rooted in a cultural space stretching from Metropolitan France to Africa and its mama diasporas.