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Thursday, November 6, 2014

Elizabeth Anker discusses Fictions of Dignity: Embodying Human Rights in World Literature (Cornell, 2012): Fall 2014 Human Rights Program Book Roundtable

Panel Discussion | November 6 | 3-4:30 p.m. | 300 Wheeler Hall

Human Rights Program, Townsend Center for the Humanities

In this roundtable discussion, open to the public, author Elizabeth S. Anker presents her book, Fictions of Dignity, in conversation with UC Berkeley faculty members.

African Rural Women Speak!

Colloquium | November 6 | 4-5:30 p.m. | 223 Moses Hall

Mutombo Mpanya, Professor of International Studies, Sonoma State University

Muadi Mukenge, Program Director for Sub-Saharan Africa, Global Fund for Women

Center for Research on Social Change, Berkeley Food Institute, Center for African Studies, Institute of International Studies

To contribute to the empowerment of rural women, in June 2011, Global Fund for Women (GFW) launched a two-year initiative to support 22 rural women's groups working in sustainable agriculture and the promotion of women's rights in Burkina Faso, Kenya and Uganda. Groups received grants to enhance agricultural and women's rights activities, participated in yearly convenings to deepen their...   More >