Monday, March 28, 2011
GPN Lunch Discussion with Kavita Ramdas
Topic - Work Life Integration
Time: 12:00 - 1:30pm
Location: 438 Robertson Hall
Kavita Ramdas MPA ’88, a visiting fellow at the Center for Democracy, Development and Rule of Law at Stanford University and former president and CEO of the Global Fund for Women, will be visiting the Woodrow Wilson School for two days on Monday, March 28 and Tuesday, March 29, as part of our Program in Leadership and Governance.
February 17, 2011
Lunch Coversation with Professor Amaney Jamal: Women in the Arab World
Robertson Hall, Room 029
Amaney Jamal, Professor of Politics, will discuss her work pertaining to women in the Arab world. Professor Jamal has extensive research experience in Middle Eastern politics. Her current research focuses on democratization and the politics of civic engagement in the Middle East. She extends her research to the study of Muslim and Arab Americans, examining the pathways that structure their patterns of political and civic engagement in the US.
February 17, 2011
Same Sex Marriage in the United States: Where We Are As a Nation
Robertson Hall, Bowl 016
This panel discussion will provide political, legal and cultural perspectives on the debate over same sex marriage. Panelists include Sean Eldridge, Political Director for Freedom to Marry; Suzanne Goldberg, Clinical Professor of Law and Director of the Center for Gender and Sexuality Law at Columbia Law School; and Father Joseph Palacios, sociologist and adjunct professor at Georgetown University and founder of Catholics United for Marriage Equality. Hendrik Hartog, the Class of 1921 Bicentennial Professor in the History of American Law and Liberty and Director of the Program in American Studies at Princeton, will moderate the discussion.
Tuesday, October 11, 7:30pm - Frist Campus Center
LGBT AWARENESS WEEK KEYNOTE ADDRESS
As the executive director of the National Center for Transgender Equality, Mara Keisling has done incredible work in advancing the rights of transgender people at the national level. In this keynote address, she will describe the current landscape of LGBT politics, highlighting the unique social and legal challenges faced by the trans community and discussing the ways it has been both included and forgotten by the contemporary LGBT movement.
Sponsored by the Pride Alliance as part of LGBT Awareness Week with support from the Frist Campus Center, Gender Policy Network, LGBT Center, Princeton Equality Project, Program in Gender and Sexuality Studies, and Women’s Center.
Oct 19, 2011 • 4:30 p.m.– 6:00 p.m. • Bowl 1, Robertson Hall (lower level)
Global Health Colloquium: "A Walk to Beautiful"
A film screening and panel discussion of the award-winning documentary "A Walk to Beautiful".
The panel discussion will feature:
- Mary Olive Smith, Director, Producer and Cinematographer, "A Walk to Beautiful";
- Kate Grant *94, Executive Director, The Fistula Foundation;
- Moderator: Kristina Graff *05, Associate Director, Center for Health & Wellbeing, Princeton University.
A reception will follow in the Bernstein Gallery of Robertson Hall, beginning at 6pm.
"A Walk to Beautiful" tells the stories of five Ethiopian women who suffer from devastating childbirth injuries and embark on a journey to reclaim their lost dignity. Rejected by their husbands and ostracized by their communities, these women are left to spend the rest of their lives in loneliness and shame. They make the choice to take the long and arduous journey to the Addis Ababa Fistula Hospital in search of a cure and a new life.
This event is co-sponsored by the Program in Global Health and Health Policy, the Center for Health and Wellbeing, the Program in Gender and Sexuality Studies, the Office of Population Research, the Gender and Policy Network, the Princeton Health Care Club, Princeton's chapter of the Foundation for International Medical Relief of Children, and the Fistula Foundation.