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The Lavender Scare

7th Annual UM-Pakistan Conference / Gender & Sexuality

Daylong conference presented by the Center for South Asian Studies and the Pakistan Students' Association.

The Seductions of Quantification: Bureaucracy and the Politics of Measurement

STS Speaker Series, featuring Sally Engle Merry (Anthropology, New York University)

Sterilization and Social Justice: Past and Present

This one-day mini-conference will convene a group of interdisciplinary scholars who study historical and contemporary patterns of sterilization and are concerned about social and reproductive justice.

Exotic: Human Rights & Erotic Labor in Guam

Film screening of Exotic, a documentary exploring migrant labor practices in the adult entertainment industry in Guam. The film is from director Amy Oden and Back of the Room Productions (2016).

Race, Poverty, and Housing in American Cities: What do we do now?

Matthew Desmond and Alex Kotlowitz will engage in a conversation surrounding the theme of race and poverty, followed by Q & A.

An Evening with Joy Harjo

2nd Annual Robert F. Berkhofer Jr., Lecture in Native American Studies features poet and musician Joy Harjo

Food Literacy for All: Saru Jayaraman

Saru Jayaraman speaks as part of "Food Literacy for All" series.

"Hope and Emergency": Jill S. Harris Memorial Lecture by Rebecca Solnit

Writer, historian, and activist Rebecca Solnit will deliver the Jill S. Harris Memorial Lecture, followed by a question and answer period with the audience. 

Revolutionary Longings: The Russian Revolution and the World, 1917-1929 // Day 4

Graduate Student Debrief Session for conference on the 100th anniversary of the inception of Russia’s “February Revolution."