"Women, Violence, and War"
All Spring 2013 Davies Forum Lectures are free and open to the public. If you have any questions or require reasonable accommodation, please contact Brigid Torres.
February 25, 2013
"The Longest War: Militarism and the War Against Women"
A lecture by Ann Jones
Fromm, Maraschi at 6:30pm
A book signing will follow the lecture and books will be available for purchase.
Ann Jones is the author of Kabul in Winter and War is Not Over When It's Over, her newest book, which is about women in conflict zones. As part of the Spring 2013 Davies Forum, Women, Violence and War, she will lecture on "The Longest War: Militarism and the War Against Women."
April 1, 2013
"Current Challenges for U.S. Servicewomen"
A Lecture by Anu Bhagwati
Fromm, Maier at 6:30pm
Anu Bhagwati is the Executive Director and Co-Founder of Service Women's Action Network (SWAN). A former Captain and Company Commander, Anu served as a Marine officer from 1999-2004 and was the second woman to complete the Marine Corps Martial Arts Program instructor trainer school, earning a black belt in close combat techniques. Under Anu’s leadership, SWAN has spearheaded legislative reform and litigation to end military rape, sexual assault, sexual harassment, and domestic violence, and to eliminate all barriers to equal opportunity for service women. Anu has testified before Congress, advised the White House and the United Nations, and has spoken to countless audiences on challenges faced by military women, including the Combat Exclusion policy, Military Sexual Trauma, the Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell policy, and the VA health care and benefits system.
April 8, 2013
Workshop on "Women, Violence & War"
Facilitators include: Sarai Aharoni, Caron Gentry, Swati Parashar, and Elina Penttinen
Please note, space is limited for this event--please contact Davies.Forum@usfca.edu if you wish to attend.
April 22, 2013
"How Can You Tell If a War is 'Over'? Feminist Clues"
A Lecture by Cynthia Enloe
Fromm, Berman at 6:30pm
A book signing with follow the lecture and books will be available for purchase.
Cynthia Enloe is currently a Research Professor in the International Development, Community, and Environment Department at Clark University. Her career has included Fulbrights in Malaysia and Guyana, and guest professorships in Japan, Britain and Canada, as well as lecturing in Sweden, Norway, Iceland, Germany, Korea, Turkey and at universities around the U.S. Her books and articles have been translated into Spanish, Turkish, Japanese, Korean, Swedish, and German. She has written for Ms. Magazine and has appeared on National Public Radio, Al Jazeera and the BBC.
Among Professor Enloe’s thirteen books are The Curious Feminist: Searching for Women in The New Age of Empire (2004) and Globalization and Militarism: Feminists Make the Link (2007); and Nimo’s War, Emma’s War: Making Feminist Sense of the Iraq War. Her newest book (co-authored with feminist geographer Joni Seager) is: The Real State of America: Mapping the Myths and Truths about the United States (2011).