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January

Exhibit Opening!!! Women in Motion: Fitness, Sport, and the Female Figure

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Venue:Frost Art Museum

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Women in Motion: Fitness, Sport, and the Female Figure

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'Outside the frame: gender, mourning and loss in press photography'

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Venue:Green Library, GL 220

'Outside the frame: gender, mourning and loss in press photography'Dr. Marta Zarzycka, Assistant Professor, Gender Studies, Utrecht University, The NetherlandsStill photographs of mourning continue to circulate widely, swaying public opinion regarding contemporary wars and disasters. Yet, these representation, rarely transgress the norms of heteronormativity, overwhelmingly focused upon the undeniable premise that men die and womenmourn them.

INTERFAITHOUT! FILM SERIES: Reclaiming Our Faith (Double Feature!!)

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Venue:Wolfsonian-FIU Auditorium

Film Series to Promote Dialogue About Spirituality and GLBTQ Identity. Co-Presented by SAVE Dade and The Wolfsonian-Florida International University. Exploring issues of spirituality and gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, and queer (GLBTQ) identity, this film and facilitated discussion series will focus on the journey for visibility and acceptance of GLBTQ individuals within religious communities throughout the world.

February

In Our Own Backyard: Girls for Sale in Miami and Across America (Town Hall Forum)

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Venue:Riviera Theatre, 1560 South Dixie Highway, Coral Gables, FL

The Town Hall will convene activists from law enforcement, victims' advocates, the judicial system, and funders to educate members of our community about the scope of this problem and what we can do locally to support young trafficking survivors, increase prosecution of traffickers and predators, and curb demand. The program will include a distinguished group of national and local speakers as panelists and a lively question and answer session with the audience members is anticipated.

'Death of A Bride'

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Venue:DM 216

'Death of A Bride'Information session and discussion by Josie Ashton. In support of the College Brides Walk. www.collegebrideswalk.com Sponsored by WSSA.

Trafficking in Women: A global challenge in regional context

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Venue:GC 243, MMC Campus

"Trafficking in Women: A global challenge in regional context" By Emek Ucarer (for more info, see attached flyer 'Flyer_EmekUcarer020311'). Please RSVP to calyc@fiu.edu. Co-sponsored with European Studies Program.

Housed Under Glass: A Story of Desire, Repression, Loss and Healing.

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Venue:Green Library, GL 220

By Dr. María Luisa Ortega Hernández. LACC cordially invites you to the book presentation: Housed Under Glass: A Story of Desire, Repression, Loss and Healing. Like many US Latina writers, in her book, Dr. María Luisa Ortega Hernández confronts the expectations that religion imposes on women and shares her personal story of female sexual disorder.

"Playing Unfair": The Media Images of Female Athletes

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Venue:Frost Art Museum

Playing Unfair: The Media Images of Female Athletes. Documentary Film: "Playing Unfair: The Media Image of the Female Athlete," followed by a discussion. Moderator: Cecile Houry, Honors College Co-sponsored with the Wolfsonian Museum.

'Women as Political Leaders in Post-War Iraq'

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Venue:SIPA Building, Room 103, MMC

A Panel with a Delegation of Women Political Leaders from Iraq. Please see the attached flyer for details.

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Venue:SIPA Building, Room 103

A Panel with a Delegation of Women Political Leaders from Iraq

College Brides Walk

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Venue:Barry University

The College Brides Walk was developed in order to bring awareness to the problems of domestic and dating violence on and off college campuses. During the event, hosted in collaboration with No More Tears, Salud Counseling, Delta Psychological Group, Sahara, Sisterhood of Survivors, and Women In Distress, participants will wear bridal gowns or tuxedoes and will complete a 7.5 mile walk.

INTERFAITHOUT! FILM SERIES: A Jihad for Love

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Venue:Wolfsonian-FIU Auditorium

'A Jihad for Love' by Parvez Sharma will be featured on February 27th. In a time when Islam is under tremendous attack from within and without, this daring documentary is the world's first film to explore the complex global intersections between Islam and homosexuality. The film travels from India to Pakistan, Iran, Turkey, Egypt, South Africa, and France.

March

"In a Woman's Body: Contemporary Representations of Women in Sports"

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Venue:Frost Art Museum

Media has a powerful hand in the way we perceive the world and how we visualize things subconsciously. Perceiving female athletes is no exception when their images are framed in specific ways across various types of media. Dr. Dionne Stephens, Assistant Professor in Psychology, will address these issues in an interactive lecture. All are invited to attend. Presented as part of the Wolfsonian Museum and Frost Museum 'Women in Motion' exhibit.

Vagina Monologues 2011 Performance, Opening Night

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Venue:RDB 100, FIU College of Law Building, MMC campus

Ticket sales will be in DM 212 from 1pm-4pm, M-F. Please call 305-348-2408 for more information.

Vagina Monologues 2011 Performance

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Venue:RDB 100, FIU College of Law Building, MMC campus

Ticket sales will be in DM 212 from 1pm-4pm, M-F. Please call 305-348-2408 for more information.

Vagina Monologues 2011 Performance

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Venue:RDB 100, FIU College of Law Building, MMC campus, Fri only: AHC3-110

Ticket sales will be in DM 212 from 1pm-4pm, M-F. Please call 305-348-2408 for more information.

Lecture: Early Feminism at the Service of the Belgian Colonial Ordering of Things in the Congo'

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Venue:Labor Center (LC) 110

'The Bulletin de l'Union des Femmes Coloniales (BUFC): Early Feminism at the Service of the Belgian Colonial Ordering of Things in the Congo'Speaker: Professor Jean Rahier (Director, African and African Diaspora Studies)Co-sponsored with African and African Diaspora Studies

Women's Studies Annual Gala

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Venue:Herbert & Nicole Wertheim Performing Arts Center, Recital Hall, Room 150

It gives me great pleasure to invite you and your guest to our Women's Studies Annual Spring Gala, on Thursday, March 10, 2011, at the Wertheim Performing Arts Center (WPAC), located at Florida International University's Modesto Madique campus, at 10910 SW 17th Street, Miami, FL 33199. Please see your electronic invitation attached.

INTERFAITHOUT! FILM SERIES: 'Jerusalem is Proud to Present'

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Venue:Wolfsonian-FIU Auditorium

The series concludes on March 27th with the 2007 documentary 'Jerusalem is Proud to Present', by Nitzan Giladi. This film follows the effort to stage the 2006 World Pride celebration and march in Jerusalem.

Neo-liberalism, Globalization, Grassroots Resistance...

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Venue:Labor Center (LC) 110

Neo-liberalism, Globalization, Grassroots Resistance to Militarization and Border Violence in Mexico.Lecture by Veronica Leyva, Grassroots Organizer, Cuidad Juraez, MexicoCo-sponsored by Labor Studies & Research, GSS, & Women's Studies

Lingerie Football at FIU: Is it good or bad for women? A panel discussion

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Venue:Frost Art Museum

The hometown team for the Lingerie Football League, Miami Caliente, has secured the FIU Football stadium as their home field. Join us as FIU Administrators, members of the Lingerie Football League, FIU athletes and others discuss this issue. Everyone is welcome to attend this lively panel discussion. Presented as part of the Wolfsonian Museum & Frost Museum 'Women in Motion' exhibit.

The 6th Annual Women's International Film & Arts Festival

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The 6th Annual Women's International Film & Arts FestivalMarch 30-April 3, 2011Celebrating Women's Dreams, Visions & Voices By Women, For Women & For All Who Love Womenwww.womensfilmfest.com - 305-653-9700

September

Women, War & Peace - WBPT2 Film Preview

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Venue:GC 243

The Women's Studies Center, it's graduate association, the Women, Sexuality and Gender Students Association (WSGSA), and undergraduate association, the Women's Studies Student Association (WSSA), take pleasure in sponsoring WBPT's (Channel 2) film preview of their mini series, 'Women, War & Peace'. The film preview is open to all students and will be held on Tuesday, Sept. 27, at 9:30am in FIU's Graham Center, Room GC 243.

November

11th Annual Women, Sexuality and Gender Studies Association Student Conference

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Venue:Graham Center Ballrooms

Hello!You are all invited to attend the 11th Annual Women, Sexuality and Gender Studies Association Student Conference at Florida International University,MMC Campus on Wednesday, November 9th from 8AM-4PM. This event provides a great opportunity to meet graduate students doing research in all areas of women's and gender studies.

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Venue:Panther Square

Keynote Speaker, Robin Rossmith

African Feminisms in Dialogue

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Venue:Green Library 100 B

2nd Annual AADS Humanities Afternoon"Crossing the Sahara and Back: African Feminisms in Dialogue" Crossing the Sahara and Back: African Feminisms in Dialogue brings together international scholars who are interrogating, theorizing and actively engaging gender issues within a transnational perspective. Being a feminist is sometimes considered synonymous with being from the Global North.

December

Women's Studies Star Party

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Venue:CP 145

Music, telescopes, munchies, and door prizes. We will have a mini-talk about 'Being a Woman in Astronomy" by Dr. Angela Myer, FGCU, followed by music by local Folk artists Laurie Jennings and Dana Keller. Telescope will be set up all evening until 11:30 pm if weather permits. The evening is sponsored by Dr. Yesim Darici and the Women's Studies program here at FIU.