Refugees and Gender Violence: Vulnerability and Resistance

Friday, February 10, 2017 - 4:00pm
612 Schermerhorn Hall
Refugees and Gender Violence: Vulnerability and Resistance
 
Friday, February 1, 4:10 - 6 p.m. 
612 Schermerhorn Hall
 
“Rape Trees, State Security and the Politics of Sexual Violence along Migrant Routes in Mexico”
Wendy Vogt, Professor of Anthropology, Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis 
 
“Suppliants and Deviants: Gendering the Refugee/Migrant Debate on the EU Border”
Chloe Howe Haralambous, Graduate Student, English & Comparative Literature, Columbia University 
 
“When Home Won’t Let You Stay: A Collective Deliberation on Taking Refuge”
Isin Onol, Curator, Vienna and Istanbul 
 
“Migrants and a New Mothers’ Movement”
Diana Taylor, University Professor, Performance Studies and Spanish and Founding Director, Hemispheric Institute of Performance and Politics, NYU
 
 
Reframing Gendered Violence is a two­-year initiative of Women Creating Change at the Center for the Study of Social Difference, supported by the Dean of the Humanities, the Columbia Global Centers, and linked to the project on “Religion and the Global Reframing of Gender Violence” supported by the Henry Luce Foundation.
 
This event is free and open to the public. Columbia is committed to creating an environment that includes and welcomes people with disabilities. If you need accommodations because of a disability, please email tkr2001@columbia.edu in advance of the event.
 
This event will be videotaped.
 
 
Image: West end of the border, Chad. Photo by Bikem Ekberzade