Cultural Men and Natural Women? Gender and DevelopmentExport this event to calendar

Wednesday, April 27, 2016 — 9:30 AM to 4:30 PM EDT

Join us for an enriching debrief with returning International Development students just back from eight-month field placements with World University Service of Canada’s partner organizations in Botswana, Malawi, Peru, Sri Lanka, and Vietnam.

In support of the HeForShe Campaign, students will be asked to reflect upon gender inequality in their placement countries and how they and their host organizations addressed gender-balance in development practice. 

INDEV professor Julia Seirlis will then guide discussion on scholarly works by two renowned feminist anthropologists, Sherry Ortner and Henrietta Moore.

University of Waterloo faculty and grad students are welcome to participate in the readings and discussion. A short talk on religion, gender, and development by Religious Studies Professor Mavis Fenn will precede a luncheon at which students, faculty, and guests will have the opportunity to interact. 

For more information, contact Grainne Ryder, INDEV Field Placement Coordinator at gryder@uwaterloo.ca

Lunch will be provided from 12:30-1:30 pm. 

Limited free parking will be available. 

Cost 
Free
Location 
STP - St. Paul's University College
Alumni Hall (STP 201)
190 Westmount Road North
Waterloo, ON N2L 3G5
Canada

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