GaIDI (Gender & International Development Initiatives) Presents
An International Women’s Day event at
The Brandeis Women’s Studies Research Center:
Readings from Black Anthology: Adult Adoptees Claim Their Space, by the An-Ya Project, then Performance by Susan Harris O’Connor
Introduction to the An-Ya Project and Brief Readings by Dr. Mei-Mei Ellerman, WSRC Resident Scholar-Chair of GaIDI, and Janet M. Price, PSYD, contributor to the Black Anthology (co-edited by Diane R. Christian, Susan Harris O’Connor and Mei-Mei Ellerman)
Performance by Susan Harris O’Connor, MSW, award-winning writer- of a monologue on “Identity” from the Harris Narratives: An Introspective Study of a Transracial Adoptee (Sue is African-American, Seminole)
Closing Remarks by Dr. Brenda Gael McSweeney, WSRC Resident Scholar and UNESCO/UNITWIN Director, Boston University’s Women’s, Gender, & Sexuality Studies Program
Q&A Session and Book Signing
Date: March 8, 2017
Time: 12:30-2:30 pm
Place: Liberman-Miller Lecture Hall, The Brandeis Women’s Studies Research Center (WSRC), 515 South Street, Waltham, MA 02453 [contact: firstname.lastname@example.org]
Sponsor: GaIDI (Gender & International Development Initiatives) / WSRC
Co-sponsors: The Brandeis Women’s Studies Research Center; Brandeis Women's, Gender and Sexuality Studies Program; UNESCO/UNITWIN Network on Gender, Culture & Development at BU’s Women’s, Gender, & Sexuality Studies Program; Unbound Visual Arts, Inc.
OPEN to the PUBLIC! Parking behind WSRC.
Accessible via Commuter rail (Brandeis/Roberts stop)
Flyer: Mei-Mei, Brenda, Nicole Rizzo