Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Save the Date: WGS Cosponsoring GaIDI (Gender & International Development Initiatives) Event on 8 March 2017!

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:]

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