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Embodying Justice: Arts and Activism for the Comfort Women

Tuesday, April 12, 2022 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm

Embodying Justice: Art and Activism for the Comfort Women

SPEAKERS: Elizabeth Son, Northwestern University; Jeri Frederickson, Awakenings Gallery; Ji-Hye Kim, KAN-WIN: Empowering Women in the Asian American Community. The speakers will address their exhibit "Embodying Justice," and discuss the activism of the Comfort Women and the role of the arts in instigating social and political change. Read more

Intimate Histories: A Virtual Conversation with Rafia Zakaria

Wednesday, April 13, 2022 - 9:30am to 11:00am

Rafia Zakaria

Rafia Zakaria is an author, attorney, and human rights activist. She is the author of Against White Feminism: Notes on Disruption, The Upstairs Wife: An Intimate History of Pakistan, and Veil. She has written for Al Jazeera, The Nation, CNN, the New York Times Book Review, Guardian Books, The New Republic, The Baffler, Boston Review, and DAWN, Read more

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11th Annual Maurice Amado Foundation Lecture in Jewish Ethics

Wednesday, March 13, 2024 - 12:30pm to 1:45pm

Max Strassfeld

The ancient world offers surprising insights into contemporary gender politics. Ancient Jewish texts describe a variety of sex and gender categories, which profoundly shaped Jewish ideas about law and gender beyond a simple binary. The flexible thinking in these texts shows us how to reassess our received narratives about the relationship between religion, gender, and law today. Read more