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"Cultures of Dispossession: Feminism, Migration, and Displacement": a two-day series of events exploring the intersections among gender, sexuality, race, and migration in transnational contexts. Full program and event flyers attached.


Thursday 17th September:
Lunchtime Lecture with Eithne Luibheid (University of Arizona), 'Pregnant on Arrival: The Making of the Illegal Immigrant', 12noon - 1.30pm, JC Room E.

Film Screening and Panel Discussion, 'Crossing Over' (dir. Isabel Castro and Katrin Sorrentino, 2015), 4.30 - 7pm, JC Cinema.

Friday 18th September:
Symposium, 9am - 5.30pm Merten Hall, featuring invited speakers and a staged reading of 'Exile is My Home: A Sci-Fi ImmigrantFairytale' by Domnica Radulescu. See program attached for details.

These events are free and open to all GMU faculty and students; if you plan to attend the symposium on Friday 18th September, please RSVP here for material and lunch purposes. 


These events have been organized by faculty members of the Women and Gender Studies Program 

and Philosophy Department at George Mason University, with co-sponsorship by the following GMU Departments and Programs: African and African American Studies; Center for the Study of Gender and Conflict; English; Global Affairs; Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer and Questioning Resources; Mason Dreamers; New Century College; Philosophy; Sociology & Anthropology; University Life; & Women & Gender Studies.


Women & Gender Studies Center
MSN 5B6
Johnson Center 240K
703.993.2896
wgst.gmu.edu