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New Spring 2012 Module Course in GSFS: Gender and Public Health (GSFS 201)

Jan. 25, 2012

GSFS 201: GENDER AND PUBLIC HEALTH NEW SPRING 2012 MODULE COURSE GENDER, SEXUALITY, AND FEMINIST STUDIES INSTITUTE

The field of public health explores the ways class, gender, and privilege affect access to health care, which might be considered one of the most basic human rights. This mini-course features three distinguished public health professionals who will discuss their work in gender and public health internationally. Topics include working to reduce violence against women in Brazil, sex and vulnerability in the U.S., and structural and political issues affecting women’s health in India. GSFS 201 will meet for the guest lectures on Thursdays at 7:30, followed by a discussion session on Fridays at noon for the three weeks of April 12, 19, and 26. In addition, there will be an introductory meeting on Thursday, April 5 at 7:30 and a concluding session on Thursday, May 3 at 7:30. P/NP or Credit grading only.

SPEAKERS

Dr. Gary Barker Thursday, April 12th, 7:30 p.m. “Engaging Men in Gender Equality: Evidence of Change, Evidence of Resistance”

Dr. Mira Shiva Thursday, April 19th, 7:30 p.m. "Women's Right to Health in a Period of Economic Globalization "

Dr. Rachel Snow Thursday, April 26th, 7:30 p.m. “Sex, Gender, and Vulnerability”