Go to the U of M home page


Wednesday, October 16, 2013

International Symposium Erasures: Gender, Violence and Human Rights Lecture

The Department of Spanish & Portuguese Studies presents the "International Symposium Erasures: Gender, Violence and Human Rights" lecture on Thursday and Friday, October 24th and 25th from 9:00an to 5:00pm in the Maroon & Gold room in McNamara Alumni Center. Speakers presenting include: Susana Trimarco (Plenary Speaker), Rosa Linda Fregoso, Karina Ansolabehere, Héctor Dominguez Revalcaba, Susan Berk-Seligson, Maria Sonderéguer, Greta Friedemann-Sánchez, Raul Marrero Fente, Ana Amado, Ileana Rodriguez, Shannon Drysdale Walsh and Kimberley Theidon.

This significant symposium will address violence against women as a human rights violation, the erasure of gender violence in cultural debates about human rights, and the epistemic revolts of the rethinking of violence from a gender perspective. To see the event flyer, click here: Erasures flyer.pdf