March 7, 2013 - 4:00 p.m. - Beckman Auditorium-Ames Library
Fulbright-Nehru Visiting Faculty
Comparative Literature Department
Dr. Sengupta is also Reader/ Associate Professor & former Head, Department of English at South Calcutta Girls’ College, and guest faculty for graduate courses in Lady Brabourne College, affiliated to Calcutta University
"Translating Gender: Music, Myth, and Desire in India"
There will also be a reading of excerpts from her English translation of Gandharbi
by Bani Basu, to invite discussions from the audience on the subject of translatability of cultural nuances, narrative subtleties where music is imbedded in the semiotic matrix of the text, yielding to narrative desire
March 8, 2013 - 11:30 - Davidson Room (Memorial Student Center)
Brown bag lunch with Jayita Sengupta. The discussion will be on "Indian Feminism"
March 22-13, 2013
- Council for IWU Women
The schedule of activities will be listed on Face Book at:
March 30, 2013 - 3:00 p.m. - IWU Evelyn Chapel
Senior Voice Recital of Hannah Elyse McCoy
A recital of songs by women composers.
Reception immediately following in the basement of Evelyn Chapel.
October 2 - 6, 2012, at 8:00 p.m. and
Sunday October 7, 2012, at 2:00 p.m.
Play by Barbara Lebow: A Shayna Maidel,
Directed by Nancy Loitz, IWU Theatre Arts Professor
Monday, October 8, 2012, 7:00 p.m. - CNS C101
Film: All my Girls (Alle meine Mädchen, 1979)
Directed by Iris Gusner.
Tuesday, October 9 at 4:00 p.m., Beckman Auditorium-The Ames Library
Lecture: "Socialist Patriarchy? East German Policy on Women"
By Ursula Schroeter, Sociologist and Vice-Chairwoman of Germany's Association of Democratic Women
(Note this lecture is in German with the English translation provided on handout and PowerPoint. The Q&A will be in both languages.)
Tuesday, October 9, 2012, 7:00 p.m. - CNS C101
Film: If The Earth Weren't Round (Wäre die Erde nicht rund, 1981)
Special Q & A after the film with film director Iris Gusner and sociologists Ursula Schroeter
Thursday, October 25, 2012, 4:00 p.m., Merwin Gallery, School of Art
Poetry reading by Virginia Bell, including poems from her new collection, From the Belly
Her themes vary but include images of the body, mother-child relations, the family; food, desire and sex. (http://siblingrivalrypress.com/from-the-belly-by-virginia-bell/)