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GET SMART! The People’s Review of the Intelligence Agencies

GET SMART! The People’s Review of the Intelligence Agencies

A special event hosted by the DUNEDIN FREE UNIVERSITY Where: Dunedin Civic Centre / Fringe Space / enter on George Street When: 11/08 6pm The Government’s review of the intelligence agencies is widely seen as hobbled before it even begins, but it does provide us with the impetus to review the intelligence agencies ourselves. Come […]

27/5 SCREAMING QUEENS: THE RIOT AT COMPTON’S CAFETERIA screening

27/5 SCREAMING QUEENS: THE RIOT AT COMPTON’S CAFETERIA screening

This month we wrap up the feminism and gender series with a film screening and discussion. The film is Screaming Queens: The Riot at Compton’s Cafeteria (dir. Susan Stryker 2005). It looks at a key moment in the history of Queer and trans* activism in the USA – a fightback by a group of transgendered […]

AMIRA HASS audio now online!

AMIRA HASS audio now online!

Hi everyone! Did you miss the Amira Hass lecture last week? Never fear, we recorded it and you listen to it / download it here http://www.mediafire.com/listen/f6jytvntbwyaph8/amira_hass.mp3 Let us know what you think! Rosie

AMIRA HASS visits Dunedin

AMIRA HASS visits Dunedin

Israeli journalist Amira Hass visits Dunedin by Fiona Bowker When Amira Hass started writing about Palestinian people, she thought her words would encourage Israeli people to “wake up – and do something”. But, she says, she was quickly disappointed. Haas was speaking to a capacity audience at Otago University in Dunedin, as a guest of […]

29/4 AMIRA HASS: Reporting from the front line in Palestine

This month, we are throwing our support behind the Otago Uni branch of the Tertiary Education Union‘s event: AMIRA HASS: REPORTING FROM THE FRONT LINE IN PALESTINE. Amira Hass is an Israeli journalist for Haaretz and she will be delivering a public lecture in Castle 1, Uni Otago, from 6pm on Wednesday 29th April. Please […]

READING for Rebecca Stringer’s Presentation 25th March 2015

Hi everyone, Rebecca has generously provided us with some reading to prepare you for her talk on 25th March 2015 (6pm at none gallery). The article is titled ‘Vulnerability after Wounding: Feminism, Rape Law, and the Differend’ and was published in Substance (132) 42:3, pp 1-21. Check it out as Rebecca’s talk will be focusing […]

NEXT SPEAKER: Dr Rebecca Stringer 25 February 2015

The next speaker in our feminism series is Dr Rebecca Stringer, from the gender studies programme at the University of Otago. Rebecca’s work focuses on the politics of victimhood and feminism in the contemporary neoliberal context. She has recently published a book: Knowing Victims (Routledge, 2014). Come along and hear Rebecca’s presentation and join in […]