Global and Regional Studies Calendar of Events

Thu Apr 18 2019

  • Book Launch and Reception
    5:00pm - 6:00pm
    Alumni House, 2nd floor

    The Department of Anthropology and the Program in Global Studies invite you to join us at a book launch and reception to celebrate recent publications authored by Teresa Mares, Jonah Steinberg and Luis Vivanco

Wed Sep 18 2019

  • Lecture: Professor Caroline Beer, Political Science Department
    4:30pm - 5:30pm
    Memorial Lounge

    Full Professor Lecture Series. The first lecture in the series will be given by Caroline Beer, Professor of Political Science, on September 18, 2019, at 4:30 PM in the Waterman Memorial Lounge.

    Title: What Can We Learn from Mexico About Gender Equality? Comparative Politics and Global Gender Inequality

    Date: Wednesday, September 18th, 2019
    Time: 4:30 PM
    Location: Memorial Lounge, Waterman Building

    Information: 656-1297

    Mexico was at the forefront of progressive gender legislation in the early twentieth century after the triumph of its anti-clerical revolution. Again in the early twenty-first century, after its transition to democracy, Mexico enacted wide-ranging gender equality policies. Women in Mexico enjoy greater equality in many spheres of life than women in the United States. What can the study of Mexico and comparative political analysis more broadly teach us about gender inequality?

    Professor Beer studies and teaches about politics and gender in Latin America. She first travelled to Latin America as a sixteen-year-old foreign exchange student in Ecuador. Since then she has returned as often as possible. Her early research examined the local dimensions of Mexico’s transition to democracy. More recently, she has published articles about gender quotas, abortion policy, violence against women laws, and LGBT rights in Mexico.

    The College of Arts and Sciences Full Professor Lecture Series was designed to give newly promoted faculty an opportunity to share with the university community a single piece of research or overview of research trajectory meant to capture the spark of intellectual excitement that has resulted in their achieving full professor rank.