NYC EVENT: DOMESTIC WORK, MIGRATION & GENDER

05.03.2011 § Leave a comment

DOMESTIC WORK, MIGRATION & GENDER

A forum to engage scholars, policy advocates, activists, & allies about the situation of immigrant women domestic workers with the Philippines as a case study

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 9, 2011
6:30-8:30 PM
Barnard
College 3009 Broadway,J
James
Room 4th Flr, Barnard Hall

[gate is at equivalent of 117th St. & Broadway; campus map < http://is.gd/liB8oi-/>]

1 train to 116 St / Columbia University” FREE & OPEN TO THE PUBLIC. Refreshments will be served.

Guest speakers:

NEFERTI TADIAR, Professor & Chair Women’s Studies, Barnard College
Globalization, migration & domestic work
GRACE CHANG (Via Skype), Associate Professor Feminist Studies, University of California, Sta. Barbara
Gender & domestic work
TERRI NILLIASCA, Student and Activist  CUNY
Law Center
Power dynamics at the domestic workplace: Intersections of race, class, gender & immigration

ALEXA KASDAN, Director of Research & Policy
Communitiy Development Project, Urban Justice Center Community participatory research & organizing work

CECILLE VENZON, Member, Board of Directors DAMAYAN
Worker’s testimonial

LINDA OALICAN, Program Coordinator, DAMAYAN
Building a comprehensive migrant domestic workers movement

Please also visit the Facebook invite (you’ll need to log in to Facebook to view it).
Organized by Damayan Migrant Workers Association and co-sponsored by Barnard Center for Research on Women (BCRW), Barnard Women’s Studies & the National Domestic Workers Alliance (NDWA)
For more information, please contact Leah or Riya at contact@damayanmigrants.org |  212.564.6057  | www.damayanmigrants.org

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