Refugees and Gender Violence: Vulnerability and Resistance (Reframing Gendered Violence Series)

Date(s) - Thursday, February 9th, 2017
4:15 pm - 6:00 pm


“Rape Trees, State Security and the Politics of Sexual Violence along Migrant Routes in Mexico”

Wendy Vogt, Professor of Anthropology, Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis


“Suppliants and Deviants: Gendering the Refugee/Migrant Debate on the EU Border”

Chloe Howe Haralambous, Graduate Student, English & Comparative Literature, Columbia University


“When Home Won’t Let You Stay: A Collective Deliberation on Taking Refuge”

Isin Onol, Curator, Vienna and Istanbul


“Migrants and a New Mothers’ Movement”

Diana Taylor, University Professor, Performance Studies and Spanish and Founding Director, Hemispheric Institute of Performance and Politics, NYU


This event is free and open to the public.

Reframing Gendered Violence is a two­-year initiative of Women Creating Change at the Center for the Study of Social Difference, supported by the Dean of the Humanities, the Columbia Global Centers, and linked to the project on “Religion and the Global Reframing of Gender Violence” supported by the Henry Luce Foundation. Columbia is committed to creating an environment that includes and welcomes people with disabilities. If you need accommodations because of a disability, please email [email protected] in advance of the event. This event will be videotaped.