VU Lyčių studijų centras - Seminars

Seminars

Women with a disability in media and popular culture: existing between the prominent and the recalcitrant forms of femininity [2013-11-13]

seminar-2013-11-13Seminar led by Dr. Deimantė Šėporaitytė

Wednesday, November 13, 6 pm

What are the images of women with a disability that predominate in Lithuanian media, what are the practices of and types of representation that disabled women recieve in foreign and Lithuanian popular culture? How do the practices and representations of disabled women contribute to the spreading of gender stereotypes and their critique? And why do some images of disabled women serve as both liberating expressions and ones which promote oppression?

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A seminar "One day after Parliament elections: women in politics" [2012-10-15]

Moterys politikoje15 October 2012 Gender studies centre organized a seminar "One day after Parliament elections: women in politics". In the seminar Parliament elections results were overviewed with political scientist prof. Irmina Matonytė and politician Agnė Zuokienė.

A seminar "Six days till Parliament elections: women and politics" [2012-10-09]

Seminaras sesios dienos iki rinkimu 9 October 2012 Gender studies centre organized a seminar "Six days till Parliament elections: women and politics" assoc. prof. Giedre Purvaneckienė. 

 

 

A seminar „Special bodies" – the discourse on gender and the body in the German Disability Movement and international Disability Studies" [2012-09-25]

Swantje Koebsell copy25 September 2012 Gender studies centre organized a seminar „Special bodies" – the discourse on gender and the body in the German Disability Movement and international Disability Studies", dr. Swantje Köbsell (Bremen university, Germany).

A seminar "Interrelationality in Baltic Women's Deportation and Gulag Narratives" [2012-09-10]

Leena kurvet-kaosaar10 September 2012 was organized a seminar "Interrelationality in Baltic Women's Deportation and Gulag Narratives" dr. Leena Kurvet-Käosaar (Tartu university). Focusing on the representation of suffering in the deportation stories of Estonian women within a comparative frame of similar narratives by Latvian and Lithuanian women, the objective of the research has been to reflect on different representation and conceptualisation possibilities of the Baltic experience of the hurtfulness of the repressions of the Soviet regime where gender emerges as an important category of delineation of the impact and implications of such experience.

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