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Dr. Lynn Rose delivers presentation at international conference in Sri Lanka

Saturday, October 6, 2018 - 15:15

 

AUIS Professor Dr. Lynn Rose represented the Center for Gender and Development Studies (CGDS) at the International Conference on Arts and Humanities in Colombo, Sri Lanka on September 27-28, 2018. Her presentation, titled “Kurdish Medea: Gender, Humanities, and the Arts,” discussed an overview of the gender minor at AUIS. Two other papers in the session on gender focsed on representations of female actors in Tollywood (Telugu) cinema and violations of women’s rights under the Musarraf regime.

 

Dr. Rose also chaired three sessions on ecology and sustainability, arts in society, and literature and culture.

 

Conference organizers provided a tour of Sri Lanka for participants, including visits to a tooth relic temple and elephant orphanage.