Center for Gender and Development Studies Welcomes Dr. Andrea Zittlau

Sunday, September 16, 2018 - 16:00

The Center for Gender and Development Studies is honored to host Dr. Andrea Zittlau, a scholar, a poet, and a performance artist, who will be at AUIS from September 14-26, 2018. Dr. Zittlau received an Academic Gender Development grant to participate in CGDS activities, including providing guest lectures in gender minor classes and offering a creative writing workshop. She will also work with community organizations such as RASAN, as well as conduct workshops at IDP/refugee camps.

Since October 2005, she has served as assistant professor at the Department for North American Studies at the University of Rostock, Germany, where she also served, until 2015, as Coordinator of the graduate school “Cultural Encounters and the Discourses of Scholarship.”

Her many publications focus on gender, disability studies, cultural studies, and ethnography among others; her teaching record is also extensive and wide-ranging. With photographer Emiliano Leonardi, she publishes and performs internationally. Most recently, she performed “The Paper Dress” in Rome.