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UCLA Center for the Study of Women

The UCLA Center for the Study of Women is sponsoring, along with the UCLA Sociology Department a lecture series entitled “Sociology of Gender.”

Friday, February 1st - Robert Connell will give a lecture on “Men and Masculinities in Global Arenas.”  Connell is the author of The Men and the Boys, Masculinities and Gender and Power. The lecture starts at 4 pm, in Kinsey Hall, Room 355.  Free and Open to the Public. Carpooling recommended; it costs $6 to park and it is frequently difficult to find parking. 

Tuesday, February 19, also at 4 pm - Dorothy Sue Cobbell will give a lecture entitled “Lost Visions of Equality: The Labor Origins of the Next WomenÂ’s Movement.” Cobbell is a Professor of Labor and Employment Relations, History and WomenÂ’s Studies at Rutgers University.  She is the author of the forthcoming book Dishing It Out.

There are other many excellent lectures, readings and films offered to the public through the Center for the Study of Women.   The complete calendar is available at www.women.ucla.edu/csw.

Women, Migration, and Work

Saturday, January 12th at the Huntington Library

Pierette Hondagneu-Sotelo, Associate Professor, University of Southern California, "Immigrant Workers: Cleaning Other People's Houses and Caring for Other People's Children"

Hilarie Kelly, Assistant Professor, California State University, Fullerton, "When the Research Follows You Home From Kenya: An Anthropologist Encounters Globalization"

Lucie Cheng, Professor, University of California, Los Angeles, "Transnational Workers in East Asia: What Is Different?"

Moderator: Kathleen Sheldon, Research Scholar, Center for the Study of Women, University of California, Los Angeles


9:30am           Coffee and Registration
10am-noon     Presentation and Discussion
12pm              Lunch

Bring a sack lunch or buy a sandwich.  Lunch tickets will be available during registration.  We will be eating together outdoors on the Garden Terrace.  THERE IS NO CHARGE FOR THE SEMINAR AND NO RESERVATION IS REQUIRED.


Future Program Dates:  March 2, 2002
April 20, 2002