News & Events

 


New Feminist Research Lecture Series

Posted in Arts & Culture, Politics & Society, Voices & Opinion
Mar 7, 2019

Dr. Mirela David (PhD)

Women's and Gender Studies and the USSU Women's Centre invite you to the 10th New Feminist Research Lecture Series.

Hooligan Sparrow: Representations of Sexual Assault in Chinese Cinema, Feminist Activism and the Limits of #MeToo in the Face of Male-Dominated State Power

Talk by Dr. Mirela David (PhD), College of Arts and Science, University of Saskatchewan

Date: March 7
Time: 7 pm
Location: Gordon Snelgrove Gallery

Lecture description:

The work of radical women’s rights activist Ye Haiyan is captured in the documentary Hooligan Sparrow, in which internationally acclaimed Chinese female director Nanfu Wang investigates activist responses to sexual assault in China. Drawing on Judith Butler’s theories, Dr. Mirela David will explore how feminist filmmakers and activists are addressing Internet and film censorship, as well as harassment and imprisonment by the Chinese state.

Speaker's bio:

Dr. Mirela David (PhD) is an assistant professor in modern Chinese history/women's and gender studies at the University of Saskatchewan. Author of several articles, her dissertation Free Love, Marriage, and Eugenics: Global and Local Debates on Sex, Birth Control, Venereal Disease and Population in 1920s-1930s China was supported by the NYU GSAS Mellon Dissertation in History and the Provost's Global Research Fellowship at NYU Shanghai.

 

Back to News Listing

Related Articles

Beaded mask a source of power and strength for Cree artist

Posted on 2020-07-06

College of Arts and Science staff member and alumna Vanessa Hyggen (BA'17) is among the artists in Saskatchewan applying traditional beadwork to pandemic masks


Sask.'s $4B irrigation plan must address changing climate, Indigenous rights: professor

Posted on 2020-07-06

"I think what's important is that it has a scientific basis to its design," says USask professor Dr. John Pomeroy (PhD)


Taking the Pulse: Sask. residents report taking on less debt since pandemic began

Posted on 2020-07-06

“What you get in every recession is people sort of hunker down,” says economics professor Dr. Joel Bruneau (PhD)


New digital exhibition showcases alumni artwork created during COVID-19 pandemic

Posted on 2020-06-30

Colour in Quarantine was co-curated by two College of Arts and Science alumni: Marie Lannoo (BA'77) and Kyle Zurevinski (BFA'18, BA'19)


Report suggests creating permanent wildfire evacuation centre in the north

Posted on 2020-06-25

Anthropology professor Dr. Jim Waldram (PhD) and a team went to Pelican Narrows to interview 56 residents, which contributed to a report entitled "Like Residential School All Over Again"


Sask. parents not yet comfortable sending kids back to school, COVID-19 survey suggests

Posted on 2020-06-25

Those results come from a June survey conducted by the University of Saskatchewan-based Social Sciences Research Laboratories (SSRL)