Department of
Comparative Cultural Studies 
University of Houston 
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4800 Calhoun Road
Houston TX 77204-5020
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Upcoming Events

Institute for World Liturature Scholarships 2013-2014

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Culture Talk

Culture Talk

We will be discussing ANTHROPOLOGY, CURRENT EVENTS, and ACTIVISM at CULTURE TALK in February on Monday and Wednesday and March and April on Wednesday from 12:15-1:00 in room M-106.

FEEL FREE TO BRING YOUR LUNCH!

For more information and a topic schedule, please e-mail BRIDGET FERNANDES at bridget.fernandes@gmail.com.

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February

Mon: 2/4: Fieldwork among the Grand Valley, Papua New Guinea: A Short Film and Ethnographic Exercise.

Wed: 2/6: Art and Ceremony of the Kwa Kwaka’ Wakw of the Northwest Coast.

Mon: 2/11: American Sign Language and Deaf Culture. A discussion led by student Terry Jeffcoat

Wed: 2/13: Egyptian Birth Ritual: A short film and discussion.

Mon: 2/18: The Bedouin in Kuwait. A discussion led by student Darrel Scranton.

Wed: 2/20: Intro to Women in Society and Feminism Lecture.

Mon: 2/25: Women and Activism: The Gulabi Gang or The Pink Gang in India.

Wed: 2/27: Philosophy. A discussion led by student Shahzad Khan.

March

Wed: 3/6: Women and Education: The Barefoot College.

Wed: 3/13: Plus-Size Culture. A discussion led by student Jasmine Berry.

Wed: 3/20: The Power of the Gaze: Marina Abramovic: A presentation.

Wed: 3/27: Prison Education and Microculture.

April

Wed: 4/3: Music and Religion. A discussion led by student Khalid Alsomali

Wed: 4/10: Danza Azteca: Dance Presentation or Discussion led by Marisela Orozco.

Wed: 4/17: Foreign Film. A discussion led by Laura Gillespie

Wed: 4/24: U.S. Government and Current Policies. A discussion led by Travis Speck.