Student Symposium on Gender, Immigration, and Social Inequality — W, 3/4 at 12pm

The Student Symposium on Gender, Immigration, and Social Inequality is this Wednesday, March 4th in NAB 1100 from 12 to 3 p.m.  The Symposium is the culmination of the year-long Crossing Borders, Erasing Borders Grant Project, involving students and faculty from American Studies; Biology; English; First-Year Experience; Politics, Economics and Law; Psychology; Sociology; and Visual Arts.

At noon, Queens native Bushra Rehman, author of the novel Corona and co-editor of Colonize This!: Young Women of Color on Today’s Feminism, will talk about growing up in a Pakistani Muslim immigrant community and will share her thoughts on feminism and writing.

From 1:15 to 3 p.m., students will share their work–research essays, oral histories, media and design projects–on gender, sexuality, race, class, immigration, and social inequality.
All are welcome! A light lunch will be provided.
symposium

Reminder: Only One Day Left!

Tomorrow, Friday, February 20th is the last day for students to submit their writing to the Spring 2015 issues of Harmonia, the Creative Writing Journal at SUNY Old Westbury, and Discordia, the scholarly journal at SUNY Old Westbury. See the below flyers and the “Harmonia & Discordia” section of this webpage (accessible in the left-hand menu) for more submission details.DiscordiaSubmissionFlyer S15-page-001S15_Harmonia Call for SubmissionsFlyer

Reminder: Time is Running Out!

Friday, February 20th is the deadline for students to submit their writing to the Spring 2015 issues of Harmonia, the Creative Writing Journal at SUNY Old Westbury, and Discordia, the scholarly journal at SUNY Old Westbury. See the below flyers and the “Harmonia & Discordia” section of this webpage (accessible in the left-hand menu) for more submission details.

DiscordiaSubmissionFlyer S15-page-001S15_Harmonia Call for SubmissionsFlyer