Directors Vasali Sinha and Rebecca Haimowitz will introduce the film and take questions afterward.
5200 Wesley W. Posvar Hall
The Pittsburgh Consortium for Adoption Studies, Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences, Women's Studies Program, Asian Studies Center, Film Studies Program and Department of English
This documentary shows the journey of infertile American couople, and Indian surrogate and the reproductive outsourcing business that brings them together. Made in India has been shown on four continents and on PBS. It won best documentary award at the Florida, Magnolia, and San Francisco International Asian-American Film Festivals.
Women's Studies Program & Campus Women's Organization
Medea Benjamin will be discussion her book, Drone Warfare (OR Books, 2012), which is a comprehensive look at the growing menace of drone warfare, with an extensive analysis of who is producing the drones, where they are being used, who are "piloting" these unmanned planes, who are the victims and what are the legal and moral implications. But this book is also a call to action, with a look at what activists, lawyers and scientists are doing to rein in the drones, and ways to move forward. She will also talk about the most recent CODEPINK Peace delegation to Pakistan.
Nguyen Tan Hoang (Assistant Professor of English & Film Studies at Bryn Mawr College)
Cathedral of Learning, Room 602
Join Nguyen Tan Hoang (Bryn Mawr) for a Humanities Center Colloquium titled "Bottomhood is Powerful: Asian American Sexual Positionings," with responses by Mark Lynn Anderson (English) and Naomi Paik (Early Career Fellow). Two short videos, K.I.P. (4 minutes) and Forever Bottom! (4 minutes), by Nguyen Tan Hoang will also be shown at the beginning of the colloquium.
Faculty and graduate students in Pitt Humanities departments can access colloquium papers two weeks before the event by logging in to <my.pitt.edu>, clicking on the tab “My Resources,” clicking on “Humanities Center,” and then clicking on “Colloquium Series” where there is a link to the pdf file. Anyone else wishing to access the readings may request the reading at email@example.com. All other concerns please contact: Colleen Jankovic firstname.lastname@example.org
Nguyen Tan Hoang (is Assistant Professor of English & Film Studies at Bryn Mawr College)
Cathedral of Learning, Room G-24, Ground floor
Video screening presented as part of the Kelly Strayhorn Theater's My People queer of color film series. Stay after the video for a video Q&A with the video artist Nguyen Tan Hoang. See www.kelly-strayhorn.org for a full schedule of the film series.