Bristol Community College

Bristol Community College

Spring Multicultural Events

Monday, March 25, 2013
Re-viewing Hollywood's Stereotypes: How to re-view Muslims on screen
Margaret L. Jackson Arts Center - H209 (9:30 a.m. - 11 a.m.)(11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.)

As a minority group Muslim Americans have been easy target for the media. This talk will help the audience identify and then critique specific Muslim stereotypes created by film and media in North America. Dr. Amber Fatima Riaz, Professor of Communications and Writing at Fanshawe College in Ontario, Canada, will compare those stereotypes to other possible representations of race and religion to help nuance our reading of popular culture and media.

Thursday, March 28, 2013
Gender Inequality, Dr. Kim MacInnis, Bridgewater State University
eHealth Building ( BCC New Bedford Campus) - NH213 (9:30 a.m. - 11 a.m.)
Margaret L. Jackson Arts Center - H209 (12:30 p.m. - 2 p.m.)

Bridgewater State University Professor of Sociology and Criminology Kim Mac Innis will speak on the continuing realities of gender inequality, in conjunction with Women’s History Month. She will discuss gender inequality in the workplace and images of women in the media. Prof. MacInnis’ specializations include violence against women, feminist theory, family violence and women’s roles.

Monday, April 1, 2013
Women and the Holocaust, Dr. Myrna Goldenberg, Montgomery College
H - Margaret L. Jackson Arts Center - 209 (4 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.)(7 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.)

Dr. Goldenberg has done extensive research (including interviewing women survivors) on the plight of Jewish women during the Holocaust. She will discuss the results of her work expanding our knowledge of the horrors of the Holocaust.

For more information, contact Kevin Spirlet ext. 3361.