Migration

Foreign Bodies: Gendering Transnational Migration

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Dr. Laura Fantone, Beatrice Bain Research Group
Charlotte McIvor, Performance Studies

Throughout time and across cultures, women all over the world have played the role of domestic workers. Charlotte McIvor, a graduate student in UC Berkeley’s Performance Studies Department, is interested in how artwork can express the personal lives and manifold experiences of female domestic workers, as well as what it may reveal about the greater social fabric the artworks are created in.

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Made in Chitaly

Dr. Laura Fantone, Beatrice Bain Research Group

The symbolic and material economies of Italy shaped a specific space around the figure of the East Asian immigrant, especially living in central Italy. Drawing from recent data about Italy and sociological analysis of economic and cultural integration patterns, Dr.

Drawing from recent data about Italy and sociological analysis of economic and cultural integration patterns, Dr. Laura Fantone of the Beatrice Bain Research Group analyzes opportunities, limits and racial policies operating in contemporary Italy regarding East Asian women and their families.

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Foreign Bodies: Gendering Transnational Migration in Contemporary Italy and Ireland

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Presenter: 

"Made in Chitaly," Dr. Laura Fantone, Beatrice Bain Research Group

Presenter2: 

"'Opening Doors': The Domestic Worker's Support Group and Performing Migrant Women's Labor in Post-Celtic Tiger Ireland," Charlotte McIver, Performance Studies

Date: 

Thu, 09/17/2009 - 16:00 to 17:30

Location: 

691 Barrows Hall

FOREIGN BODIES: GENDERING TRANSNATIONAL MIGRATION IN CONTEMPORARY ITALY AND IRELAND
**Re-scheduled to Sep 17th to acknowledge university walkout on Sep 24th**

Made in Chitaly
Dr. Laura Fantone, Beatrice Bain Research Group

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