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GALE Forum
Saturday, 19/May/2018:
4:30pm - 6:00pm

Location: 4503

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Equality Across Borders

S. Healy1, E. Donnery2, P. Mehran3, E. Fernandes4

1Kyoto Institute of Technology, Japan; 2Shonan Institute of Technology; 3Osaka University; 4Kobe City University of Foreign Studies

This forum will examine issues related to gender and identity both within Japan and globally. Eucharia Donnery will compare the experiences of female teachers and students in a computer sciences department at a Japanese university with other departments. She will also suggest ways in which universities can support minority identities. Parisa Mehran and Elisabeth Fernandes will explore the theme of debunking stereotypes of Middle Eastern Women. They will discuss their personal experiences in Iran and Pakistan and their collaboration in their English classrooms on projects to reflect on existing stereotypes and their impact on the identity of these women.

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