Friday, September 10, 2010

Pittsburgh Consortium for Adoption Studies Events

Talks
Elizabeth Samuels, law professor at the University of Baltimore, is speaking on the history of closed records in the U.S. (Get the attention of legislators for this one!)
When: Thursday, September 30, 12:30 pm
Location: University of Pittsburgh Law School 


Jennifer Kwon Dobbs, Korean TRA and activist/poet/professor, "Toward Truth and Reconciliation: Overseas Korean Adoptee and Unwed Mother Advocacy," with
Eleana Kim, from University of Rochester, "The Dry Eye of Adoption Politics: Testimony, Social Justice, and Representation Among Transnational Korean Adoptees"
When: Friday, October 15, noon
Location: University of Pittsburgh Posvar Hall

Poetry Reading
Jennifer Kwon Dobbs
When: Friday, October 15, 4 pm
Location: University of Pittsburgh, Cathedral of Learning 2nd floor

Film Showing
First Person Plural, A documentary by and about a Korean-American adoptee
(NYTimes review
here)
When: Thursday, October 14, 7:30 pm
Location: University of Pittsburgh Posvar Hall
                                                                                

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