Economic Opportunity

2019 Apr 05

Making Care “Work” in Dubai: Mompreneurs between State, Market, and Mediated Spaces

2:00pm to 3:30pm

Location: 

Taubman 135, Center for Public Leadership’s Darman Seminar Room

May Al-Dabbagh, Assistant Professor of Social Research and Public Policy, New York University Abu Dhabi; former Founder and Director, Gender and Public Policy Program, Dubai School of Government; and former WAPPP Research Fellow

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2019 Apr 02

Pizza and Movie Event: Screening of "hillbilly"

4:00pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

Cason Conference Room, Taubman

In "hillbilly," directors Ashley York (Tig) and Sally Rubin ("Deep Down") show the evolution of the uneducated, promiscuous American "hillbilly" stereotype in movies and television, linking it with corporate exploitation of Appalachia’s natural resources. The film features Appalshop's Appalachian Media Institute where young adults find community and refuge and The Affrilachian Poets, a grassroots group of poets of color living in the Appalachian region. Funded by the National...

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