Trafficking Sex: Politics, Policy, Personhood
Smith College offers a two-day symposium on the complex and controversial issues of human sex trafficking. A keynote event with Gloria Steinem and Ruchira Gupta will open the event. A set of panels will follow that feature presentations and open debate by a range of prominent experts. Subjects treated will examine the the interplay between public policy, advocacy, human rights, and technology - in the United States and around the world.
Thursday, April 18 - Friday, April 19, 2013
- Listen to the keynote conversation.
- View photographs from the event.
- Watch video of the event (coming soon).
Smith College offers a critical reflection on films addressing human trafficking. All screenings will include discussions moderated by Smith or other Five College faculty members.
- Trading Women, directed by David Feingold, 2003.
Wednesday, February 4th, at 7:00 p.m. in Seelye 201
- Trade, directed by Marco Kreutzpaintner, 2007.
Wednesday, February 27th, at 7:00 p.m. in Seelye 201
- Price and Sex, directed by Mimi Chakarova, 2011.
Wednesday, March 13th, at 7:00 p.m. in Seelye 201
- Very Young Girls, directed by David Schisgall and Nina Alverez, 2007.
Wednesday, April 3th, at 7:00 p.m. in Seelye 201
Smith College offered a multidisciplinary, one-day workshop to examine the illicit trade in human beings—in Massachusetts and the world. Panelists representing a range of disciplines will present comparative perspectives and discuss local responses, including how students are now or may become involved in antitrafficking work.
January 22, 2013
9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Smith College Conference Center
Sponsored by the Smith College Global Studies Center, the journal Meridians: Feminism, Race, Transnationalism, the Center for Community Collaboration, the Office of the Dean of the College, and the Office of the Provost.