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Women's Gender and Sexuality Studies

College of the Sciences

"Tales of the Waria" Film - April 8, 5:00 PM, SURC pit

Tuesday, Apr 8, 2014
5:00 pm

“Tales of the Waria” film showing and panel discussion (Queer Film Series), April 8, 5:00 p.m., SURC Pit.

This is a film about a transgender community in Indonesia, the largest Muslim country in the world, and their struggles to find love and acceptance in a culture that emphasizes gender dualities. The director, Kathy Huang, describes it as a film about “contradictions, tragedy, and heroism.” A panel discussion will follow the film – Mark Auslander (Anthropology), Robyn Brammer (Psychology), Lene Pedersen (Anthropology), and Pam McMullin-Messier (Sociology).

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