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Feb. 15 lecture, film focus on India

Feb. 15 lecture, film focus on India

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North Central will host a free lecture, followed by a film at 7:30 p.m., Tuesday, Feb. 15, in Meiley-Swallow Hall. Madhu Rao, an international women’s rights advocate, will give a talk titled “Renting a Womb in India: Outsourcing’s New Frontier” that was originally scheduled for Feb. 1. The film “The Story of India” by Michael Woods (photo) will be shown at 8:30 p.m. Part two of a six-part series made for PBS and BBC, this film is a journey through today’s India and uncovers the country’s historic figures, achievements, legacies and impact in the region.



Women’s rights advocate to speak Feb. 1

Women’s rights advocate to speak Feb. 1

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International programs will host a free lecture, titled “Renting a Womb in India: Outsourcing’s New Frontier,” by Madhu Rao at 7:30 p.m., Tuesday, Feb. 1, in Meiley-Swallow Hall. Rao is an international women’s rights advocate and adjunct instructor at North Central and will explore the topics of globalization, gender rights and human rights in the context of India.



“Salaam Bombay” gives view of urban life in India

“Salaam Bombay” gives view of urban life in India

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Cultural Events and Office of International Programs will present a free screening of the documentary “Salaam Bombay” on Jan. 25 as part of this year’s international focus on India and global environmental change. The 1988 Hindi film by Mira Nair will be shown at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 25, in Meiley-Swallow Hall.



Winter term exhibits in Oesterle Library

Winter term exhibits in Oesterle Library

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Each term Oesterle Library presents new and timely exhibits in its lobby. Winter term’s exhibits feature Martin Luther King, environmental change, publications.



Faculty gives lecture, leads discussion on India Nov. 11

Faculty gives lecture, leads discussion on India Nov. 11

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One of North Central’s own faculty members, Assistant Professor of History Shereen Ilahi, will give a talk and lead a discussion related to India and global environmental change at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 11, in Meiley-Swallow Hall. Titled “The 1947 Partition of Punjab,” her timely lecture will focus on the creation of the sovereign states of Pakistan, Bangladesh and India and how the British drew the line in 1947 that partitioned the region of Punjab that borders India and Pakistan. The event is free.



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