Fulbright scholar addresses the feminine ideals of China

Author and pioneer of research on issues of women in East Asia comes to campus | March 30, 2004

Fulbright Scholar Eva Kit-wah Man visits campus on Friday, April 2. One of the first to focus on women’s issues in East Asia, Man speaks on “The Political and Aesthetic Dimension of the Feminine Ideal in China” from 12:15 p.m.-1:30 p.m. in the Brueggeman center for dialogue.

Man is the author of five books and is currently working on her sixth at the University of California at Berkeley. Her current works focus on the politics and the aesthetics of feminine ideals in China as she collaborates with Judith Butler and Trinh Minh-Ha.

The Fulbright program is a flagship international educational program sponsored by the United States government. It is designed to increase understanding among U.S. citizens and the world to exchange ideas and develop solutions to address shared concerns. For more information, visit the the U.S. Department of State web site.

The center provides a free lunch for those who wish to attend. To register or for more information, call 513 745-3922 or e-mail brueggemancenter@xavier.edu.