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HUMS SYMPOSIUM - WOMEN - Interdisciplinary perspectives : Friday 27th October 2017

  • Venue: Faculty of Arts Library 
  • The meeting is scheduled to start at 9.15 am. Refreshments will be served after the meeting.
  • Chairs:  Prof. C. Vassallo


09.30 Introduction: Women and Work: A few words from Virginia Woolf,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, Clare Vassallo (Translation Studies)

09:45  Women Inventors and Women in the World of Science ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,Edwina Portanier Brejza (Chemistry)

10:15  Marriage Alliances for the Sake of Art: The Case of Renaissance Messina (Sicily) ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,Charlene Vella (History of Art)

10:45  Determination of Gender,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, Charles Savona Ventura (Gynaecology)

11:15 On the Vocation of Women,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, Christine Galea (Theology)

11:45  Women in the Bible: With Special Reference to the Hebrew Bible,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, Anthony Frendo (Oriental Studies)

12:15  Would I Rather be a Girl than a Cyborg? On Monstrous Dolls and the Possibility of TechnoFeminism ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,Maria Theuma (English)

 12:45  Refreshments

 Papers are 20 minutes long since we aim to dedicate 10 minutes following each paper to lively discussion between the speaker and the audience. Please email to inform HUMS of your intention to attend the Autumn Symposium


HUMS SYMPOSIUM - Yuletide HUMS - Christmas theme with links to Malta : Friday 1st December 2017

  • Venue: TBA.  
  • The meeting is scheduled to start at 9.00 am. Refreshments will be served after the meeting.
  • Chairs:  TBA

 Programme: TBA 


Last Updated: 15 October 2017

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