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Join us for the 2017 GO! Global Orientation on Culture + Ethics Saturday, April 8 at the FedEx Global Education building!

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Saturday, April 8 • 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Gender + Sexuality in Cross-Cultural Travel FILLING
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This session, hosted in collaboration with the LGBTQ and the Carolina Women's Centers, will address the implications of gender and sexual differences and inequalities in crosscultural travel. Some of the questions discussed include: How can students practice culturally appropriate behavior related to gender and sexuality? What specific issues confront women, transfolk, and LGB identified students?  How can students use crosscultural experiences to explore different ways in which gender and sexual identities are expressed? How can students see beyond stereotypes about the gender and sexuality of others, particularly as they relate to religion, the body and its treatment/adornment, and notions of oppression and liberation?

Speakers
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Noel Bynum

International Education Program Coordinator, UNC Center for European Studies
Noel received his B.A. in Global Studies & English and Comparative Literature and a minor in Sexuality Studies from UNC-Chapel Hill. He is currently a student at North Carolina State University working on his MEd in Higher Education Administration. He enjoys making the connections of international events and concepts to local communities in NC. In his free time, he loves to eat; he considers himself a big foodie and loves cooking... Read More →
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April Callis

Assistant Director, UNC LGBTQ Center
After growing up in Raleigh, April went on to receive her BA from Sweet Briar College, her MA from the University of Kentucky, and her PhD from Purdue University. Before coming to UNC-CH, April taught classes on gender, sexuality, and privilege at Northern Kentucky University. She also worked as a facilitator and educator for GLSEN, a national organization dedicated to providing safe K-12 experiences for individuals of all sexual... Read More →
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Shelley Gist

Program Coordinator, Carolina Women's Center
Shelley Gist serves as program coordinator at the CWC, with a focus on student programming. She graduated from UNC in May 2014 with a BS in Psychology and a minor in Creative Writing. During her undergraduate career, Shelley served as a student intern at the CWC for three years. She has since enjoyed working here professionally and being able to serve UNC students in new ways! Shelley has been Safe Zone, Green Zone, HAVEN, Mental... Read More →


Saturday April 8, 2017 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Classroom 4003