A Talk on Cultural and Social Norms of Violence Surrounding Gender with Professor Courtenay Sprague
Event Date: December 06, 2012 - 6:30 p.m.
Location: Quinn Administration, 3rd Floor, Chancellor’s Conference Room
Violence, Sex, Gender, Women’s Health and HIV in Southern Africa: Are Socio-cultural Norms and Behaviors Changeable?
Associate Professor Sprague joined the faculty of the Department of Conflict Resolution, Human Security, and Global Governance this fall. Before coming to UMass Boston, she was an associate professor at the University of Witwatersrand in South Africa, where she engaged in the core challenges of global health and development facing vulnerable populations in the developing world. With 14 years of experience working with diverse population groups globally, she has been involved in health research and related programs in over 10 African countries and Brazil.