Wednesday, April 21, 2010, 7-9 p.m. Zinner Forum, Heller School


"Panel discusses human trafficking, sex work in U.S.," Rebecca Cardin, April 23, 2010, The Brandeis Hoot.

Slavery Today:
  Sex, Labor and Pornography

Slavery Today: Sex, Labor and Pornography

Panel discussion and trailer featuring the documentary about global human trafficking, Not My Life, by Bob Bilheimer, Oscar nominee and director/producer of A Closer Walk.


Katherine Chon, President and Cofounder of Polaris Project, leading anti-human trafficking NGO in the U.S. and Japan

Gail Dines, Author and Professor of Sociology and Women's Studies, Wheelock College

Karen McLaughlin, International Consultant on Human Trafficking Victims and former Director of the Massachusetts Task Force to Combat Human Trafficking

Mei-Mei Ellerman, Resident Scholar, Brandeis Women's Studies Research Center and member of the Board of Directors, Polaris Project

This panel discussion was presented by the Gender & International Development Initiatives (GaIDI) at the Women's Studies Research Center.

It was cosponsored by the Schuster Institute for Investigative Journalism, the Heller Gender Working Group, Wheelock College's Department of American Studies, Women's and Gender Studies Program, A Student Anti-Genocide Coalition, and the Feminist Majority Leadership Alliance.