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Event Details: Film & Discussion: Mothers of Bedford

Description: Monday, March 24, 2014 5:00 -6:30 PM Reception and post-screening discussion following 177/179 Grace Dodge Please join us for the screening of Jenifer McShane`s documentary, Mothers of Bedford, as part of the Teachers College portion of the Women`s History Month Events at Columbia University. In reference to the Women`s History Month theme: "What does it mean to be a woman?: The multiple identities and intersections of women," Mothers of Bedford follows five mothers over four years at Bedford Hills Correctional Facility for Women, a maximum security prison north of New York City. The film will be followed by a reception and post-screening discussion featuring panelist speakers: Aurelie Athan PhD, Lecturer in TC`s Clinical & Counseling Psychology Department and Founder of the Maternal Psychology Laboratory Mary W. Byrne PhD, DNP, MPH, FAAN, Endowed Professor at Columbia`s School of Nursing, Certified Pediatric Nurse Practitioner, and Principal Investigator of Prison Nursery Research Program Sister Tesa Fitzgerald, CSJ, Executive Director of Hour Children View the trailer here: Please RSVP to: Co-sponsored by Student Development and Activities, Sexuality, Women, and Gender Project, and the Office of the Vice President for Diversity and Community Affairs.

Type: Film

Location: 177/179 Grace Dodge Hall

Date & Time: 3/24/2014, 5:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Website: http://

Contact: Dana Daugherty


Contact Phone: 212-678-3690

Contact's Affiliation: Student Development & Activities


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