Colloquium Series

Colloquium Series 2018-19

Last Thursday of the month @ 3:45pm, 3401 Sterling Hall, Gender and Women’s Studies Conference Room
unless otherwise noted.

Monday, September 17, 2018, 4:oo pm
Julie Avril Minich
Assistant Professor of English, with concurrent appointments in the Center for Mexican American Studies and the Center for Women and Gender Studies, University of Texas at Austin
“Sugar, Shame, and Love: Reimagining Diabetic Latinidades”

Wednesday, October 24, 2018 @ 3:30pm in 1313 Sterling Hall
Reception to follow in 3401 Sterling Hall
Patricia Morris
Adjunct Professorial Lecturer, School of International Service, American University
“Preparing for a Career in International Development as a Gender Specialist ”

Thursday, November 29, 2018
Myra Marx Ferree
Alice H. Cook Professor of Sociology and member of the Gender and Women’s Studies Dept, University of Wisconsin-Madison
“The Crisis of Masculinity and the Rise of Political Repression in Europe and the US”

Thursday, January 24, 2019
Robyn R Rowe
Visiting Assistant Professor La Follette School of Public Affairs, UW-Madison
“Revisioning Gender Regimes and Welfare States Past: the Male Breadwinner Model as Everyday Practice”

Thursday, February 28, 2019
Akemi Nishida
Assistant Professor, Disability and Human Development, University of Illinois-Chicago
“Rethinking Interdependence: Desiring Messy Dependency”

Thursday, March 28, 2019
Kai M. Green
Assistant Professor, Women’s, Gender and Sexuality Studies, Williams College
“Listening for the Afro-Future: What Can’t Bodies Hold?”

Thursday, April 25, 2019
Christy Clark-Pujara
Assistant Professor, Afro-American Studies, University of Wisconsin-Madison
“Black on the Midwestern Frontier: From Slavery to Suffrage in Wisconsin”

Past Lectures

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