The Department of Afroamerican and African Studies Diasporic Dialogues with E. Patrick Johnson (Carlos Montezuma Professor of African American Studies and Performance Studies, Northwestern University)
Panel discussion of “Ovidian Transversions: ‘Iphis and Ianthe’, 1300-1650,” Edited by Valerie Traub, Patricia Badir, Peggy McCracken. As a whole, the volume addresses gender and transgender, sexuality and gallantry, anatomy and alchemy, fable and history, youth and pedagogy, language and climate change.
Interweaving the narratives of multiple family members, including parents and siblings of her queer and trans informants, Amy Brainer analyzes the strategies that families use to navigate their internal differences. In Queer Kinship and Family Change in Taiwan, Brainer looks across generational cohorts for clues about how larger social, cultural, and political shifts have materialized in people’s everyday lives.
The fear of campus sexual assault has become an inextricable part of the college experience. But why is sexual assault such a common feature of college life? And what can be done to prevent it? Drawing on the Sexual Health Initiative to Foster Transformation (SHIFT) at Columbia University, the most comprehensive study of sexual assault on a campus to date, Jennifer S.
Gender: New Works, New Questions panel discussion
Gender: New Works, New Questions panel discussion with Professors Alexandra Stern, Gayle Rubin, and Lisa Nakamura.
Prof. Clayton Howard chronicles the rise of sexual privacy as a fulcrum of American cultural politics, focusing on the history of gay rights in the San Francisco Bay Area from World War II to the dawn of the culture wars in the 1970s and exploring how government policies shaped the cultural politics of the moderate suburbs.
Join us in honor of Latinx Heritage Month for a panel discussion on Chicana organizing, activism, and leadership in the movement years.
This conversation will focus a critical lens on an American criminal-legal regime that imparts racist, gendered, and classist modes of punishment to women lawbreakers.