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.
Professor Amal Hassan Fadlalla featured at Woodrow Wilson Center
Physician Jonathan Metzl reveals how right-wing backlash policies have mortal consequences--even for the white voters they promise to help.
LGQRI lecture by Trevor Hoppe, exploring how HIV was transformed from sickness to badness under the criminal law and investigating the consequences of inflicting penalties on people living with disease.
This state-of-the-art collection tells a different story: while progress has been made in marriage equality, reproductive rights, access to birth control, and other areas, government and civil society are waging a war on stigmatized sex by means of law, surveillance, and social control. The contributors document the history and operation of sex offender registries and the criminalization of HIV, as well as highly punitive measures against sex work that do more to harm women than to combat human trafficking.
The Save Darfur movement gained an international following, garnering widespread international attention to this remote Sudanese territory. Based on interviews with Sudanese social actors, activists, and their allies in the United States, the Sudan, and online, Branding Humanity (Stanford Press, 2018) by Amal Hassan Fadlalla traces the global story of violence and the remaking of Sudan identities.
Panel of U-M faculty discuss Jennifer Robertson's ethnography and sociocultural history of governmental and academic discourse of human-robot relations in Japan.