cosponsored event

National Coming Out Week 2018 Keynote Speaker: Dr. Ronni Sanlo

Keynote speaker for National Coming Out Week 2018 and LGBTQ History Month 2018

"We Are Dancing For You: Native Feminisms and Coming-of-Age Ceremonies"

We Are Dancing For You: Native Feminisms and the Revitalization of Women's Coming-of-Age Ceremonies considers how revitalization of women's coming-of-age ceremonies challenges anthropological theories about menstruation, gender, and coming-of-age and addresses gender inequality and gender violence within Native communities.

Keywords for Latina/o Studies

Keywords for Latina/o Studies (New York University Press, 2017) is a transformative volume that includes 63 short keyword essays by 65 leading Latina/o studies scholars. The book attempts to synthesize and reflect on the state of the field and includes provocative articles on a wide range of topics such as Afro-Latinas/os, Chicana/o/@/x, Feminism, Gender, Latinidad, Performance, Race, Raza, Spirituality, and Sterilization. Please join us for this panel discussion with volume coeditor Lawrence La Fountain-Stokes (U-M) and contributors Sheila Contreras (MSU), María E.

Women in Big Data at Michigan Symposium

This day-long symposium will highlight women data science researchers at U-M, provide resources and support for women pursuing careers in data science, a poster session, lunch time round table discussions, a faculty panel, and ample time for networking.

Abstraction, Color, and Politics in the Early 1970s

Exhibit of large-scale work by four leading American artists—Helen Frankenthaler, Sam Gilliam, Al Loving, and Louise Nevelson—who chose abstraction as a means of expression within the intense political climate of the early 1970s.

Wai Wai Nu, International Award-Winning Rohingya Activist

Join CEW+ for an inspirational evening featuring a student fellowship poster session, lightning lectures from faculty recipients of the inaugural CEW+Inspire Award, and the keynote Christobel Kotelawela Weerasinghe lecture by international and award-winning activist, Wai Wai Nu, who is working for human rights and women's equality for the Rohingya people in her home country of Myanmar.

Exhibit Opening: "Maya Healers: A Thousand Dreams"

Exhibit opening and reception in Lane Hall Gallery. Fran Antmann’s photographs, taken in Guatemala over a period from 2006 to 2017, evoke the life and culture of the indigenous communities that live along the shores of Lake Atitlán.

Sexual Harassment in the Academy - A Fall 2018 Panel Discussion Series

Save the dates for Sexual Harassment in the Academy: A Panel Discussion Series, featuring conversations and reflections on a report by the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine.

Digital Queers: LGBTQ Representations in Contemporary Television

This symposium brings together global scholars, activists, and media producers who address contemporary representations of LGBTQ people on television. How have queer images changed in the past ten years? What difference do new distribution channels -- YouTube, Netflix, Amazon Prime -- make to sexual diversity in shows? How does LGBTQ television content migrate around the globe? And what are the ongoing limits of queer representation?

4 - 5:30 PM

Aymar Jean Christian, Northwestern University

Eve Ng, Ohio University

Vibrancy of Silence - Film Screening

 Screening of documentary film that highlights the creative achievements of six Sub-Saharan African women in various intellectual and artistic fields. The director and producer will provide comments.