gender: new works new questions
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.
Gender: New Works, New Questions panel discussion
Gender: New Works, New Questions panel discussion with Professors Alexandra Stern, Gayle Rubin, and Lisa Nakamura.
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
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.