Colloquium | November 30 | 4-5:30 p.m. | 691 Barrows Hall
(En)Gendering Whiteness: A Historical Analysis of White Womanhood, Colonial Anxieties, and "Tender Violence" in US Schools
Reading - Literary | December 7 | 4 p.m. | 691 Barrows Hall
At Poetics of N(eg)ation: Articulating Refusal, poets will explore what it means to articulate a kind of refusal that is urgently needed from communities who may not be part of the national imaginary. This event is an intimate reading delivered by each poet followed by the poets asking each other questions about their work and forming lines of affinities that undo one-way contact. This... More >
Lecture: Li Ka Shing sponsored | January 17 | 12-2 p.m. | 602 Barrows Hall
Nadera Shalhoub-Kevorkian, Lawrence D. Biele Chair in Law at the Faculty of Law-Institute of Criminology and the School of Social Work and Public Welfare, Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Based on three interrelated theoretical frameworksinstitutional racism, settler colonialism and security and biblical reasoning- what Professor Shalhoub-Kevorkian defines as security theology- the presentation will examine the invasion of the girl child body and space in Occupied East Jerusalem (OEJ).
Lecture | February 21 | 12-2 p.m. | 602 Barrows Hall
Laura Kang, Professor of Gender & Sexuality Studies, English and Comparative Literature, UC Irvine
Part of the Feminist Studies and Decolonial Epistemologies Lecture Series
Colloquium | March 1 | 4-5:30 p.m. | 691 Barrows Hall
Political Conflict, Gendered Violence and Peoples Struggles for Justice in South Asia
Special Event | March 6 | 12-5 p.m. | 405 Moffitt Undergraduate Library
Wikimedias gender trouble is well-documented. While the reasons for the gender gap are up for debate, the practical effect of this disparity is not: content is skewed by the lack of female participation. This represents an alarming absence in an important repository of shared knowledge.
The Afterlife of Gender: Transgender Deaths and Familial, Religious and Political Belonging in Contemporary Turkey
Lecture | March 7 | 12-2 p.m. | 602 Barrows Hall
Asli Zengin, Research Associate and Visiting Professor in the Women’s Studies in Religion Program, Harvard Divinity School
Associations between death, sovereignty, and gendered belonging have received little scholarly attention in social sciences and humanities. Professor Zengin's talk explores this intricate and intimate relationship by focusing on Sunni Muslim transgender peoples deaths, their funeral ceremonies and burial and mourning practices in Turkey.
The Poetics and Politics of Transnational Queer Feminist of Color Film: a dialogue between globally renowned filmmaker Pratibha Parmar and Berkeley Professor Paola Bacchetta
Colloquium | March 21 | 12-2 p.m. | 370 Dwinelle Hall
Pratibha Parmar, Associate Professor in Film, California College of the Arts
Paola Bacchetta, Professor of Gender and Women's Studies and Vice Chair for Pedagogy, UC Berkeley
This event consists of a dialogue between globally renowned film-maker Pratibha Parmar and Berkeley Professor Paola Bacchetta, about what filmic creation and reception can open up for feminist and queer of color life world making.
Lecture | April 4 | 12-2 p.m. | 602 Barrows Hall
Nicole R. Fleetwood, Associate Professor in the Department of American Studies, Rutgers University
In her lecture, Professor Fleetwood explores various aesthetic practices of incarcerated artists and activists to produce art about the U.S. prison regime and how prison shapes life-world possibilities of people impacted. The talk examines how furtive planning and artistic tactics of appropriating items owned by the state and claiming state resources and spaces are maneuvered.
Lecture | April 18 | 12-2 p.m. | 370 Dwinelle Hall
Ella Shohat, Professor, Art & Public Policy and Middle Eastern & Islamic Studies, New York University
This lecture will offer a genealogical reading of the gradual splitting of the formerly unified Orientalist Semitic figure into a separate Arab and Jew and the ramifications of this split for contemporary discourses about Jews and Muslims.
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