Social Event | September 3 | 7-9 p.m. | Unit 3 Residence Hall, All Purpose Room (2400 Durant Ave - central building)
Gender Equity Resource Center, Queer Alliance and Resource Center (QARC), Unity House
Come for new friends, community, resources, student groups and pie! You may have known this event as QT Cakes (QT = Queer and/or Trans) last year, but the name is now QT Pie - get it "cutie pie"? Because our queer and/or trans communities are made up of beautiful, amazing, QT Pies!
Film - Series | September 29 | 4 p.m. | 470 Stephens Hall
Regan Brashear, Film director
From bionic limbs and neural implants to prenatal screening, researchers around the world are hard at work developing a myriad of technologies to fix or enhance the human body. FIXED: The Science/Fiction of Human Enhancement takes a close look at the drive to be better than human and the radical technological innovations that may take us there.
Information Session | September 30 | 12-3 p.m. | César E. Chávez Student Center, Gender Equity Resource Center - Suite 202
Visit our community space and learn more about the Gender Equity Resource Center (GenEq)!
Conference/Symposium | October 1 | 4-7:30 p.m. | Alumni House, Toll Room
Berkeley Food Institute, Department of Sociology, Dept. of Environmental Science, Policy, and Mgmt. (ESPM), Department of Geography, Department of Gender and Women's Studies, Center for Research on Social Change, Center for Native American Issues Research on, University of the Pacific Food Studies Program, Townsend Center for the Humanities, Centers for Educational Equity and Excellence, Student Environmental Resource Center, Department of Ethnic Studies, Berkeley Student Food Collective, Haas Institute for a Fair and Inclusive Society
The Food, Identity and Representation Working Group at UC Berkeley and University of the Pacific Food Studies program invite you to participate in an evening of critical thinking and tasting at the Decolonizing Foodways Symposium. Understanding food as a site for de/colonial struggles and strategies in the ways it is produced, consumed, circulated, prepared, and represented within a transnational... More >
Special Event | October 6 | 6-9 p.m. | Anna Head Alumnae Hall (2537 Haste St.)
No, really. Put it in you calendar.
Lecture | October 7 | 12-1 p.m. | Stephens Hall, Geballe Room, 220 Stephens Hall
Katrina Dodsons recent translation of Clarice Lispectors Complete Stories (New Directions, 2015) collects for the first time all 85 short stories by one of Brazils most important writers.
Panel Discussion | October 7 | 6-7:30 p.m. | César E. Chávez Student Center, Gender Equity Resources Center - Suite 202
Healthy snacks included! Panel discussion featuring people who identify with kink/BDSM talking about how they navigate identity and community.
Colloquium | October 8 | 4-5:30 p.m. | 691 Barrows Hall
New Visions, New Burdens: The Global Politics of Asian American Transnational Evangelicalism
Conference/Symposium | October 9 | 4-6 p.m. | Boalt Hall, School of Law, Room 295
Devon Carbado, The Honorable Harry Pregerson Professor of Law, UCLA School of Law; Cecilia Chung, Senior Strategist, Transgender Law Center; Ian Haney-Lopez, John H. Boalt Professor of Law, https://www.law.berkeley.edu; Sonia Katyal, Professor, UC Berkeley Law
Over the summer, media coverage of two women, Caitlyn Jenner and Rachel Dolezal, sparked a heated public conversation about identity and change. This panel will engage the discourse concerning the extent to which race, gender, and sexuality are socially constructed and can change, and whether we should accept all assertions of self-identity. Are race, gender, and sexual orientation similarly... More >
Film - Series | October 13 | 4 p.m. | 470 Stephens Hall
Made in India is a feature length documentary film about the human experiences behind the phenomena of "outsourcing" surrogate mothers to India. The film shows the journey of an infertile American couple, an Indian surrogate and the reproductive outsourcing business that brings them together.
Lecture | October 15 | 5-7 p.m. | Wheeler Hall, Maude Fife Room, 315 Wheeler Hall
Jacqueline Rose, Professor of Humanities, Birkbeck Institute for the Humanities, University of London
In this lecture, Jacqueline Rose will argue that because the discourse on violence has tended to be appropriated by radical feminist thinking, the question of violence, as part of psychic reality, has become something that feminism repudiates. Jacqueline Rose is internationally known for her writing on feminism, psychoanalysis, literature and the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
All Audiences, Alumni, Faculty, Friends of the University, Staff, Students - Graduate
Lecture | October 16 | 4-6 p.m. | Wheeler Hall, Maude Fife Room, 315
Jacqueline Rose, Professor of Humanities, Birkbeck Institute for the Humanities, University of London; Judith Butler, Maxine Elliot Professor, The Department of Comparative Literature and The Program in Critical Theory, UC Berkeley
Feminist theory has generally been on the side of non-violence, yet few would contest the idea that self-defense sometimes does require force, if not violence. Theorists Jacqueline Rose and Judith Butler have both written on feminism, psychoanalysis, war, and violence. They continue their ongoing discussion of these matters in this public conversation.
Lecture: Gender and Science | October 20 | 4 p.m. | 60 Barrows Hall
Anne Fausto Sterling, Nancy Duke Lewis Professor of Biology and Gender Studies, Brown University
The objective is to restructure dichotomous conversations in order to enable an understanding of the inseparability of nature/nurture. My current case studies examine the emergence of gender differences in behavior in infancy. Specifically I am conducting an empirical study to tease apart how even very early sex-related differences emerge from dyadic (parentinfant) patterns of behavior. For the... More >
Colloquium | October 22 | 4-5:30 p.m. | 691 Barrows Hall
Producing Export-Grade Labor for the Global Economy: Indonesias Women Migrant Domestics at the Point of Production
Social Event | October 28 | 6-7:30 p.m. | César E. Chávez Student Center, Gender Equity Resource Center - Suite 202
Healthy snacks included! Talk and learn from others who are gender non-binary, genderqueer, gender expansive+.
Colloquium | November 5 | 4-5:30 p.m. | 691 Barrows Hall
Juana María Rodríguez, Gender & Womens Studies
Film - Series | November 17 | 4 p.m. | 470 Stephens Hall
Surviving Eugenics is a documentary about the history and ongoing significance of eugenics. Anchored by survivor narratives from the province of Alberta in Canada, Surviving Eugenics provides a unique insiders' view of life in institutions for the "feeble-minded", and raises broader questions about disability, human variation, and contemporary social policies.
Social Event | November 18 | 6-7:30 p.m. | César E. Chávez Student Center, Gender Equity Resource Center - Suite 202
Healthy snacks included! Are you fluid or flexible? So are we. Lets talk.
Colloquium | November 19 | 4:15-5:45 p.m. | 691 Barrows Hall
Between Class Lines: Politics of Respectability and the Ghetto Allure in the Romantic Relationships of Middle-Class Black Men
Beatrice Bain Research Group | Center for the Study of Sexual Cultures | Center for Race and Gender | Gender Equity Resource Center |
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