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Monday, December 3, 2018

Gigi Otalvaro: Job Talk in Gender and Women's Studies

Lecture | December 3 | 12-1:30 p.m. | 602 Barrows Hall

Gigi Otalvaro, Teaching Fellow in the Program in Writing and Rhetoric, Stanford University

Department of Gender and Women's Studies

Gigi Otálvaro-Hormillosa, Ph.D. is a San Francisco-based interdisciplinary performance artist-scholar, writer, and psychogeographer. She obtained her doctorate of philosophy in Theater & Performance Studies with a minor in Art History from Stanford University. She holds a M.A. from California College of the Arts in Visual and Critical Studies and a B.A. from Brown University in an independent...   More >

Wednesday, December 5, 2018

Postconflict Utopias: Performing Everyday Survival in Colombia

Lecture | December 5 | 12-1:30 p.m. | 602 Barrows Hall

Tania Lizarazo, Assistant Professor, Department of Modern Languages, Linguistics & Intercultural Communication, and the Global Studies Program, University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC)

Department of Gender and Women's Studies

Using excerpts from Mujeres Pacíficas (, a digital storytelling project in collaboration with Afro-Colombian women activists, I will explore the utopian character of survival in a postconflict that has yet to materialize. These stories portray how survival manifests in everyday practices—from showing up to care-taking—, and not in massive resistance actions. I move away from...   More >