Upcoming Events

Friday, January 24, 2020

Race for Profit: How Banks and the Real Estate Industry Undermined Black Homeownership

Lecture | January 24 | 12-1:30 p.m. | 820 Barrows Hall

 Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor, Professor, Department of African American Studies, Princeton University

 Social Science Matrix, Department of African American Studies, Department of Gender and Women's Studies, Center of Global Metropolitan Studies

Please join us on January 24, 2020 from 12pm-1:30pm for a Matrix Lecture by Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor, Assistant Professor of African American Studies at Princeton University. She will discuss her book, Race for Profit: How Banks and the Real Estate Industry Undermined Black Homeownership.

 

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Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor

Wednesday, January 29, 2020

They Were Her Property: An "Authors Meet Critics" Book Talk

Panel Discussion | January 29 | 12-1:30 p.m. | 820 Barrows Hall

 Stephanie E. Jones-Rogers, Associate Professor, UC Berkeley Department of History; Bryan Wagner, Associate Professor, UC Berkeley Department of English; Leslie Salzinger, Associate Professor and Vice Chair of Research, Department of Gender and Women's Studies

 Social Science Matrix

Please join us on January 29, 2020 from 12-1:30 pm for an engaging discussion about They Were Her Property: White Women as Slave Owners in the American South, by Stephanie E. Jones-Rogers, Associate Professor of History at UC Berkeley.

 

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Monday, February 3, 2020

Intersections of Power: Sexual assault, Public Health, and the Making of Sexual Citizens

Lecture: Chau Hoi Shuen GWS Fund sponsored | February 3 | 12-1:30 p.m. | Barrows Hall, MATRIX/820

 Jennifer Hirsch, Professor, Sociomedical Sciences, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University

 Department of Gender and Women's Studies, Berkeley Center for Social Medicine

Jennifer Hirsch's research spans five intertwined domains: the anthropology of love; gender, sexuality and migration; sexual, reproductive and HIV risk practices; social scientific research on sexual assault and undergraduate well-being, and the intersections between anthropology and public health.

Monday, February 24, 2020

ATC Lecture — Margaret Rhee, "In Search for My Robot": Emergent Media, Racialized Gender, and Creativity

Colloquium | February 24 | 6:30-8 p.m. | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive, Osher Theater

 Margaret Rhee, Assistant Professor, SUNY Buffalo; Visiting Scholar, NYU

 Center for New Media, Department of Ethnic Studies, Department of Comparative Literature, Arts + Design

Robots, like any technology, are not "objective" or "universal"; Instead, machines reveal the process of social formation. This talk demonstrates how difference--such as race, gender, and sexuality--are shaped by and co-constitutive with technological developments. Specifically, this talk illustrates how the robot is a primary locus of racialization for Asian Americans within modernity’s...   More >

Wednesday, February 26, 2020

Et tu: Truth-telling Between Women

Lecture: Chau Hoi Shuen GWS Fund sponsored | February 26 | 12-1:30 p.m. | 370 Dwinelle Hall

 Jennifer Doyle, Professor, Department of English, University of California, Riverside

 Department of Gender and Women's Studies

In his lectures on truth-telling and government, Michel Foucault uses the term alethurgy to name “the set of verbal procedures by which one brings to light that which is laid down as true as opposed to the false, hidden, inexpressible, unforeseen or forgotten”.

Wednesday, March 4, 2020

Wikipedia Edit-a-Thon: Art + Feminism and Race + Justice

Workshop | March 4 | 12-5 p.m. | 405 Moffitt Undergraduate Library

 Library

Wikimedia’s race and gender trouble is well-documented. While the reasons for the gap are up for debate, the practical effect of this disparity is not: content is skewed by the lack of participation by women and underrepresented groups. This adds up to an alarming absence in an important repository of shared knowledge.

Let’s change that. Join us in 405 Moffitt Library on Wednesday, March 4...   More >

 A Cal ID card is required to enter Moffitt. The Library attempts to offer programs in accessible, barrier-free settings. If you think you may require disability-related accommodations, please contact the event sponsor -- ideally at least two weeks prior t

Monday, March 16, 2020

#MeFirst: Undemocratic Hedonism

Lecture: Chau Hoi Shuen GWS Fund sponsored | March 16 | 12-1:30 p.m. | Barrows Hall, MATRIX/820

 Joseph Fischel, Associate Professor, Women's, Gender & Sexuality Studies, Yale University

 Department of Gender and Women's Studies

more details soon...

Gender & Women's Studies Department Spring 2020 Lecture Series:
"Thinking About Sexual Violence On Campus: Six Scholars, Five Programs"

These lectures are free and open to the public. Venues are wheelchair accessible. Please refrain from wearing scented products at these events. If you require an accommodation for effective communication (ASL interpreting/CART...   More >

Wednesday, April 1, 2020

Disruption!: How Corporate Brands Stole #MeToo and What Universities Can Learn from Their Mistakes

Lecture: Chau Hoi Shuen GWS Fund sponsored | April 1 | 12-1:30 p.m. | 370 Dwinelle Hall

 Jane Ward, Professor, Gender and Sexuality Studies, University of California, Riverside

 Department of Gender and Women's Studies

more details soon...

Gender & Women's Studies Department Spring 2020 Lecture Series:
"Thinking About Sexual Violence On Campus: Six Scholars, Five Programs"

These lectures are free and open to the public. Venues are wheelchair accessible. Please refrain from wearing scented products at these events. If you require an accommodation for effective communication (ASL interpreting/CART...   More >

Wednesday, April 22, 2020

Transformative Justice Vision for Responding to Gender-based Violence and Campus Sexual Assault

Lecture: Chau Hoi Shuen GWS Fund sponsored | April 22 | 12-2 p.m. | 370 Dwinelle Hall

 Mimi E. Kim, Assistant Professor, School of Social Work, California State University, Long Beach; Xhercis Méndez, Associate Professor, Women and Gender Studies, California State University, Fullerton

 Department of Gender and Women's Studies

more details soon...

Gender & Women's Studies Department Spring 2020 Lecture Series:
"Thinking About Sexual Violence On Campus: Six Scholars, Five Programs"

These lectures are free and open to the public. Venues are wheelchair accessible. Please refrain from wearing scented products at these events. If you require an accommodation for effective communication (ASL interpreting/CART...   More >