Erotic Resistance: Latina/x Feminist and Queer Performance in San Francisco Strip Clubs from the 1960s to the 1990s
Lecture | December 3 | 12-1:30 p.m. | 602 Barrows Hall
Gigi Otálvaro-Hormillosa, Teaching Fellow in the Program in Writing and Rhetoric, Stanford University
In this talk which draws on archival and ethnographic research, Otálvaro-Hormillosa employs visual and performance analyses to map out a Latina/x feminist and queer herstoriography during two historic moments in relation to San Franciscos sex industry.
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)
Using excerpts from Mujeres Pacíficas (mujerespacificas.org), 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 practicesfrom showing up to care-taking, and not in massive resistance actions. I move away from... More >
Lecture | December 7 | 4-6 p.m. | 340 Stephens Hall
Please join the CMES for readings from two new publications by CMES affiliated faculty, Stefania Pandolfo (Anthropology) and Minoo Moallem (Gender and Women's Studies).
Through a dual engagement with the unconscious in psychoanalysis and Islamic theological-medical reasoning, Stefania Pandolfos unsettling and innovative book reflects on the maladies of the soul at a time of tremendous global... More >