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“2018 Distinguished Visiting Professor, Susan Stryker” and the lecture series: “What Transpires Now: Transgender History and the Future We Need”

This lecture series, drawn from gender theorist and historian Susan Stryker’s work in progress of the same title, revisits three key figures from the transgender past to discuss their relevance for the present. More info on each of the “What Transpires Now” lectures — each of which will take place at 4 p.m. in Gilman 400: “Thomas/ine Hall: What Intersex Embodiment Can […]


Gender, Kinship, and the Heritage of Colonialism in Algeria

Next week, a two-day series of roundtables will focus on “Gender, Kinship, and the Heritage of Colonialism in Algeria.” These talks are co-sponsored by WGS, with support from Africana Studies, Islamic Studies, and the History Dept. Talks will begin at 1pm on Tuesday, Dec. 5th in Gilman 388 (the T&S Room), and continue until 6pm. Day […]


Film screenings – Alina Marazzi

In collaboration with the Italian program, CAMS, the Film and Media Program, and WGS, Marazzi will be on campus to visit with several courses, as well as showing two of her films — to be followed by Q&As — in Baltimore: 28(Gilman 50, 5:00 pm) screening and Q&A for Marazzi’s feature film All About You (2012), starring Charlotte Rampling. 29(Parkway Theatre, 7:00 pm): screening and […]


WGS Research Fellows Workshop

This year’s research fellows will present their projects next Wednesday, Nov. 15th at 5pm in Gilman 400. The panel will include: Joshua Rhinier (English, undergrad) — “Between the Objects of Virginia Woolf: An Epistemology of the Ordinary” Xiaoqian Ji (History, graduate student) — “Cosmetic Practices in Early Modern China: Gender, Medicated Cosmetics, and Materiality” Connie Scozzaro (English, graduate student) — “Sisters […]


WGS Workshop: The Human

WGS presents Kathrin Thiele and Birgit Kaiser for a two-day workshop titled “The Human”. On Tuesday, November 7 a workshop featuring Profs. Kathrin Thiele and Birgit M. Kaiser bringing together three short pieces. This workshop will also have graduate students Samanda Robinson (English) and Tvrtko Vrdoljak (Political Science) as panel respondents. Panels will meet at 5pm in Gilman 388. On Wednesday, November […]


That One Word: Byron, Symonds, and the Queer Sublime

WGS presents Shane Butler (Classics Department – Johns Hopkins University) for a talk titled, “That One Word: Byron, Symonds, and the Queer Sublime”. Wednesday, October 4, 4:00 pm, Hodson Hall 311. Co-sponsored by the Department of Classics


Filming Community, Queerness & Diasporas – Narratives from France and the US

The Program for the Study of Women, Gender, and Sexuality (WGS) invites you to a screening and discussion titled “Filming Community, Queerness & Diasporas – Narratives from France and the US”. Tuesday, September 19, at 5:00 pm – Gilman 130D Screening of “Diaspora/Situations” and “History Doesn’t Have to Repeat Itself” Wednesday, September 20, at 5:00 […]