News & Announcements Archive


WGS talk – Martin Jörg Schäfer

WGS talk, by Martin Jörg Schäfer . The talk will take place at 4:15pm in Gilman 17, on Wednesday, February 20th. Refreshments will be available, and the talk will be followed by a q&a. All are welcome! Martin Jörg Schäfer is Max Kade Visiting Professor at JHU, and is both Professor in the department of […]


Laura Di Bianco (JHU), ‘Women’s Eco-Cinema in Italy.’

WGS talk, by our own Professor Laura Di Bianco, ‘Women’s Eco-Cinema in Italy.’ The talk will take place at 4:15pm in Gilman 17, on Wednesday, February 13th. Please note, again, that the room is different than that for last semester’s WGS events. Refreshments will be available, and the talk will be followed by a q&a. […]


Gil Z. Hochberg (Columbia), ‘Thinking Theoretically: the Good, the Bad and the Ugly’

Professor Gil Z. Hochberg of Columbia University ‘Thinking Theoretically: the Good, the Bad and the Ugly’ The talk will take place at 4:15pm in Gilman 17, on Wednesday, February 6th. Please note the change in room number from our usual space. Refreshments will be available, and the talk will be followed by a q&a. All […]


Wollstonecraft’s Antigone

Please join us this week for the final WGS event of 2018, a talk by Hopkin’s own Mary Favret, ‘Wollstonecraft’s Antigone’. The talk will take place at 5pm in Gilman 400, on Wednesday, November 28. As usual, there will be refreshments available and the talk will be followed by a q&a. All are welcome. Mary Favret is […]


(Un)Gendering Voice: Tropes of Fluidity and Vocal Registers in Opera

Our final WGS colloquium talk of the semester will be our very our Prof. Eugenio Refini of GRLL, speaking about “(Un)Gendering Voice: Tropes of Fluidity and Vocal Registers in Opera”! This wonderful talk will take place at 4pm on May 2nd (Weds.) in Gilman 400, so we hope friends of WGS, GRLL, and beyond come […]


Virtual Pedophiles and Aesthetic Information

WGS Colloquium will feature Prof. Gillian Harkins speaking on “Virtual Pedophiles and Aesthetic Information.” The talk will begin at 4pm in Gilman 400, and will include light refreshments. Please get in touch if you’d like to make a disability accommodation request.


Research Fellows Workshop

This Wednesday, April 4th, we will have our Research Fellows Workshop, showcasing the research projects of the various recipients of WGS research fellowships from last year. This cross-discipline workshop will take place in Gilman 400 and features: Sarah Harrison (IS): “Women of the French Revolution: A Feminist Realist Perspective: Samavia Khan (MCB): “Perspectives of Domesticity: The […]


Distinguished Visiting Scholar – Susan Stryker

This week marks the return visit of our Distinguished Visiting Scholar, Susan Stryker. Her second “What Transpires Now” talk for this Wednesday will begin at 4pm in Gilman 400, presenting on “Frances Thompson: Disability, Sex-Work, and Sectional Conflict.” In the presidential election year of 2016, transgender issues revolving around public accommodations–particularly sex-segregated toilets–were a high-profile part of the political […]