News & Announcements Archive


Dagmar Herzog

Dagmar Herzog
Professor Herzog will be delivering three talks, all taking place in Gilman 400 at 4:15pm on Wednesdays: Talk 1, Feb 19: ‘An Argument about the Nature of Racism: Feminist History vs. Nazi Psychiatry’ Talk 2, Feb 26: ‘Sex, Disability, and Sin: The Eugenicization of Theology’ Talk 3, March 11: ‘The Perpetrators’ Pleasures: Ernst Klee and […]


Welcome!

This semester, we welcome Aaron Wiegand as the new WGS undergrad liaison and Jo Giardini, who continues as the WGS grad student liaison. We also welcome Berna Wegenstein (GRLL) to the board.


WGS Town Hall

WGS Town Hall
On Wednesday, Feb. 5th, we invite everyone to a WGS Townhall, to assess the aftermath of last semester’s developments. Members of the board hope to share with you our thoughts and projects for the program and, most important, hear from members of the JHU community about their analyses and ideas about where we are and […]


Only Among Women

Only Among Women
On Monday, Feb. 3rd, we welcome Sharon Marcus (Columbia) and Mari Jarris (Princeton) to campus, for a roundtable discussion with JHU’s Doug Mao, Benjamin Stein, and WGS Board Member Anne Eakin Moss, to discuss Moss’s new book. The roundtable begins at 4:15pm in Gilman 138D.


Upcoming Events

Upcoming Events
Nov 6 – SIMEON KOOLE (History, University of Bristol) “The Cunning of Desire: Queer Thinking in the History of Science” Nov 13 – WGS FELLOWS WORKSHOP with Sojung Kim (Anthropology), Maya Nitis (GRLL), Seda Makonen (English), Emma Roalsvig (Classics) NOV 20 – SCREENING of WILD SIDE (2005) by Sebastien Lifshitz, with introduction and comments by […]


Wednesday, October 16th – Jordy Rosenberg

Wednesday, October 16th – Jordy Rosenberg
Please join us for a reading and discussion with Jordy Rosenberg, Professor of English at UMass Amherst, and author of the recent novel Confessions of the Fox. Confessions of the Fox is a historical novel that flirts with the academic and the fantastic. A scholar, Dr. Voth, finds a hidden manuscript purporting to be the […]


Rachel Lewis

Rachel Lewis
WGS talk by Rachel Lewis. The talk will take place at 4:15pm in Gilman 17, on Wednesday, April 3rd. Refreshments will be available, and the talk will be followed by a q&a. All are welcome! Rachel Lewis is Associate Professor in the Women and Gender Studies Program at George Mason University. Her research encompasses transnational […]


WGS Research Fellows Workshop

WGS Research Fellows Workshop
The workshop will be held on Wednesday, March 27th, at 4:15pm in Gilman 17. We will have two presentations by JHU students who received research fellowships from WGS this past year: Aaron Begg (English) and Rose Ole-Kuyan (Anthropology). Stephanie Saxton (Political Science) will provide a response, and a q&a will follow. Refreshments will be served, […]


Martin Jörg Schäfer

Martin Jörg Schäfer
WGS talk by Martin Jörg Schäfer. The talk will take place at 5:30pm in Gilman 479, on Tuesday, March 26th. Refreshments will be available, and the talk will be followed by a q&a. All are welcome! This talk was rescheduled from a previous date, due to a snow storm, and as such is not during […]