News & Announcements Archive


Three WGS affiliates receive a Gender and Racial Justice Scholars Research Award

WGS minor Karnika Mehrotra, former graduate liaison and WGS teaching fellow Maya Nitis, and WGS research fellow Alexandra Lossada received a Gender and Racial Justice Scholars Research Award from JHU’s Women’s Suffrage Centennial Commemoration. With her project “Quantifying Disparities in Access to Women’s Health Services in Baltimore” (mentored by Katrin Pahl), Karnika seeks to quantify […]


April 28, 4:15pm: A Panel Discussion of Lisa Siraganian’s ‘Modernism and the Meaning of Corporate Persons’

April 28, 4:15pm: A Panel Discussion of Lisa Siraganian’s ‘Modernism and the Meaning of Corporate Persons’
Please join us next week for a panel discussion to celebrate the launch of Lisa Siraganian’s new book, Modernism and the Meaning of Corporate Persons. Professor Siraganian will be joined by panelists Andrew Miller (English, JHU), Melissa Ganz (English, Marquette), Roy Kreitner (Law, Tel Aviv), Nate McCabe (CTL, JHU). A poster for the event is attached to this email. The […]


Jennifer Stager – ‘Color & Chora: (a reconsideration)’ – April 21, 4:15pm

Jennifer Stager – ‘Color & Chora: (a reconsideration)’ – April 21, 4:15pm
Please join us for a talk by Dr. Jennifer Stager, Assistant Professor in the History of Art at Johns Hopkins University. Dr. Stager will be presenting a paper titled ‘Color & Chora: (a reconsideration),’ and a q&a will follow. The talk will be held via Zoom, from 4:15-6:00pm (EDT) on Wednesday, April 21st. To access the […]


Please join us 7 April for a roundtable conversation with recent WGS Research Fellows.

Please join us 7 April for a roundtable conversation with recent WGS Research Fellows.
The roundtable will feature presentations on the following projects: Lauren Feldman (History): “Debating and Constructing Legal Marriage and the State in New York and the United States, 1776-1860.” Jo Giardini (English): “‘to wound the autumnal city’: Genre and Eroticism in Samuel Delany’s Dhalgren”  Alexandra Lossada (English): “‘Let her go’: Becoming the Interpreter Figure in Helena […]


Spiritual Surgery: Violence, Gender, and the Origins of Modern Claims about Unborn Life

Spiritual Surgery: Violence, Gender, and the Origins of Modern Claims about Unborn Life
Please join us next week for a talk by Dr. Elizabeth O’Brien, Assistant Professor in the History of Medicine at Johns Hopkins University. Dr. O’Brien will be presenting a paper titled ‘Spiritual Surgery: Violence, Gender, and the Origins of Modern Claims about Unborn Life,’ and a q&a will follow. The talk will be held via Zoom, from […]


‘WGS 2021 Summer Research Fellowships

Apply for a WGS Summer Research Fellowship! These fellowships are to be used to fund independent research on issues related to gender and sexuality. Undergraduates may receive grants of up to $1000; graduate students may receive grants of up to $2000. Students who receive funding are required to take part in a public workshop held […]


March 17, 4:15pm: Amarilys Estrella – ‘Interrogating Intimacies: Black Feminist Desahogos in Anti-Racist Activism’

March 17, 4:15pm: Amarilys Estrella – ‘Interrogating Intimacies: Black Feminist Desahogos in Anti-Racist Activism’
Please join us this week for a talk by Dr. Amarilys Estrella, the ACLS Emerging Voices Postdoctoral Fellow in Johns Hopkins University’s Department of History and the Program for the Study of Women, Gender and Sexuality. Dr. Estrella will be presenting a paper titled ‘Interrogating Intimacies: Black Feminist Desahogos in Anti-Racist Activism’, and a q&a will […]


Modernist Womb

Modernist Womb
On Wednesday, March 10, from 4:15-6:00pm (EST), WGS will be co-sponsoring a talk by Antonia Lant (Cinema Studies, NYU), “The Modernist Womb.” This talk has been organized by Professor Anne Eakin Moss, in collaboration with the department of Comparative Thought and Literature and the Centre for Advanced Media Studies. A poster containing full details is […]


March 3, 4:15pm: A Panel Discussion of Katie Hindmarch-Watson’s ‘Serving a Wired World’

March 3, 4:15pm: A Panel Discussion of Katie Hindmarch-Watson’s ‘Serving a Wired World’
Please join us for a panel discussion to celebrate the launch of Katie Hindmarch-Watson’s new book, Serving a Wired World: London’s Telecommunications Workers and the Making of an Information Capital. Professor Hindmarch-Watson will be joined by panelists Mary Fissell (JHU), Mar Hicks (Illinois Institute of Technology), Magdalene Klassen (JHU), and Seth Koven (Rutgers). A poster for the event […]