News & Announcements Archive


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 […]


Barbara Nagel, ‘Slut-Shaming Metaphorologies in Goethe’s Wilhelm Meister’

Barbara Nagel, ‘Slut-Shaming Metaphorologies in Goethe’s Wilhelm Meister’
The talk will take place at 4:15pm in Gilman 17, on Wednesday, March 13th. Refreshments will be available, and the talk will be followed by a q&a. All are welcome! Barbara Nagel is Assistant Professor in the Department of German at Princeton University. Nagel researches the relationship of rhetoric and affect, with a historical focus […]


WGS Summer Research Fellowships

WGS Summer Research Fellowships
Grants are available to undergraduate (up to $1000) and graduate students (up to $2000) to fund independent research on topics related to gender and sexuality. Details about requirements are available on the flyer; further questions should be addressed to WGS co-director Todd Shepard at tshep75@jhu.edu  Applications are due April 8, 2019.  Students who receive the […]


Susanne Sachsse, ‘Confessions of an Actress’ + Professor Marc Siegel

Susanne Sachsse, ‘Confessions of an Actress’ + Professor Marc Siegel
Deviating from our usually scheduling, we will have not one, but two events on Wednesday evening. The first will be a talk by Susanne Sachsse, ‘Confessions of an Actress’, which will take place at 4:15pm in Gilman 17. The second will be a screening of the film ‘Juarès’ (dir. Vincent Dieutre, 2012), presented by Professor Marc […]


WGS talk – Martin Jörg Schäfer

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.’

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’

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 […]