News & Announcements Archive


Wicked Flesh

Wicked Flesh
Please join us for our first WGS event of the academic year, a panel discussion and celebration of Jessica Marie Johnson’s recent book Wicked Flesh: Black Women, Intimacy, and Freedom in the Atlantic World (2020, UPenn). Professor Johnson will be joined by Sharon Achinstein (JHU), Emma Bilski (JHU), Sarah Haley (UCLA), and Christina Sharpe (York). A poster for […]


Katrin Pahl’s: Sex Changes with Kleist

Katrin Pahl’s: Sex Changes with Kleist
Please join us for our first WGS event of the academic year, a panel discussion and celebration of Katrin Pahl’s recent book Sex Changes with Kleist (2019, Northwestern). Professor Pahl will be joined by Jack Halberstam (Columbia), Barbara Nagel (Princeton), Elisa Santucci (JHU) and Todd Shephard (JHU). The panel will be held via Zoom, at […]


WGS Events Fall 2020

WGS Events Fall 2020
All events will take place on Zoom from 4:00 to 5:45 pm. Please email wgs@jhu.edu to be put on the mailing list for invitations and further details. Sep 16 – Katrin Paul (JHU): Sex Changes with Kleist Sep 30 – Jessica Marie Johnson (JHU): Wicked Flesh: Black Women, Intimacy, and Freedom in the Atlantic World […]


Amarilys Estrella , PhD

We are thrilled to announce that Dr. Amarilys Estrella will be joining JHU this fall as the ACLS Emerging Voices Postdoc for 2020-2021. Although her postdoc will be located in the History Department, her courses will be WGS courses. We also look forward to having Dr. Estrella join use for other WGS events. In fall […]


WGS Summer Research Fellowships Open

WGS Summer Research Fellowships Open
The Program for the Study of Women, Gender, and Sexuality (WGS) is soliciting applications for Summer Research Fellowships. The fellowships to be used to fund independent research on issues related to gender and sexuality. Undergraduates may receive grants of up to $1,000. Graduates may receive grants of up to $2,000. All applicants must be students […]


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 […]