News & Announcements Archive


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 […]


Wollstonecraft’s Antigone

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

(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 […]