On Wednesday, February 28, WGS will host a roundtable around the recent book by WGS co-director Todd Shepard, entitled, Sex, France, and Arab Men, 1962-1979 (Chicago Press, 2018). Speakers on this round-table will include Seth Koven (Rutgers), Camille Robcis (Cornell), Chelsea Shields (Elizabethtown College), WGS co-director Katrin Pahl (JHU), and Todd himself. All are welcome at 4 p.m. in Gilman 400 for […]
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This lecture series, drawn from gender theorist and historian Susan Stryker’s work in progress of the same title, revisits three key figures from the transgender past to discuss their relevance for the present. More info on each of the “What Transpires Now” lectures — each of which will take place at 4 p.m. in Gilman 400: “Thomas/ine Hall: What Intersex Embodiment Can […]
Next week, a two-day series of roundtables will focus on “Gender, Kinship, and the Heritage of Colonialism in Algeria.” These talks are co-sponsored by WGS, with support from Africana Studies, Islamic Studies, and the History Dept. Talks will begin at 1pm on Tuesday, Dec. 5th in Gilman 388 (the T&S Room), and continue until 6pm. Day […]
In collaboration with the Italian program, CAMS, the Film and Media Program, and WGS, Marazzi will be on campus to visit with several courses, as well as showing two of her films — to be followed by Q&As — in Baltimore: 28(Gilman 50, 5:00 pm) screening and Q&A for Marazzi’s feature film All About You (2012), starring Charlotte Rampling. 29(Parkway Theatre, 7:00 pm): screening and […]
This year’s research fellows will present their projects next Wednesday, Nov. 15th at 5pm in Gilman 400. The panel will include: Joshua Rhinier (English, undergrad) — “Between the Objects of Virginia Woolf: An Epistemology of the Ordinary” Xiaoqian Ji (History, graduate student) — “Cosmetic Practices in Early Modern China: Gender, Medicated Cosmetics, and Materiality” Connie Scozzaro (English, graduate student) — “Sisters […]
WGS presents Kathrin Thiele and Birgit Kaiser for a two-day workshop titled “The Human”. On Tuesday, November 7 a workshop featuring Profs. Kathrin Thiele and Birgit M. Kaiser bringing together three short pieces. This workshop will also have graduate students Samanda Robinson (English) and Tvrtko Vrdoljak (Political Science) as panel respondents. Panels will meet at 5pm in Gilman 388. On Wednesday, November […]
WGS presents Veena Das (Anthropology – Johns Hopkins University) for a talk titled, “Sexual Violence, Inordinate Knowledge, and Survival: Cascading Scales of Law and Everyday Life”. Wednesday, October 18, 5:00 pm, Gilman Hall 400. Sponsored by the Program for the Study of Women, Gender and Sexuality
WGS presents Shane Butler (Classics Department – Johns Hopkins University) for a talk titled, “That One Word: Byron, Symonds, and the Queer Sublime”. Wednesday, October 4, 4:00 pm, Hodson Hall 311. Co-sponsored by the Department of Classics
WGS presents Sharon Achinstein (English Department – Johns Hopkins University) for a talk titled, “Early Modern Marriage in a Secular Age: Beyond the Sexual Contract”. Wednesday, September 27, 5:00 pm, Gilman 400.