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Agenda

  • Decolonizing Pedagogies: Black feminist reflections on gender, race, faith & solidarity

    In this talk Heidi Safia Mirza draws on black and postcolonial feminist perspectives to explore ways in which professional Black and female academics in higher education engage in ‘embodied’ work towards decolonising dominant regimes of ‘diversity’ in higher education. In the context of  the significant numbers of Muslim, Black and Asian students who are now entering higher education a...

  • Gender, relationships, and sexuality: An empirical study on the lived experiences of young Catholic women

    In this brown bag seminar, Eline Huygens will present her current work in progress as part of her PhD project entitled ‘Gender, relationships, and sexuality. An empirical study on the lived experiences of young Catholic women’. In particular she will talk about the entanglement of relationships and religiosity in Catholic women’s lives. Eline is a doctoral researcher and teaching assistan...

  • Judith Butler: Debt, Guilt, Responsibility, Obligation

    In this lecture, Butler will consider how best to delink debt and guilt in the context of the intensification of student debt in recent years and the movement in favor of debt forgiveness. The argument will seek to show that public obligations to either free or affordable education rely upon a notion of the public good that severs debt from guilt. This analysis considers the stories that are told...

  • (Bio)art & ecologies of non/living matters

    We are delighted to announce Urban Terrorism in Europe (2004-19): Remembering, Imagining, and Anticipating Violence’s second research seminar, entitled “(Bio)art & ecologies of non/living matters: A conversation between visual artist Emanuela Cusin and philosopher Marietta Radomska.” Introduction During this research seminar, visual artist Emanuela Cusin (Wysing Arts Centre, Cambri...

  • Activism, Arts and Culture in 20th Century Feminist Social Movements

    Five-week online evening course, starts 20 April 2021, Tuesday evenings 7-8.30pm Culture and the arts have had a central role furthering feminist causes in the 20th century. In this five-week course you will learn about the fascinating and dynamic history of how feminists mobilised culture to claim social space, communicate political messages and build international networks. Our m...

  • Mon choix – Réseaux et pratiques dans l’histoire de l’avortement en Europe (XXe-XXIe siècles)

    Colloque "Mon choix - Réseaux et pratiques dans l’histoire de l’avortement en Europe (XXe-XXIe siècles)" Le 21/04/2021 STRIGES avec Maud Anne Bracke, University of Glasgow, Agata Chełstowska, Jagiellonian University, Giulia Colavolpe Severi, EHESS, Silvia De Zordo, University of Barcelona, Agata Ignaciuk, University of Granada, Bérengère Marques Pereira, Université libre de Br...

  • Gender Matters: Transnational Feminisms

    Transnational feminist movements have been one of the main political forces in the last few years. Mobilizing against restrictive gender norms, violence against women, and hyper exploitation of feminized labor, they challenge authoritarian and anti-feminist governments and tendencies as well as the capitalist mode of production at large. Other ways of relating and caring emerge in these struggles....

  • Confronting the colonial structure of international migration law

    Thomas Spijkerboer is professor of Migration Law at the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, and during this semester International Franqui Professor at Ghent University. In this keynote he explores the colonial origins of international migration law, referencing legal authorities in the field and featuring pertinent cases of the US Supreme Court and the European Court of Human Rights. Thomas demonstrat...

  • Gender Matters: The Art of Feminism

    Art has been an important tool of feminism, but feminist artists have to increasingly operate in a world characterized by a patriarchal backlash. Can there be an art of feminism or perhaps a feminism of the art in the current predicament? How can one incorporate or manifest feminism in an art practice? What counts as feminist art, and who decides this? This event is part of The New School's Gen...

  • Gayatri Gopinath – Unruly Visions: Queer Archives, Affective Histories

    Gayatri Gopinath is Professor in the Department of Social and Cultural Analysis, and the Director of the Center for the Study of Gender and Sexuality at NYU. She works at the intersection of transnational feminist and queer studies, postcolonial studies, and diaspora studies, and is the author of Impossible Desires: Queer Diasporas and South Asian Public Cultures (Duke UP, 2005) and Unruly Visions...

  • Mahmood Mamdani: Neither Settler nor Native

    In this genealogy of political modernity, Mahmood Mamdani argues that the nation-state and the colonial state created each other. In case after case around the globe—from the New World to South Africa, Israel to Germany to Sudan—the colonial state and the nation-state have been mutually constructed through the politicization of a religious or ethnic majority at the expense of an equally manufa...

  • Paul Gilroy and Ruth Wilson Gilmore: Stuart Hall’s Selected Writings on Race and Difference

    In this Theory from the Margins event, we discuss Stuart Hall: Selected Writings on Race and Difference, edited by Paul Gilroy and Ruth Wilson Gilmore. Zoom Details TBA. In Selected Writings on Race and Difference, editors Paul Gilroy and Ruth Wilson Gilmore gather more than twenty essays by Stuart Hall that highlight his extensive and groundbreaking engagement with race, representation, identi...

  • Ecole d’été du BruLau 2021 : ouverture des inscriptions !

    Bonjour à tou·te·s, Nous avons le grand plaisir de vous annoncer l'ouverture des inscriptions pour l'édition 2021 du BruLau, l'école d'été en études genre. Elle se déroulera à Lausanne du 7 au 11 juin 2021 !      Le BruLau est l'école d'été internationale francophone en études de genre organisée par le Centre en Études Genre (CEG) de l'Université de Lau...

  • Mainstreaming Queerness: The New Queer Vanguard – Online Conference

    Conference details Keynotes: - Jack Halberstam (https://english.columbia.edu/content/jack-halberstam) - Heather Love (https://www.english.upenn.edu/people/heather-k-love) This conference will focus on interrogating the ways in which 'queer' is currently being used. As an academic tool, ‘queer’ has traditionally defied definition, acting as a mechanism through which one can disrupt establ...

  • Decolonizing Knowledge and Power: Postcolonial Studies, Decolonial Horizons

    The international Summer School, Decolonizing Knowledge and Power, is an undertaking that aims at enlarging the scope of the conversation (analysis and investigation) of the hidden agenda of modernity (that is, coloniality) in the sphere of knowledge and higher education. The program is a lecture intensive seminar and will take place completely online given the Covid-19 crisis. This course is o...

  • Laboratoire d’Études de Genre et de Sexualité – Séminaire d’équipe « Traduire le genre »- 2020

    Séminaire d'équipe "Traduire le genre" Séminaire annuel du LEGS, édition 2020-2021 Animé par Anne-Emmanuelle Berger et Ilana Eloit Campus Condorcet, Aubervilliers Descriptif Ce séminaire mensuel, réunissant l'ensemble de notre laboratoire, mais ouvert à tou.te.s, met la notion de traduction – dans divers sens, linguistique bien sûr, mais aussi culturel et politique ...