No Longer in Exile: The Legacy and Future of Gender Studies at the New School

Friday, March 26 6pm to 9pm and all day Saturday, March 27

Theresa Lang Center (55. W. 13th St., 2nd Floor)

We celebrate the return of a Gender Studies Program to the New School!

Inspired by distinguished visitors from all over the world, students and faculty will explore this interdisciplinary field’s history, its changing boundaries, and its current cutting edge.

Friday, March 26, 2010

6:00pm – 9:00pm: The State of the Art: Gender Studies
With Bonnie Thornton Dill, Nancy Fraser, Dina Georgis, Mary Hawkesworth, Valerie Smith, Katie Detwiler and Chelsea Estep-Armstrong

Saturday, March 27, 2010

10:00am -12:30pm: Gender Studies: What Histories Do We Want to Claim?
With Susan Faludi, Nikol Alexander-Floyd, Ann Cvetkovich, Layli Phillips Maparyan, Marianna Assis and Elizabeth Ziff

1:15pm-3:45pm: Gender Studies and Body Politics: Intersections, Directions, Representations
With Cheryl Buckley, Joseph Heathcott, Judith Halberstam, Laura Y. Liu, Randi Irwin and Howell Williams

4:00pm – 6:30pm: Front Lines and Boundary Lines: Reports from a Developing Field
With Maria Pia Lara, Zhou Suiming, L.H.M. Ling, Elaine Abelson, Bonnie McEwan, Tracy Robin, Raluca Soreanu, Ximena Bustamante and Julie Chaparro, Michele Leve and Silvia Fernandez, Jon Dimond, Chris Crews and Ricky Price, Suzanne Esposito with students from Moxie, and a number of speakers from earlier sessions, offering their concluding thoughts.


The art show “Inspiring Women,” showcasing images by sixteen artists who attended Parsons from the 1910s to the 1990s, will take place adjacent to the conference in the Theresa Lang Center, March 26-27, 2010 and will then be on view in the Gimbel Library, 2 West 13th St., from March 29-May 31, 2010.

Please visit the Gender Studies website for information about panelists and specific talks.