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CANCELED: Neoliberal Reproductive Governance in the Americas: Bodies, Race, and Politics

Neoliberal Reproductive Governance in the Americas: Bodies, Race, and Politics

a lecture by Laura Briggs

THIS TALK HAS BEEN CANCELED AND WILL BE RESCHEDULED FOR A FUTURE SEMESTER.  OUR APOLOGIES.

Laura Briggs, Women, Gender, & Sexuality Studies, University of Massachusetts Amherst

Prof. Laura Briggs is the Chair of Women, Gender, and Sexualities Studies at [...]

What is a Rational Response to Catastrophic Risk?

Presented by the Center for the Study of Women and Society at the Graduate Center

Evelyn Fox Keller Professor Emerita of the History and Philosophy of Science, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Friday, December 9:30 pm The Graduate Center, CUNY 365 Fifth Ave, Room 6112 NYC

Evelyn Fox Keller, Professor of the History and Philosophy [...]

Beyond Belief? Religious Conservatives and Sex Education in the Czech Republic

Presented by the New York University Center for European and Mediterranean Studies and the Network of East-West Women

Gender and Transformation: Women in Europe Workshop

Friday, December 2 4:30 to 6 pm

Katerina Liskova, Assistant Professor, Gender Studies Program, Masaryk University

Center for European and Mediterranean Studies New York University 285 Mercer Street, 7th [...]

Revanchist Masculinity and the Framing of Identity: How Pimps View Women, Domination, and Themselves

The Crime, Law and Deviance Workshop of the NYU Sociology Department and the Institute for Law and Society

Friday, December 2

2 to 4 pm 295 Lafayette Street 4th Floor Conference Room

To discuss a draft paper by Max Besbris, a doctoral candidate in the Sociology Department. The title of his paper is Revanchist [...]

Babies as Fetish Objects for a Traumatized Cultural Body

Presented by the Seminar in Gender and Sexuality with Katie Gentile

Thursday, December 1 12 to 2PM

Katie Gentile is the director of the Women’s Center at John Jay College of Criminal Justice in New York City and a training psychoanalyst at the Institute for Contemporary Psychotherapy. Dr. Gentile’s focus is on eating problems [...]

Vulvanomics

Presented by the New View Campaign: http://newviewcampaign.org/default.asp

Since 2008, we in the New View Campaign have challenged the growth of a dangerous new industry, female genital cosmetic surgery (FGCS), wherein amputations of parts of the vulva (“labiaplasty” “clitoral hood reduction”) are marketed as “enhancement” and “beautification” procedures. On their websites, many FGCS surgeons post [...]

The Seminar in Gender and Sexuality Presents: Katie Gentile

Thursday, November 17 12 to 2 pm

Katie Gentile is the director of the Women’s Center at John Jay College of Criminal Justice in New York City and a training psychoanalyst at the Institute for Contemporary Psychotherapy. Dr. Gentile’s focus is on eating problems and the pervasive effects of trauma. She is the author [...]

Sex and the State: The Disappearance of Turkey’s Legal Sex Trade

Presented by the New York University Center for European and Mediterranean Studies and the Network of East-West Women

Gender and Transformation: Women in Europe Workshop

Friday November 4 4:30 to 6 pm

Anna Louie Sussman, freelance journalist, Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting Center for European and Mediterranean Studies New York University 285 Mercer Street, [...]

Sexuality Studies position at University of Cincinnati

Sexuality Studies position at University of Cincinnati

Assistant Professor position in sexuality studies and Africana/critical race studies, housed in the Dept. of Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies at the University of Cincinnati. Please circulate widely.

NWSA job link: http://www.nwsa.org/employ/listing.php?entryid=635

The Department of Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies (WGSS) at the University of Cincinnati invites [...]

Developing and Sustaining Leadership: Women of Color in Public Policy

Developing and Sustaining Leadership: Women of Color in Public Policy Community Voices Heard Invites you to a Roundtable Discussion

Tuesday, November 1 6 to 8:30 pm CUNY Graduate Center 365 Fifth Avenue, Rm C202 NYC

You must register to attend: https://cvh.ourpowerbase.net/civicrm/event/info?reset=1&id=2349 RSVP on facebook: https://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=208818665855075

Join us for a dynamic conversation about the necessity, [...]