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New Majorities II: The Multiple Futures of Gender and Sexuality Studies

The NYU Center for the Study of Gender and Sexuality (CSGS) and the UCLA Center for the Study of Women (CSW) have undertaken a joint project to address the challenges currently facing the fields of gender and sexuality studies, women’s studies, LGBT studies, ethnic studies, and postcolonial studies.

April 29, Friday

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Thursday, March 24, 2011 -Seminar in Gender and Sexuality- Jonathan Metzl


Women’s Studies Certificate Program and Center for the Study of Women and Society

Seminar in Gender and Sexuality: JONATHAN METZL Psychiatry and Women’s Studies, University of Michigan

Thursday, March 24th, 2011 12:00-2:00 pm Room 6112 (Sociology Lounge)

JONATHAN METZL, Psychiatry and Women’s Studies, University of Michigan, co-editor of […]

New Majorities, Shifting Priorities: difference & demographics in the 21st century


difference and demographics in the 21st century university

March 4, Friday all day

for more information and schedule, please visit

participants include Laura Briggs, Lisa Duggan, Rod Ferguson, Inderpal Grewal, Laura Kang, Kathleen McHugh, Angela Riley, Sarita See, Jenny Sharpe, Sandra Soto, and Kathryn Bond Stockton

University of California, […]

Call for Papers: Gender, Science, Technology, and Socio-Economic Development: Africa and the Diaspora




The New York State African Studies Association (NYASA) will hold its 36th Annual Meeting on March 25-26, 2011 at the State University of New York College at Oneonta. In light of profound changes in recent decades and the […]

Postposttranssexual: Transgender Studies and Feminism

Postposttranssexual: Transgender Studies and Feminism April 7-10, 2011 Indiana University-Bloomington

This multi-day event focuses on the past, present, and future of transgender studies by celebrating the 20thanniversary of the influential essay that arguably launched the field: Sandy Stone’s “The Empire Strikes Back: A ‘Posttranssexual’ Manifesto,” first published in 1991. It will serve as an opportunity […]

The National Women’s Law Center and the Rebecca Project for Human Rights: Mothers Behind Bars

The National Women’s Law Center and the Rebecca Project for Human Rights new report, Mothers Behind Bars explores the egregious practice of shackling women during childbirth and other important issues affecting pregnant and parenting women—the vast majority of whom are non-violent, first-time offenders. In the report, each state is graded on whether it has adequate […]

Makeshift Reclamation: New Feminist Art and Activism

Thursday, October 14 6:30 pm James Room, 4th Floor Barnard Hall Barnard College 3009 Broadway (at 117th Street)

A multimedia event showcasing how contemporary feminists are resisting and creating alternatives not only to gender-based oppression but also to a collapsing economic system, the climate crisis, and more. Featuring live readings, performances, and video works by […]

Call for Papers: Thinking Gender Conference 2011

UCLA Center for the Study Of Women seeks submissions for:

Thinking Gender 2011 21st Annual Graduate Student Research Conference Friday, February 11, 2011 UCLA Faculty Center

To be considered for inclusion in the conference, proposals need to follow submission guidelines:

Deadline for submissions is October 22!

UCLA Center for the Study of Women […]

Call for Papers: Women’s & Gender Studies, 2011 NeMLA

42nd Annual Convention Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)

April 7-10, 2011 New Brunswick, New Jersey

The 42nd Annual Convention will feature approximately 350 sessions, as well as dynamic speakers and cultural events. Interested participants may submit abstracts to more than one NeMLA session; however, panelists can only present one paper (panel or seminar). Convention participants […]

Women & Power 2010: Our Time to Lead conference

Women & Power 2010: Our Time to Lead

September 24–26, 2010

Join hundreds of women for a weekend of celebration and conversation guaranteed to wake up your inner leader and leave you brimming with renewed purpose. Omega’s annual Women & Power conference is one of the most celebrated women’s gatherings in the world, unique in […]

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