Fall 2019 Schedule

We are excited to announce the Fall 2019 schedule for the Gender and Sexuality Studies Workshop. In addition to a fabulous lineup of student presentations and faculty discussants, we will also be hosting a talk by Omise’eke Natasha Tinsley (Associate Professor African and African Diaspora Studies) on Monday, December 2nd. The full schedule, including faculty discussants, can be found below.

Workshops are held on alternate (even week) Tuesdays from 5:00 to 6:20pm in the first floor seminar room of 5733 S. University Avenue, unless otherwise noted. Light refreshments will be provided.

Tuesday, October 8th: “Navigating Graduate School: Advice from Recent PhDs,” Panel Discussion with Eman Abdelhadi (Provost Postdoctoral Fellow in Comparative Human Development), Carlos Cardenas-Iniguez (Social Science Teaching Fellow), and Caterina Fugazzola (Earl S. Johnson Instructor in MAPSS)

Tuesday, October 22nd: “Where is the Safe Place?’: Legal Socialization and Intersections of Police and Interpersonal Violence Among Young Transgender Women,” Jane Hereth, PhD Candidate, Social Service Administration // Discussant: Yanilda María González, Assistant Professor, Social Service Administration

Tuesday, November 5th: “Disparate Treatment Versus Disparate Impact: Comparing the Legal Logics of Title IX Claims,” Kathryn Hendricks, PhD Candidate, Sociology // Discussant: Anna-Maria Marshall, Associate Professor in Sociology at University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign

Tuesday, November 19th: “Risky Roads, Safe Suspicions: Gender, Class, and Cabs in Hyderabad, India,” Sneha Annavarapu, PhD Candidate, Sociology // Discussant: Rochona Majumdar, Associate Professor of Cinema and Media Studies and South Asian Languages and Civilizations

Monday, December 2nd: “Beyoncé in Formation: Remixing Black Feminism,” Omise’eke Natasha Tinsley, Associate Professor of African and African Diaspora Studies, University of Texas at Austin

Papers are made available in advance via our email list. If you are interested in joining the email list, go to http://lists.uchicago.edu/web/subscribe/sexuality-gender-wkshp.

If you have any questions or accommodation requests, please don’t hesitate to contact the workshop coordinator, Annie Heffernan, at gssworkshop@gmail.com.

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