Fall 2020 Schedule

We are excited to announce the Fall 2020 schedule for the Gender and Sexuality Studies Workshop. Sessions will be held virtually on alternate (even week) Tuesdays from 5:00 to 6:20pm Central Time, unless otherwise noted below.

Tuesday, October 6th: “A Hard Question: Making Sense of Gendered Distress in a Social World,” Paula Martin, Comparative Human Development // Discussant: Helen Gremillion, Associate Professor of Social Practice at Unitec Institute of Technology.

Tuesday, October 20th *Noon Central Time*: “Black Gay Survey,” Marcus Lee, Political Science // Discussant: Dagmawi Woubshet, Ahuja Family Presidential Associate Professor of English at the University of Pennsylvania.

No session on November 3rd for Election Day.

Tuesday, November 17th: “‘If she wasn’t doing this, I would have to pay for childcare anyway’: The obligations of family childcare and how the Earned Income Tax Credit sustains care arrangements,” Dylan Bellisle, Social Service Administration // Discussant: Christina Cross, Assistant Professor of Sociology at Harvard University.

Tuesday, December 1st: “Against Apophasis: The Queerness of Jouissance,” Kris Trujillo, Assistant Professor of Comparative Literature at the University of Chicago.

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 co-coordinators, Shannon Morrissey and Xiaogao Zhou, at gssworkshop@gmail.com.

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