Winter 2022 Schedule

We are excited to announce the Winter 2022 schedule for the Gender and Sexuality Studies Workshop. Sessions will be held virtually on alternate (odd week) Tuesdays from 5:00 to 6:20pm Central Time.

Tuesday, Jan 11th: “Fury at the Limits of Law”, by Agatha Slupek, Doctoral Candidate in Political Science

Discussant: Jennifer Culbert, Associate Professor of Political Science at Johns Hopkins University 

Tuesday Jan 25th: “‘What is a Witch?’ Tituba’s Subjunctive Challenge.”, by Nathan Snaza, Humanities Coordinator, University of Richmond

Discussant: SJ Zhang, Assistant Professor of English at University of Chicago

Tuesday Feb 8th: This is(n’t) it: Living Lateness and the Ongoingness of Archives.”, by Sarah McDaniel, Doctoral Candidate in English

Discussant: Jo McDonagh, George M. Pullman Professor of English at University of Chicago

Tuesday Feb 22nd: “(Trans)feminine Aesthetics and the Literary Travesti”, by Gabriel Ojeda-Sagué, Doctoral Candidate in English

Discussant: Kris Trujillo, Assistant Professor of Comparative Literature at University of Chicago

Tuesday Mar 8th: “Potential and Prevention in Gender Affirming Care for Youth”, by Paula Martin, Doctoral Candidate in Comparative Human Development

Discussant: stef shuster, Assistant Professor of Sociology at Michigan State University

Papers are made available in advance via our email list. If you are interested in joining the email list, go to

If you have any questions or accomodation requests, please don’t hesitate to contact the workshop co-coordinators, Shannon Morrissey and Xiaogao Zhou, at

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