Spring 2021 Schedule

We are excited to announce the Spring 2021 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.

Tuesday, April 6th: “Simply Because They’re Married to Servicemen”: War and Women’s Rights in the Case of the Murdering Wives by Serena Covkin, PhD Candidate in History // Discussant: Kathleen Belew, Assistant Professor of History at University of Chicago

Tuesday, April 20th: “Feminist Justifications of Violence,” by Rose Owen, PhD Candidate in Political Science // Discussant: Verónica Zebadúa-Yáñez, Diversity Postdoctoral Associate and Lecturer at Department of Politics at University of Virginia

*SPECIAL TIME* Friday, May 7th at Noon: “Borders, time and the jurisdictional body: towards a decolonial feminist ethics of pharmaceutical abortion practice in Mexico,” by Amy Krauss, Anthropologist and Postdoc at the Pozen Center // Discussant: Miriam Ticktin, Associate Professor of Anthropology at The New School for Social Research

Tuesday, May 18th: “Encountering Address: Assembly, Affinity, and Archives in the AIDS Coalition to Unleash Power (ACT UP),” by Sarah McDaniel, PhD Candidate in English// Discussant: Tina Post, Assistant Professor, Department of English at 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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