2016-2017 Schedule

We are excited to announce the 2017 Winter Quarter schedule for The Gender and Sexuality Studies Workshop. This quarter’s theme is “Sex and Gender and the City,” and will be curated by Forrest Stuart, Assistant Professor of Sociology, with outside guest Anthony Ocampo, Assistant Professor of Sociology at Cal Poly Pomona. Papers and presentations will address  topics related to the ways in which sex and gender unfold in the urban context.

Workshops are held on alternate Tuesdays from 4:30 to 6:00pm in the first floor seminar room of 5733 S. University Avenue, unless otherwise noted.

January 10th, 2017:

“Criminalized Masculinities: How Policing Shapes the Construction of Gender and Sexuality in Poor Black Communities.”

Forrest Stuart, Assistant Professor of Sociology, University of Chicago

January 24th, 2017: 

“Neoliberal Amman: Mapping the Middle Class as Reputational Community”

Lindsey Conklin, PhD Candidate in Comparative Human Development, University of Chicago 

February 7th, 2017: 

“Exile in Guyville, or The Stroller and the Damage Done: Women in Public, Gentrification, and the Politics of Blame”

Jeffrey Parker, PhD Candidate in Sociology, University of Chicago

February 21st, 2017: 

“Brown and Gay in LA: Race, Masculinity, and Sexuality in the Immigrant City”

Anthony Ocampo, Assistant Professor of Sociology, Cal Poly Pomona

March 7th, 2017: 

“‘Brothel of the Pacific’: Laikini Wahine, Syphilis, and the Urban Regulation of Sex in Honolulu”

Christopher Kindell, PhD Candidate in History, 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 or contact the workshop coordinators, Annie Heffernan and Danya Lagos, at gssworkshop@gmail.com

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


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