Spring 2015: Desire (Curated by Prof. Hillary Chute, English)

April 4th, 2015: “Translating Girls’ Empowerment: Cultural Brokers, Aspirant Feminism, and the Reproduction of the Ugandan Elite,” Erin Moore, PhD Candidate in Comparative Human Development, University of Chicago
April 28th, 2015: “Queer Approaches to Projection and Camera Movement in the 1980s-90s,” Solveig Nelson, PhD Candidate in Art History, University of Chicago
May 14th, 2015: “‘Flame On!’ Nuclear Families, Unstable Molecules, and the Queer History of the Fantastic Four,” Ramzi Fawaz, Assistant Professor of English, University of Wisconsin
May 26th, 2015: “Nietzsche Turns the Other Cheek,” Sam Galloway, PhD Candidate in Political Science, University of Chicago
June 9th, 2015: “When Nothing Is Cool,” Lisa Ruddick (Associate Professor of English, University of Chicago),

Winter 2015: Gender and Slavery, Curated By: Agnes Lugo-Ortiz, Associate Professor of Hispanic and Luso-Brazilian Studies, University of Chicago

January 20th, 2015: “Gender and Enslavement: A Methodological Overture,” Reginald Jackson (Assistant Professor of East Asian Languages and Civilizations, University of Chicago) and Agnes Lugo-Ortiz (Associate Professor of Hispanic and Luso-Brazilian Studies, University of Chicago),

February 3rd, 2015:“The Whole Population Bears the Marks of Bondage”: Clothing, Gender, and Transformation in the Era of Emancipation,” Sarah Weicksel, Ph.D. Candidate in History, University of Chicago

February 17th, 2015:Me Deram Uma Oportunidade: The Domestic Workers’ Union in Salvador and the National Federation of Domestic Workers (FENATRAD),” Jaira Harrington, Ph.D. Candidate in Political Science

March 3rd, 2015: “A Conversation on the Visual Construction of Mulatas: Slavery and Abolition in the Spanish- and English-speaking Colonial Caribbean, Kay Dian Kriz (Professor Emerita of History of Art and Architecture, Brown University) and Agnes Lugo Ortiz (Associate Professor of Hispanic and Luso-Brazilian Studies)

Fall 2014: Subjectivity and Social Life: New Perspectives, Curated by Lisa Ruddick (Associate Professor of English, University of Chicago)

October 14th, 2014: “Queer Philology and Chronic Pain,” Michael Snediker, Associate Professor of English, University of Houston
October 23rd, 2014: “Gut Feminism: Depression and Mood Beyond Mind.” Elizabeth Wilson, Professor of Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies, Emory University
October 28th, 2014: “‘Our’ Aesthetic Category: Camp and the Queerness of Distribution,” Michael Dango, Graduate Student, English, University of Chicago
November 11th, 2014: “The Continuum of Sexual Violence: The Realities of Post-Conflict Prostitution in Northern Uganda,” Amanda Blair, PhD Candidate, Political Science, University of Chicago