Tuesday, October 8: “Navigating Graduate School: Advice from Recent PhDs,” A Panel Discussion with Eman Abdelhadi (Provost Postdoctoral Fellow in Comparative Human Development), Carlos Cardenas-Iniguez (Social Science Teaching Fellow), and Caterina Fugazzola (Earl S. Johnson Instructor in MAPSS).
Tuesday, October 22: “’Where is the Safe Place?’: Legal Socialization and Intersections of Police and Interpersonal Violence Among Young Transgender Women,” Jane Hereth, PhD Candidate, Social Service Administration // Discussant: Yanilda María González, Assistant Professor, Social Service Administration.
Tuesday, November 5: “Disparate Treatment Versus Disparate Impact: Comparing the Legal Logics of Title IX Claims,” Kathryn Hendricks, PhD Candidate, Sociology // Discussant: Anna-Maria Marshall, Associate Professor in Sociology at University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.
Tuesday, November 19: “Risky Roads, Safe Suspicions: Gender, Class, and Cabs in Hyderabad, India,” Sneha Annavarapu, PhD Candidate, Sociology // Discussant: Rochona Majumdar, Associate Professor of Cinema and Media Studies and South Asian Languages and Civilizations.
Monday, December 2 at 4:30pm: “Beyoncé in Formation: Remixing Black Feminism,” Omise’eke Natasha Tinsley, Associate Professor of African and African Diaspora Studies, University of Texas at Austin.
Tuesday, January 14: “Waiting in Ball Time,” Emily Bock, PhD Candidate, Anthropology // Discussant: C. Riley Snorton, Professor of English Language and Literature and Gender and Sexuality Studies.
Tuesday, January 28: “‘All That’s Left Are Damaged Kids’: Disability Justice in the Wake of the Flint Water Crisis,” Annie Heffernan, PhD Candidate, Political Science // Discussant: Michele Friedner, Assistant Professor of Comparative Human Development.
Tuesday, February 11: “‘Ours is the Overthrow of Houses’: Aeschylus’ Eumenides and the Feminist Critique of Legalism,” Agatha Slupek, PhD Candidate, Political Science // Discussant: Demetra Kasimis, Assistant Professor of Political Science.
Tuesday, February 25: “Bi-Sexual Ambiguity: Psychic, Somatic Confusion in Freud’s Three Essays,” Alexander Wolfson, PhD Candidate, Philosophy of Religions // Discussant: Patrick Jagoda, Professor of English Language and Literature and Cinema and Media Studies.
Tuesday, March 10: “Lost in Transit: Kinship, Migration, and the Traffic in Women,” Demetra Kasimis, Assistant Professor of Political Science.
Tuesday, April 14: “Who’s Afraid of a Fascist Woman?: Violence, Masculinity, and the Rise of Fascist Rule in Virginia Woolf’s Thought,” Rose Owen, PhD Candidate, Political Science // Discussant: Deborah Nelson, Helen B. and Frank L. Sulzberger Professor of English and the College.
Tuesday, April 28: “‘Random Death, Close at Hand’: Collective Fear, Self Defense, and Visualizing Violence in 1970’s Los Angeles,” Alyssa Smith, PhD Candidate, History // Discussant: Jane Dailey, Associate Professor of American History, the Law School, and the College.
Tuesday May 19: “‘He Lives by His Disablement’: Disability, the Industrial Accident Crisis, and the Cost of Doing Business,” Annie Heffernan, PhD Candidate, Political Science // Discussant: Michele Friedner, Assistant Professor of Comparative Human Development.