Co-sponsored Events

Co-sponsored Events

2017-2018 Co-sponsorships
  • "Backward Glances" Screen Cultures Graduate Student Conference ~ September 29-30, 2017
2016-2017 Co-sponsorships
  • The Haze with Alpha Chi Omega ~ October 14, 2016
  • Ava Kadishson Scheiber Book Discussion with Jewish Studies ~ October 16, 2016
  • "Rethinking the Musical Nun in Early Modern Italy" with Musicology ~ October 27, 2016
  • Remembering Ourselves, Brother to Brother ~ November 2, 2016
  • Elizabeth Chin Talk with American Studies ~ November 3, 2016
  • "Romeo and Juliet" with Wave Productions ~ November 3-5, 2016
  • "Be Aggressive" with Lipstick Theatre ~ November 10-20, 2016
  • "On My Way to Freedom Land: Music, Race, Gender and the Politics of Resistance at the 1963 March on Washington" with Musicology Colloquium ~ January 26, 2017
  • "Extra Man: Dining (Out) Beyond the Marriage Plot" with Long 19th Century Colloquium ~ February 7, 2017
  • "Why Women's Baseball Matters in the Era of Trump" with Political Science Department ~ February 10, 2017
  • Silent Cries documentary screening with Alpha Chi Omega ~ February 15, 2017
  • Jennifer Reeder talk with Radio/TV/Film Department ~ February 23, 2017
  • Sociology Department Culture and Society Workshop with Japonica Brown-Saracino ~ March 30, 2017
  • Sugar and Spice Summit ~ April 1, 2017
  • Simone Browne Talk ~ April 5, 2017
  • Anne Emmauelle Berger Visit with French & Italian Department ~ April 17, 2017
  • Chantal Akerman's Cinema: Time and the Politics of Everyday Life Symposium with French and Italian Department ~ April 28, 2017
  • Lisa Gitelman Talk with Northwestern University Digital Humanities Lab ~ May 12, 2017
  • “I, Too, Am the Afterlife of Slavery: A Symposium on Saidiya Hartman’s Lose Your Mother: A Journey Along the Atlantic Slave Route” ~ June 2-3, 2017
  • Long Nineteenth Century Colloquium ~ 2016-17 Event Series
  • Early Modern Colloquium ~ 2016-17 Event Series
  • Colloquium for Ethnicity and Diaspora ~ 2016-17 Event Series
  • American Cultures Colloquium ~ 2016-17 Event Series
  • African Gender and Expressive Arts Working Group ~ 2016-17 Speaker Series
2015-2016 Co-sponsorships
  • Sexing Sound with Bienen School of Music ~ October 20, 2015
  • Sex Work Politics with Political Science ~ October 26, 2015
  • Tanwi Islam Book Reading with Asian American Studies ~ January 27, 2016
  • Lisa Lynch Talk with NU Digital Humanities Lab ~ February 5, 2016
  • Andrea Ritchie Talk with Black Lives Matter NU ~ February 15, 2016
  • Annie Silverstein Visit with Radio, Television, and Film ~ February 18, 2016
  • Leah Garrett Talk with The Crown Center for Jewish and Israel Studies ~ March 3, 2016
  • Five Lesbians Eating a Quiche, Lipstick Theatre ~ March 3-5, 2016
  • Kabe Wilson Lecture with English ~ April 5, 2016
  • Queertopia Conference with Queer Pride Graduate Student Association ~ April 14-15, 2016
  • Knowing Africa Conference with the African Studies Graduate Student Seminar ~ April 15-17, 2016
  • La Loba Loca talk with M.E.C.h.A. de NU ~ May 2016
  • Steph Cha Event Series with English ~ May 2016
  • Black Feminist Futures Symposium ~ May 20-21st, 2016
  • Long 19th Century Colloquium with English ~ 2015-16 Event Series
  • Colloquium on Ethnicity & Diaspora ~ 2015-16 Event Series
2014-2015 Co-sponsorships
  • Colloquium on Ethnicity & Diaspora ~ 2014-15 Event Series
  • Early Modern Colloquium ~ 2014-15 Event Series
  • Long 19th Century Colloquium ~ 2014-15 Event Series
  • Marcus Britton (University of Wisconsin- Milwaukee) "Residential Segregation and Very Preterm Birth among Non-Hispanic Black Women: The Role of Maternal Immigrant Status" ~ October 21st, 2014 with the Urban/Community Workshop
  • William Maxwell, "F.B. Eyes: How J. Edgar Hoover's Ghostreaders Framed African American Literature" ~ October 24th, 2014 with the American Studies Program
  • "Timing is Everything: A Multi-Disciplinary Symposium on Non-Linear Temporalities" ~ October 24th-25th, 2014
  • James Currie (University of Buffalo), "When Genet Comes to Dinner: Music and Hospitality in Said's Late Style" ~ November 5th, 2014 with Music Studies
  • Alan Nadal, "Singin’ in the (HUAC) Rain: Job Security, Stardom, and the Abjection of Lina Lamont" ~ November 11th, 2014 with the American Studies Program
  • Samantha Majic (John Jay College/CUNY), "Sex Work Politics: From Protest to Service Provision ~ February 6th, 2015 with the Department of Political Science 
  • "Queer in the City" roundtable ~ February 25th, 2015 with African American Studies
  • "Loving Day" exhibit, screening & discussion at Dittmar Gallery ~ March 5th with MIXED
  • Lipstick Theatre's production of "The Queens" by Mormand Chaurette ~ March 12th-15th, 2015
  • 4th Annual César Chávez Commemorative Day of Service ~ April 2015 with the Alpha Alpha Chapter of Omega Delta Phi Fraternity
  • Sex Week 2015 ~ April 5th - 11th with College Feminists 
  • Anita Sarkeesian ~ April 8th, 2015 
  • Wright/Edelman/Berlant event ~ May 7th, 2015 with the Critical Theory Cluster
2013-2014 Co-sponsorships
  • Reeling Chicago LGBT International Film Festival ~ November 7th-14th, 2013
  • Before You Know It screening & panel ~ November 9th, 2013 with the Department of Radio/TV/Film
  • Sexual Reputations ~ November 8th-10th with the Department of Sociology 
  • College Feminists Fall 2013 Speaker Series: Feminism, Pop Culture, and the Media
  • Susan James (Birkbeck College), "Mary Wollstonecraft's Conception of Rights" ~ February 3rd with The Department of Political Science
  • Stephen Cone, Directing LGBTQ Narratives Lecture/Workshop ~ February 5th, 2014 with Radio/TV/Film
  • Contemporary Thought Speaker Series ~ Writing History: An Evening with Tony Kushner ~ February 11th, 2014 ~ with CTSS & The English Department
  • Panel on Interracial Dating ~ February 12, 2014 ~ with MIXED
  • Kathryn Schwarz (Vanderbilt), Disposable Bodies, Provisional Lives ~ February 27th, 2014 with the Early Modern Colloquium
  • Desiree Morris (Rice), "Sexing the Coast: Landscape, Racialized Femininity, and Embodiment in Nicaraguan Art and Literature" ~February 28th, 2014 with The Afro Latin@ Working Group
  • Sex Week ~ April 7th-12th, 2014
  • Alok Vaid-Menon ~ "Brown Gurlz Do it Well: A Writing and Performance Workshop" ~ April 26th, 2014 ~ with Performance Studies & the LGBT Resource Center
  • Estelle Ferrarese, Professor of Political Science at the University of Strasbourg ~ "The Vulnerable and the Political: On the seeming impossibility of thinking vulnerability and the political together" ~ April 29th, 2014 with The Critical Theory Cluster
  • Queering Pride graduate student conference ~ May 2nd-4th, 2014 with QPGSA
  • Each Hour Redeem: Time, Justice in African American Literatureby Daylanne English, Macalester College with the Department of African American Studies & the Black Arts Inititative ~ Spring 2014
2012-13 Co-sponsorships
  • Diane Kahlo exhibit at the Dittmar Gallery ~ Fall 2012 with Latina/o Studies
  • American Cultures Colloquium 2012-13 lecture series
  • Nana Adusei-Poku, art historian and lecturer at the University of the Arts in Zurich and PhD candidate in the Gender Studies Program at Berlin's Humboldt University ~ October 2-5th, 2012 with Art History
  • Lovers and Madmen's Macbeth ~ produced by a student theatre company
  • "Religion and the Trans" graduate student conference ~ October 12-14, 2012 with Religious Studies
  • LGBTQ Film Series ~ October 18th-20th, 2012 with Project ShoutOUT
  • Jodi Dean, Professor of Political Science at Hobart and William Smith Colleges ~ October 29th, 2012 with Political Science
  • Panel Discussion on filmmaker and media mogul, Tyler Perry ~ November 28th, 2012 with RTVF
  • Chicago LGBTQ Health & Wellness Conference ~ November 30th, 2012 with the Center on Halsted
  • "Sex Scences: Content, Controversies, and Issues of Concent" a discussion with Nick Davis ~ December 3rd, 2012 with SHAPE
  • "Engendering Change" annual Chicago-area graduate student conference ~ March 14th-15th, 2013 with the University of Illinois Chicago, Loyola, and the University of Chicago.
2011-12 Co-sponsorships
  • Carmelita Tropicana ~ November 9th, 2011 with Performance Studies
  • American Cultures Colloquium ~ 2011-2012 Event Series
  • Backwards Glances: Media & Historiography ~ November, 11th & 12th, 2011 with Screen Cultures
  • Queer(ing) Poetics ~ February 7th, 2012 with the English Department
  • Queertopia! : Sexing the Law: Love as/ at the Limite: Mary 25-27, 2012 with QPGSA
2010-2011 Co-sponsorships
  • Trans 101 ~ October 28th, 2010 with QPGSA
  • THATCamp: Humanities & Technology Conference ~ November 20th, 2010
  • American Cultures Colloquium ~ 2010-2011 Series
  • Maria Cotera, "Chicana por mi Raza" ~ January 27th, 2011 with the Latino/a Studies Program
  • Wendy Moffat, "A Great Unrecorded History" ~ with The Department of English
  • Susan Lee Johnson ~ February 24th, 2011 with The History Department
  • Queertopia ~ May 27th & 28th, 2011 with QPGSA
 
Apply for Co-sponsorhip in 2016-17

The Gender and Sexuality Studies Program receives many requests for co-sponsorship of events. We are unable to honor all of them, and we typically cannot provide more than a maximum of 150.00. We review all requests quarterly on the following dates: 

  • Friday, October 7th, 2016 for events in Fall Quarter 2016, and Winter and Spring Quarter 2017
  • Friday, January 13th, 2017 for Winter and Spring Quarter 2017
  • Friday, April 7th, 2017 for Spring and Fall Quarter 2017

If you wish to apply for funding, please send us a short email with the following information:

  • Basic information about the event, including the date and the target audience.
  • A very brief (one sentence) statement about its relevance to Gender and Sexuality Studies.
  • Proposed budget for the program, including funding sources that have been solicited from other departments/programs.

Co-sponsorship applications from undergraduate and graduate students must include a letter of support from an NU faculty member.

Please email your application to:
gender@northwestern.edu

Notification will be sent to all applicants within two weeks following the quarterly deadline