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Christine Walley, Associate Professor of Anthropology, MIT

April 21, 2014 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Evanston

John Evans Alumni Center
1800 Sheridan Road
Evanston, IL60208

Christine Walley is an Associate Professor of Anthropology at MIT. She received a Ph.D. in anthropology from New York University in 1999. Her first book Rough Waters: Nature and Development in an East African Marine Park (Princeton University Press, 2004) was based on field research exploring environmental conflict in rural Tanzania. Her current project Exit Zero uses family stories to examine the long-term impact of deindustrialization in the United States. It includes a forthcoming book with University of Chicago Press (2013) as well as a documentary film made with director Chris Boebel. Chris Walley and Chris Boebel are also the co-creators and co-instructors of the documentary film production and theory class DV Lab: Documenting Science Through Video and New Media.


"Afghan Good Enough: Gender & Counterinsurgency in Afghanistan" with Helen Kinsella

January 16, 2014 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Evanston

John Evans Alumni Center
1800 Sheridan Road
Evanston, IL60208

Helen M. Kinsella is an associate professor in the Political Science Department at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.  Her research and teaching interests include contemporary political theory, feminist theories, international law, especially international humanitarian and human rights, armed conflict, and especially gender and armed conflict.  She is a graduate of University of Minnesota-Minneapolis and prior to her appointment at Wisconsin held pre and post doctoral fellowships at, respectively, Harvard University and Stanford University.   


Beth Richie ~ Arrested Justice: Race, Gender Violence & the Carceral State

November 14, 2013 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Evanston

John Evans Alumni Center
1800 Sheridan Road
Evanston, IL60208

Beth Richie is engaged in several research projects designed to explore the relationship between violence against women in low-income African American communities and violence. The specific focus of one study is girls who are both violent and perpetrators of violence. Another project is looking at the factors that influence recidivism and re-arrest rates for women and young people being released from a large urban jail. A third project is concerned with the public policy and social factors that lead to the rise in incarceration rates of women and conditions of confinement once they are sentenced. Currently Dr. Richie is leading a multi-million dollar research sponsored by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation researching women and youth issues at Rikers Island Correctional Facility. She was the recipient of three major awards: the National Advocacy Award by the Department of Health and Health and Human Services, Office of Violence Prevention; the Audre Lorde Legacy Award of the Union Institute stemming from her work with the National Network for Women in Prison; and the Visionary Award Of the Violence Intervention Project.

multi-day

IN MOTION: Performance and Unsettling Borders

All day, sponsored by Department of Performance Studies

How do borders echo and reverberate as cultural geographies, unsettling space and forcing bodies to move, to organize, and to...

multi-day

Engendering Change Conference

All day, sponsored by Gender & Sexuality Studies Program

Northwestern is hosting the Engendering Change Graduate Student Conference. The purpose of this conference is to provide a space for graduate...

Feb
5
2019

Keyword: Reproduction

5:00 PM - 6:30 PM, sponsored by Gender & Sexuality Studies Program

A panel of five feminist doctors, scholars, educators and activists discuss the politics of human biological reproduction as well as...

Feb
2
2019

Film screening: Jane: An Abortion Service

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM, sponsored by Block Museum of Art

Reproductive Systems: Gender, Power and SocietyBlock Cinema continues its year-long series of programs inspired by One Book One Northwestern’s 2018-2019...

Jan
28
2019

Playing in the Gray

5:15 PM - 7:15 PM, sponsored by Colloquium on Ethnicity & Diaspora (CED)

The Colloquium on Ethnicity and Diaspora (CED) presents: “Playing in the Gray” a lecture by Kimberly Kay Hoang (University of...

Jan
23
2019

Gender & Sexuality Studies Undergraduate Lunch

12:30 PM - 2:00 PM, sponsored by Gender & Sexuality Studies Program

Join us for the winter installment of quarterly lunches for students. Meet current GSS students, staff, and faculty.

Nov
30
2018

New Docs: Call Her Ganda (2018)

7:00 PM - 9:00 PM, sponsored by Block Museum of Art

New Docs: Call Her Ganda PJ Raval, 2018, USA/Philippines, DCP, 98 min This documentary examines the 2014 murder of Jennifer Laude, a...

Nov
27
2018

SPAN Postdoc Welcome Reception

5:00 PM - 6:30 PM, sponsored by The Sexualities Project at Northwestern (SPAN)

Join us in welcoming Scott De Orio (History/ Gender & Sexuality Studies) and Tony Silva (Sociology/ Gender & Sexuality Studies).

Nov
16
2018

American Cultures Colloquium Speaker - Marianne Noble

3:00 PM - 7:00 PM, sponsored by English Department

“'All the vivacities lie in differences’: Sympathy in Stowe’s Dred and The Minister’s Wooing” Drawing from her second book, Rethinking Sympathy...

Nov
1
2018

Gayatri Gopinath & Marlon Bailey - Unruly Visions

5:15 PM - 7:00 PM, sponsored by Colloquium on Ethnicity & Diaspora (CED)

The Colloquium on Ethnicity and Diaspora (CED) presents "Unruly Visions" - a book talk by Gayatri Gopinath (New York University) moderated by...

Oct
17
2018

Gender & Sexuality Studies Undergraduate Lunch

12:30 PM - 2:00 PM, sponsored by Gender & Sexuality Studies Program

Join us for our first installment of quarterly lunches for students. Meet current GSS students, staff, and faculty.

Oct
15
2018

Keyword: Consent

5:00 PM - 6:30 PM, sponsored by Gender & Sexuality Studies Program

A panel of scholars, educators, and activists will discuss the multiple, contested meanings of the keyword “consent” from the vantages...

Oct
11
2018

Calvin Warren -- Ontological Terror

5:15 PM - 7:00 PM, sponsored by Colloquium on Ethnicity & Diaspora (CED)

The Colloquium on Ethnicity and Diaspora (CED) presents "Ontological Terror" - a book talk by Calvin Warren (Emory University) moderated...

Oct
3
2018

"South Asian Masculinities Through Ethnographic Film”

5:00 PM - 6:30 PM, sponsored by Gender & Sexuality Studies Program

Harjant S. Gill will show his 30 min film, Mardistan (Macholand) followed by a Q&A. Mardistan (Macholand) explores Indian manhood articulated through the...

May
18
2018

Afro-Latinidades: Blackness, Identity, and Space

All day, sponsored by The Latina and Latino Studies Program

The Latina and Latino Studies Program at Northwestern University presents its annual symposium for 2018, titled Afro-Latinidades: Blackness, Identity, and...

Apr
24
2018

SPAN Summer Research Fest #2

5:00 PM - 6:30 PM, sponsored by The Sexualities Project at Northwestern (SPAN)

The SPAN Summer Research Fest will feature brief, informal research presentations from graduate students who received a research grant from the...

Apr
10
2018

SPAN Summer Research Fest #1

5:00 PM - 6:30 PM, sponsored by The Sexualities Project at Northwestern (SPAN)

The SPAN Summer Research Fest will feature brief, informal research presentations from graduate students who received a research grant from the...

May
31
2017

Materialities of Dissent

5:00 PM - 6:30 PM, sponsored by Gender & Sexuality Studies Program

This roundtable will familiarize people with the range of activism in the Chicago area; present resources for local engagement; and...

Apr
21
2017

(SPAN Workshop) Stigma: Deviance, Criminality, and Sexualities

9:00 AM - 6:00 PM, sponsored by The Sexualities Project at Northwestern (SPAN)

SPAN's 2017 Annual Workshop Panels: “Data & Surveillance”Toby Beauchamp, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign Kelly Gates, University of California, San Diego “Language &...

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