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Nov 17, 5:00 PM: GSSW: Dylan Bellisle, “‘If she wasn’t doing this, I would have to pay ...

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Gender and Sexuality Studies Workshop Workshops are held on alternate (even week) Tuesdays from 5:00 to 6:20pm CST. Papers and a Zoom link will be circulated a week in advance. Tuesday, November 17th: “‘If she wasn’t doing this, I would have to pay for childcare anyway’: The obligations of family childcare and how the Earned Income Tax Credit sustains care arrangements,” Dylan Bellisle, Social Service Administration Discussant: Christina Cross, Assistant Professor of Sociology at Harvard University. 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. Additional workshop information, including past schedules, can be found at http://voices.uchicago.edu/genderandsexuality/. If you have any questions or accommodation requests, please don't hesitate to contact the workshop coordinator at gssworkshop@gmail.com.

Date: November 17, 2020
Time: 5:00 PM - 6:20 PM

See:http://voices.uchicago.edu/genderandsexuality/

Nov 16, 4:30 PM: Joseph Gamble, "How to Do the History of Homoeroticism"

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Joseph Gamble Assistant Professor of English, University of Toledo"How to Do the History of Homoeroticism" Presented by the Renaissance Workshop and the Center for the Study of Gender and Sexuality Zoom: https://uchicago.zoom.us/j/94926561656?pwd=N1hKSDVVRmRHdG9DeXR2dDQ3VGJlZz09 Password: 292698 The paper to be read in advance will be distributed to the Renaissance Workshop mailing list and will be available on the Renaissance Workshop website at https://voices.uchicago.edu/renaissance/. If you would like to join the Renaissance Workshop mailing list, please visit https://lists.uchicago.edu/web/info/renshop We are committed to making our workshop accessible to all persons. Questions, requests, and/or concerns should be directed to Ryan Campagna (rcampagna@uchicago.edu) or Sarah-Gray Lesley (sglesley@uchicago.edu).

Date: November 16, 2020
Time: 4:30 PM - 6:00 PM

Oct 28, 12:30 PM: Shamus Khan, “Understanding Sexual Violence"

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The Department of Sociology Colloquium ~ in cooperation with the Center for the Study of Gender and Sexuality ~ is pleased to present: Shamus Khan Professor of Sociology Columbia University “Understanding Sexual Violence" Wednesday, October 28, 2020 12:30 - 1:50 p.m. Via Zoom: https://uchicago.zoom.us/j/91820899171?pwd=VmpJWWdHeGREeXUwMWF4ZjQ0RXFyZz09 Password: 672098 Shamus Khan is a professor of sociology at Columbia University. He writes on culture, inequality, gender, and elites. He is the author of over 90 articles, books, and essays, including Privilege: The Making of an Adolescent Elite at St. Paul’s School (Princeton), The Practice of Research (Oxford, with Dana Fisher), Approaches to Ethnography: Modes of Representation and Analysis in Participant Observation (Oxford, with Colin Jerolmack), and Sexual Citizens: A Landmark Study of Sex, Power, and Assault on Campus (W.W. Norton, with Jennifer Hirsch). He was a co-Principal Investigator of SHIFT, a multi-year study of sexual health and sexual violence at Columbia University. He directed the working group on the political influence of economic elites at the Russell Sage Foundation, is the series editor of “The Middle Range” at Columbia University Press, and served as the editor of the journal Public Culture. He writes regularly for the popular press such as the New Yorker, the New York Times, Washington Post, and has served as a columnist for Time Magazine. In 2016 he was awarded Columbia University’s highest teaching honor, the Presidential Teaching Award, and in 2018 he was awarded the Hans L. Zetterberg Prize from Uppsala University in Sweden for “the best sociologist under 40”.

Date: October 28, 2020
Time: 12:30 PM - 1:50 PM

See:https://uchicago.zoom.us/j/91820899171?pwd=VmpJWWdHeGREeXUwMWF4ZjQ0RXFyZz09

Nov 6, 12:00 PM: Post-Election Virtual Drop-In Hours

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The Center for the Study of Gender and Sexuality and Center for the Study of Race, Politics and Culture at the University of Chicago welcome you to join us for virtual drop-in hours, as we collectively process and reflect on the unfolding results of this year’s elections. Faculty affiliates and Center staff will be on Zoom from 12:00-2:00pm Central on Nov 4, 5, and 6th, and you can drop in any time. This event is open to undergraduate and graduate students, but registration with a UChicago email address is required at https://uchicago.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJ0kd-2rrzIoGtNZELxh1cgLdJ3zLJ-Li8Fg

Date: November 6, 2020
Time: 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Nov 18, 4:00 PM: Human Rights Book Salon: Jill Richards - “The Fury Archives: Female ...

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Join us for an event with Jill Richards (English, Yale), as we discuss her new book, "The Fury Archives: Female Citizenship, Human Rights, and the International Avant-Gardes" (Columbia University Press, 2020). Those interested in reading chapters in advance can download the Introduction and Chapter 3 of "The Fury Archives" on the Pozen Center website or from the Eventbrite page. (Reading in advance is not required in order to attend or participate.) In her book, Richards argues that in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, radical women’s movements and the avant-gardes were often in contact with one another, brought together through the socialist internationals. As she shows, each of these movements offered the other an experimental language that could move beyond the nation-state’s rights of man and citizen, suggesting an alternative conceptual vocabulary for women’s rights. With responses by University of Chicago faculty Sonali Thakkar (English), Anna Elena Torres (Comparative Literature), and Brandon Truett (English Humanities Teaching Fellow).  Presented in partnership with the Seminary Co-op Bookstores, the Center for the Study of Gender and Sexuality, and the UChicago English Department.

Date: November 18, 2020
Time: 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM

Dec 8, 3:00 PM: Saturation: Race, Art, and the Circulation of Value // Book Launch and ...

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Join the New Museum Of Contemporary Art (with support from the Center for the Study of Gender and Sexuality and the Center for the Study of Race, Politics and Culture at University of Chicago) as we celebrate the launch of "Saturation: Race, Art and the Circulation of Value" (MIT Press, 2020) with a special discussion featuring contributing artists Xandra Ibarra, Kent Monkman, and Tourmaline, moderated by artist and scholar Richard Fung, and with an introduction by co-editors C. Riley Snorton and Hentyle Yapp. Please RSVP for this online program here: https://www.tfaforms.com/4862398 Taking cues from this new anthology and highlighting the artistic practices of the panelists, this event will focus on the various ways the political is navigated through art. This conversation will explore the limits of art and activism and how artists who are considered “political” and “activists” do not necessarily find parity across art and activism but, rather, real disconnects. Rather than viewed simply as problems, these disconnects rethink the relationship across art and politics, particularly in a moment when activism is being reenvisioned. Saturation: Race, Art and the Circulation of Value (MIT Press, 2020) is the fourth book in the New Museum’s Critical Anthologies in Art and Culture series co-published by the New Museum and MIT Press. This book rethinks how and why controversies involving race and the art world are often discussed in terms of diversity and representation—as if having the right representative from a group or a larger plurality of embodied difference would absolve art institutions from historic forms of exclusion. Saturation offers another approach, taking into account not only questions of racial representation but also issues of structural change. Sponsors Critical Anthologies in Art and Culture is supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. Additional support is provided by the Research and Residencies Council of the New Museum. New Museum Digital Initiatives are generously supported by Hermine and David B. Heller. Support for Education and Public Engagement programs is provided, in part, by the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council, and the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and the New York State Legislature. Endowment support is provided by the Rockefeller Brothers Fund; the Skadden, Arps Education Programs Fund; and the William Randolph Hearst Endowed Fund for Education Programs at the New Museum. Special thanks to the Asian/Pacific/American Institute and the Department of Art and Public Policy at New York University.

Date: December 8, 2020
Time: 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

See:https://www.newmuseum.org/calendar/view/1691/em-saturation-race-art-and-the-circulation-of-value-em

Mar 9, 5:00 PM: GSSW: Emily Bock, “Archiving Crisis”

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Gender and Sexuality Studies Workshop Workshops are held on alternate (even week) Tuesdays from 5:00 to 6:20pm CST. Papers and a Zoom link will be circulated a week in advance. Tuesday, March 9th: “Archiving Crisis,” Emily Bock, Anthropology Discussant: David Román, Professor of English and American Studies and Ethnicity at USC 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. Additional workshop information, including past schedules, can be found at http://voices.uchicago.edu/genderandsexuality/. If you have any questions or accommodation requests, please don't hesitate to contact the workshop coordinator at gssworkshop@gmail.com.

Date: March 9, 2021
Time: 5:00 PM - 6:20 PM

See:http://voices.uchicago.edu/genderandsexuality/

Feb 23, 5:00 PM: GSSW: Jordan Johansen, TBA

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Gender and Sexuality Studies Workshop Workshops are held on alternate (even week) Tuesdays from 5:00 to 6:20pm CST. Papers and a Zoom link will be circulated a week in advance. Tuesday, February 23rd: TBA, Jordan Johansen, Classics Discussant: Ian Moyer, Associate Professor of History at the University of Michigan 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. Additional workshop information, including past schedules, can be found at http://voices.uchicago.edu/genderandsexuality/. If you have any questions or accommodation requests, please don't hesitate to contact the workshop coordinator at gssworkshop@gmail.com.

Date: February 23, 2021
Time: 5:00 PM - 6:20 PM

See:http://voices.uchicago.edu/genderandsexuality/

Feb 9, 5:00 PM: GSSW: Rebecca Ewert, “Blessed or Distressed: Insurance Status and Wildfire ...

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Gender and Sexuality Studies Workshop Workshops are held on alternate (even week) Tuesdays from 5:00 to 6:20pm CST. Papers and a Zoom link will be circulated a week in advance. Tuesday, February 9th: “Blessed or Distressed: Insurance Status and Wildfire Disaster Recovery Trajectories,” Rebecca Ewert, Sociology Discussant: Lori Peek, Professor of Sociology at CU Boulder 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. Additional workshop information, including past schedules, can be found at http://voices.uchicago.edu/genderandsexuality/. If you have any questions or accommodation requests, please don't hesitate to contact the workshop coordinator at gssworkshop@gmail.com.

Date: February 9, 2021
Time: 5:00 PM - 6:20 PM

See:http://voices.uchicago.edu/genderandsexuality/

Feb 1, 5:00 PM: Human Rights Book Salon: Lydia Z. ...

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Dr. Lydia Z. Dixon (CSU, Channel Islands), a UChicago alumna and 2002 Human Rights Intern, will discuss her new book, “Delivering Health: Midwifery and Development in Mexico,” with Pozen Center Postdoctoral Instructor Amy Krauss. We’ll be raffling off copies of the book! Just RSVP and join us on Zoom for your chance to secure a copy. About the Book: In Delivering Health, Dr. Dixon uncovers the ways maternal health outcomes have been shaped by broader historical, political, and social factors in Mexico, through the perspectives of those who are at the front lines fighting for change: midwives. Midwives have long been marginalized in Mexico as remnants of the country’s precolonial past, yet Dixon shows how they are now strategically positioning themselves as agents of modernity and development. Midwifery education programs have popped up across Mexico, each with their own critique of the health care system and vision for how midwifery can help. From San Miguel de Allende to Oaxaca to Michoacán and points between, Dixon takes us into the classrooms, clinics, and conferences where questions of what it means to provide good reproductive health care are being taught, challenged, and implemented. Through interviews, observational data, and even student artwork, we are shown how underlying inequality manifests in poor care for many Mexican women. The midwives in this book argue that they can improve care while also addressing this inequality. Ultimately, Delivering Health asks us to consider the possibility that marginalized actors like midwives may hold the solution to widespread concerns in health. About the Author: Lydia Zacher Dixon is currently an assistant professor of Health Sciences at California State University, Channel Islands, where she teaches courses on medical ethics, research methods, and community health. Her scholarship focuses on reproductive health and social inequality in Mexico and the United States. Dr. Dixon’s longstanding commitment to these fields was originally spurred by her experiences as a 2002 recipient of a Pozen Center Human Rights Internship, which she received while completing her BA in Gender Studies with a minor in Latin American Studies at UChicago. Her internship took her to a midwifery school in central Mexico, where she began to learn about the challenges facing midwives and the clients and communities they served nationwide. That initial three-month internship led to five years of working with and building relationships with various women’s health organizations in communities across Mexico and the United States. She holds a PhD in Anthropology from the University of California, Irvine and has published extensively on midwifery education, obstetric violence, and childbirth.  Presented in partnership with the Center for Latin American Studies, the Katz Center for Mexican Studies, the Center for the Study of Gender and Sexuality, and the Seminary Co-op Bookstores.

Date: February 1, 2021
Time: 5:00 PM - 6:15 PM

Jan 26, 5:00 PM: GSSW: Kelsey Robbins, “The Undecided ‘Middle Ground’: Contesting ...

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Gender and Sexuality Studies Workshop Workshops are held on alternate (even week) Tuesdays from 5:00 to 6:20pm CST. Papers and a Zoom link will be circulated a week in advance. Tuesday, January 26th: “The Undecided ‘Middle Ground’: Contesting Catholicism and Moral Values in Ireland’s 2018 Referendum on Abortion,” Kelsey Robbins, Comparative Human Development Discussant: Amy Krauss, Postdoctoral Fellow at the Pozen Center for Human Rights 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. Additional workshop information, including past schedules, can be found at http://voices.uchicago.edu/genderandsexuality/. If you have any questions or accommodation requests, please don't hesitate to contact the workshop coordinator at gssworkshop@gmail.com.

Date: January 26, 2021
Time: 5:00 PM - 6:20 PM

See:http://voices.uchicago.edu/genderandsexuality/

Jan 25, 5:00 PM: Human Rights Book Salon: Jane Dailey - “White Fright: The Sexual Panic at ...

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Pozen Center Faculty Board member Jane Dailey will discuss her new book, “White Fright: The Sexual Panic at the Heart of America’s Racist History,” in conversation with Faculty Director Mark Bradley. We’ll be raffling off copies of the book! Just RSVP and join us on Zoom for your chance to secure a copy. About the Book: In White Fright, historian Jane Dailey brilliantly reframes our understanding of the long struggle for African American rights. Those fighting against equality were not motivated only by a sense of innate superiority, as is often supposed, but also by an intense fear of black sexuality. In this urgent investigation, Dailey examines how white anxiety about interracial sex and marriage found expression in some of the most contentious episodes of American history since Reconstruction: in battles over lynching, in the policing of black troops’ behavior overseas during World War II, in the violent outbursts following the Supreme Court’s decision in Brown v. Board of Education, and in the tragic story of Emmett Till. The question was finally settled—as a legal matter—with the Court’s definitive 1967 decision in Loving v. Virginia, which declared interracial marriage a “fundamental freedom.” Placing sex at the center of our civil rights history, White Fright offers a bold new take on one of the most confounding threads running through American history. About the Author: Jane Dailey is an associate professor of history at the University of Chicago. A recipient of fellowships from the American Academy in Berlin and the Guggenheim Foundation, she is also the author and coauthor of several previous books, including Before Jim Crow and Building the American Republic.  Presented in partnership with the Center for the Study of Race, Politics, and Culture; the Center for the Study of Gender and Sexuality; and the Seminary Co-op Bookstores.

Date: January 25, 2021
Time: 5:00 PM - 6:15 PM

Jan 21, 5:30 PM: Summer Gender & Sexuality Internship Info Session

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Once again, CSGS will offer funding for up to six internships at gender- and LGBTQ-related service, educational, or activist organizations in the US for UChicago undergraduate students. Those who receive funding will need to secure their own (unpaid) internships but don’t need to have it already set before they apply. The CSGS staff is happy to help applicants think through potential internship sites in the city and beyond. There will be an information session on January 21st at 5:30 p.m via Zoom. RSVP here: https://uchicago.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJUqfumtrjsuHdN8sbmtxfhzhw-qOrlGIeRe The deadline to apply for funding is February 28th at 11:59 pm. More information and the link to apply can be found at https://gendersexuality.uchicago.edu/fellowships/internships.shtml If you have other questions, contact Bonnie Kanter at bonniek@uchicago.edu.

Date: January 21, 2021
Time: 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM

Jan 12, 5:00 PM: GSSW: Alexandra Hoffmann, “Love, Madness, and Masculinity in Neẓāmi’s ...

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Gender and Sexuality Studies Workshop Workshops are held on alternate (even week) Tuesdays from 5:00 to 6:20pm CST. Papers and a Zoom link will be circulated a week in advance. Tuesday, January 12th: “Love, Madness, and Masculinity in Neẓāmi’s Layli o Majnun,” Alexandra Hoffmann, Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations Discussant: Julie Orlemanski, Associate Professor of English at UChicago 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. Additional workshop information, including past schedules, can be found at http://voices.uchicago.edu/genderandsexuality/. If you have any questions or accommodation requests, please don't hesitate to contact the workshop coordinator at gssworkshop@gmail.com.

Date: January 12, 2021
Time: 5:00 PM - 6:20 PM

See:http://voices.uchicago.edu/genderandsexuality/

Feb 2, 12:00 PM: Gender and Sexuality Studies and Divinity

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Divinity School Area Assistants, as part of their diversity, inclusion, and equity efforts, will be hosting Zoom programming with the Center for the Study of Gender and Sexuality (CSGS) on February 2, 2021. Kris Trujillo, Director of Studies for the Center for the Study of Gender and Sexuality, and Bonnie Kanter, Student Affairs Administrator will explain how Divinity School student can get involved with the Center through the CSGS Workshop, Working Group and/or a Certificate in Gender and Sexuality Studies based on the coursework students are taking. They will also discuss faculty whose research focuses on gender/sexuality and answer any questions. Please email Hector Varela-Rios (hmvarelajr@uchicago.edu)for the Zoom link.

Date: February 2, 2021
Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

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