Duke on Gender

Past Colloquia

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The Duke on Gender Colloquium brings together Duke faculty from humanities and social sciences and visiting scholars to offer a multi-disciplinary space to develop and present current research and further critical conversations within gender and women's history, gender and queer theory, sexuality… read more about Transnationally Thinking Men and Masculinities »

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The Duke on Gender Colloquium brings together Duke faculty from humanities and social sciences and visiting scholars to offer a multi-disciplinary space to develop and present current research and further critical conversations within gender and women's history, gender and queer theory, sexuality… read more about Gender, Race and Labor in the Academy »

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The Duke on Gender Colloquium brings together Duke faculty from humanities and social sciences and visiting scholars to offer a multi-disciplinary space to develop and present current research and further critical conversations within gender and women's history, gender and queer theory, sexuality… read more about Black Muslims and the Black Arts Movement »

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Presenters: Lisa Disch / on France (Political Science, University of Michigan) Kristen Ghodsee / on Eastern Europe (Cultural Anthropology, University of Pennsylvania) Rebecca Karl /on China (History Department, NYU) Kathi Weeks / on US (Duke GSFS) Anna Krylova / on Russia (Duke History Department) read more about “Marxism, Socialism, Feminism: A Transnational Conversation”  »

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Presenters: Ankhi Mukherjee (Wadham College, Oxford University) Ranjana Khanna (Duke English Department, Program in Literature)   read more about “Interventions on the Colonial and Postcolonial: The Case of Psychoanalysis” »

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Chair: Anne-Maria B. Makhulu (Duke Cultural Anthropology and AAAS) Presenters: Xhercis Méndez (Philosophy and African American and African Studies, Michigan State University) “Weaving Decolonial Feminist Visions and Methodologies: Women of Color Feminisms and the Creators of Black Lives Matter” … read more about Feminist Visions and Activist Dilemmas of the US Black Lives Matter and SA Fees Must Fall Movements: A Transnational Conversation  »

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Chair: Juliette Duara (Kenan Institute for Ethics, Duke University) Presenters: Sara L. Friedman (Anthropology and Gender Studies, Indiana University) Carlos Rojas (AMES, GSF, and AMI, Duke University) read more about Regulating Intimacy and Constituting Community in Taiwan and China »

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Colonial Sexualities Chair: Rey Chow (Program in Literature, Duke University) Presenters: Anjali Arondekar (Feminist Studies Department, University of California, Santa Cruz) Pete Sigal (History Department, Duke University) Lunch to follow. read more about Colonial Sexualities »

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Friday, October 21 - 11:00 am - East Duke Parlors “Relations with Dead/Remains in an Era of Singlification (21st Century Japan)” Chair: Elizabeth Grosz (Women’s Studies and Literature, Duke University) Presenter: Anne Allison (Cultural Anthropology, Duke University) Discussant: Kathy Rudy (Women’s… read more about Relations with Dead/Remains in an Era of Singlification (21st Century Japan) »

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Chair: Anne Allison (Duke Cultural Anthropology). Papers:“Women, Cloth, and the Hidden History of Property and the State in the Nineteenth-Century United States”  Laura Edwards (Duke History Department)           “‘I Want to Wear It’: The Color of Fashionable Clothing in Mahogany (1975)” Kimberly… read more about The Politics of Clothing: Rethinking Narratives of Women, Identity, and the State »

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Presenters Judith Walkowitz (History Department, Johns Hopkins University/NHC Fellow) Jolie Olcott (Duke History Department) For more information, contact series organizers: Elizabeth Grosz (Women’s Studies, Duke University), elizabeth.grosz@duke.edu Anna Krylova (History Department, Duke… read more about The Transnational and the Local in 1970s-1980s Feminism »

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Presenters Kim Lamm (Duke Women’s Studies) Topic to be announced read more about Feminism, Femininity, and Queer Perspectives in Neoliberal Culture »

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Chair Guo-Juin Hong (Duke Asian and Middle Eastern Studies and Director of the Program in the Arts of the Moving Image). Papers “War Movies and Fractured Notions of Masculinity” Minoo Moallem (UC Berkeley Gender & Women’s Studies Department) “Masculinities, Ideology, and Revolutionary Traces in… read more about Minoo Moallem and Frances S. Hasso: Masculinities in the Making: Iranian and Egyptian Film »

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Chair Priscilla Wald (Duke English Department and Women’s Studies) Papers “Concepts in Feminist Theory” Elizabeth Grosz (Duke Women’s Studies and Literature) “Turning Theory into a Historical Practice: A Case of Gender” Anna Krylova (Duke History Department and Women’s Studies) Panel Abstract The… read more about Theorizing Gender: Thinking and Using Theory Differently »