Past Colloquia

Monday, November 6, 2017 - 3:00pm to 5:30pm

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 »


Friday, October 6, 2017 - 11:30am to 1:00pm

Presenters: Ankhi Mukherjee (Wadham College, Oxford University) Ranjana Khanna (Duke English Department, Program in Literature)   read more »


Friday, April 14, 2017 - 11:00am to 12:30pm

Chair: Anne-Maria B. Makhulu (Duke Cultural Anthropology and AAAS) PresentersXhercis Méndez (Philosophy and African American and African Studies, Michigan State University) “Weaving Decolonial Feminist Visions and Methodologies: Women of Color... read more »


Friday, February 17, 2017 - 11:00am to 12:30pm

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 »


Friday, November 18, 2016 - 11:00am to 12:30pm

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 »


Friday, October 21, 2016 - 11:00am to 12:30pm

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... read more »


Friday, March 25, 2016 - 11:30am to 1:00pm

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... read more »


Friday, February 19, 2016 - 11:00am to 1:00pm

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.... read more »


Friday, January 29, 2016 - 1:00pm

Presenters Kim Lamm (Duke Women’s Studies) Topic to be announced read more »


Friday, October 23, 2015 - 11:30am to 1:00pm

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 »


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