Spring 2015 | Gender, Sexuality, and Women's Studies
University of Pittsburgh

Spring 2015

Lecture: "Noble Wounds and the Surgeon King: Mediated Embodiments in Early Modern France"

January 29, 2015 - 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Chloé Hogg (French)

Gender, Sexuality, and Women's Studies Program

To 21st-century readers, the hyper-detailed descriptions of wounds inflicted upon Louis XIV’s noble officers stick out like a sore thumb amidst the literary news, fashion updates, and court gossip of Jean Donneau de Visé’s 17th-century periodical, the Mercure galant. How can we understand this level of attention accorded to injured male bodies, which catalogues everything from musket wounds to fractured skulls to a sprai

Brave Miss World Film Screening

January 27, 2015 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm


Brave Miss World is a documentary about Linor Abargil, Miss World ‘98, and her journey after being raped a few weeks before being crowned to becoming a lawyer and activist. This film follows her subsequent activism with rape victims. Please be advised that the content of this film will contain language describing sexual violence.

Work in Progress Discussion: 'A Feminist Cultural Studies Approach to Yoga: Co-optation or Counter Hegemonic Embodiment?'

January 23, 2015 - 10:00am - 11:30am
Kerrie Kauer (GSWS)

Gender, Sexuality, and Women's Studies Program

Text for discussion available through the gender studies portal on my.pitt.edu under My Resources


Embodiment Conference Planning Committee Meeting

January 16, 2015 - 12:00pm

First spring-term Steering Committee Meeting

January 16, 2015 - 10:00am - 11:30am

On the docket: written cross-listing policy discussion, gender-affirmative language statement.

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