fall 2011 | Gender, Sexuality, and Women's Studies
University of Pittsburgh
Events

fall 2011

University Closed

December 23, 2011 - 8:30am - January 2, 2012 - 5:00pm

Winter Recess

December 19, 2011 - 8:30am - January 3, 2012 - 5:00pm

Undergraduate Information Expo

November 30, 2011 - 11:00am - 2:00pm

Learn about  internship opportunities, graduate school, and careers related to Women’s Studies.

Providers last year included:

Thomas Merton Center, Pittsburgh Food Bank, Girl Scouts of America, the Women’s Law Project, POWER, Planned Parenthood, Lydia’s Place, and the Midwife Center.

WSP Steering Committee

November 18, 2011 - 10:00am - 11:30am

"Anatomy, Cartography, and King Lear"

November 17, 2011 - 12:30pm - 2:00pm
Speaker/Participants: 
Valerie Traub (Frederick G.L. Huetwell Professor of English and Women's Studies, Univ. of Michigan)

Medieval and Renaissance Studies, Humanities Center, the Women’s Studies Program, the English Department Literature Program, and the European Union Center of Excellence and European Studies Center

The essay will be pre-circulated.

For a copy of the essay, email the Humanities Center at humctr@pitt.edu.

Biography: Valerie Traub is Frederick G. L. Huetwell Professor of English and Women's Studies at the University of Michigan. Her research concerns gender and sexuality in early modern England. She is the author of The Renaissance of Lesbianism in Early Modern England, which won the best book of 2002 award from the Society for the Study of Early Modern Women.

"Shakespeare's Sex"

November 16, 2011 - 3:00pm - 4:30pm
Speaker/Participants: 
Valerie Traub (Frederick G.L. Huetwell Professor of English and Women's Studies, Univ. of Michigan)

Medieval and Renaissance Studies, Humanities Center, the Women’s Studies Program, the English Department Literature Program, and the European Union Center of Excellence and European Studies Center.

Biography: Valerie Traub is Frederick G. L. Huetwell Professor of English and Women's Studies at the University of Michigan. Her research concerns gender and sexuality in early modern England. She is the author of The Renaissance of Lesbianism in Early Modern England, which won the best book of 2002 award from the Society for the Study of Early Modern Women.

Discussion of Eng's "The Feeling of Kinship: Queer Diasporas and the Racialization of Intimacy"

November 4, 2011 - 2:00pm - 3:00pm

Humanities Center

With responses by Benjamin Kahan, Cathy Hannabach (Women’s Studies), and Anthony Infanti (Law).

Discussion of Eng’s The Feeling of Kinship: Queer Diasporas and the Racialization of Intimacy (pp. 1-57).

Colloquium, "The Queer Space of China"

November 3, 2011 - 12:30pm - 2:00pm
Speaker/Participants: 
David Eng (Penn), Short-term Humanities Center Fellow

Humanities Center

Faculty and graduate students in Pitt Humanities departments can access colloquium papers two weeks before the event by logging in to <my.pitt.edu>, clicking on the tab “My Resources,” clicking on “Humanities Center,” and then clicking on “Colloquium Series” where there is a link to the pdf file. Participants may also request the reading at humctr@pitt.edu.

"Reparations and the Human"

November 2, 2011 - 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Speaker/Participants: 
David Eng (Penn), Short-term Humanities Center Fellow

Humanities Center

Book Symposia Series: Bruce Venarde's "Two Women of the Great Schism" and "The Rule of St. Benedict"

October 26, 2011 - 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Speaker/Participants: 
Fiona Griffiths (NYU), Jan Ziolkowski (Harvard), and Renate Blumenfeld-Koskinski (Pitt)

History & Women's Studies

The Department of History will hold a symposium celebrating Bruce Venarde's Two Women of the Great Schism and The Rule of St. Benedict. 

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