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Iris Marion Young Award Winners on Pittwire

This year's Iris Marion Young Award Winners have been featured in Pittwire's Accolades!  Read the story here: https://www.pittwire.pitt.edu/accolades/iris-marion-young

General Lecture: “Taking Young People Seriously: Inequalities in Contemporary Childhoods”

April 6, 2017 - 12:30pm
Speaker/Participants: 
C.J. Pascoe (University of Oregon)

CJ Pascoe, author of Dude, You're a Fag: Masculinity and Sexuality in High School, is an Associate Professor of Sociology at the University of Oregon. Pascoe's current research focuses on masculinity, youth, homophobia, sexuality and new media.

The Prison in Twelve Landscapes with Director Brett Story

April 18, 2018 - 6:00pm

Sponsored by the Gender, Sexuality, and Women’s Studies Program; the Humanities Center; the Department of English; and the Film and Media Studies Program

Please join us for a special screeing of The Prison in Twelve Landscapes with Director Brett Story.

Final SC Meeting of Spring Term

April 20, 2018 - 10:00am - 11:30am

Second SC Meeting of Spring Term

February 23, 2018 - 10:00am - 11:30am

First Spring Term SC Meeting

January 19, 2018 - 10:00am - 11:30pm

Performance: Karuppi (The Dark Woman)

February 20, 2018 - 6:00pm
Speaker/Participants: 
Ponni Arasu

Sponsored by the Gender, Sexuality, and Women's Studies Program; the Indo-Pacific Council (INPAC); and the Department of Theatre Arts

Karuppi (The Dark Woman) is a one-woman performance in English/Tamil/Creole performed by Ponni Arasu.

Lecture: "Retroactive Crossing-Out: Transgender Comportment in Public Schools"

February 23, 2018 - 12:15pm - 1:30pm
Speaker/Participants: 
Gayle Salamon, Princeton University

Gayle Salamon is Associate Professor of English and Gender and Sexuality Studies at Princeton University.  She works in phenomenology, queer and trans theory, feminist philosophy, 20th Century Continental philosophy, psychoanalysis, and disability studies.  Her book Assuming a Body: Transgender and Rhetorics of Materiality (Columbia University Press, 2010) was winner of the 2011 Lambda Literary Award in LGBT Studies.

Wonder Woman: Gender, Fantasy, and Badass Feminism

March 21, 2018 - 6:00pm - 9:30pm

Please join us for a screening of Wonder Woman and panel discussion.

Fertility Holidays: Global Journeys of Family Formation

March 26, 2018 - 4:30pm - 5:45pm
Speaker/Participants: 
Amy Speier (University of Texas at Arlington)

Dr. Amy Speier is a medical anthropologist specializing in reproductive health, globalization and medical tourism. In August 2016, her book Fertility Holidays: IVF Tourism and the Reproduction of Whiteness was released by New York University Press.

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