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Screening of: The Prison in Twelve Landscapes, with Director Brett Story

April 18, 2018 - 6:00pm

Sponsored by the Gender, Sexuality, and Women’s Studies Program. Cosponsored by the Humanities Center; the Department of English; the Pitt Prison Education Program; the Film and Media Studies Program; and the Kenneth P. Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences

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

Second SC Meeting of Spring Term

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

Preliminary discussion of LGBT Studies minor

Discussion of next director of GSWS

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); the Asian Studies Center; the Department of Theatre Arts; and the Kenneth P. Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences

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

Cosponsored by the Children's Literature Program and the Humanities Center.

Please join us at 12:15 on February 23 in 501 Cathedral of Learning to welcome Gayle Salamon, who will present a lecture on "Retroactive Crossing-Out: Transgender Comportment in Public Schools."

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.

Faculty and Grad Reading Group: Stacy Alaimo

December 8, 2017 - 3:00pm - 5:00pm

In preparation for the visit of Prof. Stacy Alaimo to Pitt on January 16, 2018 (events described on the flyer here), interested members of the Pitt community are invited to join a reading group to be held Friday, December 8, from 3-5 pm in 527 CL. 

Workshop on “What’s Wrong with Tolerance?” from Love the Sin: Sexual Regulation and the Limits of Religious Tolerance

December 1, 2017 - 10:00am - 11:15am
Speaker/Participants: 
Ann Pellegrini, New York University

Cosponsored by the Provost’s Year of Diversity, Humanities Center, University Honors College, Asian Studies Center and Indo-Pacific Council, Departments of Anthropology and Sociology, and Programs in Gender, Sexuality & Women’s Studies and Jewish Studies.

Faculty and graduate students are invited to participate in this workshop with Ann Pellegrini on “What’s Wrong with Tolerance?” from Love the Sin: Sexual Regulation and the Limits of Religious Tolerance.

Click here to access the reading for the workshop.

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