Yale Women's, Gender and Sexuality Studies
Volume 2, Issue 1
fall 2011
Editor, Geetanjali Singh Chanda
Managing Editor, John-Albert Moseley
Layout Design: Nick Appleby

WGSS Announces the 2011-2012 Graduate Colloquium Season

by John-Albert Moseley


The WGSS Graduate Colloquium is a venue in which students from a wide range of disciplines present work that engages issues in women's studies, feminism, gender and sexuality studies, lesbian and gay studies, and queer studies. At the Colloquium, graduate students give academic talks, present syllabi, discuss pedagogy, and engage in roundtable discussions on pressing topics and questions central to the field of Women's, Gender, & Sexuality Studies, much lively discussion follows the event. Andrew Dowe (African American Studies and American Studies) and Emily Johnson (History) organized the 2011-2012 Colloquium season.

September 12, 2011
Seductive Visions: The Stereoscope and Gender at the Turn of the Century "Things Seen and Unseen" Heidi Knoblauch, (HSHM)
Distinct Desires: Mexican Women's Families & Migration (1970s-80s) Ana Minian (American Studies)

October 3, 2011
Out of Jurisdiction, Andrew Dowe (African American Studies & American Studies)
Guerrilla Gun Girls: Gendering Black Power from Notting Hill to Laventille, Chris Johnson (History & American Studies)

November 7, 2011
Special Relationships: A Homophile Law Reformer's Transatlantic Tour, David Minto (History)
Protect America's Children: Anita Bryant and Religious Right Materialism, Emily Johnson (History)

January 23, 2012
Queer Spatial Practice, Susan Surface (School of Architecture)
Manifestos for the Living: American Poetry and HIV/AIDS, Gerardo Con Diaz (HSHM)

February 20, 2012
No Strings Attached: Selling and Using the Menstrual Cup in the 1970's, Kelly O'Donnell (HSHM)
Demon Children & Tiger Mothers: A History of Dystopic Domestic Memoir, Briallen Hopper, (Divinity School)

April 2, 2012
All are Welcome: Feminist Ecclesiology and Intellectual Disability, Erin Staley (Religious Studies)
Sex in the Stable: Naughty Women, Strapping Men, and Well-Hung Horses, Carolee Klimchock (American Studies)

For more information on the WGSS Colloquium, visit: http://wgss.yale.edu/colloquium

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