Events

Taking Stock of ‘Feminisms’ Today and Looking Ahead, International Women's Day Conference
Taking Stock of ‘Feminisms’ Today and Looking Ahead,  International Women's Day Conference.  Details to follow.
March 1, 2018 9:00am
TBD
Janelle Scott - Visiting Scholars of Color Lecture Series
As a part of its Visiting Scholars of Color lecture series Penn GSE welcomes Janelle Scott, an associate professor at the University of California-Berkeley who explores the relationship between education, policy, and equality of opportunity.  Event details to follow.
March 14, 2018 12:00am
TBD
Death, Writing, Race, and Freedom
Edwidge Danticat, Award-winning Novelist and Essayist 
March 16, 2018 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Location TBA
OwnIt Conference
Inspiring the next generation of female leaders.  OWN IT is a series of events, summits and opportunities to motivate and connect young women everywhere.
March 24, 2018 10:00am
TBD
Rebirths, Returns, and Comebacks Story Slam
March 24, 2018 7:00pm to 9:00pm
Upstairs Live at World Cafe, 3025 Walnut Street
Robbin Chapman - Visiting Scholars of Color Lecture Series
As a part of its Visiting Scholars of Color lecture series Penn GSE welcomes Robbin Chapman, the associate provost and academic director of diversity and inclusion at Wellesley College.  Event details to follow.
April 11, 2018 12:00am
TBD
Jack Halberstam: Trans: A Quick and Quirky Account of Gender Variability
Event Description coming soon.  Jack Halberstam is Professor of American Studies and Ethnicity, Gender Studies and Comparative Literature at the University of Southern California. Halberstam is the author of five books and has written articles that have appeared in numerous journals, magazines and collections. Halberstam is currently working on several projects including a book on Fascism and (homo)sexuality. Halberstam has co-edited a number of anthologies including Posthuman Bodies with Ira Livingston (Indiana University Press, 1995) and a special issue of Social Text with Jose Munoz and David Eng titled “What’s Queer About Queer Studies Now?” Jack is a popular speaker and gives lectures around the country and internationally every year. Lecture topics include: queer failure, sex and media, subcultures, visual culture, gender variance, popular film, animation.
April 11, 2018 12:00pm to 1:30pm
TBD
Silvia Cusicaqui: Colonialism, Ethnicity, and Gender in the Andes, Berkowitz Lecture
Event Description coming soon.  Silvia Rivera Cusicanqui is a contemporary Aymara feminist sociologist, historian, and subaltern theorist from Bolivia.  She draws upon anarchist theory as well as Quecha and Aymara cosmologies.  She is the previous director and longtime member of the Taller de Historia Oral Andina (Workshop on Andean Oral History). She is also an activist who works directly with indigenous movements in Bolivia, such as the Katarista movement and the coca growers movement. Sylvia's best known work is Oppressed But Not Defeated: Peasant Struggles Among the Aymara and Quechua in Bolivia, 1900-1980 (Geneva: UNRISD, 1984). This event is cosponsored by Latin American and Latino Studies Program, Perry World House and the Quechua Language Program and Andean Culture at Penn.
April 12, 2018 5:00pm to 6:30pm
Silverstein Forum, Stiteler Hall 208 S. 37th St.