No Longer in Exile: The Legacy and Future of Gender Studies at the New School

In Public Programs on March 4, 2010 by Ferentz Lafargue Tagged: , , , , , , , , , ,

No Longer in Exile: The Legacy and Future of Gender Studies at the New School
Friday, March 26 (6:00-9:00 p.m.) and Saturday, March 27 (all day), 2010

Theresa Lang Community and Student Center (55 West 13th Street)
No registration necessary

The New School invites you to No Longer in Exile: The Legacy and Future of Gender Studies at the New School, Friday, March 26, from 6:00-9:00 p.m. and all day Saturday, March 27 at the Theresa Lang Center, 55 West 13th Street.  This exciting event is a celebration of the return of Gender Studies to The New School and an exploration of what the community wishes from this new undertaking.

Leading scholars in the field, along with the New School faculty and students, explore the rich institutional and intellectual history of the interdisciplinary field of Gender Studies and speculate about the directions this study might take us in the future.

Panelists include:

  • Nancy Fraser, Professor of Political Science and Social Science at The New School for Social Research
  • Mary Hawkesworth, Editor of SIGNS and Chair of Women’s Studies at Rutgers University
  • Susan Faludi, Author of Backlash and The Terror Dream
  • Bonnie Thornton Dill, Professor and Chair of the Women’s Studies Department and Program and Director of the Consortium on Race, Gender, and Ethnicity at the University of Maryland
  • Valerie Smith, Woodrow Wilson Professor of Literature and Director of the Center for African American Studies at Princeton University
  • Judith Halberstam, Professor of English, American Studies and Ethnicity and Gender Studies at University of Southern California
  • Ann Cvetkovich, Author of Mixed Feelings and Professor and Co-chair of the LGBTQ/Sexualities Research Cluster at the University of Texas

Inspiring Women, an exhibit, will be on display during the conference in the suite adjacent to the Theresa Lang Center. The exhibit will then move to Adam & Sophie Gimbel Design Library (2 West 13th Street, 2nd floor) from March 29-May 31, 2010.

Conference participants include:

Elaine Abelson Neil Gordon
Marianna Assis Judith Halberstam
Carolyn Berman Mary Hawkesworth
Cheryl Buckley Joseph Heathcott
Ximena Bustamante Randi Irwin
Julie Chaparro Ferentz LaFargue
Hazel Clark Maria Pia Lara
Ann Cvetkovich Michelle Leve
Katie Detwiler LM Ling
Bonnie Thornton Dill Laura Liu
Jon Dimond Bonnie McEwan
Kate Eichhorn Layli Phillips
Elizabeth Ellsworth Lisa Rubin
Suzanne Esposito Ann Louise Shapiro
Chelsea Estep-Armstrong Valerie Smith
Susan Faludi Ann Snitow
Silvia Fernandez Ann Stoler
Nikol Alexander Floyd Zhou Suiming
Nancy Fraser Alexandra Wagner
Dina Georgis Howell Williams

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