Women and Society

  • Founded
    1974
  • Seminar Number
    545

This seminar is devoted to the interdisciplinary study of women in their historical and social contexts, as well as feminist historiography. Among the topics the seminar considers are: the status and function of women historically; cross-cultural and sociological perspectives on women; representations of women in literature, media, and the arts; women and ethics; and feminist theories of class, race, and sexuality.


Co-Chairs
Professor Karen Baird
karen.baird@purchase.edu

Professor Emily Tai
etai@qcc.cuny.edu

Rapporteur
Sabrina Kuri-Rodriguez
sak2248@columbia.edu


Meeting dates and locations are subject to change. Please confirm details with the seminar rapporteur.

Welcome

Meetings

09/18/2017 Faculty House, Columbia University
7:30 PM
Queering Receptivity: Parasexual Pleasure in the Face of Compulsory & Feminized Trauma
Alyson Spurgas, Trinity College

Respondent: Katie Gentile, John Jay College of Criminal Justice, CUNY



10/16/2017 Faculty House, Columbia University
7:30 PM
Biological Stories about Men’s ReproductioN
Rene Alming, Yale University
Abstract

Rayna Rapp, New York University



11/20/2017 Faculty House, Columbia University
7:30 PM

Michelle Fine, The Graduate Center, CUNY




12/11/2017 Faculty House, Columbia University
7:30 PM

Erin Heidt-Forsythe, Pennsylvania State University




01/29/2018 Faculty House, Columbia University
7:30 PM

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02/26/2018 Faculty House, Columbia University
7:30 PM

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03/19/2018 Faculty House, Columbia University
7:30 PM

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04/16/2018 Faculty House, Columbia University
7:30 PM

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