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 Maria Delongoria
historydoc@mac.com

Professor Emily Sohmer Tai
etai@qcc.cuny.edu

Rapporteur
Alma Igra
ai2298@columbia.edu


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

Welcome

Meetings

09/17/2018 Faculty House, Columbia University
7:00 PM
An Unrequited Labor of Love: Child Care and Feminism
Anna Danziger Halperin, Columbia University

Discussant: Premilla Nadasen, Barnard College, Columbia University



10/22/2018 Faculty House, Columbia University
7:00 PM
Sister You Are Not Alone in Here: Ending solitary confinement for Incarcerated Gender Variant People
Lihi Yona, Columbia University and the Israel Democracy Institute

Ido Katri , University of Toronto

Discussant: Chase Strangio , ACLU, LGBT & AIDS Project


11/19/2018 Faculty House, Columbia University
7:00 PM
"Touch the Pickle!” The Representation of Menstrual Beliefs and Practices in the Popular Media Through the Lens of the White Savior Complex
Inga Winkler, Columbia University

Chris Bobel, University of Massachusetts Boston

Discussant: Karen Baird, Columbia University


12/10/2018 Faculty House, Columbia University
7:00 PM
Opera and Ottonian Queens
Laura Wangerin, Seton Hall University

Discussant:Nicole Lopez-Jantzen, Queensborough Community College, CUNY



01/28/2019 Faculty House, Columbia University
7:00 PM
Social Work Approaches to HIV and AIDS: Biomedicalization and the Problem of Black Citizenship
Fabienne Snowden, The Graduate Center, CUNY

Maria DeLongoria, Medgar Evers College, CUNY



02/18/2019 Faculty House, Columbia University
7:00 PM
Queering Measures of Gender Identity in Survey Research on U.S. Politics
Zein Murib, Fordham University

Owen Brown, Medgar Evers College, CUNY



03/25/2019 Faculty House, Columbia University
7:00 PM
The Dichotomy of ‘Badass’: Owning the Contemporary Image of Black Women
Maria De Longoria, Medgar Evers College, CUNY

Respondent: Owen Brown, Medgar Evers College, CUNY



04/29/2019 Faculty House, Columbia University
7:00 PM
Professional Black Women
Selena T. Rodgers, York College, CUNY

Respondent: Michele Rene Gregory, York College, CUNY



05/13/2019 Faculty House, Columbia University
7:00 PM

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