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Gender Studies Symposium

The full schedule of events will be posted by mid January

 

Wednesday, March 7

7 p.m., Templeton Campus Center, Council Chamber
*Keynote Presentation
The Trouble with Gender: Rethinking Feminist Security Studies in “the Colonial Present”
Melanie Richter-Montpetit ,
 lecturer in politics and international relations, University of Sheffield

 

Thursday, March 8

7 p.m., Templeton Campus Center, Council Chamber
*Keynote Presentation
Carceral Feminist and Prison Abolition: Black Feminist Reflections on State and Intimate Violence
Beth Richie
, professor of African-American studies and law, criminology, and justice, University of Illinois at Chicago

 

Friday, March 9

7 p.m., Templeton Campus Center, Council Chamber
*Keynote Presentation
Transformative Justice Is Not A Magic Unicorn, But It Still Might Save Our Lives: Towards a Harm Reduction, Real-Talk Approach to Saving The World
Leah Lakshmi Piepzna-Samarasinha, writer, educator, and disability and transformative justice organizer