Upcoming Events

Thu Feb 1, 2018

"No Dads No Masters" Research Workshop Presentation

5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
317 Riley Hall

No Dads No Masters

No Dads, No Masters serves as an interrogation of white, working-class, midwestern, hetero-masculinity as a material subject, and subsequently, an interrogation of myself, as I am of this array. The artworks presented, and writing herein, make for a repositioning of contemporary gender theories to be overlaid onto these specific material masculinities. The visual articulations of my project, the chimera of painting and sculpture, will act as agents of mutating traditionally gendered attitudes, spaces, and objects. This interrogation/mutation is grounded within the landscape of the garage as a liminal space, and more specifically as a Foucaultian heterotopia, as a way to highlight the intricate and often contradicting process of White, American, working class manhood’s praxis, failure and prototyping. The simultaneous operation of indulgence and criticism of masculinity complicates a narrative of hegemonic masculinity in favor of an infinitely richer and more difficult approach to manhood.…

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​​​​​​​Because Gender Film Screening: Nine to Five

7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Browning Cinema

9 To 5 Poster Low Res For Web

Because Gender Film Screening: Nine to Five 
(1980, directed by Colin Higgins) 
Workplace feminism confronts the patriarchal corporate office in this classic labor comedy starring Jane Fonda, Lily Tomlin, and Dolly Parton. 

A panel discussion featuring visiting historian Ryan Murphy, Assistant Professor of History, Earlham College and author of Deregulating Desire

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Fri Feb 2, 2018

Deregulating Desire: Flight Attendant Activism, Family Politics, and Workplace Justice

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Geddes Hall Coffee House

Deregulating Desire: Flight Attendant Activism, Family Politics, and Workplace Justice

Ryan Murphy, assistant professor of History, Earlham College, and author of Deregulating Desire (Temple University Press, 2016), winner of the Organization of  American Historians' David Montgomery Award for the best book on a topic in American labor and working-class history, 2017. Cosponsored by the Gender Studies Program.…

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Wed Feb 7, 2018

Roxane Gay Lecture

7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
O'Laughlin Auditorium, Saint Mary's College

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Roxane Gay (author of Hunger and Bad Feminist) will be speaking at Saint Mary's College on Feb. 7, 2018.  Roxane Gay is an author and cultural critic whose writing is unmatched and widely revered. Her work garners international acclaim for its reflective, no-holds-barred exploration of feminism and social criticism.…

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Fri Feb 23, 2018

How We Get Free - Black Feminism and The Combahee River Collective Edited by Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
339 O'Shaughnessy

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The Combahee River Collective, a path-breaking group of radical black feminists, was one of the most important organizations to develop out of the antiracist and women’s liberation movements of the 1960s and 70s. In this collection of essays and interviews edited by activist-scholar Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor, founding members of the organization and contemporary activists reflect on the legacy of its contributions to Black feminism and its impact on today’s struggles.…

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Fri Apr 27, 2018

New Directions 2018 Midwest Undergraduate Conference in Gender Studies

All Day
McKenna Hall - Rooms 100-104

New Directions 2018 Midwest Undergraduate Conference in Gender Studies


The Gender and Women’s Studies communities of the University of Notre Dame, Saint Mary’s College, and Indiana University South Bend will host the 3rd biennial Midwestern Undergraduate Conference in Gender Studies April 27–28, 2018 at the University of Notre Dame.…

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Sat Apr 28, 2018

Gender Studies 30th Anniversary Celebration

5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

30th Anniversary Std Square


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