Archive: G+JI Events

  • Esraa Warda: T’meryil Invasion

    POSTPONED – We are actively working on identifying a new date for the event, and we will make sure to keep you informed of the rescheduled date as soon as possible. | Esraa Warda’s “T’meryil Invasion,” is a collection of danced stories foregrounding the ancestral feminist politics and non-conformist realness of Algerian Rai music and dance. Warda will take you on a journey through her personal tales, weaving humor, and vulnerability while contextualizing the historical censorship of Algerian dance/rs.

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  • Undoing Empire, Or Trans Resistance

    Tuesday, October 24, 2023 | 5:30 PM EST – In-Person Event |Join us in welcoming Xitlalli Alvarez Almendariz  for a lecture entitled: Undoing Empire, or Trans Resistance Dispatches from the Lone Star State.

    Xitlalli (he/they) is a PhD Candidate in Social Anthropology at Harvard, and Sr. Policy Researcher at the Transgender Education Network of  Texas.

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  • 40 Years of Anti-Racism: France and Beyond

    Monday, September 25, 2023 – 5:00 PM EST – In-Person Event. Join us to mark the 40th anniversary of France’s historic ‘March for Equality and Against Racism.’ This important event reshaped conversations on racism, police violence, and inequality. 

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  • Birthing Justice

    Film Screening and Discussion Tuesday, August 15, 2023  5:15 PM EST – In-Person Event Location: Lohrfink Auditorium, Hariri Building 2nd Floor, Georgetown University Main Campus RSVP P

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  • Feminist Philosophies: Theory + Praxis 

    CANCELLED | Join us for a thought-provoking conversation between renowned philosopher Elsa Dorlin and acclaimed journalist and activist Rokhaya Diallo as they explore intersectional feminist philosophies from theory to praxis.

    Category: Lectures

  • Unmanning

    Tuesday, April 11, 2023 | 5:00 PM EST – In-Person Event | Location: Arrupe Multipurpose Room | Join us in welcoming Katherine Chandler to discuss her book Unmanning How Humans, Machines and Media Perform Drone Warfare (Rutgers University Press, 2020). Dr. Chandler will be joined by professors Nathan Hensley, Caren Kaplan and Jennifer Rhee.

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  • The Ella Jo Baker Distinguished Lecture with Loretta J. Ross

    Thursday, February 23, 2023 5:30 PM – 7:00 PM, In-Person Event ICC Auditorium, Georgetown University Main Campus The Department of African American Studies presents the Ella Jo Baker Distin

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  • Queer Self-Making in Neoliberal Ghana

    Wednesday, Nov 30, 2022 – 5:00 PM ET – In-Person Event. Join us for a book talk on Georgetown Professor Kwame Edwin Otu’s book, Amphibious Subjects: Sasso and the Contested Politics of Queer Self-Making.

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  • Black is the Journey, Africana the Name

    Thursday, November 17, 2022 – 5:00 PM EST – In-Person Event. Join us in welcoming scholar and professor Maboula Soumahoro for a lecture and conversation on her book Black is the Journey, Africana the Name (Polity, 2022), received the FetKann! Maryse Condé literary prize in 2020.

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  • Gender and Sexuality in Algerian Rai Music

    WATCH VIDEO | Thursday, November 3, 2022 – 1:00 PM ET – Virtual Event. Join is in welcoming dance artist and educator Esraa Warda for a lecture entitled: ‘Gender and Sexuality in Algerian Rai Music’. Known as the “rebel blues”, Raï is one of Algeria’s noteworthy movements of independent artists that have been historically marginalized and stigmatized.

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