Archive: Lectures

  • 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.

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  • 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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  • The Janes: Screening and Discussion with Tia Lessin and Emma Pildes

    Wednesday, Oct. 12, 2022 – 5:00PM ET – In-Person Event.
    Join us in welcoming directors, Tia Lessin and Emma Pildes for a screening and discussion about their latest documentary: The Janes

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  • After Dobbs: the Assault on Reproductive Justice and Equality 

    WATCH VIDEOS | Friday Sept. 16, 2022 – 9:30 AM – 4:30 PM ET – Virtual Event. Join us for a series of multi-disciplinary panels and interactive discussions with leading scholars, activists, practitioners, and elected officials about the Supreme Court’s decision, decimated the fundamental right to abortion and bodily autonomy.

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  • BLM France: Black and Brown Women’s Fight for Racial Justice

    WATCH VIDEO | Thursday, Sept. 29, 2022 – 5:00 PM EST – In-Person Event. Join us in welcoming Rokhaya Diallo, Maboula Soumahoro and Jean Beaman for a conversation on racial justice and police violence in France. The discussion will center the Black and Brown women leading the fight against systemic racism and violence.

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  • Bootyful: Screening and Discussion with Rokhaya Diallo

    WATCH VIDEO | Tuesday, Oct. 4, 2022 – 5 PM EST – In-Person Event. Join us in welcoming Rokhaya Diallo for a screening and discussion about one of her latest documentaries: Bootyful (2021). From France to the United States via Brazil, Bootyful reveals the history and body politics behind the global craze for a certain type of voluptuous “derriere”.

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