Archive: Lectures

  • Sister Style: the Politics of Appearance for Black Women in Public Life

    Virtual Event – Friday March 25, 2022 – 12pm ET Join us in welcoming co-authors Nadia E. Brown and Danielle Casarez Lemi for a discussion on their new book, entitled Sister Style: The Politics of Appearance for Black Women Political Elites (2021). 

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  • The Hope of a Black Princess

    In-Person Event – Monday March 28, 2022 12 PM ET – Join us for a presentation and book signing with Aria Halliday and learn about her book Buy Black How Black Women Transformed US Pop Culture (University of Illinois Press, 2022). Buy Black examines the role American Black women play in Black consumption in the US and worldwide, with a focus on their pivotal role in packaging Black feminine identity since the 1960s.

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  • Is Depression a Feminist Issue?

    Virtual Event – Wednesday March 16, 2022 – 12:00 PM ET Dr. Jessica Coblentz, Assistant Professor of Theology at St. Mary’s College (Indiana) will offer a perspective from Feminist Theology. Copies of Dr. Coblentz’s recent book, Dust in the Blood: A Theology of Life with Depression are available in the Women’s Center (Leavey 327) for all those interested in reading her book.

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  • Articulating and Enacting Black Disability Politics in the National Black Women’s Health Project

    Virtual Event – Wednesday March 2, 2022 – 7 PM ET Dr. Sami Schalk’s (she/her) interdisciplinary research
    focuses broadly on disability, race, and gender in
    contemporary American literature and culture, especially
    speculative fiction and Black literature. She has published
    on literature, film, and material culture in a variety of peerreviewed humanities journals.

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  • Credible: Why We Doubt Accusers and Protect Abusers

    Virtual Event – Wednesday March 2, 2022 – 12 PM ET – Join us in welcoming Deborah Tuerkheimer, as she discusses her latest book, Credible: Why We Doubt Accusers and Protect Abusers (2021). In this landmark book, a former prosecutor, legal expert, and leading authority on sexual violence examines why we are primed to disbelieve allegations of sexual abuse—and how we can transform a culture and a legal system structured to dismiss accusers.

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  • Chemical Heroes

    In-Person Event – Wednesday Feb. 23, 2022 – 12 PM ET Join us in welcoming Andrew Bickford for a conversation on his book Chemical Heroes -Pharmacological Supersoldiers in the US Military (2021). Bickford analyzes the US military’s attempts to design performance enhancement technologies and create pharmacological “supersoldiers” capable of becoming ever more lethal while withstanding various forms of extreme trauma.

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  • Can Black Lives Matter in a Color-Blind France?

    In-Person Event – 12 PM ET – Wednesday Feb. 16, 2022 – Join us for a lecture and discussion with acclaimed French author, filmmaker and journalist Rokhaya Diallo

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  • Fierce Love

    Virtual Event – Friday Feb. 18, 2022 – 12 PM ET – Join us in welcoming Reverend Jacqui Lewis, for a discussion on her latest book Fierce Love (2021). This book is a healing antidote to our divisive culture, full of evocative storytelling, spiritual wisdom, and nine essential daily practices—by the first woman, Black senior minister at the historic Collegiate Churches of New York.

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  • More to the Story: A Short Documentary

    WATCH VIDEO 11/16/2021 at 5pm ET Join us for a 10min screening and Q/A to learn about the first two women students at Georgetown. Jane Varner Malhotra (G’21) introduces these trailblazers in her short documentary More to the Story: Documenting the Lives of the First Known Women Students at Georgetown, Dr. Annie E. Rice and Dr. Jeannette J. Sumner.

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  • Disability Narratives in Documentary Film

    11/11/2021 at 6:30pm ET Disability Narratives in Documentary Film; Join us for a student-led conversation with Judith (Judy) Heumann, an internationally recognized leader in the disability rights community.

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