Archive: Event Announcements

  • Research Colloquium 2024

    Friday October 4, 2024 – 12:00 PM – 6:30 PM – In-Person Event. Our annual Colloquia are opportunities to bring together faculty and scholars from across Georgetown and neighboring universities to showcase their research on gender+ justice.

    Presentations engage topics from varied perspectives and methodologies. The Colloquium features three panels that consist of 8-10 min presentations and discussions.

    Category: G+JI Events

  • The Parisienne Uncovered, A Documentary by Rokhaya Diallo

    In-Person Event – Monday April 4, 2022  – 5 PM ET Join us for a screening and conversation about Rokhaya Diallo’s newest documentary, Parisian Uncovered (or La Parisienne Démystifiée), which seeks to expose the complex and pluralistic reality of Parisian women’s lives, identities, professions, and experiences.

    Categories: G+JI Events, Lectures

  • Seeds: Black Women to the Front

    In-Person Event – Friday April 8, 2022 – 1:00 PM ET Join us in hosting Éthel Oliveira, an Afro-Brazilian filmmaker and activist who is dedicated to sharing and uplifting the stories and resilience of Black people in Brazil. She will present and discuss clips of her documentary, Seeds: Black Women to the Front, (2020).

    Category: G+JI Events

  • Gamer Trouble: Feminist Confrontations in Digital Culture

    Virtual Event – Tuesday April 12, 2022 – 12 PM ET –  Join Amanda Phillips in a discussion on their book, Gamer Trouble: Feminist Confrontations in Digital Culture (2020). As our popular understanding of “gamer” shifts beyond its historical construction as a white, straight, adolescent, cisgender male, the troubles that emerge both confirm and challenge our understanding of identity politics.

    Categories: Event Announcements, G+JI Events

  • 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). 

    Categories: G+JI Events, Lectures

  • 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.

    Categories: G+JI Events, Lectures

  • 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.

    Categories: G+JI Events, Lectures

  • 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.

    Categories: G+JI Events, Lectures

  • 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.

    Categories: G+JI Events, Lectures

  • 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.

    Categories: G+JI Events, Lectures