Fall 2009 | Gender, Sexuality, and Women's Studies
University of Pittsburgh
Events

Fall 2009

"How Renaissance Women Viewed Portraits"

November 18, 2009 - 4:30pm
Speaker/Participants: 
Sheila ffolliott

History of Art and Architecture; Humanities Center & Women's Studies Program

"Can we hold people responsible for their implicit biases against women and minorities?"

November 18, 2009 - 12:00pm
Speaker/Participants: 
Edouard Machery (Associate Professor, History and Philosophy of Science, University of Pittsburgh)

“Brawn and Bruises: Imaging Pittsburgh's Bodies of Work”

November 11, 2009 - 3:00pm
Speaker/Participants: 
Edward Slavishak (Assistant Professor, History, Susquehanna Univ.)

Women's Studies

Undergraduate Internship Expo

November 10, 2009 - 1:00pm - 4:00pm

Colloquium on “Gender and the Medieval/Renaissance French Nation”

November 4, 2009 - 2:30pm
Speaker/Participants: 
Daisy Delogu (Asst. Prof. of Romance Languages and Literatures, Chicago) and Katherine Crawford (Assoc. Prof. of History, Vanderbilt)

Email humctr@pitt.edu for a copy of the texts to be discussed.
Sponsored by the Humanities Center and Dept. of French; cosponsored by Women’s Studies

Two lectures on “The Idea of France in the Middle Ages and Renaissance”, “A Natural King and a Free People: Philippe de Mézières's 'Dream of the Old Pilgrim' (1386-89)” and, “Salic Law and the Politics of Exclusion”

November 3, 2009 - 2:30pm
Speaker/Participants: 
Daisy Delogu (Asst. Prof., Romance Languages & Literatures, Chicago), Katherine Crawford (Assoc. Prof. of History, Vanderbilt)

Sponsored by the Humanities Center and Deptartment of French

“Nervous Masculinity: Consumption and the Production of Embodied Gender in Indian Wrestling”

October 28, 2009 - 3:00pm
Speaker/Participants: 
Joseph Alter (Professor of Anthropology, University of Pittsburgh)

(des)articulaciones: Memory and Transgression

October 9, 2009 (All day) - October 10, 2009 (All day)
Speaker/Participants: 
Keynote: Mayra Santos-Febrese (Universided de Puerto Rico)

Graduate Student Conference sponsored by Dept. of Hispanic Languages and Literatures; cosponsored by Women’s Studies

“Salome and the Drama of Celebrity”

October 8, 2009 - 4:30pm
Speaker/Participants: 
Sharon Marcus, (Professor of English and Comparative Literature, Columbia University)

Colloquium on Professor Marcus’ book, Between Women; Respondents: Todd Reeser, Susan Andrade, and Brie Owen

October 8, 2009 - 12:30pm - 2:30pm
Speaker/Participants: 
Sharon Marcus (Professor of English and Comparative Literature, Columbia University)

Email humctr@pitt.edu for a copy of the reading under discussion.  
Sponsored by the Humanities Institute, University of Pittsburgh; cosponsored by Women’s Studies

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