Past Events

Thursday, October 19, 2017 - 5:00pm
East Duke Parlors
When a September 2003 Department of Homeland Security warned security personnel to watch out for terrorists dressing in women's clothing, it tapped into a longer history of conceptual links between "terror" and "transness." This talk highlights these links across post-9/11 U.S. security memos,... Read More »
Thursday, October 19, 2017 - 12:00pm
East Duke Parlors
This conversation with Medya Yegenoglu will address the current difficult political conditions academics in Turkey are facing and she will talk about the difficulties she must negotiate in her current research.Meyda Yegenoglu currently is a Senior Research Fellow at the Institute for Advanced... Read More »
Wednesday, October 18, 2017 - 5:00pm
East Duke Parlors
This lecture will bring attention to the trauma of an Armenian woman: Ara¿luys Mardigyan. Her story involves witnessing the murder of almost all her family members and a forced displacement from Anatolia to the USA in 1915, during the deportations of the Armenians under the Ottoman rule. Meyda Ye¿... Read More »
Wednesday, October 18, 2017 - 12:00pm
East Duke Parlors
Bibi Gnagno is a graduate of Smith College in Government and French; holds an M.A. in French language and Civilization from the New York University Graduate School of Arts and Science in Paris and a J.D. from our very own North Carolina Central University. Over the last two years, Bibi has lived... Read More »
Tuesday, October 17, 2017 - 12:00pm
East Duke Parlors
In this conversation Meyda Yegenoglu will describe the history of the difficult political and repressive conditions under which she has become a feminist activist as well as a feminist scholar.Meyda Yegenoglu currently is a Senior Research Fellow at the Institute for Advanced Social Sciences, at... Read More »
Friday, October 6, 2017 - 11:30am
East Duke Parlors
Presenter: Ankhi Mukherjee (Wadham College, Oxford University)Ranjana Khanna (Duke English Department, Program in Literature)
Friday, October 6, 2017 - 11:30am
East Duke Parlors
The Duke on Gender Colloquium brings together Duke faculty from humanities and social sciences and visiting scholars to offer a multi-disciplinary space to develop and present current research and further critical conversations within gender and women's history, gender and queer theory, sexuality... Read More »
Wednesday, October 4, 2017 - 12:00pm
East Duke Parlors
Gender Wednesday Undergraduate Speaker/Lucheon Series invites Classical pianist Simone Dinnerstein and choreographer Pam Tanowitz discuss their careers and collaboration in the week leading up to the world premiere of New Work for Goldberg Variations in Duke's Reynolds Industries Theater. Moderated... Read More »
Monday, October 2, 2017 - 6:00pm
East Duke Parlors
The Graduate Scholars Colloquium provides a site of vibrant intellectual exchange and engagement for graduate students across the disciplines engaged in the study of gender and its multiple social, cultural, political and material implications. Dinner is served. Please RSVP to maryann.murtagh@duke... Read More »
Wednesday, September 20, 2017 - 12:00pm
East Duke Parlors
Gender Wednesday Undergraduate Speaker/Lucheon Series invites Duke professor of Biomedical Engineering and Director of Center for Global Women's Health Technologies, Nimmi Ramanujam to talk about how we have used a woman centric approach to eradicate the much dreaded duck bill speculum and the work... Read More »

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