Duke on Gender Colloquium 2020-21

The Duke on Gender Colloquium brings together Duke faculty from humanities and social sciences and visiting scholars and offers 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 studies, transgender studies, and the study of feminism, social movements, and contemporary social issues and policy in a transnational world.

Sponsored by the Program in Gender, Sexuality, and Feminist Studies and the History Department with support from the Office of the Dean of Faculty and the Office of the Provost and additional academic units that differ annually.

Co-Directors of the Duke on Gender Colloquium

2015-2016 and 2016-2017: Elizabeth Grosz and Anna Krylova

2017-2021: Frances S. Hasso and Anna Krylova

Duke on Gender Colloquium 2020-2021 Flyer
Duke on Gender Event - Mar Hicks

Programmed Inequality:  How Britain Discarded Women Technologists and Lost its Edge in Computing.  Conversation with Mar Hicks

Friday, February 26, 2021        


Anna Krylova, Duke History, Gender, Sexuality & Feminist


Mar Hicks, Lewis College of Science and Letters, Illinois Institute of Technology 

Jan. 2021 Duke on Gender Colloquium

Black Feminism Beyond the Human

Friday, January 29, 2021       VIDEO RECORDING


Frances Hasso, Gender, Sexuality, and Feminist
Studies, Sociology, History, Duke University


Zakiyyah Iman Jackson, Department of English, University of Southern California 

Aesthetic Architectures of the Flesh

Patrice Douglass, Gender, Sexuality and Feminist Studies, Duke University

Belle's Beloved:  Hauntings, Feminized Slave Ships, and the (Im)possibility of Writing Black Women

Oct 2020 Duke on Gender

Social Movements and Women's Agency in the 20th Century

Friday, October 16, 2020


Anna Krylova, History Department, Duke University


Keisha N. Blain, History Department, University of Pittsburgh

"Friends of Japan":  African American Women's Visions of Afro-Asian Solidarity

Nicole Barnes, History Department, Duke University

When Patriarchy Unsettles Itself:  Women in China's War of Resistance against Japan, 1937-1945