Duke on Gender Colloquium 2021-22

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

2021-Present:  Anna Krylova and Gabriel Rosenberg

2021-22 Duke on Gender Colloquium Schedule













Oct. Duke on Gender Colloquium FLyer

Trans Politics Now: Seminar with Jules Gill-Peterson

Friday, October 15, 2021 – (VIDEO RECORDING) *coming soon*


Jules Gill-Peterson, History Department, John Hopkins University


Peter Sigal, Duke History, GSFS



Oct. 2021 Duke on Gender Colloquium event flyer

How and Why Some U.S. Billionaires Are Funding Anti-Feminism, Global Homophobia, and Other Attacks on Democracy

Friday, November 5, 2021 – (VIDEO RECORDING) *coming soon*


Lisa Graves, Executive Director of True North Research and President of the Board of the Center for Media and Democracy
Nancy MacLean, Duke History, GSFS

CHAIR:   Anna Krylova, Duke History, GSFS


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The Natures of Desire: A Conversation on Queerness and the Wild

Friday, January 28, 2022 – (VIDEO RECORDING) *coming soon*


Jack Halberstam, English and Comparative Literature, Columbia University, New York
Gabriel Rosenberg, Duke GSFS, History




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Buried in the Red Dirt: Race, Reproduction and Death in Modern Palestine by Frances Hasso
A Conversation with Dr. Rhoda Kanaaneh

Friday, February 11, 2022 – (VIDEO RECORDING)


Frances Hasso, GSFS, Sociology, History Department, Duke University
Rhoda Kanaaneh, Research Scholar, Center for Palestine Studies, Columbia University

CHAIR:   Anna Krylova, Duke History, GSFS