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Intimate Economies of Nonhuman Workshop

Intimate Economies of the Nonhuman: A "Care Work" Workshop

Saturday, November 2, 2019
On Saturday, November 2, 2019, Duke Gender, Sexuality and Feminist Studies hosted an all-day transdisciplinary event on “Intimate Economies of the Nonhuman”. The workshop brought together six scholars from a range of institutions and disciplines to present works-in-progress around the question of “... Read More »
Duke on Gender Colloquium: "Diasporic Legacies and Black Feminist Sonic Visualities"

Duke on Gender Colloquium: "Diasporic Legacies and Black Feminist Sonic Visualities"

Monday, October 21, 2019
I learned to pray through my fingertips. These are poignant words Dr. Yona Harvey shared from her poem “Communion with Mary Lou Williams” during her talk. Harvey’s poem presents prayer as a productive process. These words assert that the production of Black feminist art and knowledge is a spiritual... Read More »
Samuel Delany

The Annual Queer Theory Lecture in honor of Eve Kosofsky Sedgwick

Thursday, April 4, 2019
BIRTHDAY AND CONVERSATION WITH SAMUEL R. DELANY During this year’s Annual Queer Theory Lecture in Honor of Eve Kosofsky Sedgwick, Samuel R. Delany generously shared his birthday with a full house. Before “Chip” Delany and Professor Peter Sigal took to the stage, Professor Gabriel... Read More »
Duke Graduate School News - Jessica Stark

Jessica Stark, 2019 Dean's Award Winner

Monday, March 11, 2019
Jessica Stark is a Ph.D. student in English, working on certificates in College Teaching and Gender, Sexuality, and Feminist Studies. In 2012, she earned a a joint master's degree in English from Saint Louis University Madrid Campus and in Cultural Studies and Anglo-American... Read More »
East Duke Pink Parlor - Duke on Gender

Duke on Gender

Wednesday, October 24, 2018
THE NECESSITY OF SPEAKING OUT: GENDER, RACE, AND LABOR IN THE ACADEMY The Duke on Gender Colloquium hosted a panel on “Gender, Race, and Labor in the Academy” in the East Duke Parlors on October 22, 2018. Grace Kyungwon Hong (UCLA Gender Studies and Asian American Studies) and Jasmine Nicole... Read More »
Histories of the Transgender Child

Transgender Studies + Humanities Series

Friday, October 19, 2018
HISTORIES OF THE TRANSGENDER CHILD The Duke Gender, Sexuality, and Feminist Studies Program concluded its Transgender Studies + The Humanities Initiative last Tuesday, October 16, by hosting a lunch seminar for graduate students and faculty led by visiting transgender studies scholar Julian Gill... Read More »
Duke GSF Lecture in the Blue Parlor

Why You Should Take a Gender, Sexuality and Feminist Studies Class at Duke

Sunday, October 14, 2018
Established in 1983, the Duke Gender, Sexuality, and Feminist (GSF) Studies Department (formerly “Women’s Studies”) is dedicated to “transforming the university’s organization of knowledge” through an interdisciplinary and intersectional approach to studying gender identities, relations,... Read More »
Logan O'Laughlin

Logan O'Laughlin, PhD

Monday, September 24, 2018
PROFILE I am joining Gender, Sexuality, and Feminist Studies at Duke after just receiving my Ph.D. in Feminist Studies from the University of Washington. After catapulting across the country from the Pacific Northwest, I am enjoying getting to know the diverse flora and fauna of Durham and I... Read More »
Patrice Douglass

Patrice D. Douglass, PH.D. Joins Duke University

Monday, September 10, 2018
The Program in Gender, Sexuality, and Feminist Studies at Duke University Welcomes a New Faculty Member Duke University’s newest crop of faculty includes Assistant Professor, Patrice D. Douglass, who has joined the Program in Gender, Sexuality, and Feminist Studies. Prior to arriving at Duke,... Read More »
Sign denouncing HB2

HB2 replacement makes all the wrong compromises

Friday, March 31, 2017
North Carolina's ignominious "bathroom bill," HB2, has been repealed, but few activists are celebrating. The "compromise" bill that was signed into law Thursday removes some of HB2's onerous public bathrooms provisions. But for many of the state's most vulnerable citizens... Read More »

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