Feminist, Gender, and Sexuality Studies https://feminist.stanford.edu Tue, 29 Nov 2016 22:22:25 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.0.14 Winter Solstice Gathering https://feminist.stanford.edu/winter-solstice-gathering/ https://feminist.stanford.edu/winter-solstice-gathering/#comments Tue, 29 Nov 2016 22:21:02 +0000 https://feminist.stanford.edu/?p=3513 On Friday, December 9th, from 4-6 pm, join us at the WCC for snacks and winter joy!

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Professor Adrian Daub named as next director of Feminist, Gender, and Sexuality Studies at Stanford https://feminist.stanford.edu/professor-adrian-daub-named-as-next-director-of-feminist-gender-and-sexuality-studies-at-stanford/ https://feminist.stanford.edu/professor-adrian-daub-named-as-next-director-of-feminist-gender-and-sexuality-studies-at-stanford/#comments Mon, 27 Jun 2016 18:40:53 +0000 https://feminist.stanford.edu/?p=3465 Dean Saller announces new Director of the Program in Feminist, Gender, & Sexuality Studies.

In an email to faculty on June 16, Richard P. Saller, Vernon R. & Lysbeth Warren Anderson Dean of the School of Humanities & Sciences and Kleinheinz Family Professor of European Studies, announced that Adrian Daub, Associate Professor of German Studies, had agree to become the next Director of the Program in Feminist, Gender, and Sexuality Studies at Stanford. His term begins on September 1, 2016. The outgoing director, Christine Min Wotipka, is completing an extended term and was noted by Dean Saller for doing “an outstanding job in strengthening the program.”

“I look forward to working with all of you to make sure the program remains every bit as energetic and vital as it’s been during Christine’s tenure,” said Professor Daub, whose wide-ranging research interests may be found on this website: https://dlcl.stanford.edu/people/adrian-daub. Professor Daub will be teaching in Berlin in Autumn Quarter and will return to campus in Winter.


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Congratulations to our 2016 FGSS Prize Winners! https://feminist.stanford.edu/congratulations-to-our-2016-fgss-prize-winners/ https://feminist.stanford.edu/congratulations-to-our-2016-fgss-prize-winners/#comments Thu, 02 Jun 2016 21:14:52 +0000 https://feminist.stanford.edu/?p=3457 The Program in Feminist, Gender, and Sexuality Studies
2016 Prize Recipients were announced at last night’s banquet…
For the paper, “That’s Leaving it Pretty Much up to Jane,” written in PoliSci 226: Race and Racism in American Politics, under the guidance of Professor Gary M. Segura, The Michelle Zimbalist Rosaldo Paper Prize for 2016 went to Sarah Sadlier
For the thesis, “Where Asexual and Queer Meet,” written in the Honors Program in Anthropology under the guidance of Professor Liisa H. Malkki, The Michelle Zimbalist Rosaldo Thesis Prize for 2016 went to Meredith Pelrine
For the paper, “Marriage as Bondage in an Era of Transition,” written in English 134, The Marriage Plot, with Professor Claire Jarvis, The Francisco Lopes Paper Prize for 2016 went to Alexandra Gray
For the thesis, “Private Eyes? Voyeurism as a Conduit for Memory in the Novels of Nina Abouraoui and Abdellah Taia,” written in the Honors program in French under the guidance of Professor Marisa Galvez, The Francisco Lopes Thesis Prize for 2016 went to Radhika Bora
For her work as a Teaching Assistant in FEMGEN 101: Intro to Feminist, Gender, & Sexuality Studies, The Diane Middlebrook Graduate Teaching Prize for 2016 went to PhD Candidate in History and FGSS PhD Minor candidate, Madihah Akhter
Congratulations to all!
~ Thank you to those who served as reviewers ~
Madihah Akhter, Annie Atura, Rachel Carrico, Jakeya Caruthers, Alison Dahl Crossley, Michele Elam, Luz Jimenez Ruvalcaba, Katherine Jolluck, Lily Lamboy, Hannah LeBlanc, Jonna Louvrier, Richard Meyer, Sandra Nakagawa, Peggy Phelan, Jessi Piggot, Paul Robinson, Michael Rosenfeld, Aiko Takeuchi-Demirci, Hangping Xu, and Lisa Yiu
~ And to those who submitted nominations and paper submissions ~


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Professor Myra Strober: Sharing the Work https://feminist.stanford.edu/professor-myra-strober-sharing-the-work/ https://feminist.stanford.edu/professor-myra-strober-sharing-the-work/#comments Tue, 29 Mar 2016 22:40:28 +0000 https://feminist.stanford.edu/?p=3445 Tuesday, April 19, 2016
4:15-6:00 p.m.

You are invited to join the extended Stanford community to hear GSE Professor Emerita Myra H. Strober read from her new book, Sharing the Work: What My Career and Family Taught Me about Breaking Through (and Holding the Door Open for Others).

Tuesday, April 19, 2016
Bechtel Conference Center, Encina Hall, 616 Serra Street
4:15-6:00 p.m.

RSVP to facultywomensforum@stanford.edu

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An Afternoon with Roxane Gay https://feminist.stanford.edu/an-afternoon-with-roxane-gay/ https://feminist.stanford.edu/an-afternoon-with-roxane-gay/#comments Mon, 07 Mar 2016 18:32:51 +0000 https://feminist.stanford.edu/?p=3403 An Afternoon with Roxane Gay
Wednesday, March 30, 4pm
Cubberley Auditorium

Tickets are free and general admission (required for entry). Reserve yours today Learn more about Roxane Gay at http://roxanegay.com/. Check out the Facebook event!

This program is co-sponsored by: Women’s Community Center, OpenXChange, Residential Education, The Clayman Institute for Gender Research, ASSU Speaker’s Bureau, Women’s Coalition, Center for Comparative Studies in Race and Ethnicity, LGBT CRC, Feminist Gender Sexuality Studies, American Studies, Institute for Diversity in the Arts, Humanities Center

Reserve tickets at http://bit.ly/roxane-stanford

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Pushout: The Criminalization of Black Girls in Schools https://feminist.stanford.edu/pushout-the-criminalization-of-black-girls-in-schools/ https://feminist.stanford.edu/pushout-the-criminalization-of-black-girls-in-schools/#comments Tue, 26 Jan 2016 19:09:01 +0000 https://feminist.stanford.edu/?p=3383 Push out: The Criminalization of Black Girls in Schools

January 29, 2016

12-1 pm

** Free and open to the Stanford community ~ Please share widely **

Join EAST House for an important discussion of the criminalization of black girls in schools with author and social justice scholar, Dr. Monique W. Morris.

Friday, January 29, 2016 * 12-1PM @ EAST House

Lunch available at 11:45AM

RSVP here

Pushout: The Criminalization of Black Girls in Schools is a discussion about the experiences of Black girls across the country whose intricate lives are misunderstood, highly judged–by teachers, administrators, and the justice system–and degraded by the very institutions charged with helping them flourish. This book shows how, despite obstacles, stigmas, stereotypes, and despair, Black girls still find ways to breathe remarkable dignity into their lives in classrooms, juvenile facilities, and beyond.

** Generously funded by Residential Education and the Riddell Fund with support from the Program in Feminist, Gender, and Sexuality Studies **

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#EdResearch4SpringValley Bibliography https://feminist.stanford.edu/edresearch4springvalley-bibliography/ https://feminist.stanford.edu/edresearch4springvalley-bibliography/#comments Fri, 15 Jan 2016 19:14:49 +0000 https://feminist.stanford.edu/?p=3371 We are pleased to release an annotated reading list on authority and the marginalization of youth in schools and education.

In October 2015, following a violent incident against a young female student at Spring Valley High School in Columbia, South Carolina, Prudence Carter, Jacks Family Professor of Education and Faculty Director of the John W. Gardner Center for Youth and Their Communities at Stanford University, put out a call to educational researchers and other social scientists “to make informative research more widely known to educators, parents, students, activists, community-based organizations and many others, as they continue to eradicate disparate treatment in discipline, suspensions, and expulsions in schools.”

We are pleased to release the resulting collective effort of many around the nation–an annotated reading list on authority and the marginalization of youth in schools and education–and encourage you to share it broadly.

Here’s the link to the ‪#‎EdResearch4SpringValley‬ Bibliography: https://goo.gl/dEvg4B

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Stanford Women Winter Welcome! https://feminist.stanford.edu/stanford-women-winter-welcome/ https://feminist.stanford.edu/stanford-women-winter-welcome/#comments Mon, 11 Jan 2016 17:30:12 +0000 https://feminist.stanford.edu/?p=3351 Wednesday, January 20th
7:30-9:30 pm
Faculty Club

Dear Stanford Women,

On January 20, Cap and Gown, women leaders at Stanford, invite all Stanford women to the Faculty Club on January 20 from 7 :30 to 9:30  to welcome the newest members to our community:  freshman and sophomore women.  We know that women appreciate and grow with strength and confidence when there is a community of women with them and behind them.  Come and participate in intimate discussions with faculty, staff, students and alumnae.  Share your stories to encourage our young Stanford women embrace challenges, choices, and opportunities that will lead them toward fulfilling futures that benefit us all.

This is our 11th annual Stanford Women Winter Welcome.  Don’t miss it!

cap and gown

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FGSS Coffee Break! https://feminist.stanford.edu/fgss-coffee-break-2/ https://feminist.stanford.edu/fgss-coffee-break-2/#comments Mon, 11 Jan 2016 17:25:30 +0000 https://feminist.stanford.edu/?p=3345 Wednesday, January 13th
9:00-11:00 am
FGSS Lounge

Happynew year!

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Workshop on Transpedagogy and Engaging Today’s Learners with Dr. Susan Stryker https://feminist.stanford.edu/workshop-on-transpedagogy-and-engaging-todays-learners-with-dr-susan-stryker/ https://feminist.stanford.edu/workshop-on-transpedagogy-and-engaging-todays-learners-with-dr-susan-stryker/#comments Mon, 04 Jan 2016 21:27:48 +0000 https://feminist.stanford.edu/?p=3331 Transpedagogy Workshop with Susan Stryker

Wednesday, January 6th, 2016

 To build on the discussions FGSS started around transpedagogy last quarter, Dr. Stryker will talk about the work she has done at the University of Arizona to implement a Transgender Studies program, including the creation of four tenure-track lines and developing a trans studies curriculum. She will focus on pedagogical tips, reaching today’s learners, and engaging with trans topics in the classroom. This is a rare opportunity to learn from a leader in the field and ask any questions you may have about addressing trans students, engaging students in academics on trans topics, etc.

Susan Stryker is Associate Professor of Gender and Women’s Studies, as well as Director of the Institute for LGBT Studies; she also holds a courtesy appointment as Associate Professor in the Norton School of Family and Consumer Sciences.  She is the author of many articles and several books on transgender and queer topics, most recently Transgender History (Seal Press 2008). She won a Lambda Literary Award for the anthology The Transgender Studies Reader (Routledge 2006), and an Emmy Award for the documentary film Screaming Queens: The Riot at Compton’s Cafeteria (Frameline/ITVS 2005).

This discussion with Dr. Susan Stryker will take place over wine and snacks in the Terrace Room of Margaret Jacks Hall, building 460 on Wednesday, Jan. 6th, 5-6:30pm

Please RSVP hereLink to RSVP

This session is generously sponsored by the Vice Provost for Teaching and Learning’s Year of Learning and the Program in Feminist, Gender, and Sexuality Studies.

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