Spring 2019 | Gender, Sexuality, and Women's Studies
University of Pittsburgh

Spring 2019

GSWS Graduation Reception

April 26, 2019 - 11:30am - 1:30pm

GSWS invites all graduating students and their families to attend a graduation lunch reception. This event is by invitation only.

Upwardly Mobile Women in Urban China: (Re)negotiating Marriage and Gender Norms

March 29, 2019 - 12:00pm

2432 Posvar Hall

Dr. Arianne Gaetano, Associate Professor of Anthropology and Director of the Women’s Studies Program, Auburn University

The talk and ensuing Q & A will be designed for an audience of faculty and students with a wide variety of disciplinary backgrounds and will not require any detailed knowledge of contemporary China.  

A free buffet lunch will be available on a first-come-first-served basis from 11.30 am onwards

So Many Kinds of Sex to Have: Sex, Gender, and Embodiment

March 28, 2019 - 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Welsh Room, 342 Cathedral of Learning
Lecture by Lanei Rodemeyer (Duquesne University)


Gender Before Birth: Sex Selection in a Transnational Context

March 21, 2019 - 5:00pm - 6:30pm

602 Cathedral of Learning

Intersectionality in STS: Boundary Object or Insurgent Practice?

March 21, 2019 - 2:30pm - 3:45pm

602 Cathedral of Learning

Lecture by Rajani Bhanti (Albany)

Dead Capital

March 19, 2019 - 4:00pm - 6:00pm

University Club Conference Room B

Lecture by Dr. Diana Taylor, New York University

Grad Student Workshop with Diana Taylor, NYU

March 19, 2019 - 12:00pm - 2:00pm

527 William Pitt Union

Text: Performance, (Duke UP, 2016)

Strategies to (re)imagining black boyhood and youth

February 28, 2019 - 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Joseph D. Nelson (Swarthmore College)

4303 Posvar Hall

This presentation challenges deficit-oriented perspectives of Black boys and discsses evidence-based "relational teaching strategies," which are designed to both facilitate positive learning relationships among Black boys and their teachers, as well as help teachers (re)imagine Black boys in their  schools and classrooms.

Joseph Derrick Nelson, Ph.D., is a Visiting Assistant Professor at Teachers College, Columbia University. He is on sabbatical from Swarthmore College, where he is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Educational Studies.

Envisioning a Feminist and Queer South

February 21, 2019 - 6:00pm - 7:30pm

501 Cathedral of Learning

Lecture by Jaime Harker (University of Mississippi)

Book Launch: Before the Sun Wakes Up

February 13, 2019 - 4:00pm - 6:00pm

501 Cathedral of Learning

Join us as we celebrate the launch of Before the Sun Wakes Up, a new children's book by author and Pitt student Rachel Bindas.

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