V-February: Feb 10-28. For more information on events, see http://www.dartmouth.edu/~cgse/
Professor Maral Yessayan as been invited to be a plenary speaker at the Society of Dance History Scholars (SDHS) & Congress on Research in Dance (CORD) Joint Conference, "Decentering Dance Studies: Moving In New Global Orders."
Professor Irene Kacandes has been elected Vice President of the German Studies Association.
February 3: "Future Island Sexuality" by Eng-Beng Lim, Assistant Professor of Theatre Arts and Performance Studies at Brown University. 4:15 PM, Kemeny 008. Lim specializes in theater, drama and performance studies with a focus on transnational, Asian and queer issues. His teaching and research areas include critical and performance theory, queer and racial performance, and international drama. His book, Brown Boys and Rice Queens: Spellbinding Performance in the Asias, is part of the "Sexual Cultures" series of NYU Press.
February 5: "Exhibiting the Sexual Modern in Mexico City: Sex Museum Display and the Globalization of Queer Discourse" by Jennifer Tyburczy, Assistant Professor in the Department of English Language and Literature at University of South Carolina, Columbia. 4:15 PM, Carpenter 13. Jennifer Tyburczy's first book Sex Museums: The Politics and Performance of Display is forthcoming with the University of Chicago Press. Conducting research for her second book project, Sex After NAFTA: Crossing Borders and the Economy of Intimacy, Tyburczy spent the 2012-2013 academic year in Mexico City on a Fulbright-García Robles Grant with an institutional affiliation at El Colegio de México (COLMEX), in particular their Interdisciplinary Program in Women's Studies.
February 11: "Black Sexual Syncretism" by C. Riley Snorton, Assistant Professor of Communication Studies at Northwestern University. 4:00 PM, Kemeny 008. Snorton's research and teaching focuses on black cultural production, queer theory and transgender studies. He has published in Hypatia, Souls, the International Journal of Communication as well as numerous edited volumes including, Transgender Migrations, Homofiles, and Passing/ Out. Snorton's first book, Nobody is Supposed to Know: Black Sexuality on the Down Low traces the emergence and circulation of the "down low" in news and popular cultures at the turn of the twenty first century and will be available March 1, 2014 from the University of Minnesota Press.
February 13: "In Search of Defiant Subjects: Queer Theory and the Ethics of Opting Out," by Mari Ruti, Professor of Critical Theory at the University of Toronto. 4:15 PM, Carpenter 13. Mari teaches contemporary theory, psychoanalysis, continental philosophy, phenomenology, poststructuralism, and feminist and queer theory. She is the author of Reinventing the Soul: Posthumanist Theory and Psychic Life (New York: Other Press, 2006); A World of Fragile Things: Psychoanalysis and the Art of Living (Ithaca, NY: SUNY Press, 2009); The Summons of Love (New York: Columbia UP, 2011); The Singularity of Being: Lacan and the Immortal Within (New York: Fordham UP, 2012); and The Call of Character: Living a Life Worth Living (New York: Columbia UP, 2013).
Dartmouth's Day of Reflection, April 24, 2013.
Check out Science in Greenland: It's a Girl Thing, a video created by Dartmouth women graduate students in the IGERT Polar Environmental Change PhD Program at the Institute of Arctic Studies, featuring field work in Greenland in Summer 2012.
Professor Michael Bronski's recently published book A Queer History of the United States was honored with the 2012 Lambda Literary Award for Nonfiction and the Israel Fishman Non-Fiction Award by the American Library Association.
Last Updated: 2/5/14