Feminist Futures Lecture Series 2017/18

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Come and be part of the excellent scholarship, debates, and conversations reflected by  Women’s and Gender Studies at Carleton!

The Feminist Futures Lecture Series offers presentations of current feminist research being carried out by faculty associated with the Institute. Drawing from the rich interdisciplinary, intersectional research environment that marks past work and frames future endeavours, the Feminist Futures Lecture Series continues the development of critical intellectual and political spaces and knowledge-building around gendered issues. In this friendly but critically engaged space, you are invited to connect with a community of scholar-activists associated with Women’s and Gender Studies at Carleton University.

Fall Term:

Wednesday, September 27, 2:30-4:30 pm, Dunton Tower Rm 1811-  Dan IrvingEminem as Policy Advisor? Affect, Aggrieved Entitlement, and Masculinity Amidst Crisis

Wednesday, October 18, 2:30 pm, DT 1811- Jennifer Adese  “Indigenous Politics As If Métis Women Matter”

Wednesday, November 22, 2:30 pm, DT 1811- Aubrey Anable  “Queer Interfaces: Video Games, Bodies, and Theory”

Winter Term:

Wednesday, January 17, 2:30 pm, Location TBA – Carolyn Ramzy

Wednesday, February 14, 2:30 pm, Location TBA –  Lara Karaian

Wednesday, March 7, Florence Bird Lecture, Location TBA –  Robyn Maynard

Feminist Futures Lecture Series 2016/2017

Come and be part of the excellent scholarship, debates, and conversations reflected by  Women’s and Gender Studies at Carleton!

The Feminist Futures Lecture Series offers presentations of current feminist research being carried out by faculty associated with the Institute. Drawing from the rich interdisciplinary, intersectional research environment that marks past work and frames future endeavours, the Feminist Futures Lecture Series continues the development of critical intellectual and political spaces and knowledge-building around gendered issues. In this friendly but critically engaged space, you are invited to connect with a community of scholar-activists associated with Women’s and Gender Studies at Carleton University.

Tuesdays, 1:00 – 2:30 PM, 2017 Dunton Tower

Fall Lectures Abstracts and Bios

27 SEPTEMBER 2016 – Dr. Marie-Eve Carrier-Moisan: When Sex Tourism Goes ‘Graphic’

18 OCTOBER 2016 – Dr. Megan Rivers-Moore: “Gringo Gulch

29 NOVEMBER 2016 – Dr. Benjamin Woo: “Angry Young Nerds: Geek Culture and Toxic Masculinities

Winter Lectures Abstracts and Bios

17 JANUARY 2017 – Dr. Ummni Khan: Hurts So Good: “Rapey” Music as Fetish

14 FEBRUARY 2017 – Dr. Laura Horak: Tracing the History of Trans and Gender Variant Filmmakers

7 MARCH 2017: Florence Bird Lecture 

Past Feminist Futures Lectures