The Institute for Research on Women, Gender, and Sexuality is the locus of interdisciplinary feminist and queer scholarship and teaching at Columbia University.

WGSS IN PRAXIS

Jack Halberstam is Professor of Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies and English at Columbia University. Jack is a popular speaker and gives lectures around the country and internationally every year. Lecture topics include: queer failure, sex and media, subcultures, visual culture, gender variance, popular film, animation. Halberstam is currently working on several projects including a book titled WILD THING on queer anarchy, performance and protest culture, the visual representation of anarchy and the intersections between animality, the human and the environment. Halberstam is also finishing up a short book titled Trans* for UC Press, forthcoming in 2017.

``I often like to talk about feminism not as something that adheres to bodies, not as something grounded in gendered bodies, but as an approach -- as a way of conceptualizing, as a methodology, as a guide to strategies for struggle``.

Angela Davis

january

17jan12:00 pm2:00 pmIRWGS Sign-Making Workshop

22jan4:30 pm6:30 pmJack Halberstam's Trans*: A Quick and Quirky Account of Gender VarianceBook Talk and Panel Discussion

february

07feb4:30 pmFeminist to the Core: Belinda Archibong Speaking on Adam Smithwith Belinda Archibong

20feb12:00 pmFaculty/Graduate Theory Salon with Chandra Mohanty

20feb4:15 pm6:30 pmTransnational Feminist Futures: Chandra Talpade Mohanty

march

01marallday02alldayQueer Disruptions Conference

05mar12:30 pm2:30 pmFaculty/Graduate Theory Salon with Jane Gallop

05mar4:00 pm6:00 pmSexuality, Disability, and Aging: Queer Temporalities of the Phallus

19mar12:00 pm2:00 pmFaculty/Graduate Seminar with Karen Barad

26mar6:00 pm8:00 pmWe Are All Fast Food Workers Now