Gender Studies

Eve L. Ewing, "Into a Daybreak: Representing Black Feminism Across Genre"

2019 Distinguished Alumni Lecture
Eve L. Ewing, AB '08
“Into a Daybreak: Representing Black Feminism Across Genre”

In this Distinguished Alumni Lecture, Assistant Professor Eve L. Ewing (School of Social Service Administration) discusses the influence of black feminist ideas on her work as a writer and scholar, touching on her work in sociology, poetry, comics, and fiction.

Karl Schoonover, "Makeup and Scrap Economies According to the Queer Underground"

Director of Studies Lecture
Karl Schoonover, Associate Professor (Reader) in Film & Television Studies at the University of Warwick
"Makeup and Scrap Economies According to the Queer Underground"

The talk rereads how classic queer underground films attend to makeup and its surfaces as byproducts of petrocapitalism. More than simply an appropriation of Hollywood glamour, underground makeup recodes the materiality of the superficial and returns our attention to the circulation of scrap after extraction and refinement.

Feminist/Queer Praxis: Counseling Transgender Youth

Claire Coyne, PhD, is a pediatric psychologist in the Division of Adolescent and Young Adult Medicine and an Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Northwestern University’s Feinberg School of Medicine. Her clinical training and work has focused broadly on providing evidence-based treatment for at-risk youth and their families, including youth exposed to childhood trauma and gender-expansive and transgender youth. Dr.

Care@Chicago // Queer Game Night: Part 2

Join CSGS and the Media Arts, Data, and Design (MADD) Center's Weston Game Lab for an evening of camaraderie and fun! In part two, we will design board and card games about gender and sexuality. Come design, hang out, and learn more about opportunities for gender and critical game studies at UChicago. Queer Game Night is open to all members and allies of the queer community.

This game night will be hosted inside of the new Weston Game Lab, located on the first floor of John Crerar Library (5730 S Ellis Ave).

Free and open to the public.

GSSW: Agatha Slupek, “Enter, The Furies: Democracy, Blood, and Difference in Hélène Cixous’ La Ville Parjure (1994)”

Gender and Sexuality Studies Workshop

February 26th: “Enter, The Furies: Democracy, Blood, and Difference in Hélène Cixous’ La Ville Parjure (1994)”
Agatha Slupek, CSGS Residential Fellow/Graduate Student, Political Science
Discussant: Jennifer Wild, Associate Professor, Cinema and Media Studies

Student Affairs Fireside Chat

Thinking about a GNSE major or minor? Want to apply to our summer internship funding? Wondering how to get more involved in the CSGS? Join Bonnie Kanter, the CSGS Student Affairs Administrator, for open office hours by the (virtual) fire in the CSGS Community Room. There will be coffee and cookies so come have a snack and get your questions (about anything CSGS related) answered. See you there!

Care@Chicago // Come-As-You-Are Yoga with Stephanie Brulloths

A 60-minute, come-as-you-are, all-levels yoga session with Stephanie Brulloths.

Free and open to the public.

Care@Chicago, a series organized by the Center for the Study of Gender and Sexuality (CSGS) and co-sponsored by the Center for the Study of Race, Politics, and Culture (CSRPC), will run throughout the month of February 2019. It will feature free yoga classes on Fridays, game nights, a special study break, and a workshop on healthy LGBTQ+ relationships.