Queering Sexual Capitalisms

11/02/2017 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm
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Centers for Gender/Race Studies, Community Room (105)

This panel discussion will bring leading scholars around the country together for a panel to discuss how gender, sexuality, and global capitalism co-constitute different kinds of inequalities. The speakers will cover a range of areas from sex work and NAFTA to FIFA soccer and global capital networks. The panel will examine how gender relations are implicated in global processes and examine the structure between the sacred and profane. The panel will address these questions: How do we think about exchanges that are “legal” but socially disreputable? What is the relationship between sexual economies and formal markets?

Panelists:
Elena Shih, Assistant Professor of American Studies, Brown University
Jennifer Tyburczy, Associate Professor of Feminist Studies, University of California Santa Barbara
Ghassan Moussawi, Assistant Professor of Sociology and Gender and Women's Studies, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Gregory C. Mitchell, Assistant Professor of Women's, Gender and Sexuality Studies, Williams College

Part of the Gender, Sexuality and Global Capitalism Project of the CSGS.

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