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Fireside Lounge

Conversations by faculty and students about their new publications. Featuring: Professor Abbie Goldberg for "LGBTQ Divorce and Relationship Dissolution: Psychological and Legal Perspectives and Implications for Practice" (co-written with Adam P. Romero). Professor Heather Silber Mohamed for "The New Americans? Immigration, Protest, and the Politics of Latino Identity." Professor Valerie Sperling and graduate student Melike […]

Technologies of Resistance and New Womanhood in Contemporary Bollywood Cinema

Fireside Lounge

  Recent Bollywood films like Anarkali of Aarah (Avinash Das, 2017), Parched (Leena Yadav, 2015), and Lipstick Under My Burkha (Alankrita Shrivastava, 2016) have raised the bar on feminist work coming out of the industry but have also simultaneously been met with resistance. Lipstick Under My Burkha, in particular, was banned by the Indian Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) for sexual explicitness […]

Poetry for Black Lives Today: Poetry Reading by Kate Rushin

Fireside Lounge

  In honor of Black History Month. Kate Rushin is an award-winning black queer feminist poet and was formerly on the faculty at Wesleyan University. Her work has been featured in “Home Girls: A Black Feminist Anthology,” “My Lover is a Woman: Contemporary Lesbian Love Poems,” and the ground- breaking feminist anthology “The Bridge Called […]

“Embattled Freedom: Journeys Through the Civil War’s Slave Refugee Camps”

Fireside Lounge

The History Department and the Center for Gender, Race, and Area Studies present a Black History Month Speakers Panel: “Embattled Freedom: Journeys Through the Civil War’s Slave Refugee Camps” Amy Murrell Taylor, Ph.D., in conversation with Professors Ousmane Power-Greene and Janette Greenwood of Clark University. Amy Murrell Taylor, Ph.D., is currently an associate professor of […]