Philosophy Religion & Liberal Studies, Department of

Announcement    Thursday, November 4, 2021
The 19th Annual Begemann – Gordon Lecture Series The Value of Death: Gender, Money, and Kinship in the Panama Canal Zone A Special Talk with Joan Flores-Villalobos Tuesday, November 9, 2021 at 12:30 pm zoom link: https://gcsu.zoom.us/j/99085569141?pwd=a2tjSGVjMmkxWXI5ZTBDVWpKOGViZz09   Black West Indian workers accounted for almost 80% of the deaths that occurred during the dangerous construction of the Panama Canal, between 1904 and 1914. Due to administrative negligence from U.S...
Event    Tuesday, November 9, 2021
The 19th Annual Begemann – Gordon Lecture Series The Value of Death: Gender, Money, and Kinship in the Panama Canal Zone A Special Talk with Joan Flores-Villalobos   Tuesday, November 9, 2021   at 12:30 pm   zoom link: https://gcsu.zoom.us/j/99085569141?pwd=a2tjSGVjMmkxWXI5ZTBDVWpKOGViZz09   Black West Indian workers accounted for almost 80% of the deaths that occurred during the dangerous construction of the Panama Canal, between 1904 and 1914. Due to administrative negligence from...
Announcement    Tuesday, October 26, 2021
The 19th Annual Begemann – Gordon Lecture Series Counter History: Reproducing Archival Omissions Through the Use of Fabula A Special Talk with Ukamaka Olisakwe Wednesday, Oct 27, 2021 5pm-6pm Via Zoom https://bit.ly/3mUm13X   This talk explores the efforts Igbo and Black writers have made to reproduce parts of our history that were omitted from the archives, as well as the feminist discussions about the violence of colonial patriarchy that determines what constitutes womanhood. It...
Event    Wednesday, October 27, 2021
The 19th Annual Begemann – Gordon Lecture Series Counter History: Reproducing Archival Omissions Through the Use of Fabula A Special Talk with Ukamaka Olisakwe Wednesday, Oct 27, 2021 5pm-6pm Via Zoom https://bit.ly/3mUm13X   This talk explores the efforts Igbo and Black writers have made to reproduce parts of our history that were omitted from the archives, as well as the feminist discussions about the violence of colonial patriarchy that determines what constitutes womanhood. It...
Announcement    Tuesday, October 19, 2021
 Women and politics in Afghanistan: Local actors and transnational networks against fundamentalism.  A Special Talk with Mona Tajali. Women in Afghanistan, taking advantage of the opportunities provided by their country’s reconstruction efforts in the early 2000s, worked diligently to ensure that the new Afghan constitution included important rights for women, including the right to political representation. Indeed, the 2004 Afghan constitution reserved at least 27 percent of the lower...
Event    Thursday, October 21, 2021
The 19th Annual Begemann – Gordon Lecture Series Women and politics in Afghanistan: Local actors and transnational networks against fundamentalism. This is a  Special Talk with Mona Tajali. Women in Afghanistan, taking advantage of the opportunities provided by their country’s reconstruction efforts in the early 2000s, worked diligently to ensure that the new Afghan constitution included important rights for women, including the right to political representation. Indeed, the 2004 Afghan...
Announcement    Monday, October 18, 2021
The GC Women's and Gender Studies program now has Instagram and Twitter accounts. Follow along to stay updated on events, conferences, and other opportunities.  Instagram: @gcwgs Twitter: @gc_wgs
Announcement    Wednesday, October 13, 2021
If seeds are foundational to plant life, safeguarding them is crucial to the safety of plants and, by extension, humanity. Saving seeds saves the planet. This logic motivates a monumental scientific undertaking called ‘seed banking,’ which takes seeds from their lived environment and holds them in frozen vaults until the unknowable, but certainly apocalyptic, future. In this talk I ask, who does it serve to see and know seeds as starting points of life? What must be willfully ignored...
Event    Thursday, October 14, 2021
If seeds are foundational to plant life, safeguarding them is crucial to the safety of plants and, by extension, humanity. Saving seeds saves the planet. This logic motivates a monumental scientific undertaking called ‘seed banking,’ which takes seeds from their lived environment and holds them in frozen vaults until the unknowable, but certainly apocalyptic, future. In this talk I ask, who does it serve to see and know seeds as starting points of life? What must be willfully ignored...