Sheila Malovany-Chevalier and Constance Borde are Independent Scholars and Translators of the first new English translation of Simone de Beauvoir's, The Second Sex On October 16th, 2013 they will speak at Harriman Hall 214 at 4:00 TITLE: "Revisiting Simone de Beauvoir in the 21st Century: Translating The Second Sex"
Cultural Analysis and Theory 2013 Graduate Student Conference.
Our Fourth Annual Graduate Student Conference, entitled “CONTAINERS”, will be held October 18-19, 2013 at Stony Brook Manhattan. We will be exploring interdisciplinary ideas of containment through the lenses of art, literature, political science, performance studies, film, and cultural and media studies. We are proud to announce that this year’s keynote speaker will be Jasbir Puar, Associate Professor of Women’s and Gender Studies at Rutgers University.
The department of Cultural Analysis and Theory in collaboration with HISB, has invited Dr. Catherine Malabou to Stony Brook this coming 22-23 October. French philosopher, and currently professor in the Philosophy Department and Centre for Research in Modern European Philosophy (CRMEP) at Kingston University, London, Catherine Malabou has written numerous books on an increasing range of themes including neuroscience and political philosophy evident in her volume, What Should We Do With Our Brain? (trans. 2009), and also in following projects—her book on feminism, Changer de Différence, and her book on the homeless and social emergency, La Grande Exclusion, also 2009.
Malabou will give a Public Lecture, “From Sorrow to Indifference” at 4.30 p.m. on 22 October.The next morning, 23 October, she will lead a seminar taking off from the topic of her book, What Should We Do With Our Brain? Participants in the seminar will be asked to read a text in preparation for the discussion.
CAT Colloquium Series
16, October 2013
13, November 2013
3, April 2013
Professor Kadji Amin, "Interracial Belongings: Genet and the Black Panther Party"
Danielle Early "The Fall of (wo)Man: Gender and Narrative Ordering in Genesis and Antichrist."
1, May 2013
SCHEDULE OF EVENTS
March 26, 2013
FEATURED SPEAKER JENNIFER DOYLE 4:00 PM @ THE POETRY CENTER
"Marta's Pink Star: What We Talk about When We Talk about Women's Soccer"
A talk focusing on the politics of pleasure in women's soccer - for fans, for players, for the people who administer and market the sport.
ROUNDTABLE: HOMOPHOBIA AND SPORTS CULTURE
April 11, 2013
3:00 PM @ STUDENT ACTIVITIES CENTER 302
SPORTING MATTERS SYMPOSIUM
APRIL 25, 2013
2:00 PM @ WANG CENTER LECTURE HALL 2
Keynote Address by David Zirin
"Game Over: How Politics has Turned the Sports World Upside Down"
Panelist David J. Leonard
"After the All-star Game: Trayvon, the NBA and the Assault on Blackness"
Panelist Theresa Runstedtler
"Jack Johnson's Global Legacy - And What it Means for Today"
Keynote Address by The Nation Sportswriter David Zirin
The Department of Cultural Analysis and Theory celebrates the publication of:
Title: If English was good enough for Jesus... Monolinguism and mala fe.
When: Monday, 11 March 2013, 2:30 p.m. Humanities Institute
Where: Humanities Institute #1008
Brooke Belisle, U.C. Berkeley
The 25th Annual English Graduate Conference at Stony Brook Manhattan
“Turning Home: Literature, Philosophy, and the Reinvention of the Wheel” This year’s Anne P. Kahana Memorial Lecture will be delivered by Professor Michael Naas, Chair of the Department of Philosophy at DePaul University, and Stony Brook Ph.D. alumni
Vivien Hartog Award Recipients Announced
Congratulations to Alexis Chartschlaa and Laura James, winners of the 2013 Vivien Hartog Travel Award. This yearly award supports Women's and Gender Studies graduate certificate student travel to the Feminist Theory Workshop at Duke University.
The Department is very pleased to announce that the new MA/PhD program in Women's and Gender Studies has received official certification. Next year we will be accepting applications for our first full-time Women's and Gender Studies grads to join the program in Fall 2014.
Raiford Guins new book "Game After" will be published in February 2014 with MIT Press.
Kadji Amin published two journal articles, “Anachronizing the Penitentiary, Queering the History of Sexuality,” GLQ: A Journal of Lesbian and Gay Studies 19, no. 3 (2013): 301–340; and “Ghosting Transgender Historicity in Colette’s The Pure and the Impure,” L’Esprit Créateur 53, no. 1 (2013): 114-130. He also published a book review of Assuming a Body: Transgender and Rhetorics of Materialityby Gayle Salamon in L’Esprit Créateur 53, no. 1 (2013): 167.
Victoria Hesford's new book "Feeling Women's Liberation" was published with Duke University Press in June.
E.K. Tan published a peer-reviewed journal article, 華語語系研究：海外華人與離散華人研究之反思 [Sinophone Studies:
Rethinking Overseas Chinese Studies and Chinese Diaspora Studies] in 中國現代文學 [Journal of Modern Chinese Literature (Taiwan)] 22 (Winter 2012): 41-58; and an essay, “Transcending Multiracialism: Kuo Pao Kun’s Multilingual Play Mama Looking for Her Cat and the Concept of Open Culture” in Sinophone Studies: A Critical Reader, edited by Shu-mei Shih, Brian Bernards and Chien-hsin Tsai (Columbia University Press 2013).
Robert Harvey gave a lecture entitled "Partage informe: Foucault's Transgression" at a philosophy & literature symposium at Brown University on April 5.
E.K. Tan's new book, "Rethinking Chineseness: Translational Sinophone Identities in the Nanyang Literary World" was published with Cambria Press in January.
Raiford Guins will give a talk titled "Beyond Bridges, Speed Bumps, Seatbelts, and Hotel Keys: A New Design Paradigm for Control Technologies" at the Theorizing the Web 2013 conference at CUNY Grad Center on March 1 & 2. On March 8 at the Society of Cinema and Media Studies Annual Conference he will give a talk on the etymology of the term "game console."
Izabela Kalinowska Blackwood will present a paper titled "Polish-Russian Relations within American Academia: from Affiliation to Filiation" at Princeton University's workshop, Problems and Perspectives of East European Literary Studies.
Robert Harvey was invited by the Samuel Beckett Society to give a lecture entitled "Lessons in Lessness" at the 128th MLA Annuel Convention in Boston in January 2013.
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Brooke Belisle, a 2013 New Faculty Fellow of the American Council of Learned Societies will join the department next year. "Click here for more information"
New MA/PhD in Women's and Gender Studies