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Washington DC Women's March 2017The 2017–2018 academic year programming at HISB, DISSENT!: CURRENTS AND COUNTERCURRENTS. 








Multi-Day Conference:

“Caribbean Cosmopolis: Timeports of Modernity", Oct 12-13, 2017

Fall 2017 Events

All event are at 4pm in 1008 Humanities unless otherwise noted

September 14

Jennifer Christine Nash, Northwestern University -- "Love Letter from a Critic, or Notes on the Intersectionality Wars". Part of the Q/F/T* Series. Co-sponsored by Women's Gender & Sexuality Studies and HISB.

September 21

Richard Steigmann-Gall, Kent State -- "Resistance and Bystanding: Does the History of Fascism Provide Lessons for Today?"

September 26

Women's Gender & Sexually Studies book launch/discussion for The Hormone Myth: How Gender Politics, Junk Science, and Lies About PMS Keep Women Downby dept alumni Robyn Stein DeLuca. Co-sponsored by WGSS and HISB.

September 28

Steven Pincus, Yale -- “The Ideological Origins of the Irish Revolution”

October 4

Faculty Lunchtime Lecture Series: Women's Gender & Sexuality Studies, 1:00-2:30pm.

October 5

Christina Sharpe, Tufts University -- "Reflection on In the Wake: On Blackness and Being"

October 12-13

Conference,"Caribbean Cosmopolis: Timeports of Modernity”, 9:00am - 6:00pm Oct 12, 9:00am -1:00pm Oct 13. Co-sponsored by the Hispanic Languages & Literature, Latin American & Caribbean Center and HISB.

October 18

Jason Oliver Chang, University of Connecticut, Storrs -- "Anti-Chinese Racism and the Making of the Mexican Mestizo".  Co-sponsored by the Confucius Institute and HISB.

October 19

Human Rights film festival -- showing of The Great Wall. Co-sponsored by the Confucius Institute and HISB.

October 26

Bilingual reading by Italian poet Maria Attanasio, author of Blu della cancellazione.  Co-sponsored by European Languages & Literatures and HISB, 5:30pm.Co-sponsored by European Languages and Literatures and HISB.

November 3

Conference , "Culture and Identity: The Legacy of Herman Lebovics", 9:00am - 5:30pm.  Co-sponsored by History, SBU Alumni Association and HISB.

November 9

Lectures by Environmentalists J. Drew Lanham, "The Color of the Land --Southern History and Hang-ups in Conservation"; and Lauret Savoy, "Trace: Memory, History, Race, and the American Landscape", Rm 1006 Humanities. Co-sponsored by Sustainability Studies, Environment for the Humanities and HISB.

November 14

Human Rights film festival -- Silvered Water. Co-sponsored by the Confucius Institute and HISB.

November 16

Jason Farr, Texas A&M; Ula Klein, Texas A&M; Rachel Adams, Columbia Univ -- "Fictions of Queerness and Disability" -- panel workshop

December 7

Jhasikarn Dhillon, New School -- “Reflections on Prairie Rising:  Indigenous Youth, Decolonization, and the Politics of Intervention”