Thursday, October 12th, 2017

Sue Ellen Henry & Abe Feuerstein: “The Hidden Language of Social Class: How Teachers Read Students’ Bodies ” – October 17, 2017

Social class is an embedded feature of social life; rather than being isolated and self-contained,…

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Thursday, October 12th, 2017

Karyn Lacy: “Jeopardy or Just Fine?: Black Middle-Class Occupational Attainment in the Post-Civil Rights Era” – September 27, 2017

Will today’s black middle class reproduce itself? Through analysis of major trends in the composition…

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Thursday, October 12th, 2017

Coralynn Davis: “Women’s Traditional Storytelling and Contemporary Painting in Mithila: Intergenerational and Cross-genre Conversations” – September 12, 2017

Professor Davis examines the interfaces among women’s evolving expressive arts, young women’s empowerment, and cultural…

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Thursday, March 23rd, 2017

Scott St. Pierre: “Cuck: Meninists, Aardvarks, and Other Peculiarities in 21st Century Anti-Feminist Discourse” – March 23, 2017

This talk analyzes 21st century representations of anti-feminist discourse.   I argue that such discourse…

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Tuesday, March 7th, 2017

Mai-Linh Hong: “Resettling America: Refugee Law and Refugee Narratives.” – March 8, 2017

Popular narratives about refugees usually feature a racial or national Other granted a “new beginning”…

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