Friday, May 25th, 2018

Elizabeth Armstrong – Sociology/Organizational Studies, University of Michigan – March 27, 2018

Drawing on findings from a five-year interview study, Elizabeth Armstrong and Laura Hamilton bring us to the campus of “MU,” a flagship Midwestern public university, where we follow a group of women drawn into a culture of status seeking and sororities.

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Friday, May 25th, 2018

Meenakshi Ponnuswami, (English) “British Asian Women in Performance: Stage, Screen, and Stand-Up,” – March 2018

This talk will focus on British Asian women's performance arts, including theatre, film, and stand-up comedy. She will discuss works like Bend It Like Beckham and Bhaji on the Beach, and stand-up comedy by Shazia Mirza.

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Friday, May 25th, 2018

Vanessa Massaro: “Externalizing the “Inmate”: Tracing the Intimate Economies of the New Geographies of Correctional Supervision”- February 2018

This talk explores the emerging terrains of the prison industrial complex that subversively continue to expand supervision while purporting to reduce prison populations.

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Wednesday, November 7th, 2018

Katherine Faull: “Race, Religion, and Iron: A Case of Knowledge Transfer between West Africa and the Colonial Mid-Atlantic States? – February 6, 2018

While recent scholarship has focused on knowledge transfer from African cultures to the Americas concerning…

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Tuesday, February 28th, 2017

Robyn Henderson-Espinoza: New Folds of Borderlands: Tracing the Figure of the Nomad thru Difference & Becoming – February 15, 2017

Borderlands surround us, as Gloria Anzaldúa writes.  They are psychic, spiritual, physical, sexual, national, and…

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