The Netherlands Research School of Gender Studies (NOG) at Utrecht University (The Netherlands) provides a platform for gender sensitive and postcolonial research. Since 1995, the NOG has offered a highly successful training programme and research environment for postgraduate students, PhD students and senior researchers. The NOG teaching and research staff consists of an international team of professors and senior lecturers from various universities.
On 5 November, Lieke Hettinga will defend their thesis titled Appearing Differently: Disability and Transgender Embodiment in Contemporary Euro-American Visual Cultures. In their dissertation, they examine how contemporary cultural practices shape and reimagine the legibility and intelligibility of disability and transgender embodiment. Through an analysis of various aesthetic practices, Hettinga [...]
On 12 November, Valeria Stabile defends her PhD dissertation titled Pues no soy mujer. The Upheaval of Singularity in Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz, which centers on the revolution that sor Juana started in the debate about singularity, sexedness, and in-betweenness—not only in the field of literary studies and literary [...]
What happens at the intersection of mothering and art-making? On Friday October 1 2021, NOG PhD Deirdre Donoghue will defend her PhD thesis Maternal Subjectivity and Practices of Care as Aesthetic, Political and Environmental Forces in The Creative Practices of Five Contemporary Mother-Artists at Utrecht University. Severality Positioning both mothering [...]
The Netherlands Research School of Gender Studies in cooperation with her partners organises the DOING GENDER Lecture Series. These lectures stress the importance of doing gender work combined with an active involvement in the practice of gender theory and research. The concept of DOING GENDER supports a hands-on approach [...]
On Friday June 25, 2021 NOG PhD Laura Candidatu will defend her PhD thesis Digitally mediated diasporic formations: Everyday mothering practices of Romanian, Turkish, and Somali women living in the Netherlands at Utrecht University. Digitally mediated diasporic formations This research looks at how Romanian, Somali and Turkish women living in [...]
Lecture ‘Syrian LGBTIQ Refugees after the Hype: Affects, Representations, and Queer Humanitarianism’ by Fadi Saleh
On Tuesday June 29, 2021 from 17:00-18:30 hrs Dr. Fadi Saleh will give the online NOG lecture 'Syrian LGBTIQ Refugees after the Hype: Affects, Representations, and Queer Humanitarianism'. In this NOG lecture, Fadi Saleh provides a brief history of the emergence, consolidation, and disappearance of Syrian LGBTIQ refugees as [...]