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In Memoriam: bell hooks

Former Belle van Zuylen professor Gloria Jean Watkins, better known by her pen name bell hooks, has died aged 69 in the United States. bell hooks taught at Utrecht University (The Netherlands) in 1992 and delivered her inaugural lecture May 15, 1992 entitled Feminism: Theory as Liberatory Practice. “ Well, I [...]

In Memoriam: bell hooks2021-12-21T07:42:30+01:00

Doing Gender Lecture – Amah Edoh

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 to gender [...]

Doing Gender Lecture – Amah Edoh2022-01-11T10:29:10+01:00

GEMMA student Patrick Zaki: trial postponed until June 2022

On December 8, 2021 (22 months after his arrest in Egypt) GEMMA student Patrick Zaki was released on parole! On February 14, 2022 Patrick uttered a statement of gratitude to everyone who supported him. He remains on trial however by an emergency court on "false news charges". After numerous  hearings the [...]

GEMMA student Patrick Zaki: trial postponed until June 20222022-04-28T12:03:37+02:00

Lecture and Workshop “Ableism in Academia” – by Dr. Nicole Brown

The PhD/RMA workshop on January 27/28 is fully booked! But you can still register for the public lecture on January 26: nog@uu.nl On January 26 and January 27-28 2022, the NOG PhD Council and Accessible Academia are organizing an online lecture and workshop on Ableism in Academia. The lecture and workshop will be [...]

Lecture and Workshop “Ableism in Academia” – by Dr. Nicole Brown2022-01-12T12:03:08+01:00

Doing Gender Lecture – Jelke Boesten

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 to gender [...]

Doing Gender Lecture – Jelke Boesten2021-12-09T13:07:39+01:00

PhD Defense Claudia Minchilli, November 19, 2021

On 19 November, NOG PhD Claudia Minchilli will defend her thesis Localizing Digital Diasporas: Diasporic Digital Networking Among Somali, Romanian and Turkish Women Through the Lens of Social Class. In her dissertation, Claudia investigates the diasporic digital practices of Somali, Romanian and Turkish migrant women living in Rome with a particular [...]

PhD Defense Claudia Minchilli, November 19, 20212021-11-19T15:37:54+01:00

PhD Defense Valeria Stabile, November 12, 2021

On 12 November, NOG PhD 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 [...]

PhD Defense Valeria Stabile, November 12, 20212021-11-11T22:30:33+01:00

PhD Defense Lieke Hettinga, November 5, 2021

On 5 November, NOG PhD 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, [...]

PhD Defense Lieke Hettinga, November 5, 20212021-11-03T09:58:00+01:00

Presentation of “Oceanic swimming-writing-thinking for justice-to-come scholarship”

Terra Critica – UU Graduate Gender Programme – Netherlands Research School of Gender Studies Wednesday November 3, 2021 @ 15:30-17:00h Utrecht University, on location Moderation: Birgit M. Kaiser and Kathrin Thiele (Terra Critica) Presentation of “Oceanic swimming-writing-thinking for justice-to-come scholarship” by Nike Romano, Cape Peninsula University of Technology, Tamara Shefer, University [...]

Presentation of “Oceanic swimming-writing-thinking for justice-to-come scholarship”2021-11-11T22:33:35+01:00

Dr. Looi van Kessel

Leiden University Looi van Kessel is assistant professor in literary studies at the Leiden University Centre for the Arts in Society (LUCAS), where he is the coordinator for the minor program Gender and Sexuality in Society and Culture. He has finished his PhD in 2019, writing on melodrama and sexual identity in [...]

Dr. Looi van Kessel2021-10-05T14:35:09+02:00

PhD Defense Deirdre Donoghue, October 1, 2021

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 and art-making [...]

PhD Defense Deirdre Donoghue, October 1, 20212021-09-30T11:31:36+02:00

Doing Gender Lecture – Jennifer C. Nash

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 to gender [...]

Doing Gender Lecture – Jennifer C. Nash2022-05-10T09:46:46+02:00
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