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Upcoming Event! Thursday 3/27 check out Akemi Nishida: Publish or Perish, a critique of the neoliberal academy

March 20th, 2014 · Comments Off on Upcoming Event! Thursday 3/27 check out Akemi Nishida: Publish or Perish, a critique of the neoliberal academy

Please join us next Thursday, 3/27, at 3:30p, as Akemi Nishida, PhD candidate in critical social/personality psychology, CUNY Graduate Center, offers the next talk in the “Critical Diversities” series, “Publish or Perish: A Critique of the Neoliberal Academy From Disabilities Studies.” The talk, in room 9205, will be followed by Q&A and discussion. Refreshments will be provided.

Nishida is also an adjunct lecturer in the disability studies program at CUNY’s School of Professional Studies and a member of both the CUNY Coalition for Students With Disabilities and the national Disability Justice Collective.

Sponsored by the Diversity Projects Development Fund, CUNY, and the Doctoral Students Council, CUNY Graduate Center. Co-sponsored by the Disability Studies Program, CUNY School of Professional Studies, and the Women of Color Network, CUNY Graduate Center.

FB event: https://www.facebook.com/events/595401633882160

Video of last week’s Eve Dunbar talk, “This (Black) Woman’s Work: Uncovering Professional Inequity in the Archives, Re-Affirming Our Work in the Academy”: http://youtu.be/Ty12tYis53I

Flyer attached. Please forward widely. Comrades from across NYC welcome.

For more info on this series, “Critical Diversities and/in the Academy: Thought and Practice,” please visit opencuny.org/criticaldiversities.

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Upcoming Workshop: Feminism and the Dissertation

April 18th, 2013 · Comments Off on Upcoming Workshop: Feminism and the Dissertation


Feminism and the Dissertation:

Works in Progress

  This place needs more feminists_Edie Fake_Edit

Interested in Feminist Theory?  Considering using it in your dissertation?

Come hear from current GC students incorporating feminist theory or methods in their dissertations!


Wednesday, May 1


Room 5409

Stephanie Campos and Livia Woods will discuss their dissertation projects. The presentations will be followed by a discussion of their experiences with the dissertation writing process, particularly the experience of working on projects that involve feminist topics and/or methods.


Stephanie Campos on gender, class, race and citizenship inequalities inside the Santa Monica women’s prison in Lima, Peru

Livia Woods on Representations of Pregnancy in the Victorian Novel

Food will be served!
**RSVP greatly appreciated: feministstudiesgroup@gmail.com **

Sponsored by the Feminist Studies Group and the Women’s Studies Certificate Program

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Minutes from 9/27 Meeting

October 9th, 2012 · Comments Off on Minutes from 9/27 Meeting

Here is a short breakdown of our organizational meeting this afternoon:
Things we know for certain:
We will be having a monthly discussion on the 2nd Thursdays for the remainder of Fall term.
Our meetings will be held on :
10/11 @3
11/18 @3 and
12/13 @3
(room TBA)
The topic for our first meeting will be “Feminist Pedagogy.”
If you plan to attend, please bring with you some books, articles, or even just thoughts about Feminist Pedagogy.
Please email Gwen at gwendolynmshaw@gmail.com if you would like to be given permission to add to our FSG Blog on the GC Commons @ https://feministstudies.commons.gc.cuny.edu/  as we would love for people to post links and or PDFs of the material that they plan to bring to the discussion.
WE HAVE A TWITTER FEED!  Its FSG_GC  So follow us!

Things we are working on:
We WILL have a roving happy hour and potentially dinner parties which will will keep you all updated on as we arrange them.  Look for announcements!!!
In Fall 2013 we would like to hold a graduate student conference!
suggested topics include (but are not limited to):
Real World Feminisms
Local Feminisms
Gender Politics
Feminist Pedagogy
Environmental Violence
Please add suggestions on the comments section of the Commons blog so that we can discuss.
Also, please email me (ekaplan@gc.cuny.edu) if you are interested in being on the planning committee.

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