CONGRATULATIONS to our 2021-22 FACULTY and STUDENT AWARDEES

DUKE TRAVEL AWARDS - MARCH 2022

The 15th Annual Feminist Theory Workshop: March 18-19, 2022 Durham, North Carolina (In person and online)


Congratulations
 to the 2022 Duke Feminist Theory Workshop Travel Grant recipients.

Left: Woman with brown long hair wearing a silver necklace and black top, smiling at the camera. Right: Woman smiling at the camera. Wearing a black tank top, red lipstick with long hair.


The 15th Annual Feminist Theory Workshop at Duke University and will feature keynote presentations by Judith Butler, Verónica Gago, Dubra Mitra, and Jennifer Morgan.

Participants spend two days attending lectures and discussion groups and meeting colleagues from across the country and around the world.

 

FOR MORE INFORMATION AND REGISTER TO ATTEND VIRTUALLY, please go to:

https://gendersexualityfeminist.duke.edu/15th-annual-feminist-theory-workshop

FACULTY RESEARCH AWARDS 2021-2022

Yige Dong.

Yige Dong, Assistant Professor
Department of Sociology

"Women’s Work and the Politics of Livelihood in a Chinese Mill Town"

 

Elizabeth Scarlett.

Elizabeth Scarlett, Professor
Department of Romance Languages & Literatures

"Women Authors and Women
Directors: Gender Disparities 
in Film Adaptation"

Ndubueze Mbah.

Ndubueze Mbah, Associate Professor
Department of History

"Rebellious Migrants: Forging
Abolition, Cosmopolitan Identities,
and Postcolonial Spaces in West
Africa, 1840s-1960s"

Amy VanScoy.

Amy VanScoy, Associate Professor
Department of Information Science
 

"Conceptions of Expertise Among Librarians Through a Gender Lens"
Co-investigators: Heidi Julien, UB and Deborah Hicks, SJSU

Deborah Reed-Danahay.

Deborah Reed-Danahay, Professor
Department of Anthropology

"Sideways Migration Among
French Women in London"

 

Alexandra Zirkle.

Alexandra Zirkle, Assistant Professor
Department of Jewish Thought
 

"Scholarly Research and Writing
Interdisciplinary Humanities
Working Group"

For more details, please visit the Faculty Research Award page

SPRING PREVIEW

Gender Institute Signature Lecture

Cathy Park Hong.

Cathy Park Hong
Poet, Essayist, and Professor at Rutgers University-Newark

Thursday
April 21, 2022
12 PM (EST) via Zoom

Cathy Park Hong is an award-winning poet and essayist whose book, Minor Feelings, is a searching work that ruthlessly reckons with the American racial consciousness. Hong is also the author of three poetry collections including Dance Dance Revolution (which won the Barnard Women Poets Prize), Engine Empire, and Translating Mo’Um. She is a recipient of the Windham-Campbell Prize, the Guggenheim Fellowship, and the National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship. Her poems have been published in PoetryThe New York TimesThe Paris ReviewMcSweeney’sThe Boston Review, and other journals. She is the poetry editor of the New Republic and full professor at the Rutgers University-Newark MFA program in poetry.

Presented in collaboration with the Office of Inclusive Excellence, as part of the "Let's Talk About Race" Series.