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QSWG Meeting, 8/17/11

August 8, 2011

The Queer Studies Working Group will meet Wednesday, August 17, 2011, at 3:00 pm in Glasscock rm. 311, to discuss Elizabeth Freeman’s Time Binds: Queer Temporalities, Queer Histories (Duke UP, 2010).

QSWG Meeting: July 7, 2011

June 3, 2011

The Queer Studies Working Group will meet on Thursday, July 7, at 3 pm in Glasscock rm. 311, to discuss David Gerstner’s Queer Pollen: White Seduction, Black Male Homosexuality and the Cinematic (U of Illinois P, 2011).

QSWG Meeting: May 24

April 15, 2011

The Queer Studies Working Group will meet on Tuesday, May 24, 2011, at 3 pm in Glascock rm. 311 to discuss Tim Dean’s Unlimited Intimacy: Reflections on the Subculture of Barebacking (U of Chicago P, 2009). We hope that you can join us!

QSWG Meeting: April 11

March 9, 2011

The next Queer Studies Working Group meeting will be Monday, April 11, 3-4 pm, in Glasscock rm. 311. We’ll be discussing Maria San Filippo’s “Unthinking Heterocentrism: Bisexual Representation in Art Cinema” (in Global Art Cinema: New Theories and Histories, ed. Rosalind Galt and Karl Schoonover, Oxford UP, 2010).

Lecture by Harriette Andreadis: March 22

March 9, 2011

On Tuesday, March 22,  4:00 pm in Glasscock rm. 311, the Early Modern Studies Working Group is sponsoring a lecture by Harriette Andreadis (TAMU, Department of English) entitled “Sappho’s Twisted Sisters: Hermaphrodites in Early Modern England.” This lecture is free and open to the public.

Sima Shakhsari: March 4

February 16, 2011

On Friday, March 4, 2011, Sima Shakhsari, Postdoctoral Fellow in Women’s Studies at the University of Houston, will present “Shuttling Between Bodies and Borders: Iranian Transsexual Refugees and the Politics of rightful Killing” during the Women’s & Gender Studies lunchtime presentation, 12:30 pm, in Glasscock rm. 311. RSVP no later than noon on Thursday, March 3, to Nancy Sumpter to reserve your space and a portion of pizza.

Tirza True Latimer: March 3

February 15, 2011

On Thursday, March 3, 2011, the Queer Studies Working Group is hosting a lunch with Tirza True Latimer–Associate Professor and Chair, Visual and Critical Studies Graduate Program at California College of Art–at 12:00 pm in Glasscock rm. 311. We’ll be discussing a selection from the forthcoming Seeing Gertrude Stein: Five Stories.

At 5:30 pm on March 3, Latimer will present “Claude Cahun’s Textual Travesty,” in Glasscock rm. 311.

Tirza True Latimer’s visit to TAMU is sponsored by the Glasscock Center, the New Modern British Studies Working Group, and the Department of  European and Classical Languages and Cultures.

To RSVP to the lunch (so that we can get a count for ordering the food from Blue Baker), please e-mail Krista May by noon on Wednesday, March 2.