Anne McClintock

Tuesday, April 8 at 7 p.m., Trout Auditorium (Vaughan Literature Bldg)

Anne McClintock, Simone de Beauvoir Professor of English and Women's and Gender Studies at University of Wisconsin-Madison, will discuss, "US Empire, Paranoid Masculinity, and the Gendered Dynamics of Torture."

Professor McClintock is the author of Imperial Leather: Race, Gender and Sexuality in the Colonial Contest, which was republished online by the ACLS E-Humanities Book Project. McClintock has written short biographies of Olive Schreiner and Simone de Beauvoir and a monograph on madness, sexuality and colonialism called Double Crossings. She has co-edited Dangerous Liaisons with Ella Shohat and Aamir Mufti, as well as two special issues of Social Text: one titled "Sex Workers and Sex Work," and the other titled "Queer Transexions of Race, Nation and Gender."

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2012-13

Rosemarie Garland-Thomson (Emory University)
Disability Stories

2011-12

Gail Dines (Wheelock College)
Sex, Identity & Intimacy in a Porn Culture

2010-11

Gina Athena Ulysse (Wesleyan University)
When the Body is a Country's Archive: Some Women's Stories of Trauma, Stories of Will

2009-10

Anne-Fausto-Sterling (Brown University)
Gender, Sexuality, and the Problem of Memory

2008-09

Helene Foley (Columbia University)
Classical Muses: How Nineteenth and Early Twentieth-centurey Women Re-imagined Greek Tradgedy for the U.S. Stage

2007-08

Janice Radway (Duke University)
What are Zines? And What Do Girls Do With Them?

2005-06

Michael Kimmel (Sociologist/Author)
Mars and Venus, or Planet Earth: Women and Men in a New Millennium (co-sponsored by CSREG)

2004-05

Christine Battersby (University of Warwick)
Flesh Questions: Representational Strategies and the Cultures of Birth

2003-04

Cynthia Enloe (Clark University)
The Militarization of Us and Them: American Civilians, American Soldiers and Iraqi Women

2002-03

Shahnaz Khan (Wilfred Laurier)
Finding Space Beneath My Feet: Post September 11 th Reflections of a Muslim Feminist

2002-03

Charis Thompson (Harvard)
Heterosex: The Human Embryo in the New Reproductive and Genetic Technologies

2000-01

Anila George (Centre for Development Studies, Kerala, India)
Violence Against Women: International Perspectives on Local Actions —
The Suryanelli Rape Case in India

1999-2000

Temma Kaplan (SUNY, Stony Brook)
Forgetting Social Movements: Women and the Transitions to Democracy

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