Spring 2015

January 2015

Film Screening: Freedom Summer
Part of a series of events sponsored jointly by the Bucknell Institute of Public Policy and CSREG on The Civil Rights Act and the Voting Rights Act: Fifty Years After.

Jocelyn Lim Chua, (UNC-Chapel Hill) "Fog of War: Psychopharmaceuticals, "Side Effects," and the U.S. Military"
Co-sponsored with the Department of Sociology and Anthropology's Meerwarth Speakers Fund.

February 2015

Harry Brod, "Asking For It: The Ethics & Erotics of Sexual Consent."
Co-sponsored with the Department of Women's and Gender Studies.

Ashli Baker (classics & ancient Mediterranean studies). "Sex and Subjugation: gender, the body, and Roman imperialism in Ovid's 'love' poetry."
CSREG Faculty Colloquium

"The 1965 Voting Rights Act: Challenges Then and Now"
Part of a series of events sponsored jointly by the Bucknell Institute of Public Policy and CSREG on The Civil Rights Act and the Voting Rights Act: Fifty Years After.

March 2015

Jeanne Marecek (Swarthmore College). "Beyond Difference: Re imagining Gender, Sex, and Sexualities."
2014-15 Women's and Gender Studies Distinguished Lecture. Co-sponsored with the Department of Women's and Gender Studies.

Jeanne Marecek, "Dying to Tell? Culture, Suicide and Deliberate Self-harm."
WGS Faculty Colloquium. Co-sponsored with the Department of Women's and Gender Studies.

April 2015

Alexis Henshaw (political science). "Why Women Rebel: Understanding Women's Participation in Armed Rebel Groups."
CSREG Faculty Colloquium

Neil Visalvanich (political science). "Asian American Political Candidates: An Experimental View."
CSREG Faculty Colloquium


Fall 2014

September 2014

Open House
CSREG/Women's and Gender Studies

Film and Discussion. Screening of "Nashville: We Were Warriors" followed by discussion focusing on the early civil rights movement and nonviolent activism. Facilitators: David Ragland (education) and Jennifer Thomson (history).
Part of a series of events sponsored jointly by the Bucknell Institute of Public Policy and CSREG on The Civil Rights Act and the Voting Rights Act: Fifty Years After.

Student Workshop with Diane Nash on Nonviolent Activism.
Part of a series of events sponsored jointly by the Bucknell Institute of Public Policy and CSREG on The Civil Rights Act and the Voting Rights Act: Fifty Years After.

Diane Nash. "The Movements of the '60s: A Legacy for Today"A Chicago native who had never experienced segregation in public accommodations before moving to the South, Diane Nash went on to become one of the pioneers of the Civil Rights Movement. || Read more
Annual Black Experience Lecture
The 2014 Black Experience Lecture is part of a series of events sponsored jointly by the Bucknell Institute of Public Policy and CSREG on The Civil Rights Act and the Voting Rights Act: Fifty Years After.

October 2014

"Origins and Aftermath of the 1964 Civil Rights Act" Panelists: Michael James (political science), Scott Meinke (political science) and Leslie Patrick (history).
Part of a series of events sponsored jointly by the Bucknell Institute of Public Policy and CSREG on The Civil Rights Act and the Voting Rights Act: Fifty Years After.

Jennifer Silva, sociology/anthropology. "Re-Imagining Adulthood: How Working-Class Youth Negotiate Intimacy, Community, and Self-Worth in the Neoliberal Era"
CSREG Faculty Colloquia

November 2014

Allen Tran, sociology/anthropology. "The anxieties of romantic and unrequited love in post-reform Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam"
CSREG Faculty Colloquia

December 2014

Film screening, Killer of Sheep, Landmark African American film.
Part of the BU Film/Media Series. Co-sponsored by CSREG.


 

Spring 2014

Februrary 2014

Kevin Daly, classics & ancient Mediteranean studies. "Ancient Eyes and Dis(Abilities): Classical Greek Perspectives on Physical Difference""
CSREG Faculty Colloquium/Disability Studies Speaker Series

Brenda Brueggemann, Director of the University Writing Program at the University of Louisville. "Aktion T-4: Economics, Euthanasia, Eugenics. (A Journey to the Heart of the Nazi's Killing Program for People with Disabilities)"
Disability Studies Speaker Series

March 2014

Robert Whitaker, science and medical writer/journalist. "Mad in America"
Disability Studies Speaker Series

April 2014

Barbara Weinstein, Silver Professor of History and Chair of the Department of History at New York University. "From Enslaver of Indians to Symbol of Progress: the Bandeirante and Brazilian Regional Identity"
Co-sponsored by CSREG.

Anne McClintock, Simone de Beauvoir Professor of English and Women's and Gender Studies at University of Wisconsin-Madison. "US Empire, Paranoid Masculinity, and the Gendered Dynamics of Torture."
Women's and Gender Studies Distinguished Lecture
Co-sponsored with the Department of Women's and Gender Studies.

Sally Potter, independent British filmmaker and screenwriter
Co-sponsored by CSREG.

Francisco F. de Alba, Associate Professor of Hispanic Studies, Wheaton College. "La Movida: Maximum Emotion, Minimum Form"
Co-sponsored with the Department of Spanish.


 

Fall 2013

September 2013

Sami Schalk, Gender Studies, Indiana University. "Blackness and Disability: From Slavery to a Not-so-Distant Future"
27th Annual Black Experiences Lecture

October 2013

Film Screening and Discussion "Fruitvale Station" Facilitators Dave Ragland, Visiting Assistant Professor of Education and Anthony Stewart, Professor of English
Co-sponsored with Multicultural Student Services and the Department of Political Science.

Joseph Valente, Penn State, Early Childhood Education and Co-director of the Center for Disability Studies."How Deaf Children Learn to be Deaf: Bilingual Kindergartens in France, Japan, and the United States"
Disability Studies Speaker Series

November 2013

Felix Muruchi Poma and Linda Farthing, Bolivian activist and U.S. journalist. "From the Mines to the Streets"
Co-sponsored by CSREG. Additional sponsors include the Meerwarth Speakers Fund, the Latin American Studies Program, and the Departments of Sociology & Anthropology, Economics, International Relations, Spanish, and Political Science.

Open House
Open House for CSREG and Womens and Gender Studies

Bastian Heinsohn, German.. "The Language of the Street: On the Use of Graffiti in Post-­‐Unification Berlin Films"
CSREG Faculty Colloquium


 

Spring 2013

January 2013

Queer Film Series: "Pariah" (2011)
Co-sponsored by the Office of LGBT Awareness, the Center for the Study of Race, Ethnicity, and Gender, the Women's and Gender Studies Program, and the Samek Art Gallery

Film Screening of "Hermans's House" a look at the injustice of solitary confinement and the transformative power of art.
Co-sponsored event

Dean Spade, Seattle University School of Law, fellow in the Engaging Tradition Project at Columbia Law School. "Critical Trans Politics and the Limits of the Law"
Co-sponsored with the Office of LGBT

Lauren Fordyce, anthropology. "Accounting for Responsibility: Vital Statistics and Prenatal Care Among Haitians in South Florida"
CSREG Faculty Colloquium

February 2013

Koritha Mitchell, Ohio State University. "Living with Lynching: African American Drama and Citizenship"
Co-sponsored with the Office of MSS

Dr. Heather Ann Thompson, Temple University Department of History. "Lock Up America: Why Mass Incarceration Matters to our Cities, our Economy, and our Democracy"
Part of the 2012-13 Social Science Colloquium: Mass Incarceration in the United States

Nikki Young, women's and gender studies. "I am not That Hungry: Creative Resistance, Black Queers, and Family"
CSREG Faculty Colloquium

Queer Film Series: "Weekend" (2011) Rated: NR
Co-sponsored by the Office of LGBT Awareness, the Center for the Study of Race, Ethnicity, and Gender, the Women's and Gender Studies Program, and the Samek Art Gallery

Film Screening of "Jonestown: The Life and Death of the People's Temple" with post-screening discussion with Emmy-winning producer Stanley Nelson.
Co-sponsored with the Griot Institute

Public lecture by Stanley Nelson, Emmy-winning producer.
Co-sponsored with the Griot Institute

March 2013

Queer Film Series: "Mosquita y Mari" (2012)
Co-sponsored by the Office of LGBT Awareness, the Center for the Study of Race, Ethnicity, and Gender, the Women's and Gender Studies Program, and the Samek Art Gallery

"People, Policies & Prisons: Experiences with Incarceration in PA" This event features a panel discussion of the policy-based social and economic factors that contribute to criminal behavior and sentencing, and also shape the experiences of incarceration and re-entry into society. The panel features: John Wetzel, Secretary of the PA Department of Corrections, Ann Schwartzman, Policy Director at the Pennsylvania Prison Society, Tyrone Werts, Executive Director of the Lifers Safety Initiative, formerly incarcerated at SCI Graterford, and Tina Dixon Spence, Executive Assistant to the Director of the Pennsylvania Prison Society, formerly incarcerated at SCI Muncy.
Part of the 2012-13 Social Science Colloquium: Mass Incarceration in the United States

Rosemarie Garland-Thomson, Emory University. "Disability Stories"
2012-13 Women's and Gender Studies Distinguished Lecture

April 2013

Vincent Stephens (Multicultural Student Services). "Rocking the Closet: Queer Musicians and the Limits of the Closet"
CSREG Faculty Colloquium


 

Fall 2012

September 2012

Michelle Alexander, civil rights lawyer, advocate, and legal scholar.
Part of the 2012-13 Social Science Colloquium: Mass Incarceration in the United States

Augustine Romero, Director of Student Equailty for Tuscon Unified School District. "At War with the State in Order to Save the Lives of Our Children: Education a the Battleground for Arizona's Cultural War"

Alejandra Roncallo, international relations. "Obama and Latin America"
CSREG Faculty Colloquium

October 2012

Barbara Smith, pioneer/activist. "Black Feminist Activism: My Next Chapter"
26th Annual Black Experiences Lecture

Ron Buckmire, National Science Foundation. "A Black, Gay Mathematics Department Chair? Or How I Got Here From There"

"Queer Politics" Panelists: Nikki Young (women's and gender studies), Bill McCoy (Office of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans* and Queer (LGBTQ) Resources), Vincent Stephens (Multicultural Student Services), Saundra Morris (English)
CSREG Pre-election Panel

Léonora Miano, author of the critically acclaimed novels L’Intérieur de la nuit and Contours du jour qui vient (Prix Goncourt des Lycéens, 2006). "Afropean: Fantasy or Reality?"
The Leanne Freas Trout French and Francophone Lecture Series

"Global Economic Crisis and Social Inequality" Panelists: David Kristjanson-Gural (economics), Hilbourne Watson (international relations), Geoff Schneider (economics), Alejandra Roncallo (international relations), Erdogan Bakir (economics)
CSREG Pre-election Panel

"A Conversation on Race in American Politics" Panelists: Leslie Patrick (history), Linden Lewis (sociology), Atiya Stokes-Brown (political science), Nina Banks (economics)
CSREG Pre-election Panel

Carole Counihan, Millersville University and Visiting Prof of Food Anthropology in the Gastronomy MLS Program, Boston University. "Men, Women, and Gender in Italian Food Activism"

"USP Lewisburg: A Contested Space?" Moderator: Leslie Patrick (history); Panelist consisting of: Jeff Thomas, Warden of the Federal Penitentiary; Dave Sprout, Paralegal with the Lewisburg Prison Project; Glenn Crook, former chaplain at USP Allenwood FCC; Karen Morin (geography); Dave Bartlett, President of AFGE Local 148, the American Federation of Government Employees.
Part of the 2012-13 Social Science Colloquium: Mass Incarceration in the United States

November 2012

Christopher Wildeman, Dept. of Sociology, Yale University
Part of the 2012-13 Social Science Colloquium: Mass Incarceration in the United States

Sylvia De Faveri, Brunel University in London, U.K. "Street Gangs and Military Metaphors: The Kulunas of Kinshasa (Democratic Republic of Congo)"
Part of the 2012-13 Social Science Colloquium: Mass Incarceration in the United States

Farah Jasmine Griffin, the William B. Ransford Professor of English and Comparative Literature and African-American Studies at Columbia University
Part of the Griot Institute's "Post-Racial America?: An Interdisciplinary Conference"

Reverend Walt Everett and Mr. Mike Carlucci
Part of the 2012-13 Social Science Colloquium: Mass Incarceration in the United States

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