Wednesday, January 30, 2013

Don't MIss Thinking Gender 2013!

The 23rd Annual Graduate Student Research Conference convenes on tomorrow, February 1, 2013, at the UCLA Faculty Center. Thinking Gender is a public conference highlighting graduate student research on women, sexuality and gender across all disciplines and historical periods.

View the Conference Program
This year's plenary session, titled SURPLUS LIFE: INFRASTRUCTURE, ARCHITECTURE, AND TEMPORALITY, will be moderated by Rachel Lee, CSW Interim Director, Associate Professor of English and Gender Studies. It takes place from 1 to 2:30 pm in the Sequoia Room, at the UCLA Faculty Center. It features:

Margaret Fink, University of Chicago, English,
Toenail Polish on a Prosthetic Limb: Salience and Intersectionality in Chris Ware’s Building Stories

Jacob Lau, UCLA, Gender Studies,
Which Child? Whose Queerness? On Situated Knowledges, Queer Embodiment and No Future

Krista Sigurdson, UCSF, Sociology,
Valuing Milk, Care and Technology: Human Milk Banking and Sharing

Thinking Gender is free and open to the public.

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