Join Us for Faculty Conversations
Posted: October 10, 2011
Matt Richardson, Héctor Domínguez Ruvalcaba, Omi Osun Joni Jones, and Tasha Philpot
A collaborative series from the Center for Women's & Gender Studies Embrey Women's Human Rights Initiative, the Department of African and African Diaspora Studies, and the Warfield Center for African and African American Studies. This series generates cross-disciplinary dialogues among different approaches to issues in African Diaspora Studies, critical race studies, feminist studies, and a broadly-imagined women's human rights framework as gender and racial justice.
I. In conversation October 18, Tuesday
Matt Richardson, Department of English, African and African Diaspora Studies, Center for Women's & Gender Studies, on
“Erasing Desire: Precious and Queer Absence.”
Héctor Domínguez Ruvalcaba, Department of Spanish & Portuguese, on
"Understanding Victimization in Ciudad Juarez Today: From feminicidios to juvenicidios"
12:00-1:00pm, Gebauer 4th Floor Conference Room, to the left off the elevator or stairs (http://www.utexas.edu/maps/main/buildings/geb.html)
II. In conversation November 9, Wednesday
Omi Osun Joni Jones, Department of African and African Diaspora Studies, on
"Jazz Aesthetics: The Blue Note in Black Theatre"
Tasha Philpot, Department of Government, on
“Constrained Conservatism: The Impact of Group Consciousness on Black Ideology”
12:00-1:00pm, Gebauer 3rd Floor Conference Room, to the right off the elevator or stairs (http://www.utexas.edu/maps/main/buildings/geb.html)