Day: April 18, 2019

Transgender Butch: Butch-FTM Border Wars and the Masculine Continuum – Judith Halberstam

by Aurore Delory The Author Judith/Jack Halberstam is a professor of English, American studies and Ethnicity and Gender Studies at the University of Southern California. He has authored six books: Skin Shows: Gothic Horror and the Technology of Monsters(1995), Female Masculinity(1998), In A Queer Time and Place(2005), The Queer Art of Failure(2011), Gaga Feminism: Sex, Gender, and the End of Normal(2012), […]

Advance Notice: Lecture by Dr. Huraera Jabeen “Gendered Space and Climate Resilience in Informal Settlements in Bangladesh”

UniBasel, Hörsaal 101 (Alte Universität) Rheinsprung 9/11, 4051 Basel. Climate resilience varies significantly based on gender and on location in different physical and social spaces. The relationship between the urban built environment, vulnerability and resilience is a little-studied area of research. Conceptualizing gender only in terms of the vulnerability of women can mean overlooking the complex […]