CCHS Symposium on Intersections, Transgressions and Boundaries

Second Annual CCHS Faculty Fellows Symposium with with the generous support of the Department of Women’s, Gender and Sexuality Studies. In Bingham Humanities 300. Free and open to the public.

Interdisciplinary perspectives on the intertwined & overlapping categories of race, class, gender, sexuality, nationality, and power

Schedule for Symposium:

March 4th
Bingham Humanities 300
3:00-3:30 Opening Reception
3:30 -5:00: Session 1
Melanie Gast (Sociology, UofL). “We Have Rights:” Low-Income Deservingness and Immigrant Claims-Making in San Francisco
Hyeyoung Kwon (Sociology, Indiana University-Bloomington). Inclusion Work: Children of Immigrants Contesting Social Exclusion.

5:30-7:30 Annual Minx Auerbach Lecturer (WGST)
Rauch Planetarium
Cherríe Moraga (UC Santa Barbara): “Man Up:” Queer Identities in the Spirit of Radical Dissidence.

March 5th
Bingham Humanties 300
10:00-11:15 Session 2
Brad B. Bowman (History, UofL): The Bosoms of the Mountains: A 9th Century Muslim Appraisal of Monastic Piety.
Thomas Burman (History, Notre Dame): The Four Seas of Medieval Mediterranean Intellectual History.

11:30-1:00 Session 3
Susan Ryan (English, UofL): Suttee Panic: India, Marriage, and the Intimacies of Violence
Madhumita Lahiri (English, University of Michigan): “The Clash of Color”: Race, Caste, and the Translation of Varna
Anna Browne Ribeiro (Anthropology, UofL): Race, Ethnicity, and Modernity at an Amazonian Crossroads.

2:00-3:45 Session 4
Frank Kelderman (English, UofL): Performing Indigenous Childhood in Nineteenth-Century Magazines.
Katherine Massoth (History, UofL): Public Housekeeping: Spanish-Mexican Women Brokering Legal & Gender Borderlands in the New Mexico Territory.
Cari Carpenter (English, West Virginia University): The Problem with Culture: Politics of Sovereignty in Classroom.

4:00-5:00 Closing Address
Kaila Story (WGST & PAS, UofL): Your Black Ain't Like Mine: The Absence of Black Queer Love and Intimacy

Tuesday, March 5, 2019 at 10:00am to 5:00pm

Bingham Humanities Building, 300
2216 S. First Street Walk , Louisville, Kentucky, 40208

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Conferences, Talk, Academic


Students, Faculty/staff, Alumni, Public


Arts & Sciences, Commonwealth Center for the Humanities and Society, Arts & Culture Partnerships, Center for, Women's, Gender & Sexuality Studies




intersectionality, interdisciplinary

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