Spring 2017 Schedule — All Welcome

We have an exciting program planned for this spring. Join us beginning January 27

January 27: Johanna Schuster-Craig, Assistant Professor, German and Global Studies, Michigan State University

“Rhetorical Strategies of Women in the AfD: Frauke Petry and Alice Weidel”

February 10: Katherine Verdery, Distinguished Professor, Department of Anthropology, City University of New York

“What I Learned from My Secret Police File”

March 10: Jennifer Ramme, Ph.D. candidate, European University Viadrina (Frankfurt/Oder,Germany ), Collegium Polonicum, Slubice, Poland

“When ‘the Nation’ Takes Over: Ambivalences of Feminist (Counter)Discourses in Poland”

April 21: a panel on anti-genderism
Weronika Grzebalska, Ph.D. candidate in sociology, Polish Academy of Sciences

“War on ‘Gender Ideology’ in Europe: Anti-genderism and the Crisis of (Neo)liberal Democracy”

Nona Shahnazaryan, University lecturer, Institute of Archaeology and Ethnography, National Academy of Sciences, Republic of Armenia; 2017 Carnegie Research scholar

“Eurasian Family versus European Values: Geopolitical Roots of Anti-Genderism in Armenia”

May 5: Isabel Marcus, Professor, School of Law, SUNY Buffalo

“Legal Education and the Violation of Women’s Human Rights: A Critique of Law Faculties in Eastern Europe”

We meet at the Center for European & Mediterranean Studies, NYU, 285 Mercer Street, 7th floor, 4:30-6 p.m. After the workshop, we usually continue the discussion over informal dinner, and all are welcome.


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