Event Archive

  • On April 1, 2022 12pm, Dr. Natasha Aruri presented her talk "Takhayali [imagine.fem] Otherwise! Neocolonialisms, Spatial narratives, Resistance" during a virtual talk.             {"preview_thumbnail":"/sites/default/files/styles/video_embed_wysiwyg_preview/public/video_thumbnails/1_58ljlkki...
  • On March 25, 2022 12pm, Dr. Tutin Aryanti (GRID Alumna), gave an in-person/virtual talk on, "The Women's Mosques: On Segregation and Agency".   This talk was co-sponsored by the Department of Landscape Architecture; Center for Global Studies; and the Center for South Asian and Middle Eastern...
  • On March 23, 2022 12pm, Mayye Zayed provided a Director's Virtual Talk on her documentary, "Lift Like a Girl" that was coordinated with a film screening.                     {"preview_thumbnail":"/sites/default/files/styles/video_embed_wysiwyg_preview/public/video_thumbnails/1_b0ojfesb....
  • On March 8, 2022 3:30pm, WGGP and the Humanities Research Institute (HRI) hosted the annual International Women's Day event, "12 Women Who Changed the World: Untold Stories".  This annual event brings together faculty, staff, students, and community members to recognize people who have made a...
  • On March 3, 2022 12pm, Dr. Evelyne Accad (Faculty Emerita), gave an in-person/virtual talk on, "La Maison de la Tendresse: House of Tenderness", a collection of five short stories recounting various forms of violence experienced by women in Lebanon.  The stories center on the role of tenderness, as...
  • On February 18, 2022 12pm, Dr. Laura Roth (Visiting Research, Jame I University, Spain), gave virtual talk on, "Feminist Politics Beyond Representative Democracy: The Practices of New Municipalism" Unlike most feminist analyses of politics, Dr. Laura Roth focuses, not on traditional political...
  • On November 5, 2021 12:00pm, Dr. Magdalena Novoa (Urban and Regional Planning) gave the annual faculty affiliate lecture, "Wounded Landscapes: Race, Gender, and Grassroots Preservation in Wallmapu" Magdalena Novoa is an assistant professor in the Department of Urban and Regional Planning at the...
  • On October 29, 2021 12:00pm, WGGP hosted a panel with Xola Qosha (Housing Assembly, Cape Town South Africa) and Silvia Baptista (The West Zone Solidarity Web, Rio de Janeiro Brazil) looking at how urban movements in Brazil and South Africa through practices of care and solidarity combat insecurity...
  • On October 15, 2021 12:00pm, Dr. Tithi Bhattacharya (Purdue University) gave talk on "Solidarity and Feminism: Histories Threaded Through Race and Empire"   Dr. Tithi Bhattacharya is a professor of South Asian History at Purdue University. She is the author of The Sentinels of Culture: Class...
  • On October 11, 2021, GRID Students, Ananya Tiwari and Rama Paudel hosted a panel on "Resilience in the times of COVID-19: Swataleem's Experience with Rural Adolescent Girls" via Zoom. An estimated 10 million girls in India may not return to school when they reopen after the second wave of COVID-19...
  • On September 30, 2021 4pm, Dr. Fionnuala Ni Aolian presented a virtual talk, "The Relevance of Transitional Justice Twenty Years after 9/11" as part of the Illinois Global Institute Blueprint for Transitional Justice in the US: Building on Lessons and Insights from Global Perspectives Series...
  • On September 24, 2021 12pm, Professor Laura McCloskey is a faculty member in public health at Indiana University in Bloomington.  Her interdisciplinary research program focuses on the role of gender-based abuse in women’s health and well-being with her most recent empirical project based in South...
  • On September 7, 2021 12:00pm the panel on "Solidarity with Afghan Women" Imperial Wars and Feminists Struggles in Afghanistan" took place.   The panelists discussed current moment in Afghanistan through a historical feminist lens revealing how imperialism and religion weave the patriarchal order...