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Research and Practice

Explore some of the recent work by the faculty of the Gender and Sexualities Studies Institute.

Alice Crary
“The Methodological is Political”, Radical Philosophy, June 2018.

Chiara Bottici
“Bodies in plural: Towards an Anarchafeminist Manifesto.” Thesis Eleven, Vol 142, 2017, pp.99-11. (French, Spanish, Portuguese (forthcoming) translations)
“Anarchafeminism: Towards An Ontology of the Transindividual” Public Seminar, March 7 (2019). (Spanish, Italian, French translations)
– “I feel love —“Reflexões éticas e estéticas sobre amor e desejo no contemporâneo”, with Guilherme Massara Rocha, in Clínica e Ética em Psicologia. Relatos da Comissão de Psicologia e Clínica de Conselho Regional de Psicologia de Minas Gerais, Belo Horizonte, 2019.

Claire Potter
– Podcast ‘Exiles on 12th Street’ (Spotify / Apple / Soundcloud);
– “Men Invented `Likability.’ Guess Who Benefits?” New York Times Sunday Review, May 5 2019. 
– “LGBTQ Archives at the Schlesinger and the Sophia Smith,” Beyond Citation: Critical Thinking About Digital Research (New York: CUNY Center for New Media and Learning, 2018). 
– “Not in Conflict, but In Coalition: Imagining Lesbians at the Center of the Second Wave,” Chapter 8 of Angie Maxwell and Todd Shields, Ed. The Legacy of Second Wave Feminism in American Politics (New York, Palgrave-MacMillan, 2018).

Deva Woodly
– “Black Feminist Visions and the Politics of Healing in the Movement for Black Lives” In Women Mobilizing Memory, edited by Ayşe Gül Altınay, Maria José Contreras, Marianne Hirsch, Jean Howard, Banu Karaca, Alisa Solomon. New York: Columbia University Press.

Ellen Freeberg
– Freeberg, Ellen, et al. “Recovering Frieda Wunderlich: Gender, Knowledge, and Exile.” Social Research: An International Quarterly, vol. 84 no. 4, 2017, p. 1021-1049. Project MUSE
– Freeberg, Ellen, et al. “Intellectual Foremothers.” Public Seminar, 2018.

Francesca Granata
Experimental Fashion: Performance Art, Carnival and the Grotesque Body. London & New York: Bloomsbury, 2017.
“Otherworldly: Performance, Costume and Difference.” An exhibition of the work of Machine Dazzle, Narcissister and Rammellzee, co-curated with Charlene K. Lau at the Aronson Gallery as part of the Performa 19 Biennial. New York, NY November-December 2018.

Joshua Lubin-Levy
– Queer programming developer for the Whitney Museum of American Art; currently running virtual tours called “Queer Belonging”.
– Essay “Relâche / Relax” on the queerness of Carl Van Vechten’s slide archive in the catalog for Nick Mauss’ exhibition Transmissions.

Gabriela Rendon
– Miodrag Mitrasinovic & Gabriela Rendon (2017) Cooperative Cities, Journal of Design Strategies, Vol. 9, NO. 1, Fall 2017.

Katayoun Chamany
– Chamany, K. 2016. “Critical Pedagogy: Stem Cell Research as it Relates to Bodies, Labor and Care.” Studies in Social Justice. 10 (2).
– Chamany, K. et al. March 2016. Stem Cells Across the Curriculum. An open access modular curriculum using case based teaching and learning, infographic thinking, and a social justice framework.

Lana Lin
– Lin, Lana, director. The Cancer Journals Revisited, 98 min. Digital film. Women Make Movies, distributor.
– Lin, Lana. “Something and Nothing: On the Psychopolitics of Breasts and Breastlessness,” Studies in Gender and Sexuality, Vol. 17, Issue 1 (2016): 34-56.

Laura Censabella
– Her full-length play ‘Paradise’ won an Irne Award as Best New Play by the New England Independent Critics Association.
– Her full-length play ‘Carla Cooks The War’ won the William Saroyan Human Rights/Social Justice Playwriting Award in 2015 and a New York Foundation for the Arts Fellowship in Playwriting.

McKenzie Wark
– “Reverse Cowgirl“, MIT Press, 2020.

Nancy Fraser
-(co-authored with Cinzia Arruzza and Tithi Bhattacharya) Feminism for the 99%: A Manifesto. Verso, 2019.
-“Feminism’s Two Legacies: A Tale of Ambivalence,” South Atlantic Quarterly, Vol. 114(4), 2015.
Fortunes of Feminism: From State-Managed Capitalism to Neoliberal Crisis. Verso, 2013.
-“Tales from the Trenches: On Women Philosophers, Feminist Philosophy, and the Society for Phenomenology and Existential Philosophy,” Journal of Speculative Philosophy, Vol. 26(2), 2012.
-“Feminism, Capitalism and the Cunning of History,” New Left Review, 2009.
-(co-authored with Seyla Benhabib, Judith Butler, and Drucilla Cornell) Feminist Contentions: A Philosophical Exchange. Routledge, 1994. (Also published in German and Turkish translations).
-(co-edited with Sandra Bartky) Revaluing French Feminism: Critical Essays on Difference, Agency, and Culture. Indiana University Press, 1992.
Unruly Practices: Power, Discourse and Gender in Contemporary Social Theory. University of Minnesota Press, 1989. (Also published in German translation).

Natalia Mehlman Petrzela
– Host and co-producer, ‘Welcome To Your Fantasy’ podcast (from Pineapple Street Studios).
– “’The Siren Song of Yoga’”: Sex, Spirituality, and the Limits of American Countercultures,” Pacific Historical Review, Vol. 89, Number 3, pps. 379–401, August 2020.

Ryan Donovan
“Must Be Heavyset”: Casting Women, Fat Stigma, and Broadway Bodies. The Journal of American Drama and Theatre. Volume 31, Number 3. Spring 2019. ISNN 2376-4236

Teresa Ghilarducci
– Co-founded the Gender Studies at the University of Notre Dame;
“The Coronavirus Moralizing Has to Stop”, Bloomberg, August 2020.
– Teresa Ghilarducci, Anthony Webb, The Distribution of Time in Retirement: Evidence From the Health and Retirement Survey, Work, Aging and Retirement, Volume 4, Issue 3, July 2018, Pages 251–261,

Terri Gordon
– Guest editor (with Amy Sodaro) of Women’s Studies Quarterly, a peer-reviewed, interdisciplinary journal published semi-annually by The Feminist Press, “At Sea” issue 45 1&2 (Spring/Summer 2017).

Ujju Aggarwal:
– Aggarwal, U. Co-Editor, Women’s Studies Quarterly Volume 47, Numbers 3 & 4, Fall/Winter 2019 (with Linta Varghese and Rupal Oza).
– Aggarwal, U. After Rights: Choice and the Structure of Citizenship. In Fernandes, Leela, ed. Feminists Rethink the Neoliberal State: Inequality, Exclusion, and Change. NYU Press, 2018.

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