Susan Faludi of Backlash fame and many other distinguished speakers will attend a weekend-long conference on March 26-27 at the Theresa Lang Center 55 West 13th Street, hosted by the Gender Studies Program at the New School. Inspired by distinguished visitors from all over the world, students and faculty will explore this interdisciplinary field’s history, its changing boundaries, and its current cutting edge.
No Longer in Exile: The Legacy and Future of Gender Studies at the New School begins Friday evening at 6:00 p.m. with the The State of the Art: Gender Studies,, with Bonnie Thornton Dill, Nancy Fraser, Dina Georgis, Mary Hawkesworth, Valerie Smith, Katie Detwiler, and Chelsea Estep-Armstrong. The conference continues all day on Saturday with discussions such as What Histories Do We Want to Claim?, and Gender Studies and Body Politics: Intersections, Directions, Representations., The art show, Inspiring Women, showcasing images by 16 artists who attended Parsons from the 1910s to the 1990s, will take place simultaneously adjacent to the conference, and will continue to be on view through May 31.
For a full listing of talks and panelists please visit: http://www.newschool.edu/lang/academics.aspx?id=47785.
This conference is free and open to the public. No registration is required.