Gender, Sex and Worldwide Capitalism

Project Director: Kimberly Kay Hoang, Sociology

2017-18 Activities

    Wednesday, February 28, 2018 Obfuscating Disreputable Ties: Taboo Relationships when you look at the EconomyThis that is global panel examine the dwelling of change amongst the frightened and profane. It’s going to examine areas where actors handle disreputable exchange in taboo areas. To push the industry further the panel will ask how will you we think of exchanges which are “legal” but socially disreputable? Just how do market actors obfuscate disreputable ties through extremely intimate and personal means like gift-giving?

Speakers: Gabriel Rossman, Associate Professor of Sociology, University of Ca, l. A. “Moral responses towards the Obfuscation of Disreputable Exchange: A Vignette Experiment on Baby-Selling”

Ashley Mears, Associate Professor of Sociology, Boston University “Obfuscating Exploitative Economies”

Kimberly Hoang, Assistant Professor of Sociology as well as the university, University of Chicago “Risky Investments: types of Obfuscation in Frontier Markets” Wednesday, January 31, 2018 Hector Carrillo, “Pathways of want: The Sexual Migration of Mexican Gay Men”Professor Hector Carrillo (Sociology and Gender & Sexuality Studies, Northwestern University) talks about their present guide, Pathways of want.

Just how do migrants’ sexualities modification as a total outcome of the transnational moving? With Pathways of Desire, Hector Carrillo (Northwestern University) brings us in to the life of Mexican homosexual males that have kept their property nation to pursue greater sexual autonomy and sexual freedom in america. Carrillo brings forth awareness of the arc that is full of men’s migration experiences, from their upbringing in Mexican towns and towns, for their cross-border journeys, with their incorporation into metropolitan homosexual communities in US towns and cities, and their intimate and romantic relationships with US males. These men’s diverse and fascinating tales show the intertwining of intimate, financial, and familial motivations for migration.

Pathways of Desire examines the bidirectional, albeit uneven, procedures of change between countries into the worldwide North and also the global Southern. By considering sexuality-related improvement in the worldwide Southern, it challenges the view that homosexual males from nations like Mexico would logically wish to migrate up to a “more sexually enlightened” country such as the united states of america. And, at most practical level, the guide shows the way the intricacies of cross-cultural intimate and intimate relations may influence the intimate health insurance and HIV chance of transnational immigrant populations. Thursday, November 2, 2017 Queering Sexual CapitalismsThis panel conversation brings leading scholars across the nation together for the panel to talk about just just how gender, sexuality, and international capitalism co-constitute different types of inequalities. The speakers will take care of a selection of areas from intercourse work and NAFTA to FIFA soccer and international money systems. The panel shall examine just just how sex relations are implicated in international procedures and examine the dwelling amongst the sacred and profane. The panel will deal with these concerns: just how do we think of exchanges which can be “legal” but socially disreputable? What’s the relationship between intimate economies and markets that are formal?

Panelists: Elena Shih, Assistant Professor of American Studies, Brown University Jennifer Tyburczy, Associate Professor of Feminist Studies, University of Ca Santa Barbara Ghassan Moussawi, Assistant Professor of Sociology and Gender and Women’s research, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Gregory C. Mitchell, Assistant Professor of Women’s, Gender and sex Studies, Williams university

Late Liberalism Project

The focus with this task had been regarding the forces that produce governmental ideology and dream put on forms that are particular political people, like the nation, along with corporeal people, evidenced in sex, sex, competition, indigenousness, caste, and so forth. Just what does it suggest to pull these forms apart through the desires which make people attached with them? Just just What might we study on transitional principles just like the worldwide therefore the transnational, or from non-individuality-based notions of justice and freedom?

This project had been more info on technologies of governmental kind than “gender and sex” with its senses that are usual yet sex and sex had been main into the tales, previous and future, which we constantly make an effort to comprehend and inform.

Lesbian & Gay Studies

Past Events

2016-2017 Series

This the LGBTQ Studies project focuses on queer art as conceptual art that collects, disturbs and repairs our commonly held objects of intimacy and our expectations of critical argument year. Enmeshing performance and theory, this current year’s visitors refuse the priority of abstract over affective perception, let’s assume that each is defined with, against, and inside of every other. And additionally they don’t assume that review equals a refusal of pleasure or attachment, but a pastime inside them. During Winter ’17, Joshua Chambers-Letson will talk on “Nina Simone together with work of Minoritarian Performance” (February 9) and E. Patrick Johnson will perform reflections on their projects on Southern gayness, Sweet Tea as well as the Beekeeper: Performing Southern Ebony Women that Love ladies (January 12) permitting us into just just what it is choose to embody real time people of a number of genders and intimate techniques inside the translations of interviews into performance. When you look at the fall, Lily Hoang and Jackie Wang would be reading from their autobiographical and works that are poetic and managing a workshop on Monsters, Trauma, and composing (October 27-28). Ann Cvetkovich will even lecture and run a writing workshop beneath the rubric, “composing as Archival Practice, ” (3) november.

Thursday, October 27 at 4:30pm Lily Hoang + Jackie Wang: researching and discussion CSGS – 5733 S University Ave, Community place

Friday, October 28 at 12:00pm Lily Hoang + Jackie Wang // Workshop: “Feeling away from area: Trauma Monsters and Magic” CSGS – 5733 S University Ave, First Floor Seminar place

Thursday, January 12 at 4:30pm E. Patrick Johnson, “The Beekeeper: Performing Black Southern women that Love Women” CSGS – 5733 S University Ave, Community area

Thursday, February 9 at 4:30pm Joshua Chambers-Letson, “Nina Simone together with work of Minoritarian Performance” CSGS – 5733 S University Ave, Community area

2015-16 Series: they have a Mouth in it

What are the results whenever performance, pleasure, and politics get together? Just how can they challenge and alter one another? What are the results to enjoyment whenever politics is within the space and what goes on to politics whenever comedy, upheaval, and looking minds converge? What exactly is relationship between awareness raising and pleasure stimulation?

In 2010, the Artists’ Salon and also the LGBTQ Studies Project at Center for learn of Gender and sex with help through the Chicago Efficiency Lab and Infrastructures for the Comedic are sponsoring four activities that cross-over comedy, witnessing, narrative, liveness, plus the possibility that the modifications visual pleasure cause might have an unforgettable and positive effect.