Conference Schedule

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Friday, March 31

Wilder House – 5811 S. Kenwood Avenue

9:00 am Opening remarks by Jennifer Cole and Susan Gal

9:10 am  Refuge, Sexuality, Shopping, or Redemption in the Aegean: on crosslocations in Lesvos, Greece 

Sarah Green (University of Helsinki)

9:55 am Discussant: Lauren Stokes (Northwestern University)

10:10 am General Discussion

10:40 am Coffee break

11:00 am  Gender in the Politics of Tradition and Belonging (Graduate Student Panel) 

Realpolitik and the Family: Reinventing Tradition in Russia and Zimbabwe”

Rafaella Taylor Seymour (University of Chicago)

Regulatory Affairs: En-Gendered moral authority and the politics of contemporary food safety reform in Tbilisi, Georgia

Natalja Czarnecki (University of Chicago)

“Now that’s true solidarity”: Christian Refugees and Czech Secularism

Michaela Appeltova (University of Chicago)

11:45 am Discussant: Darryl Li (University of Chicago) 

12:00 pm General Discussion

12:30 pm Lunch

1:30 pm “Ebola from Brussels”: The Anti-colonial Frame and the Transnational War against Gender

Agnieszka Graff (University of Warsaw)

 2:15 pm Discussant: Erin Moore (Northwestern University)

 2:30 pm General Discussion

3:00 pm Women, Religion and the Defense of Europe (Graduate Student Panel) 

Gendered pedagogies of literacy in francophone Geneva

Shirley Yeung (University of Chicago)

“An Irish Solution to an Irish Problem”: the Secular State, International Expectations, and the Role of Catholicism in Ireland’s Abortion Debates

Kelsey Robbins (University of Chicago)

3:45 pm Discussant: Mary-Anne Case (University of Chicago) 

4:00 pm General Discussion

 4:30 pm Coffee Break

5:00 pm Sexual Nationalisms, Old and New, in the Age of Terror

Éric Fassin (Paris-8)

5:45 pm Discussant: Elayne Oliphant (New York University)

6:00 pm General Discussion