Domna Stanton Lectures

Domna Stanton Lecture Series

The Domna Stanton Lecture Series is an annual event. Each year we invite scholars from a broad range of disciplines.

April 4, 2019
The 2019 Annual Domna Stanton Lecture 
4:30pm,Collins Cinema, Wellesley College
Alondra Nelson
Professor of Sociology
Columbia University
President, Social Science Research Council
Chair, American Sociological Association Section on Science, Knowledge and Technology
Free and Open to the Public
Questions: WGST Dept/781-283-2538
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Prior events:

April 9, 2018

2018 Domna Stanton Lecture by Sylvanna Falcon, UC Santa Cruz
4:30pm, Collins Cinema, Wellesley College
Free and Open to the Public


2017 Domna Stanton Lecture
Lecture by Sealing Cheng, Associate Professor, Department of Anthropology,
The Chinese University of Hong Kong
"The Choreography of Love in Limbo: Intimacy for Asylum-seekers in Hong Kong"
4:30pm, Collins Cinema, Wellesley College
Free and Open to the Public

October 22, 2015, 4:30pm

Lecture by Evelyn Nakano Glenn
Professor Ethnic Studies and Gender & Women's Studies
Director, Center for Race and Gender
University of California, Berkeley
"Foundational Violence: U.S. Settler Colonial Articulations of Race, Gender, and Sexuality"
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2014 - Lecture  by Carole Vance, Associate Professor at Columbia University Medical Center of Sociomedial Sciences, October 8, 2014 - 4:30pm
Consent in the Dark: Good Sex, Universities, and the State

2013 - Dean Spade: “Critical Trans Politics and the Limits of Law”

2012 - Anne-Emanuelle Birn: “Women/Gender and International/Global Health: Convenience, Co-optation, and Co-Production”

2011 - Anne Fausto-Sterling: “Gender, Sexuality and the Problem of Memory”

2009 - Vicki Ruiz: “Of Poetics and Politics” The Border Journeys of Luisa Moreno

November 20, 2008 - “Still Loving in the (Still) War Years”—A reading of new works by Cherrie Moraga

April 15, 2008 - Charlotte Bunch: “Women’s Rights and Human Rights”

2007 - Carole Vance: “Juanita/Svetlana/Geeta

November 12, 2007 - Jody Heymann “Global Families and Social Policies: The Crisis Facing Children and Working Parents in the Global Economy”

2006 - Callie Crossley and Diane McWhorter:  “Social Amnesia and the Civil Rights Movement”

2005 - Catherine Powell: “Women and Human Rights after 9/11”

2004 - Sharon Hayes: “Women, Work and Citizenship”

2003 - Chandra Talpade Mohanty: “Feminism without Borders: The Politics of Transnational Feminism”

2002 - Joan Tronto: “The Nanny Question in Feminism”

2001 - Evelyn Hammond: “Race, Gender and Medicine”