Fall 2013 workshop line-up

New York University

Center for European and Mediterranean Studies
and the Network of East-West Women

present the

Gender and Transformation: Women in Europe Workshop

Fall 2013 Schedule


October 4

Thorgerdur Einarsdóttir, Professor, Gender Studies, University of Iceland;  Gyda Petursdóttir, Assistant Professor, Gender Studies, University of Iceland;  Jyl Josephson, Associate Professor, Political Science and Women’s and Gender Studies, Rutgers University; and Janet Elise Johnson, Associate Professor, Political Science, Brooklyn College

“The Politics of Gender and Sexuality in Post-Crisis Iceland”


October 18

Nadia Kaneva, Associate Professor, Department of Media, Film, and Journalism Studies, University of Denver

“Pin-Ups, Strippers, and Centerfolds: Gendered Mediation and Post-Socialist Political Culture in Central and Eastern Europe”


November 1

Kristen Loveland, Ph.D. candidate, Department of History, Harvard University

“New Eugenics and Neoliberalism: Rethinking Self-Determination in the Age of Technologized Reproduction.” An Examination of German Disability Rights Feminism.


November 15

Tatjana Aleksić, Associate Professor of South Slavic and Comparative Literature, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor

“The Victims of Post-Socialist Economic Transition in the Western Balkans: A Socio-Cultural Panorama”


December 6

Magdalena Grabowska, Assistant Professor and European Commission Fellow, Institute of Ethnology and Cultural Anthropology, Warsaw University

“Demystifying State-Socialism: Women’s Agency, Socialist State and the Formation of Feminist Movements in Poland and Georgia”


Fridays 4:30-6:00 p.m.

at the Center for European and Mediterranean Studies

New York University

285 Mercer Street, 7th floor

(between Waverly and Washington Place)


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