Past Lecturers

2016 Rhodessa Jones, Founder of The Medea Project: Theater For Incarcerated Women, "A Woman for the 21st Century"

2015

Nicole Georges Nicole Georges, Author of, "Calling Dr. Laura: A Graphic Memoir"

2015

AK Summers A.K. Summers, Author of, "Pregnant Butch: Nine Long Months Spent in Drag"

2014

Robyn Wiegman Robyn Wiegman, Professor of Literature and Women's Studies at Duke University, "Without Guarantee: On the unknown futures of Gender, Sexuality and Women's Studies"

2013

Matt Richardson

Matt Richardson, Associate Professor of English and African and African Diaspora Studies, University of Texas at Austin, "The Queer Limit of Black Memory"

2012

Sharon Marcus

Sharon Marcus,  Orlando Harriman Professor of English and Comparative Literature at Columbia University, "The Double Life of Female Celebrity"

2011

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Carla Freeman, Winship Distinguished Research Professor in Anthropology and Women's Studies at Emory University, "Enterprising Selves"

2010

kathy davis

Kathy Davis, senior researcher at the Institute of History and Culture at Utrecht University,  "Feminism as Traveling Theory: the Case of Our Bodies, Ourselves"

2009

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Annelise Orleck, Professor of History, Dartmouth University, "What If Poor Women Ran the World?: Some Lessons from Las Vegas"

2008

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Pamela Stone, Professor of Sociology at Hunter College and the Graduate Center of the City University of New York, "Women, Careers and Family:The Rhetoric and Reality of ‘Opting Out'"

2007

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Regina Barreca, Professor of English at the University of Connecticut:"Harass is One Word: Laughter, Feminism, and the Importance of Making Yourself Heard"

2006

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Lisa Duggan, Associate Professor of American Studies and Gender and Sexuality Studies, New York University: "The Gay Marriage Blues, or, Same Sex Adultery, Bigamy, Gold Digging, and Divorce"

2005

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Laurie Kahn Leavitt, filmmaker, introducing Tupperware! at the Cohen Forum

2004

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Jane Espenson, writer and producer (The Gilmore Girls, Ellen, Buffy the Vampire Slayer), keynote speaker at conference on "Women, Gender, and Television"

2003

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Stacy Wolf, Associate Professor of Theatre and Dance, University of Texas at Austin: "'Wouldn't it be loverly?' Broadway Musicals, Feminism and Queer Scholarship"

2002

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Patricia Yancey Martin, Daisy Parker Flory Professor of Sociology, Florida State University: "Doing Work, Doing Gender: Women and Men Construct Each Other on the Job"

2001

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Susan Cahn, Associate Professor of History, SUNY, Buffalo: "Feminism and Sport"

2000

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Joyce Follet, Producer, Step by Step: "Step by Step: Building a Feminist Movement, 1941-1877"

1999

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 Maureen Fitzgerald, Assistant Professor of American Studies, W&M: "Searching for Catholic Women's Agency: Reflections on Research, Writing and Subjectivity"

1998

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Leisa Meyer, Associate Professor of History, W&M: "Contesting G.I. Jane:The Challenges of a Gender-Integrated Military"

1997 

Helen Cam Walker, Associate Professor of History, W&M: "Lyon and the Ladies: the Early History of Women at William & Mary"

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