Emory Women's Studies

Department of Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies, Emory University

Dr. Joan Copjec - The Effigy of Love: Contingency, Event, and Like Someone In Love”

 
Monday, October 27, 2014 at 4:30 PM WHITE HALL 110 
   
Dr. Joan Copjec is Professor of Modern Culture & Media at Brown University. Her primary fields of research are psychoanalysis, film and film theory, feminism, and art and architecture.  

She is the author of: Read My Desire: Lacan Against the Historicists (MIT Press, 1994) and Imagine There’s No Woman: Ethics and Sublimation (MIT, 2002). She has edited numerous books, including: October: The First Decade (MIT, 1987; with A. Michelson, R. Krauss, and D. Crimp); Jacques Lacan: Television (Norton, 1990), Shades of Noir (Verso, 1993); Supposing the Subject (Verso, 1994); Radical Evil (Verso, 1995) and Giving Ground: The Politics of Propinquity (Verso, 1999, with Michael Sorkin). She was a long-time editor of the influential art journal, October, and of a book series, S, at Verso Press. She also served as director of the Center for the Study of Psychoanalysis and Culture at the University at Buffalo and published the journal Umbr(a). Her most recent work focuses on the cinema of Abbas Kiarostami, the Iranian filmmaker.

This event is cosponsored by the Hightower Fund and the Departments of English, Film & Media Studies, Women’s, Gender & Sexuality Studies, and Comparative Literature.

The Laney Graduate School and the Graduate Programs in Anthropology, Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies and Development Practice invite you to 2 opportunities to eat & meet Dr. Yamini Atmavilas on Wednesday, October 29th. 

The Laney Graduate School and the Graduate Programs in Anthropology, Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies and Development Practice invite you to 2 opportunities to eat & meet Dr. Yamini Atmavilas on Wednesday, October 29th. 

[VIDEO] NWSA Welcome Video 

Featuring WGSS Alum Amy Bhatt. She received her BA with a major in WGSS in 2002. 

 

Emory Pride is hosting a LGBT History Panel where Emory scholars and prominent activists are going to speak next Tuesday 7pm at Candler Library 114.

Emory Pride is hosting a LGBT History Panel where Emory scholars and prominent activists are going to speak next Tuesday 7pm at Candler Library 114.

Congratulations to WGSS Alum, Rachel Ezrol! Feminism and Legal Theory Project’s new research assistant!

Rachel Ezrol graduated from Emory University in the spring of 2014 with a degree in Women’s, Gender and Sexuality Studies. During her time as an undergraduate, she served as a healthy sexuality intern with Emory’s Office of Health Promotion where she developed a comprehensive sex-positive resource guide and worked to organize Emory’s first ever Sex Week. She currently volunteers with the Feminist Women’s Health Center and is working to get her newly formed 501c3, Redefine Normal Inc., up and running. Rachel is looking forward to working as a research assistant with the Feminism and Legal Theory Project (FLT) and the Vulnerability and the Human Condition Initiative (VHC) where she will focus on adapting Fineman’s vulnerability theory into practice. 
 

Congratulations to WGSS Alum, Rachel Ezrol! Feminism and Legal Theory Project’s new research assistant!

Rachel Ezrol graduated from Emory University in the spring of 2014 with a degree in Women’s, Gender and Sexuality Studies. During her time as an undergraduate, she served as a healthy sexuality intern with Emory’s Office of Health Promotion where she developed a comprehensive sex-positive resource guide and worked to organize Emory’s first ever Sex Week. She currently volunteers with the Feminist Women’s Health Center and is working to get her newly formed 501c3, Redefine Normal Inc., up and running. Rachel is looking forward to working as a research assistant with the Feminism and Legal Theory Project (FLT) and the Vulnerability and the Human Condition Initiative (VHC) where she will focus on adapting Fineman’s vulnerability theory into practice. 

 

WGSS Honors Student (and member of Dean’s list) Brielle Scully wins Scholarly Inquiry and Research at Emory (SIRE) award for her project Oh you Beautiful Doll! A Study of Male Heterosexuality and Gender Performance within Synthetic Partnerships.  
She’ll be undertaking archival research at the Kinsey Institute (University of Indiana) in the Fall.  Congratulations Brielle!

 

WGSS Honors Student (and member of Dean’s list) Brielle Scully wins Scholarly Inquiry and Research at Emory (SIRE) award for her project Oh you Beautiful Doll! A Study of Male Heterosexuality and Gender Performance within Synthetic Partnerships.  

She’ll be undertaking archival research at the Kinsey Institute (University of Indiana) in the Fall.  Congratulations Brielle!

 

More photos of the WGSS Welcome Reception 

To learn more about the department of Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies at Emory, you can participate in our Fall 2014 Open House Information Session.
 
WHEN: Friday, October 3rd 2014 10:30 – 1:00pm 
WHERE: Emory’s Candler Library, Suite 125
Candler Library, Suite 125  
Join us for an Open House, where you will have the opportunity to meet faculty, learn more about the admission process, and hear about the Emory Graduate WGS experience directly from our current students.  You will also have the opportunity to tour Emory and learn about our stipend and scholarships. 
You must register for this event.  To register, please email April Biagioni abiagio@emory.edu and list the faculty members you would like to meet.  
Please RSVP by Friday, September 19th.
550 Asbury Circle Atlanta, GA 30322  
If you cannot attend this event in person you can also stream it live with Adobe Connect using http://emory.adobeconnect.com/wgssphdopenhouse/ Please just sign in with your name, email address, and where your streaming from.
 

To learn more about the department of Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies at Emory, you can participate in our Fall 2014 Open House Information Session.

 

WHEN: Friday, October 3rd 2014
10:30 – 1:00pm

WHERE: Emory’s Candler Library, Suite 125

Candler Library, Suite 125  

Join us for an Open House, where you will have the opportunity to meet faculty, learn more about the admission process, and hear about the Emory Graduate WGS experience directly from our current students.  You will also have the opportunity to tour Emory and learn about our stipend and scholarships.

You must register for this event.  To register, please email April Biagioni abiagio@emory.edu and list the faculty members you would like to meet. 

Please RSVP by Friday, September 19th.

550 Asbury Circle Atlanta, GA 30322 

If you cannot attend this event in person you can also stream it live with Adobe Connect using http://emory.adobeconnect.com/wgssphdopenhouse/ Please just sign in with your name, email address, and where your streaming from.

 

WGSS Welcome Back Reception - Friday, September 5th

emorywomensstudies:

Research, Reporting and Advocacy: New Opportunities and Challenges Facing Public Schools
Tuesday, September 16, 3:00PM
Rita Anne Rollins Room (8th Floor), Rollins School of Public Health

emorywomensstudies:

Research, Reporting and Advocacy: New Opportunities and Challenges Facing Public Schools

Tuesday, September 16, 3:00PM

Rita Anne Rollins Room (8th Floor), Rollins School of Public Health