The speakers for the 2013 winter quarter are focusing on topics relevant to gendered violence in the borderlands. Seminar participants question the connection between border-making and violence against women, the relationship between feminism and nationalism, and the reification of borders through pop culture.
January 17–18: Are Borders Bad for Women?
February 7–8: Feminisms, Nationalisms, and Violence
February 28-March 1: Border Patrols of Popular Culture