Seats still available in FREN 3710: Women Stories in French and Francophone Cultures and FREN 4400: Enlightenment Without Borders! Contact Professor Vallois (mv46@cornell) with any questions. See the course roster for more details: https://classes.cornell.edu/browse/roster/FA17/subject/FREN.
Thursday September 7, 2017 4:30pm in 404 Morrill Hall. Abstract: In this talk I am concerned by the ways in which border walls and zones come not simply to defend (i.e. certain territories), but to define — that is, to shape or alter categories of natural and human kinds. I will suggest that borders walls … Continue reading “Miriam Ticktin “Border Walls and the Politics of Becoming Non-Human””
Monday November 14 2016 4:30 at Klarman Hall, KG42 Abstract: In 2012 and 2013, masses of French citizens took to the streets to demonstrate against a bill on gay marriage. But demonstrators were not merely denouncing its damaging effects; they were also claiming that its origins lay in “gender theory,” an ideology imported from the … Continue reading “Bruno Perreau : “Queer Theory: The French Response””
Emilie Hache Reclaim Ecofeminism: Women, Minorities and Witches Against the Anthropocene Wednesday 12th of April 2017 4.30pm, Guerlac Room AD White House Emilie Hache is the author of an article with Bruno Latour: “Morality or Moralism? An exercise in Sensitization” (Attached to this email). She has also published several anthologies on Ecology and Feminism: Ecologie politique. Cosmos, communautés, milieux,(Amsterdam, 2012) … Continue reading “Emilie Hache : Reclaim Ecofeminism”