Reframing Transgender Violence

Thursday, January 24th, 2019 @ 4:15pm to Friday, January 25th, 2019 @ 3:45pm
Jerome Greene Annex
Jan 24
Thursday, January 24th, 2019 @ 4:15pm to Friday, January 25th, 2019 @ 3:45pm
Jerome Greene Annex

Reframing Transgender Violence
Thursday, January 24th - Friday, January 25th, 2019
Columbia Law School - Jerome Greene Annex
410 West 117th Street
(Entrance via Wien Courtyard on West 116th Street, between Amsterdam Avenue and Morningside Drive)

 

This Program is Co-hosted by the Center for the Study of Social Difference, the Center for Law and Culture, the Heyman Center for the Humanities, and the Center for Gender and Sexuality Law

On Thursday, January 24th and Friday, January 25th, 2019, we are pleased to co-host a Conference Program comprising critical conversations, panels, and presentations, on Reframing Transgender Violence.

Reframing Transgender Violence is the final public workshop of the Reframing Gendered Violence project at the Center for the Study of Social Difference at Columbia University. Reframing Gendered Violence opens up a critical global conversation among scholars and practitioners that recasts the problem of violence against women as it is currently discussed in a wide range of fields, both academic and policy-oriented, including human rights, public health, journalism, law, feminist studies, literature, sociology, religious studies, anthropology, and history.

The program will feature moderated discussions scholars in Gender Studies, Critical Race Theory, Sociology and Anthropology, including:

C. Riley Snorton
Associate Professor, Africana Studies, Cornell University

Asli Zengin
Visiting Assistant Professor of Anthropology and Gender Studies, Brown University

Sergio Sulama
Federal Public Prosecutor's Office, Rio de Janeiro

Joss Taylor Greene
Ph.D. Candidate, Sociology, Columbia University

Che Gossett
Ph.D. Candidate, Rutgers University
Community Archivist and Student Organizer, Barnard Center for Research on Women

Christina Hanhardt
Associate Professor of American Studies, University of Maryland

Chinyere Ezie
Staff Attorney, The Center for Constitutional Rights

Catherine Clune-Taylor
Postdoctoral Research Associate, Princeton University

The Schedule of Talks for the program is as follows:

Thursday, January 24th

Catherine Clune-Taylor in conversation with Asli Zengin
4:15 pm - 6:00 pm

Friday, January 25th

Sergio Suiama in conversation with Chinyere Ezie
10:15 am - 11:30 am

C. Riley Snorton in conversation with Christina B. Hanhardt
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Joss Taylor Greene in conversation with Che Gossett
2:45 pm - 3:45pm

This event is free and open to the public.  RSVP is recommended.

For questions about this program, contact Megan Cheah, Coordinator for the Center for the Study of Law and Culture, at [email protected] or (212) 854-0722.

 

Contact Info: 
For questions about this program, contact Megan Cheah, Coordinator for the Center for the Study of Law and Culture, at [email protected] or (212) 854-0722.
Event RSVP: 

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