Back in September 2021, I had the pleasure of speaking with Jorlen Garcia, a student journalist at Claremont McKenna College. We talked about wide-ranging topics such as K-pop (of course), spy cams, and overall climates of patriarchy and gender inequality in South Korea. She did an amazing job editing the interview, which is published online at Asia Experts Forum.… more
Gender and Women’s Studies at UC Berkeley is looking for “a scholar with a strong commitment to feminist, anti-racist transnational, postcolonial, and decolonial theoretical perspectives. Areas of scholarship may include but are not limited to gender and sexual violence in the context of colonialism/settler colonialism, enslavement, immigration, militarism, as well as work that discusses restorative and transformative justice.”
The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign invites applications and nominations for a full-time tenure-track faculty position in Latinx gender studies at the rank of Assistant Professor. They welcome applicants with research and teaching interests in border and migration studies, transgender studies, feminist geography, indigenous studies, and/or carceral studies.
University of Hawai`i “seeks a candidate with expertise that is well situated at the intersection of sexuality, sexual violence, sexual harassment, and queer embodiment. […]Â Candidates whose interdisciplinary research agenda intersects with any of the following will be highly desirable: gender, justice, and law; queer theory; race and racialization; or disability studies. Candidates who demonstrate ability to contribute to the departmentâ€™s and universityâ€™s strengths in: Hawaiâ€˜i and the Asia-Pacific region; migration and deportation; transnational feminism; gender, justice, and the law; and social justice; and have previous experience teaching courses on gender, violence, and sexuality; as well as developing and teaching online courses will be given preference.”… more
The 29th annual Thinking Gender Graduate Student Research Conference — this yearâ€™s theme isÂ Feminists Confronting the Carceral State –Â will focus on the gendered regimes of captivity, state violence, and incarceration, emphasizing feminist, queer, trans, abolitionist, and intersectional interventions. Submission deadline is October 28, 2018.… more
TheÂ Korean Association of Women’s Studies (KAWS) has organized its 7th summer camp (2 days) in Seoul on August 16-17,Â 2018 with the provocative title of “Killing Women’s Studies.”… more