Colloquium Series Spring 1991
Levis Faculty Center Monday 8.00 pm


4 February Jean Rhodes Psychology and Women's Studies:
"Gangs, Sexuality and Resilience: Spanning the Gender Gap in Deviance Theory"
Respondents: Sonya Michel HIstory
Mark Kaplan Social Work
Background Reading: Meda Chesney-Lind, "Women and Crime: The Female Offender"
Darrell Steffensmeir, "Organization Properties and Sex Segregation in the Underworld"
4 March Linda Charnes English , Indiana U.:
"'What's Love Got to Do With It?': Love Stories and Other Myths in Antony and Cleopatra"
Respondents: Richard Wheeler English
Kathleen McHugh Cinema Studies
Background Reading: Michel de Certeau, The Practice of Everyday Life (chapter 3)
Pierre Bourdieu, Distinction (selections) Hayden White, Tropics of Discourse (chapter 2)
1 April Angela McRobbie Sociology, Ealing C.H.E.:
"New Directions in Cultural Studies"
Respondents: Lawrence Grossberg Speech Communication and Communications Research
Paula Treichler Medicine and Communications Research
Background Reading: Stuart Hall, "Cultural Studies and the Crisis in the Humanities"
Stuart Hall and Martin Jacques, eds., New Times: Changing Faces of Politics in the 1990s (selections)
29 April Lisa Duggan History:
"Queer Theory: Deconstructing Identities, Reconstructing Politics"
Respondents: Allen Hance Philosophy
Lee FureyEnglish
Background Reading: Jeffrey Escoffier, "Inside the Ivory Closet"
David M. Halperin, "One Hundred Years of Homosexuality"
Biddy Martin, "Lesbian Identity and Autobiographical Difference[s]"