With generous support from the Mellon Foundation, NEHC and its member institutions are hosting a number of events throughout the 2018-2019 academic year as part of the series Time’s Up: What Now? The events all interrogate the Time’s Up movement, sexism, misogyny, romance, and solidarity in our present age.
Kate Manne, Assistant Professor at the Sage School of Philosophy at Cornell University and author of Down Girl: The Logic of Misogyny. Professor Manne visited Amherst College, Wellesley College, and the University of Connecticut for a variety of events from October 29-November 2. Her recent work rethinks the relations between misogyny, sexism, and oppression. Manne’s trip to UConn was covered in The Daily Campus.
Laurie Essig, Professor of Gender, Sexuality, and Feminist Studies at Middlebury College and author of Love, Inc. Dating Apps, the Big White Wedding, and Chasing the Happily Neverafter, visited Northeastern University and Tufts University on February 14 to discuss feminist perspectives on online dating and romance. Read about her work at the Los Angeles Review of Books and follow her on Twitter.
Mark Rifkin, Professor of English at UNC Greensboro and author of Beyond Settler Time: Temporal Sovereignty and Indigenous Self-Determination and The Erotics of Sovereignty, will visit Amherst College on March 6 and Wellesley College on March 7 to discuss the speculative politics of solidarity.