Fall 2019

Nov. 12
Open House
4:30-6 p.m.
LN-1106 (IASH Conference Room)

Join us to welcome new members, hear about recently funded Citizenship, Rights and Cultural Belonging TAE projects, and learn about upcoming funding opportunities and programming.

All are welcome. Refreshments will be served.

Spring 2020

April 23-25, 2020
Women, Peace and Security: Re-evaluating Vulnerability
(Organizers Alexandra Moore, Susan Strehle, Sunita Toor, Lourdes Peroni, Vanessa Farr)

An international conference co-sponsored by Binghamton University's Human Rights Institute and Kaschak Institute, and the Helena Kennedy Centre for International Justice, Sheffield Hallam University, marking the 20th anniversary of U.N. resolution 1325 WPS initiative.

The conference, which will also be linked to the 70th anniversary of Binghamton University's Harpur College of Arts and Sciences celebrations, will recognize Ellyn Kaschak's career and generosity; include pre-conference workshops and reading groups, and a post-conference edited collection or special issue of Studies in Social Justice; and has the following confirmed keynotes and workshops:

  • Lisa Levenstein, associate professor of history, University of North Carolina Greensboro
    • prize-winning historian presenting her forthcoming book, When Feminism Went Viral: The US Women's Movement in the 1990s and Beyond, on the roots of the women's rights/human rights movement in the U.S. 
    • Department of History is co-sponsoring
  • Laura Murphy, associate professor of English and director of the Modern Slavery Research Project, Loyola University New Orleans and University of Nottingham
    • contemporary slavery
  • Nena Mocnik, postdoctoral researcher and author of Sexuality after War Rape: From Narrative to Embodied Research, University of Turku (Finland)
    • performative discourses of sexual trauma
  • Lourdes Peroni, senior lecturer in law, Sheffield Hallam University
    • workshop in writing feminist legal judgments

(and we're just getting started!)