Exterior at night

The Center at night

Side Entrance

The entrance of the CSGS

Heather Love audience

The audience listens as Lauren Berlant introduces Heather Love in 2014

Class discussion

Students participate in a classroom discussion at the Center

Héctor Carrillo

Héctor Carrillo talks with students after his book talk in 2018

Joan Scott

Joan Scott speaking at the Center in 2017

panel

Students listen to panelists present in 2017

Community room

The Community Room at 5733 S University

center door

Center entrance

5733 exterior

The exterior of 5733 S University

Bhanu Kapil

Poet Bhanu Kapil at the Center in 2016

Graduate Teaching Opportunities 2018-19

All deadlines are Monday, April 2, 2018, except where noted.

Free-standing Course Lectureships

Deadline: Monday, February 26, 2018 at 12:00 pm

Description: Free-standing courses should address topics related to gender and/or sexuality and be generally accessible to undergraduates in all majors. Applicants may be from any division or professional school. Students applying to teach must have passed their preliminary examinations by October 1, 2018. Please see more detailed information by clicking on Free-standing Course Lectureship.

Problems in the Study of Gender Co-teaching Positions

Description: Applicants may be from any University of Chicago doctoral program and should have strong backgrounds in gender and sexuality studies. The student co-teacher must be at least a third year graduate student and have passed departmental preliminary exams (or the equivalent) by October 1, 2018. The teaching arrangement in each of these sections is to be determined by individual faculty. Please see more detailed information by clicking on Problems in the Study of Gender Co-teaching.

Gender and Sexuality in World Civilizations Teaching Internship

Deadline: TBA

Description: An internship in this sequence is a one quarter commitment. The intern must be at least a third year graduate student at the University of Chicago; interns may come from any department, but must be working in an area of study related to the subject matter covered in the sequence. Teaching interns will assist faculty with various aspects of instruction as preparation for the possibility of teaching their own section in the years following. There will be four sections of GSWC in 2018-19; when the online application is available, students should apply through the College by clicking here.

Theories of Gender and Sexuality Co-Teaching Position

Deadline: Monday, April 2, 2018

Description: “Theories of Gender and Sexuality” is a new one-quarter seminar-style introductory course for undergraduates. It is a program requirement for Gender and Sexuality Studies majors and minors. Its aim is triple: to engage scenes and concepts central to the interdisciplinary study of gender and sexuality; to provide familiarity with key theoretical anchors for that study; and to provide skills for deriving the theoretical bases of any kind of method. Students will produce descriptive, argumentative, and experimental engagements with theory and its scenes as the quarter progresses. Prior course experience in gender/sexuality studies (by way of the Civilization Core or other coursework) is strongly advised.

Applicants may come from any doctoral program but must be at least third year students and have passed departmental preliminary exams (or the equivalent) by October 1, 2018. Preference will be given to applicants who have taken the graduate-level course “Advanced Theories in Gender and Sexuality.” Please see more detailed information by clicking on Theories Co-Teaching Position.

Advanced Theories of Gender and Sexuality Co-teaching Position

Description: Applicants may be from any University of Chicago doctoral program and should have strong backgrounds in gender and sexuality studies. The student co-teacher must be at least a third year graduate student and have passed departmental preliminary exams (or the equivalent) by October 1, 2018. The teaching arrangement in each of these sections is to be determined by individual faculty. Please see more detailed information by clicking on Advanced Theories Co-Teaching.

B.A. Preceptorship

Deadline: Monday, April 2, 2018

Description: Preceptors teach a two quarter-long course (in Autumn and Winter Quarters) in feminist/gender/sexuality issues and help students through their paper drafts in Spring Quarter. Applicants may come from any doctoral program but must be at least third year students and have passed departmental preliminary exams (or the equivalent) by October 1, 2018. Preference will be given to applicants who have taught or interned for a GSS course. Preceptors teach a two quarter-long course (in Autumn and Winter Quarters) in feminist/gender/sexuality issues and help students through their paper drafts in Spring Quarter. Applicants may come from any doctoral program but must be at least third year students and have passed departmental preliminary exams (or the equivalent) by October 1, 2017. Preference will be given to applicants who have taught or interned for a GSS course. To access the Preceptorship 2018-19 application and instructions, please click here.