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Chicago Gender and Sexuality Reading Group Spring 2014

This four week reading group will examine and contextualize the history and potential future of sexual politics through an discussion of the struggle for sexual emancipation in the epoch of capitalism.

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Introductory Teach-in: “Is Feminism Left?”

Loyola University — Monday, February 10 @ 7 PM

Cuneo Hall | Room 203

School of the Art Institute — Tuesday, February 11th @ 5 PM

112 S Michigan Ave | Room 919

University of Illinois at Chicago — Wednesday, February 5th @ 7 PM

Student Center East | Room 610


Juliet Mitchell — “Women: The longest revolution” (1966)

Loyola University — Wednesday, February 12 @ 5:30 PM

Dumbach Hall | Room 238

School of the Art Institute — Tuesday, February 18th @ 4:30 PM

112 S Michigan Ave | Room 919

University of Illinois at Chicago — Wednesday, February 5th @ 7 PM

Student Center East | Room 610


John D’Emilio — “Capitalism and gay identity” (1983)

Loyola University — Wednesday, February 26 @ 5:30 PM

Dumbach Hall | Room 238

School of the Art Institute — Tuesday, February 25

112 S Michigan Ave | Room 919

University of Illinois at Chicago — Wednesday, February 19th @ 7 PM

Student Center East Room 610


Theodor W. Adorno — “Sexual taboos and the law today” (1963)

Loyola University — Wednesday, March 12 @ 5:30 PM

Dumbach Hall | Room 238

School of the Art Institute — Tuesday, March 11th @ 4:30 PM

112 S Michigan Ave | Room 919

University of Illinois at Chicago — Wednesday, March 5th @ 7 PM

Student Center East Room 610


Clara Zetkin and Vladimir Lenin — “An interview on the woman question” (1920)

Loyola University — Wednesday,  March 26th @ 5:30 PM

Dumbach Hall | Room 238

School of the Art Institute — Tuesday, March 25th @ 4:30 PM

112 S Michigan Ave | Room 919

University of Illinois at Chicago — Wednesday, March 19th @ 7 PM

Student Center East Room 610

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