Thomas Briggs (Ph.D. ‘22) successfully defended his dissertation on July 21, 2022.
Ph.D. Candidate Sercan Canbolat visited the United States Institute of Peace (USIP) in Washington D.C. last month to attend two events co-led by the USIP and EcoPeace Middle East. Following an open-to-public panel on October 18, Sercan partook in an invitation-only roundtable titled “In Conversation with EcoPeace Middle East’s Israeli, Palestinian and Jordanian Directors: Addressing Climate Change, Building Cross-Border Trust.”
Ph.D. student San Lee presented three papers at the 2022 Conference on “Remapping the Feminist Global: A Multi-vocal, Multi-located Conversation” sponsored by the International Feminist Journal of Politics (IFJP) and the Asian Center for Women’s Studies at Ewha Womans University. One of the papers was a summary of her M.A. thesis, “How Could the “#MeToo” Movement Spread Worldwide In 2017? Supplemental Analysis on the Conditions under Which Transnational Advocacy Networks Become Influential.” San Lee also presented two other co-authored papers at the conference: (1) “Statues’ Agencies on Solidarity and Backlashes for/against Women’s Rights: Four Moments of Translation of Fearless Girl and Statue of Peace” with fellow Ph.D. Candidates Minju Lee and Chloe Kwak; and (2) “Intersectionality in Feminist Theory: Its Radical Origins and Demand for Transformative Change” with Zehra Arat.