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Witnessing our Transgender History: Boston
Join the Young Leaders Council of Fenway Health to hear directly from longtime leaders of the Boston transgender community. Our speakers will tell stories of activism in our city and how they’ve experienced justice, growth and setbacks. You’ll learn how...
Gender and Development Lecture Series: Dr. Yana Rodgers
The Gender and Development Initiative, the International Affairs program, and the Department of Economics will be bringing Dr. Yana Rodgers, Professor of Women's and Gender Studies at Rutgers University, to give a lecture entitled "Women's Empowerment is Smart Economics" Yana...
Transgender Mental Health Colloquium
The Intersectionality Research Team in the Department of Applied Psychology and the LGBTQA Resource Center at Northeastern University invites you to a Transgender Mental Health Colloquium Thursday, March 23, 2017 1:00 - 3:30 PM 010 West Village F with Rachel Booth - Author, Wishing On a Star...
New Exhibit Promotes Women’s Rights, Challenges Gender Stereotypes
The newest exhibit in Northeastern’s Gallery 360 harnesses the innate story-telling qualities of graphic design to explore the gender discrimination facing women at home and abroad. Titled “Women’s Rights are Human Rights: International Posters on Gender-based Inequality, Violence, and Discrimination,”...
Teaching Gender, Race, and Citizenship in the Time of Trump
The rhetoric of Donald Trump and his supporters draws sharp divisions between included and excluded subjects based on features of identity that are central analytic categories for many of us in our teaching and research: gender, race, citizen status, and...
Researchers find racial, gender bias in online freelance marketplaces
In the “gig economy,” where algorithms drive matches between workers and customers, hiring someone should be bias free, right? Not so, according to new research led by Northeastern’s Christo Wilson. The findings suggest racial and gender biases are exhibited in...
The World in Your Cup — “The Future of Cacao & Coffee: A Summit on Sustainability and Gender Equity in Two Global Supply Chains”
When you hold a cup of coffee, you hold a world of issues in the palm of your hand. Come join this conversation inspired by coffee. Coffee service will be provided.
Why Gender Diversity Matters in the Judicial System
Dana Fabe recalled that when she entered law school at Northeastern in 1973, women comprised more than 50 percent of her class, compared to only 20 percent of law school classes nationally. Fabe, who delivered the keynote address Friday in...
Gallery Talk: Sarah J. Jackson on HOWDOYOUSAYYAMINAFRICAN?
The collective HOWDOYOUSAYYAMINAFRICAN? includes activists, writers, historians and artists across disciplines who created an archive of black engagement in social media composed of algorithmically-generated, electronically processed images and materials, combining hashtag trends (such as #BlackLivesMatter and #Ferguson), press and amateur...
Film Screening – “And the Rest is Drag…”
Presented in conjunction with An Evening with Shani Mootoo. On Wednesday March 14th there will be a Film Screening of “And the Rest is Drag…” and and “Güerita & Prietita” from 6-8PM in 10 Behrakis Hall as part of the Women Take the Reel Film Festival. View the Trailer below. Sponsored...
APIDA Men’s Affinity Group First Meeting
"I'll make a man out of you!"... but what does being a man really mean? Asian Pacific Islander Desi-American (APIDA) men's lives are shaped everyday by their identity, so let's talk about it! By coming together to share our stories...
WGSS Visiting Scholar Lunchtime Lecture: Megan Prince Goodwin, “Threatening Whiteness: Islam’s Challenge to American White Supremacy”
WGSS visiting scholar Megan Prince Goodwin will present a talk entitled “Threatening Whiteness: Islam’s Challenge to American White Supremacy.” This is the last in a series of lunchtime lectures given by WGSS visiting scholars. Lunch will be served. A week...