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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...
Women’s Empowerment is Smart Economics
Professor Yana Rodgers will discuss women’s empowerment in the labor market using a global perspective, with a focus on successful strategies for empowering women in the labor market and what the benefits are not just to women but to their families and...
Working Toward ‘A Future In Which Reproductive Justice Just Is’
In a time of deep divisiveness in countries across the globe, the fourth annual Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Symposium at Northeastern on Friday sought to build coalitions to fight for the future of reproductive justice. The daylong event, titled...
Bayard Rustin Breakfast
Please join us for the 28th annual Bayard Rustin Breakfast. This year’s theme is In Solidarity, Uniting To End the HIV/AIDS Epidemic. The Bayard Rustin Community Breakfast maintains a tradition of commemorating and celebrating the life and work of Bayard...
Northeastern Students 4 Giving Application Due
Our Funding Priority Northeastern Students4Giving will award a one-time grant of $10,000 to an organization striving to achieve social and economic justice for under-represented and marginalized communities. Specifically, we will fund programs that empower communities to engage with and strengthen...
Women Take the Reel Film Festival: TRAPPED by Dawn Porter
A screening of the documentary Trapped by Dawn Porter, followed by a panel discussion with Professor Jessica Silbey (School of Law) and Assistant Professor Brooke Foucault Welles (Communications Studies & Network Science). U.S. reproductive health clinics are fighting to remain open. Since...
Spatializing Black People and Black Music: The Rise of Price & the Minneapolis Music Scene
Join the Department of Sociology and Anthropology's Intellectual Events Committee for a discussion on "Spatializing Black People and Black Music: The Rise of Prince & the Minneapolis Music Scene" with Dr. Rashad Shabazz, author of Spatializing Blackness. About Dr. Rashad...