Past Events

“Never the less” Magazine Launch Party


Please join us in the Ryder Theatre Lab on Tuesday, April 18 from 6:30 to 8:00 for the first chance to see “Never the less,” a magazine produced by the Spring 2017 Intro to WGSS class. Light refreshments will be served.

Whitney Kelting: “Building Masculinity: Jain Laymen’s Gender Negotiations Through Temple Construction Programs”


Please join WGSS affiliated faculty member Whitney Kelting for a talk on the gendered implications of Jain temple-building. Dr. Kelting is an associate professor of religious studies in the Department of Philosophy and Religion, and the author of Singing to the Jinas: Jain Laywomen, Mandal Singing and the Negotiations of Jain Devotion (Oxford University Press, 2001)…
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Brooke O’Harra and Sharon Hayes: “Ricerche: three”


Brooke O’Harra and Sharon Hayes will present and discuss “Ricerche: three,” a video installation that draws on interviews with 35 Mount Holyoke College students about their perspective on sex, sexuality, gender and the political realities that constrain and/or liberate them. “Ricerche: three” was presented at the 55th Venice Biennale in 2013. Brooke O’Harra is a professional theater…
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Graduate Student Roundtable


The final event of the Feminisms Unbound 2016-2017 year will be a roundtable of current GCWS doctoral students, who will present their research…
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Return of Queen Husky: NU Pride Drag Show


Time again for NU Pride’s Annual Student-Run Drag Show! Do you like lip synching? Shade? Death drops? General fierceness? Then come to AfterHours at 7pm on April 11th to see our fabulous student performers! This event is not ticketed and is open to all!

Dr. Yana Rodgers: “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 to economies as a whole. In the era of smart phones and smart cards, empowering…
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Food For Thought: Deirdre Loughridge & Dietmar Offenhuber


Join faculty colleagues to discuss topical issues in arts, media and design. This session features brief faculty research presentations by WGSS affiliated faculty member Deirdre Loughridge (Music) and WGSS executive committee member Dietmar Offenhuber (Art + Design and Public Policy) followed by open dialog between the audience, presenters and session curators. Deirdre will discuss her current research project “Sounding Human,”…
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MacArthur Fellow, Poet & Playwright Claudia Rankine


Join us for an evening with 2016 MacArthur Genius, Claudia Rankine. Widely considered to be one of our finest living poets, she is certainly the most prominent and politically engaged, creating an audience for poetry far beyond its conventional readership (her book Citizen holds the distinction of being the only poetry book to be a New York…
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Women in Global Science: Advancing Academic Careers through International Collaboration


Kathrin Zippel, Associate Professor of Sociology at Northeastern University and WGSS Executive Committee member, will be presenting on her new book, Women in Global Science: Advancing Academic Careers through International Collaboration, set to release in March 2017. Additional speakers include: ·         Lotte Bailyn, T Wilson (1953) Professor of Management, Emerita at the MIT Sloan School…
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