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Signs Journal coming to Northeastern

The University of Chicago Press has recently announced the next home of the Signs editorial office. Under the leadership of Professors Suzanna Danuta Walters and Carla Kaplan, the Signs editorial office will be housed at Northeastern University, beginning in 2015. The longstanding tradition of rotating the editorship of Signs ensures that new voices and perspectives continue…
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What Happened to the Kick-Ass Gay Rights Movement?

The Guardian has reviewed program director Suzanna Walters’ The Tolerance Trap: How God, Genes, and Good Intentions Are Sabotaging Gay Equality. Read “The Tolerance Trap Review– What Happened to the Kick-Ass Gay Rights Movement?”.

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Tolerance Trap on Salon.com

An excerpt from Program Director Suzanna Walters’ new book The Tolerance Trap: How God, Genes, and Good Intentions Are Sabotaging Gay Equality is featured on Salon.com. Read it here.

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Women’s Equality Rally, July 8

There will be a Women’s Equality Rally on Tuesday, July 8 at 5:00 pm in City Hall Plaza to highlight two recent Supreme Court rulings that will reduce access to reproductive health services and birth control and put women and health care providers at risk. More information is available here.

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Postdoc Bailey on Salon.com

Dean’s Postdoctoral Fellow and Visiting Scholar Dr. Moya Bailey is featured in a Salon.com article “From Riot Grrrls to ‘Girls’: Tina Fey, Kathleen Hanna, Lena Dunham and the Birth of an Inspiring New Feminism.”

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Moghadam reviews “Films for the Feminist Classroom”

WGSS executive committee member and Director of International Affairs Professor Val Moghadam has three reviews of films in the latest edition of Films for the Feminist Classroom, an online, open-access journal that publishes reviews of films to provide a critical assessment of the value of films as pedagogical tools in the feminist classroom. Read her…
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Walters responds to “3Qs”

The June 13 edition of Northeastern News 3Qs features program director Professor Suzanna Walters talking about her recent book, The Tolerance Trap: How God, Genes, and Good Intentions are Sabotaging Gay Equality. Read it here.

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Prof. Walters featured in The Atlantic

Program director Suzanna Danuta Walters’ has written a feature for The Atlantic, which appears in June 3, 2014 edition. Read “The Power in Choosing to Be Gay” here.

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Program Director Walters featured in Chronicle of Higher Education

Program director Professor Suzanna Danuta Walters’ piece, “An Incomplete Rainbow”, is featured in the Chronicle of Higher Education in the May 19, 2014 edition. Read the article here.    

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Parekh Named Humanities Center Fellow

We are proud to announce that WGSS Executive Committee member Serena Parekh, Assistant Professor of Philosophy and Religion, has been named a 2014-2015 Humanities Center Fellow. The 2014-2015 Humanities Center Fellows consist of six Northeastern faculty members and two Ph.D. candidates, who will collaborate around the theme “space and place”. Professor Parekh’s project is entitled “Refugees and…
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