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TIME.com features an interview with WGSS Professor Moya Bailey 

TIME.com published an interview with WGSS Professor Moya Bailey and Dr. Ayana A.H. Jamieson. Check out their discussion on sci-fi genius Octavia Butler and the lasting impact of her work here.

Published On: April 19, 2018 |
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Two WGSS affiliated faculty receive prestigious Guggenheim Fellowships

WGSS Executive Committee member Professor Jessica Silbey and WGSS affiliated faculty Professor Theo Davis were chosen out of 173 scholars, artists, and scientists to be awarded fellowships from the Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation. Read about their past and current work, and the history of the Guggenheim Fellowship in News@Northeastern.

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Introducing WGSS Wednesdays! Featuring Students and Work from WGSS Courses

WGSS is launching a student spotlight, celebrating the creative and excellent scholarly work of our WGSS students. Keep an eye out for a new feature the second Wednesday of each month. Check out our first spotlight here! Contact wgss@northeastern.edu if you’re interested in being a part of the series.

Published On: April 9, 2018 |
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WGSS Professor Moya Bailey on Queer Eye

Dr. Moya Bailey discusses straight men and Netflix’s renewal of Queer Eye in News@Northeastern.  Check out the interview here.

Published On: March 29, 2018 |
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WGSS members among faculty fellows selected for 6th annual Northeastern University Humanities Center Resident Fellowship Program

Please join us in congratulating the Northeastern University faculty fellows selected for the sixth annual Northeastern University Humanities Center Resident Fellowship Program! The 8 faculty members include WGSS faculty member Moya Bailey, WGSS Executive Committee member Laura Frader, and WGSS affiliated faculty Linda Blum and Beth Britt. The group will be convened by WGSS affiliated faculty Sari Altschuler….
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Published On: March 15, 2018 |
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“How Muslim Women Use Fashion To Exert Political Influence,” an article by Associate Professor Liz Bucar

Associate Professor of Philosophy and Religion, Liz Bucar published an article in The Atlantic after travelling through Iran, Indonesia, and Turkey to study Muslim women’s fashions. Read about her observations of political expression through hijab fashions here.    

Published On: February 7, 2018 |
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Releasing our Spring 2018 Newsletter

Our Spring 2018 Newsletter is available here. Find out what’s going on in the WGSS Department, and what events to look out for this semester!

Published On: January 29, 2018 |
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WGSS Minors Assist in “Art of the March” Project

WGSS minors Alix Alto and Elena Chace worked on the Art of the March project, which involved collecting, cataloging, and tagging signs from the Women’s March in Boston into a searchable archive. The searchable database of 6000 protest signs is now accessible here. The archive’s release was announced in The Boston Globe earlier this week. Read…
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Published On: January 25, 2018 |
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NEU Student Attends Women’s Conference in Detroit

Family Reunion in Detroit by Maggie King 3rd Year student in Political Science & International Affairs Imagine your perfect family reunion. Surrounded by people you love, catching up on what’s new, and sharing your joys and passions. Rowdy conversation at the dining room table, disagreements softened by shared love for one another. People of all…
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Published On: December 6, 2017 |
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Celebrate Transgender Awareness Month

November is Transgender Awareness month, and The LGBTQA Resource Center is hosting a full week of programming from Monday, 11/13 to Sunday, 11/19. Events will include a kick-off dinner with the T/GNC Affinity Group* at the LGBTQA Resource Center (328 CSC) at 5:30, an interactive event with performer and storyteller Eddie Maisonet, a Boston-wide remembrance…
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Published On: November 6, 2017 |
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