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Brooke O’Harra and Sharon Hayes
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:...
Is Democratization Good for Women?
Dr. Wejnert’s talk focuses on differential effects of a country’s democratization across the continuum of developed/developing countries, and across gender, uncovering gender differences in outcomes of democracy on well-being. Her research indicates that (a) women and men benefit differentially from...
Feminist Methods in Digital Spaces
A panel and discussion featuring: Moya Bailey, Assistant Professor of Cultures, Societies and Global Studies and Women’s, Gender and Sexuality Studies, Northeastern University Carla Brodley, Professor and Dean of the College of Computer and Information Science, Northeastern University Gillian Smith, Assistant Professor...
Boston Latinx Student Symposium
The Boston Latinx Student Symposium (BLSS) is a brand new annual event catering to the young latinx students of Boston. Our goal is to give latinx students from a variety of Boston Universities the chance to advance their culture, diagnosis...
Dismantle Retreat: Deconstructing Power & Privilege Application Deadline
Hello, and thank you for your interest in Dismantle! The goal of this retreat is to convene passionate students who are interested in exploring the magnitude and complexity of power and privilege, while building their capacity to evolve as impactful and self-aware leaders. This...
Making Music, Making Community: Lesbians, Feminism and the Women’s Music Community
Jo Reger, Professor of Sociology and Director of Women and Gender Studies at Oakland University in Michigan.
Women’s Leadership Registration Spring 2017
Explore leadership through a gender lens! WHY REGISTER? Further your leadership skills Discuss gender-based issues through multiple perspectives Examine characteristics of women in leadership WHO SHOULD REGISTER? All non-first year undergraduate students who feel an affinity with Women's Leadership are encouraged to register...
Transnational Solidarity and Migrant Domestic Work: The Case of Israel/Palestine
Join the Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies program for the second of its Visiting Scholar Lunchtime Lectures. Come to the WGSS Conference Room, 270 Holmes Hall, on November 30 at noon, for a talk by Visiting Scholar Rachel Brown, PhD...
Student recognized for LGBTQ leadership efforts
Nolan Tesis was one of six students nationwide to be selected for the 2016 Arcus Fellowship, a program that supports LGBTQ leaders and their initiatives. Tesis, who is dedicated to advancing the causes of the LGBTQ community, is hosting a...
Doctoral candidate wins prestigious fellowship from advocacy group
Oyenike Balogun-Mwangi, a doctoral candidate in counseling psychology at Northeastern University, has been selected to receive a $20,000 fellowship from the American Association of University Women, a nonprofit aimed at achieving gender equity through advocacy, education, and research. Balogun-Mwangi, a...
President Aoun Speaks Out in Support of Diversity and Inclusion
Following the passage of a controversial new law in North Carolina—where Northeastern University maintains a regional campus—President Joseph E. Aoun has issued a statement in strong support of diversity and inclusion. The new law, which was hastily passed in a...
Recognized as the leading international journal in women’s and gender studies, Signs is at the forefront of new directions in feminist scholarship. Challenging the boundaries of knowledge concerning women’s and men’s lives in diverse regions of the globe, Signs publishes scholarship that raises new...