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“Climate Change/Crisis/Creativity” Conference

02/22/2019

Join the NU Lab for Texts, Maps, and Networks for a one-day conference, “Climate Change/Crisis/Creativity,” featuring lightning talks by Northeastern faculty and staff, presentations by artists whose work engages with climate change, a hands-on working session, and a keynote by Peter Burton Hanson Memorial Lecturer Bethany Wiggin, University of Pennsylvania.

Upcoming Valentine’s Day Talk with Laura Essig, Author of Love Inc.

02/14/2019

Celebrate V-Day the feminist way! Laurie Essig, author of Love, Inc., will give a talk on her new book, which invites readers to wipe the fairy dust out of our eyes and see romance for what it really is: an ideology. Romance blinds us to what we really need to live happily ever after and instead convinces us…
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Upcoming Talk with Hillary Chute: “Graphicity: Fine Lines in Comics and Contemporary Art”

01/31/2019

Join the Dean of the College of Social Sciences and Humanities and the Northeastern Humanities Center for another lecture as part of their Faculty Works-in-Progress Colloquium Series! This talk features the work of Distinguished Professor Hillary Chute (Department of English; Art and Design) titled “Graphicity: Fine Lines in Comics and Contemporary Art”. Light refreshments and beverages will be…
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Upcoming Talk with Mindy Marks: “Economic Development and The Motherhood Wage Penalty”

01/14/2019

Join the Dean of the College of Social Sciences and Humanities and the Northeastern Humanities Center for another lecture as part of their Faculty Works-in-Progress Colloquium Series! This talk, entitled “Economic Development and The Motherhood Penalty” features the work of Professor Mindy Marks (Department of Economics). Lunch and beverages will be provided! Contact Gabrielle Fiorenza at g.fiorenza@northeastern.edu if you have any…
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Magazine Launch Party

12/03/2018

Join the class of Intro to Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies as they launch their magazine with the public! There will be food, music, and readings from the magazine. Come and celebrate all of their hard work and achievements! See the flyer here.

Upcoming Talk: Humanities Center Fellows, “Cultures of Ability”

12/03/2018

Join the Dean of the College of Social Sciences and Humanities and the Northeastern Humanities Center for another lecture as part of their Faculty Works-in-Progress Colloquium Series! This talk, entitled “Cultures of Ability,” features Professor Moya Bailey (Cultures, Societies, and Global Studies; WGSS), Professor Linda Blum (Sociology and Anthropology), and PhD candidate Bridget Keown (History). Lunch and beverages will be provided! Contact Gabrielle Fiorenza…
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GCWS Feminisms Unbound: “Ethnography: Fictions, Feminisms, and Vulnerability”

11/28/2018

Many interpretations of feminist research practice maintain that knowledge is situated and coproduced between researcher and subject, thus always already implicated in difference, and best addressed through reflexivity and positionality. In producing oppositional knowledge, and knowledge for social transformation, feminist ethnographers concern themselves with how researchers, storytellers, and narrators are positioned within the text. They…
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Conference on Gender & International Affairs: “Gender, Justice & Politics: Movement from the Margins”

11/16/2018 - 11/17/2018

The 2018 Conference on Gender & International Affairs: Gender, Justice & Politics: Movement from the Margins will take place on November 16 & 17 at The Fletcher School at Tufts University. This year’s conference will host five panels, along with workshops, breakout sessions, and a discussion on Gender and the Midterms. The Conference is a completely student-run initiative, and is open to the…
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5th Annual Reach(OUT) LGBTQA+ Career Conference

11/16/2018 - 11/17/2018

Thisconference will focus on the perspectives and concerns of queer, lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, gender non-conforming, non-binary, intersex, and asexual students in preparation for co-op, internships, and professional life beyond campus. Students will have the opportunity to hear from alumni and professionals in various industries about topics such as navigating microaggressions, corporate culture, gender presentation,…
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Upcoming Talk with Libby Adler: “Tracing the Progress of Gay Rights in Political Economy”

11/15/2018

The Dean of the College of Social Sciences and Humanities and the Northeastern Humanities Center present Libby Adler’s talk, “Tracing the Progress of Gay Rights in Political Economy” as part of their Faculty Works-in-Progress Colloquium Series. Libby Adler is a professor at Northeastern’s School of Law and in the Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies program. Light refreshments…
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