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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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Lorraine Hansberry: Sighted Eyes / Feeling Heart

10/30/2018

Please save the date for the screening of Lorraine Hansberry: Sighted Eyes/Feeling Heart, a documentary directed by Tracy Heather Strain, Peabody Award-winning filmmaker and Northeastern Professor of Media and Screen Studies. The screening will be followed by a conversation with the film’s director and Margaret A. Burnham, University Distinguished Professor and Director, Civil Rights and Restorative Justice Project moderated by Nicole N. Aloe, Director of African & African American Studies…
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Visiting Scholar Lunchtime Lecture with Anna Piela: “For the Love of God: Comparing Narratives of British and American Muslim Women Who Wear the Niqab”

10/29/2018

In this talk, WGSS Visiting Scholar Anna Piela discusses themes arising from research she has conducted with 35 niqab-wearing women in the UK and US. Beyond the central question of the research – why do they wear the niqab? – she considers other issues that emerged as meaningful in their narratives, including how Islamophobia plays…
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