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GCWS Feminisms Unbound: “The Time of the Border”


“The time of the border” invokes the terrible urgency of our current moment: the distinct but also overlapping historical, geographical, and other contexts that bear on the displacements of our time; border-crossings that claim our attention and others that remain invisible; conceptual frameworks that have meaningful explanatory power, but also do harm. Panelists draw on…
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GCWS: A Celebration of Authors


Join the GCWS to recognize authors and their recently published books at their first Fall 2018 event! Come for the chance to ring in the start of the school year, meet other GCWS faculty and students, and learn about what has recently been published. Books that are compatible with the mission of GCWS and published…
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Fall Welcome Reception for Graduate Students


Drop in to meet and mingle with graduate students and faculty in the WGSS program and the editorial team of Signs: Journal of Women in Culture in Society while learning about exciting opportunities for graduate students at Northeastern, including research assistantships with the journal and its editors and the graduate certificate in WGSS. Refreshments will…
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NU Queer Orientation


Are you a new to either the community or Northeastern? Do you wish you knew more about the resources available to you both on and off campus? Join the LGBTQA Resource Center for the first ever NU Queer Orientation! They will be showcasing resources available to you both on and off campus, as well as talking about…
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Feminism: Past, Present, and Future


On Monday July 23rd from 6:00-7:00 pm, The Cambridge Women’s Center will be hosting “Feminism: Past, Present, and Future,” an inter-generational conversation on how to reconcile with feminist movements of the past and how the fight for gender equity can move forward in the current political climate. The Women’s Center, located just outside of Central…
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All American Girls: Women in Professional Baseball


Baseball is not just a beloved pastime for American boys and men. From 19th-century college teams formed at Vassar and Smith and the nationally celebrated Boston Bloomer Girls to the formation of the All American Girls Professional Baseball League when major male talent faced the WWII draft, women players have increasingly found ways to make…
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Juneteenth Open House


Join us for an open house and a one-day display celebrating milestones on the road to the end of slavery. Featured items explore the 1783 abolition of slavery in Massachusetts; celebrations within the African American community in Boston of the ending of slavery in the British West Indies in 1833; Garrisonian protest banners; and a…
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