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GCWS Feminisms Unbound: Cyborg Manifestations

02/19/2020

This panel invites scholars to consider the confluences between science and technology studies and gender and sexuality studies in their own research. Feminist, queer, and trans studies scholars attending to science, technology, environment, and disability are dismantling the rubrics of gender and body at the core of our fields in order to think more critically…
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Scholar-in Residence Brown Bag Speaker Series Panel Discussion: Sarah Baartman, Nicki Minaj, Beyonce & the Booty: Black Womanhood, Sexuality and Beauty in Pop Culture

02/14/2020

Facilitated by: Dr. Moya Bailey is Assistant Professor of Cultures, Societies and Global Studies and Women’s, Gender and Sexuality Studies at Northeastern University.   Panelists: Dr. Yndia Lorick-Wilmot is the Scholar-in-Residence at the John D. O’Bryant African American Institute (2018-2020), Senior Lecturer of Sociology in the College of Professional Studies at Northeastern University. Dr. Kinitra…
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Suffrage Transcribe-A-Thon!

01/28/2020

To commemorate the centennial of the passage of the 19th Amendment, we are excited to announce a Transcribe-a-thon of the Library of Congress’s Collection hosted by the National Parks of Boston and DH Hub with the Digital Scholarship Group and NULab for Texts, Maps, and Networks.   Please join us on Tuesday, January 28th from 12-2pm in 422…
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Victor Madrigal-Borloz Speaking on Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity

01/13/2020

Victor Madrigal-Borloz, the UN Special Expert on Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity, will come speak at Northeastern University School of Law on January 13, 12 – 1:30 p.m. In 2017 the United Nations Human Rights Council appointed Mr. Madrigal-Borloz as UN Independent Expert on Protection against violence and discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender…
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Porsha Olayiwola: Reading and Conversation with Boston Poet Laureate 2019

12/02/2019

Please mark your calendars for December 2nd, 2019, when we will welcome Porsha Olayiwola, Boston’s Poet Laureate, to Northeastern campus for a reading and conversation. There will be a reception prior to the event, on campus 5:30 – 6:30 PM, location TBA. More details to follow!  

Faculty Works-in-Progress Colloquium Series

12/02/2019

WGSS Executive Committee member Carla Kaplan will be presenting her work, “Queen of the Muckrakers:” Jessica Mitford and the Arts of Activism, at the Fall 2019 Faculty Works-in-Progress Colloquium Series. Other presentations will include Matthew Bowser, a PhD candidate in the Department of History, on his work Misdirected Rage: The Anti-Immigrant Response to Co-Colonialism and…
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