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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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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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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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Women Take the Reel Film Screening: The Archivettes

03/11/2020

This year, WGSS will screen “The Archivettes” by Megan Rossman, as part of the Women Take The Reel Film Festival. “Our history was disappearing as quickly as we were making it.” With that realization, Deborah Edel and Joan Nestle co-founded the Lesbian Herstory Archives, the world’s largest collection of materials by and about lesbians. For…
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WGSS Lunchtime Lecture with Ivana Isailovic

04/07/2020

Join the WGSS program for a talk with visiting scholar Ivana Isailovic, who will talk about her current work on family law and global governance. Lunch will be served.