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Prof. Alisa Lincoln in the Northeastern News!

Alisa Lincoln, a professor of Sociology and a member of the WGSS executive committee was quoted in an article in the Northeastern News entitled “Why am I Having Such a Hard Time When I’m Not Sick with the Virus?”. In the article Professor Lincoln discusses why people might be feeling particularly stressed or anxious in…
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Published On: March 30, 2020 |
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Release of New Book: #HashtagActivism: Networks of Race and Gender Justice

Professors Moya Bailey, Sarah J. Jackson, and Brooke Foucault Welles released their new book #HashtagActivism: Networks of Race and Gender Justice with MIT Press on February 14, 2020. The authors worked on the book while they were all serving as members of the WGSS Executive Committee. The book discusses how marginalized groups use Twitter to advance counter-narratives,…
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Published On: March 24, 2020 |
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Professor Jessica Silbey selected as the 56th Robert D. Klein Lecturer

Dr. Jessica Silbey, Professor of Law, has been selected as the 56th Robert D. Klein Lecturer. Professor Silbey’s talk, “Against Progress: Intellectual Property and Fundamental Values in the Internet Age” will be delivered at 3 pm on Tuesday, March 24, in the Raytheon Amphitheater. The page for this event can be found here. Professor Silbey is on the…
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Published On: February 20, 2020 |
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The Spring 2020 WGSS Newsletter

The WGSS program has released the Spring 2020 edition of its newsletter! The newsletter contains information on upcoming events in the program such as the Spring 2020 symposium, Summer course offerings, and the GCWS and Signs. We also welcome our new co-op for Spring/Summer 1 2020. To access the newsletter, click here.

Published On: February 7, 2020 |
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Professor Modestino featured in the Northeastern News

Northeastern associate professor of public policy and urban affairs and member of the WGSS executive committee Professor Alicia Sasser Modestino appeared in the Northeastern News recently for a new study she contributed to about the extra scrutiny women face in economic seminars. Modestino and her colleagues found that women receive, on average, three to four…
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Published On: January 16, 2020 |
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WGSS Announces Call for AY 20-21 Visiting Scholars

Northeastern University’s WGSS program seeks applications for its 2020-2021 Visiting Scholar program! Scholars with a terminal degree in any field doing work on women’s, gender, and sexuality studies are encouraged to apply by April 1. Scholars are in residence at Northeastern from September 2020-May 2021. Details on the position and how to apply here: https://cssh.northeastern.edu/wgss/position/.

Published On: January 15, 2020 |
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WGSS Welcomes New Co-op for Spring 2020

The WGSS program is pleased to welcome Kayleigh Birney, a third year English major and Political Science minor, to the team as the Spring/Summer 1 2020 Co-op for WGSS and Signs. You can find Kayleigh in the program office in Holmes Hall. Drop by and say hello! Welcome Kayleigh!

Published On: January 7, 2020 |
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Prof. Moya Bailey featured in Northeastern News

Moya Bailey, Assistant Professor of Cultures, Societies, and Global Studies and Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies, is featured on Northeastern News discussing why the next big hashtag (think #MeToo, #TimesUp, #BlackLivesMatter) might not be a hashtag at all… Read more here.

Published On: January 2, 2020 |
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#Feminism: Gender & the 2020 Election

A collage of protest signs surrounding the White House, depicting women protesting.

#Feminism Gender & the 2020 Election The Seventh Annual Women’s History Month Symposium A daylong symposium at Northeastern University John D. O’Bryant African American Institute Cabral Center 40 Leon Street, Boston Thursday, March 19, 2020 10:00 am – 4:30 pm Check in begins at 9:00 am in the O’Bryant Institute Lobby. Presented by the Women’s, Gender,…
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Published On: December 19, 2019 |
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Professor Alicia Sasser Modestino’s Research Presented at the European Central Bank conference

WGSS executive committee member, Professor Alicia Sasser Modestino, presented her research at the European Central Bank conference in Frankfurt, Germany. The idea that hostility and discrimination await women daring to encroach upon the male-dominated world of economics and central banking was the primary focus of the ECB conference. Research has shown that though Christine Lagarde…
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Published On: October 22, 2019 |
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