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Jennie Stephens discusses The Green New Deal

Jennie Stephens, WGSS executive committee member and Director of the Global Resilience Institute and the School of Public Policy and Affairs, spoke with News@Northeastern about her research on The Green New Deal. Check out the full article here!

Published On: February 25, 2019 |
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Margaret Burnham and Moya Bailey Discuss National Debate Over Blackface

Margaret Burnham, affiliated WGSS faculty member and Distinguished Professor of Law and Assistant Professor of CSGS & WGSS Moya Bailey, spoke with News@Northeastern to discuss the ongoing blackface debate. Check out the full article here!

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WGSS Spring 2019 Newsletter

Check out the WGSS Spring 2019 Newsletter to see what’s going on in the program this semester!

Published On: February 22, 2019 |
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Rachel Rodgers on The Today Show to talk about the detriments of digitally altered photos

Rachel Rodgers, professor of Applied Psychology at Northeastern and member of WGSS Executive Committee, has been studying the detriments of digitally altered photos and their affect on our self-esteem and how we perceive our bodies. Her research findings have significant impacts for the field of gender studies. She appeared on The Today Show to discuss…
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Published On: January 28, 2019 |
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Hillary Chute Writes Book Review on Gender Norms for NYT

Hillary Chute, Distinguished Professor of English and Art + Design, and affiliated faculty member of WGSS, published a review for the New York Times in December on gender norms and comic writers. The piece, titled, “When Comics Writers Defy Gender Norms” is linked here!

Published On: January 17, 2019 |
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The Application for Visiting Scholars AY 2019-2020 is now live!

The application period for Visiting Scholars AY 2019-2020 is now open! The Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies (WGSS) program at Northeastern University hosts a group of 1-3 competitively selected scholars from the U.S. and abroad for a period of one academic year. The program is open to scholars of all disciplines and ranks who have obtained…
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Published On: January 15, 2019 |
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Moya Bailey talks Hashtags and Social Movements with News@Northeastern

WGSS Faculty Member Moya Bailey spoke with Molly Callahan for News @ Northeastern to discuss the prominence of social movement-oriented hashtags. Having coined the term “misogynoir” to describe the specific type of misogyny that black women face, Bailey explains more broadly the importance of social media and hashtags in uniting people against forms of oppression….
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Published On: January 11, 2019 |
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Kara Swanson Awarded The History of Women in Science Prize for “best article on the role of women in science”

In November, WGSS Executive Committee member and Professor of Law Kara Swanson was awarded the Margaret W. Rossiter History of Women in Science prize for best article on the role of women in science from the History of Science Society. The article was written while Dr. Swanson was a part of a joint Northeastern University and Uppsala…
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Published On: January 9, 2019 |
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New ‘Zine “Unlearn” from Intro to WGSS students

In Fall 2018, Professor Moya Bailey’s Intro to WGSS class wrote, designed, and published Unlearn, a ‘zine on issues relating to feminism and gender studies. Check it out here!

Published On: December 11, 2018 |
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Liz Bucar on contemporary Muslim women’s fashion

Liz Bucar, Associate Professor of Philosophy and Religion at Northeastern, recently published an article in The Conversation: “Three things we can learn from contemporary Muslim women’s fashion.” She discusses the diversity in various styles from Iran to Turkey to the United States, all while situating her findings in her own research. Find the article here!

Published On: November 15, 2018 |
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