Home » News

News

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…
Read more »

Published On: January 16, 2020 |
Facebook Twitter Google Print Friendly and PDF

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 |
Facebook Twitter Google Print Friendly and PDF

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 |
Facebook Twitter Google Print Friendly and PDF

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 |
Facebook Twitter Google Print Friendly and PDF

#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,…
Read more »

Published On: December 19, 2019 |
Facebook Twitter Google Print Friendly and PDF

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…
Read more »

Published On: October 22, 2019 |
Facebook Twitter Google Print Friendly and PDF

#NWSA2019: Protest, Justice, and Transnational Organizing

For many generations, feminist, queer, trans, economic, disability and racial justice warriors have been at the forefront of movements for social change through organizing, mobilizing, protesting, boycotting, agitating, sustaining, guiding, collectivizing, re/producing, and challenging issues within society. At this year’s National Women’s Studies Association conference, members from around the world will come together to focus…
Read more »

Published On: October 9, 2019 |
Facebook Twitter Google Print Friendly and PDF

Professor Rachel Rodgers discusses “The Surprising Reason that ‘Real Body’ Marketing Campaigns work”

Professor of Applied Psychology, Rachel Rodgers, who is currently on an interdisciplinary research sabbatical with WGSS, was recently featured in an article released by the Northeastern News talking about her research behind the impacts of ‘Real Body’ marketing campaigns. Rodgers studies the way that mass media influences body image and mental health, inspiring her to…
Read more »

Published On: September 13, 2019 |
Facebook Twitter Google Print Friendly and PDF

The Fall 2019 WGSS Newsletter

With the new school year just beginning, the WGSS program has released another edition of its bi-annual newsletter. The newsletter contains a recap of important program events from last spring, insight on upcoming opportunities, and information on new members of the WGSS team for the 2019/2020 school year. To access the newsletter, click here!

Published On: September 6, 2019 |
Facebook Twitter Google Print Friendly and PDF

WGSS Executive Committee Member Amy Farrell Discusses Human Trafficking

In an article released on August 16th, WGSS Executive committee member Amy Farrell discusses human trafficking and how “state and regional law enforcement records likely reflect less than 10 percent of trafficking victims.” This conclusion was arrived upon when Farrell and her colleagues noticed glaring issues with crime reporting, most notably the fact that local…
Read more »

Published On: August 19, 2019 |
Facebook Twitter Google Print Friendly and PDF