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Sexpectations available online! A zine by Intro to WGSS students

Dr. Moya Bailey’s Spring 2018 class of Intro to Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies students created a zine that’s now available online! Check out the culmination of their work, Sexpectations, here.  

Published On: April 23, 2018 |
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Megan Goodwin quoted in VOX

WGSS Visiting Scholar Megan Goodwin is quoted at length in piece by Tara Burton for VOX, titled “The Waco tragedy, explained 25 years later: the siege of David Koresh’s Branch Davidians challenges our definition of ‘cult.’” Click here to read her thoughts on the consequences of the term.

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Sarah Jackson on #MeToo

Professor and Executive Committee member Sarah Jackson speaks about #MeToo in an interview with Vox. Click here to read about her thoughts on the relationship between supporting the movement, and having concerns about the potential ill effects it may bring.

Published On: April 20, 2018 |
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TIME.com features an interview with WGSS Professor Moya Bailey 

TIME.com published an interview with WGSS Professor Moya Bailey and Dr. Ayana A.H. Jamieson. Check out their discussion on sci-fi genius Octavia Butler and the lasting impact of her work here.

Published On: April 19, 2018 |
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Two WGSS affiliated faculty receive prestigious Guggenheim Fellowships

WGSS Executive Committee member Professor Jessica Silbey and WGSS affiliated faculty Professor Theo Davis were chosen out of 173 scholars, artists, and scientists to be awarded fellowships from the Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation. Read about their past and current work, and the history of the Guggenheim Fellowship in News@Northeastern.

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Introducing WGSS Wednesdays! Featuring Students and Work from WGSS Courses

WGSS is launching a student spotlight, celebrating the creative and excellent scholarly work of our WGSS students. Keep an eye out for a new feature the second Wednesday of each month. Check out our first spotlight here! Contact wgss@northeastern.edu if you’re interested in being a part of the series.

Published On: April 9, 2018 |
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WGSS Professor Moya Bailey on Queer Eye

Dr. Moya Bailey discusses straight men and Netflix’s renewal of Queer Eye in News@Northeastern.  Check out the interview here.

Published On: March 29, 2018 |
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WGSS members among faculty fellows selected for 6th annual Northeastern University Humanities Center Resident Fellowship Program

Please join us in congratulating the Northeastern University faculty fellows selected for the sixth annual Northeastern University Humanities Center Resident Fellowship Program! The 8 faculty members include WGSS faculty member Moya Bailey, WGSS Executive Committee member Laura Frader, and WGSS affiliated faculty Linda Blum and Beth Britt. The group will be convened by WGSS affiliated faculty Sari Altschuler….
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Published On: March 15, 2018 |
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“How Muslim Women Use Fashion To Exert Political Influence,” an article by Associate Professor Liz Bucar

Associate Professor of Philosophy and Religion, Liz Bucar published an article in The Atlantic after travelling through Iran, Indonesia, and Turkey to study Muslim women’s fashions. Read about her observations of political expression through hijab fashions here.    

Published On: February 7, 2018 |
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Releasing our Spring 2018 Newsletter

Our Spring 2018 Newsletter is available here. Find out what’s going on in the WGSS Department, and what events to look out for this semester!

Published On: January 29, 2018 |
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