News at IRWG

From substance abuse and dating aggression among young people, to digital literacy and global health, IRWG researchers contribute to public understanding and policies related to women, gender and sexuality.

Learn more by reading some of the latest headlines in gender research.

 

 

Research News Summary
poster image with title of workshop and a photograph of a stack of books Identifying Gaps, Building Bridges: Fostering Critical Exchange Between Socio-Legal and Science & Technology Studies

IRWG director Anna Kirkland is a co-organizer of a two day workshop to bring together scholars from sociolegal studies (SLS) and science and technology studies (STS) at Drexel University.

black and white photo from the March for Science, 2017 A Portrait of Protest

In his feature article,“Making Protest Great Again,” published in the Winter 2018 issue of Contexts, the American Sociological Society’s quarterly magazine, Heaney shares research findings from his study of Trump-era political protests and rallies.

square image with graph paper in background. white circle overlaid, with text "Sexual Harassment in Academic Stem Fields, 2018 Panel Discussion Series" Sexual Harassment in Academic STEM Fields - A Fall 2018 Panel Discussion Series

Save the dates for Sexual Harassment in Academic STEM Fields: A Panel Discussion Series, featuring conversations and reflections on a report by the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine.

photo of conference with small groups of people at round tables in conversation IRWG Hosts Directors of North American Gender Research Institutes

With support from the U-M Office of Research, IRWG hosted 23 representatives from 19 gender research institutes across the U.S. and Canada, for a day-long conference in April.

image of a magnifying glass over an antique photo Lane Hall Exhibit featured in PULP Blog

 The Ann Arbor District Library's blog of arts & culture featured an interview with artists Lisa Olson and Marianetta Porter.

color photo of Scott De Orio Congratulations to Scott De Orio!

IRWG Research Affiliate receives Postdoctoral Fellowship at Northwestern

blue square with white text reading "2018 IRWG Graduate Student Fellowships" Graduate Student Fellowships Awarded

Announcing the 2018 Graduate Student fellowship recipients

photo of exhibit wall with title in vinyl letters reading "Labors of Love and Loss: Marianetta Porter + Lisa Olson." A series of 4 framed photos in a grid pattern is to the right of the title Labors of Love and Loss - About the Exhibit

 Artists' statements and information about Labors of Love and Loss, a mixed media exhibit by Marianetta Porter and Lisa Olson, on display in Lane Hall Gallery through July.

panelists seated behind table TRANS HEALTH ACTIVISM IN DETROIT: MOVING FORWARD TOGETHER

As part of the 2018 MLK symposium, IRWG presented a panel discussion about trans health activism in Detroit, on January 26 in the Michigan League. The purpose was to explore the important work of transgender and gender nonconforming communities and their allies to build safety, opportunity, and access to health and wellness services for all.

book cover with photo of women protesting, title of the book appears IRWG Symposium Generates New Feminist Scholarship on Inequality and the Neoliberal State

Newly published book edited by Leela Fernandes explores feminist perspectives on the varied and often contradictory nature of state practices, structures, and ideologies

illustration of a seedling in various stages of growth. text reads "IRWG faculty seed grants, 2018" Faculty Seed Grant Awards Announced

Announcing the 2018 Faculty Seed Grant recipients for projects on women, gender, and sexuality

yellow post-it note held to a piece of string by a blue binder clip. The post-it note reads "Top 5 ways Jocelyn helps faculty with grants" Research Support Services

Jocelyn Fenton Stitt, Program Director for Faculty Research Development, helps U-M faculty advance their research by finding extramural funding sources an