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.

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Research News Summary
2023 Graduate Student Research Awards

IRWG has awarded 10 doctoral students funding to support wide-ranging dissertation projects related to women, gender, and sexuality.

silhouettes of women's faces Addressing violence against women in pre-service health training

IRWG affiliate Vijay Singh contributes to WHO Training Guide 

photo of 4 handpainted kokeshi dolls in a display case Community Celebrates "Portraits of Feminism in Japan" exhibit

Last month, artists and community members gathered to celebrate and discuss the works in the current Lane Hall exhibition, Portraits of Feminism in Japan.

J.T. Blatty, Portrait of Iryna Tsvila from the series The Volunteers, 2018, photograph. Displayed as part of the “I have a crisis for you”: Women Artists of Ukraine Respond to War Exhibit at the University of Michigan. Lane Hall exhibit on Ukraine featured in professional association magazine

The Association for Slavic, East European, and Eurasian Studies featured a story about the fall exhibit, “I have a crisis for you”: Women Artists of Ukraine Respond to War. 

graphic of a butterfly with text that says "IRWG Incubator Awards: 2023 Recipients" 2023 IRWG Incubator Awards

IRWG has awarded $15,000 to two faculty projects as part of a new incubator initiative. 

photos of Gary Harper and Lisa Harris IRWG Affiliates Honored with Thurnau Professorships

Two of the five faculty members recently named Arthur F. Thurnau Professors are also IRWG afffiliates!

Elaine Cromie, Ippe Nifee Debiru (featuring Takazato Suzuyo), 2022, digital photography and collage. Portraits of Feminism in Japan features original works by contemporary artists

A new art exhibit in the University of Michigan’s Lane Hall interrogates current and historical feminist activism in Japan