News and Press Releases Archive
|An Archive of Difference: Syrian Women, the Peddling Economy and US Social Welfare, 1880–1935||
Professor Charlotte Karem Albrecht is Assistant Professor of American Culture and Assistant Professor of Women's Studies in LSA. Her latest work considers the racialisation of early Syrian American communities through an intersectional lens.
|Zika and abortion: will the virus prompt Latin America to rethink abortion and birth control?||
Alexandra Minna Stern, professor of American culture, women's studies, history, and obstetrics and gynecology, and co-director of IRWG's faculty program in Reproductive Justice wrote an article for The Conversation, which was later picked up by Newsweek, raising the question of whether the Zika virus will prompt Latin America to rethink abortion and birth control.
|New Research Grant from IRWG and SHARP Announced||
Now accepting proposals for the Joan Schafer Research Faculty Award in Sport, Fitness, and Disability, which supports projects investigating how living with a physical challenge influences access to and participation in sport and physical activity.
|Announcing 2016 Graduate Student Research Awards||
The Institute for Research on Women and Gender has awarded 23 graduate students funding to support wide-ranging projects related to women, gender, and sexuality.
|Announcing 2016 Faculty Seed Grant Awards||
Six faculty members receive funding to develop projects on women, gender, and sexuality.
|When California Sterilized 20,000 of Its Citizens||
Alexandra Minna Stern, co-director of IRWG's Reproductive Justice program published a new edition of her book Eugenic Nation: Faults and Frontiers of Better Breeding in America in December.
|Translating Feminist Scholarship for Curriculum Transformation in China||
Professor Wang Zheng will conduct a translation project for the purpose of providing updated feminist scholarship for the on‐going curriculum transformation in higher education in China.
|Lane Hall Exhibition Showcases Feminist Activism in China||
Winter 2016 Lane Hall photography exhibition highlighting the powerful, ground-breaking performance art and actions of China’s Young Feminist Activists.
|Trauma Informed Care in the Perinatal Period||
Julia Seng (IRWG, Nursing, Ob/Gyn, and Women's Studies) is the lead author of a book, titled Trauma Informed Care in the Perinatal Period, recently published by Dunedin Academic Press.
|ADHD meds may be a prescription for bullying||
IRWG researchers Quyen Epstein-Ngo and Carol Boyd published a study reporting that teens who take medications like Ritalin to treat attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder are twice as likely to be physically or emotionally bullied by peers than those who don't have ADHD.