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Chicana por mi Raza: A National Collaboratory

An IRWG Collaborative Planning Grant supported the development of organizational infrastructure for Chicana por Mi Raza, a digital, central repository for public and private archives, oral histories, and research related to the development of Chicana feminist praxis during the civil rights period.

Pre-meeting Workshops on Gender and Addictions

With a Collaborative Planning Grant from IRWG, this research group planned four workshops on sex differences, gender and addiction, culminating in a graduate course offered in Fall 2013.

color photo of quilt by Fatema Begum, Bangladesh Stories of Mothers Lost Exhibit on Display in Lane Hall Gallery

Fall 2015 Lane Hall exhibit displaying handmade quilts that commemorate women who've died from pregnancy related complications

presenters at the 2014 symposium Leela Fernandes's Feminist Political Economy Initiative

Profile of the Feminist Political Economy Initiative, an IRWG faculty-led program in 2014-15.

FemTechNet logo FemTechNet: Feminist Hactivism

Profile of FemTechNet, one of IRWG's faculty-led programs.

color photograph of Julia Seng A Faculty of Our Own: Julia Seng

Profile of Julia Seng, IRWG Research Professor, whose research focuses on the effects of post-traumatic stress disorder on women’s health and childbearing outcomes. 

Global Feminisms in Russia

The Global Feminisms Project is a collaborative international oral history project that examines the history of feminist activism, women's movements, and academic women's studies in sites around the world. 

color photograph of Michelle Segar A Faculty of Our Own: Michelle Segar

Profile of Michelle Segar, Assistant Research Scientist at IRWG and Director of the Sport, Health, and Activity Research and Policy Center (SHARP).

color photo of a huge pile of debris, August 2011, Onagawa-cho, Oshika-gun, Miyagi The Great East Japan Earthquakes through Women's Lenses: Past, Present, and Future

In 2011, Mieko Yoshihama, Professor of Social Work, began a participatory action research project using a method called PhotoVoice to analyze the effects of the Great East Japan Earthquake and subsequent tsunami and nuclear crisis on women in northern Japan.

color photograph of Greta Krippner Prices and Personhood: Gender, Race, and the Social History of Risk-Based Pricing

Greta R. Krippner's research explores the persistance of gender-based pricing in insurance markets. Krippner received an IRWG Faculty Seed Grant in Winter 2014.