News and Press Releases Archive

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What is Queer Dance?

Faculty Seed Grant recipient, Clara Croft, investigates "queer dance" through live performance, a book, and website.

black and white photo of a Mayan woman in Guatemala. She faces the camera holding a bouquet of flowers. Mountains, clouds and water are in the background. Upcoming Exhibitions in Lane Hall Gallery

Fall 2018 Lane Hall Gallery exhibition features photographs by Fran Antmann, taken in Guatemala over a period from 2006 to 2017, that evoke the life and culture of the indigenous communities that live along the shores of Lake Atitlán.

Photo of Faculty Seed Grant recipient, Shobita Parthasarathy Science and Technology: Understanding the Logics behind Grassroots Innovation in India

Faculty Seed Grant recipient, Shobita Parthasarathy, gathers preliminary research for her project on science and technology innovation in India.

Black and white photo of a group of people in 1907, posed in front of large house and front porch with a Michigan banner. 147 Years of the “Dangerous Experiment”

Bicentennial course and corresponding public events explore women's and LGBTQ history at U-M.

headshot of Sarah Fenstermaker A Word from Outgoing IRWG Director, Sarah Fenstermaker

"As I reflect on my time at IRWG I am moved to recall the wonderful work the IRWG staff and I have accomplished together in a short time. . ."

Photo of grant recipient, Charnan Williams, PhD Candidate in History Graduate Student Spotlight: Charnan Williams, PhD Candidate in History

Boyd/Williams Dissertation Grant Recipient, Charnan Williams explores California archives for her research on race, labor and gender

color photo of Anna Kirkland Announcing New Director

As the Institute for Research on Women and Gender enters our 23rd year, we are delighted to announce our new director, Professor Anna Kirkland.

illustration of a globe IRWG Awards Faculty Grants for Research on Women & Global Health

Announcing the 2017 Sisters Fund for Global Health grant recipients

photograph of a lit cigarette on a black background IRWG Faculty Receive NIH Grant to Study Tobacco Use, Discrimination, and Health in the LGBT Population

Sean Esteban McCabe (primary investigator), Carol Boyd, and Philip Veliz (co-investigators), were awarded funding from the National Institutes of Health for their project titled, “Health, Stress, and Tobacco Use Disparities among Sexual Minority Populations.” 

Health, Stress, and Tobacco Use Disparities among Sexual Minority Populations

Three-year NIH-funded study to enhance the understanding of tobacco/nicotine use among sexual minorities in the U.S.