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Decorative image with black background and gray icons of people with a speech bubble. Text below in orange and white reads Survey Results: Fall Meetings & Events Plans for Fall Meetings & Events at IRWG

Results from spring survey of IRWG community members about preferences for fall meetings and events format.

decorative image with silhouetted figures and a pink heart. Text overlaid reads "Love Her Collective: transgender health and empowerment" Empowering the Love Her Collective: Participatory research with and for transgender women of color

Report on community survey by the Love Her Collective, led by Prof. Kristi Gamarel

image with abstract colors and text: Faculty Seed Grants 2021 Announcing 2021 Faculty Seed Grant Awards

IRWG has awarded 12 Seed Grants for faculty projects on women, gender, sexuality, and health.

book covers: Translocas and Trans and Genderqueer Subjects in Medieval Hagiography Faculty Book Publications

Congratulations to IRWG affiliate faculty Larry La Fountain-Stokes and Blake Gutt on their recent book publications! We plan to feature both in our Gender: New Works, New Questions series next year.

logo: Task Force on Women in Sports in Michigan Women in Sport Leadership: Perils, Possibilities, and Pathways

Prof. Ketra Armstrong recently published a report on women in sports leadership in Michigan, based on research findings from a survey of Michigan sports leaders.

image with drawing of party banners, with a white circle in the center. Inside the circle, text reads 2021 Graduate Student Research Fellowships: IRWG Announcing 2021 Graduate Student Research Awards

The Institute for Research on Women and Gender has awarded 12 graduate students funding to support wide-ranging feminist research projects.

Zoom screen with photo of a white woman with long hair in the upper corner. The main part of the image is a slide with the Michigan Law School logo and text: Human Trafficking Clinic, Elizabeth Campbell, Clinical Professor of Law What Real Cases Teach us about Human Trafficking

Last month, Professor Elizabeth Campbell spoke about misconceptions, research gaps, the various experiences and complex needs of survivors of trafficking, in a webinar sponsored by IRWG’s Initiative on Gender Based Violence and Sexual Harassment. 

photograph of a group of people standing and sitting on the steps of Lane Hall. Under the photo is a caption in script, that says "Feminist Research Seminar 2017" Meat! A transnational analysis

In Spring 2017, IRWG sponsored a Feminist Research Seminar, which resulted in a recently released edited collection from Duke University Press.

photo of Michelle Segar Everything Counts: Messaging about Physical Activity

Michelle Segar wrote a commentary for the International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity arguing for new messaging strategies in alignment with the WHO's 2020 guidelines on physical activity.

GenCen logo Partnership with GenCen Continues

Collaborations with Michigan State University's Center for Gender in Global Context includes conferences and workshops.