News and Press Releases Archive
|Faculty Spotlight: Feminist Scholarship in China||
While on sabbatical last year, Professor Wang Zheng (Research Scientist, IRWG) spent 10 months in China, conducting research, planning and attending academic conferences, and pursuing feminist scholarship and knowledge.
|From U.S. Women’s History to the History of Chinese Feminism -- How Feminism has Transformed the World||
The Chinese news outlet, The Paper, recently published an interview with IRWG Research Scientist Wang Zheng about her longtime work on feminism in the US and China.
|Timely Interventions Help Spot Signs of Teen Dating Violence||
A recent study led by IRWG Research Assistant Professor Quyen Ngo, found that one session of a behavioral intervention held in the emergency department can reduce underage drinking, dating violence perpetration, and depression symptoms in teens.
|Academic institutions can do more to change culture to prevent sexual harassment||
Three University of Michigan professors on committee that released new national report
|Identifying Gaps, Building Bridges: Fostering Critical Exchange Between Socio-Legal and Science & Technology Studies||
IRWG director Anna Kirkland is a co-organizer of a two day workshop to bring together scholars from sociolegal studies (SLS) and science and technology studies (STS) at Drexel University.
|A Portrait of Protest||
In his feature article,“Making Protest Great Again,” published in the Winter 2018 issue of Contexts, the American Sociological Society’s quarterly magazine, Heaney shares research findings from his study of Trump-era political protests and rallies.
|Sexual Harassment in the Academy - A Fall 2018 Panel Discussion Series||
Save the dates for Sexual Harassment in the Academy: A Panel Discussion Series, featuring conversations and reflections on a report by the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine.
|IRWG Hosts Directors of North American Gender Research Institutes||
With support from the U-M Office of Research, IRWG hosted 23 representatives from 19 gender research institutes across the U.S. and Canada, for a day-long conference in April.
|Lane Hall Exhibit featured in PULP Blog||
The Ann Arbor District Library's blog of arts & culture featured an interview with artists Lisa Olson and Marianetta Porter.
|Congratulations to Scott De Orio!||
IRWG Research Affiliate receives Postdoctoral Fellowship at Northwestern