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2019 Community of Scholars fellows on the steps of Lane Hall Graduate Student Spotlight: 2019 IRWG/Rackham Community of Scholars

Three gradaute students discuss their research projects and their experiences in the summer Community of Scholars seminar.

blue square with yellow and white text reading" 2019/2020 LGQRI Speaker Series" LGQRI Announces Speaker Series

The Lesbian-Gay-Queer Research Initiative (LGQRI) is proud to announce their 2019/2020 speaker series!

yellow square with there photographs inside. photos picture Christian Sandvig, Irina Aristarkhova, and Stephanie Rosen IRWG Mcubed Research Incentive awarded to Mcubed 3.0 cube "The Future of Ethics, Society, and Computing"

The first IRWG-Mcubed Research Incentive was recently awarded to cube, "The Future of Ethics, Society, and Computing," an equal collaboration between three investigators: Prof. Irina Aristarkhova (Art & Design), Dr. Stephanie Rosen (Libraries), and Prof. Christian Sandvig (Information). 

new research collaborations New Research Collaborations: Building Scholarly Community to Address Big Questions

Under Anna Kirkland’s directorship, IRWG is growing as a networking hub for research collaborations that seek to tackle big societal issues related to gender.

photo collage of IRWG visitors and post-docs (13 people) IRWG welcomes visiting scholars, post-docs, and affiliates to Lane Hall

IRWG is delighted to host a number of new people in Lane Hall this academic year, from research affiliates to postdoctoral fellows and visiting scholars.

photo of Jocelyn Stitt Research Development Updates: A Note from Jocelyn Fenton Stitt, Fall 2019

Our annual newsletter, Genderscapes is a great time to share some of the successes we have had supporting faculty with funding for their research. 

photo of Anna Kirkland A Word from IRWG Director, Anna Kirkland, Fall 2019

Happiness research tells us that meaningful relationships and meaningful work make us happy.

blue square with IRWG and Mcubed logos IRWG Mcubed Research Incentive

The Institute for Research on Women announces an incentive competition for funded Mcubed collaborations

young woman at a protest holding a hand-written poster that reads "Intersectional Feminism Matters" New study shows shows that the Women's March promotes support for intersectional activism

Michael Heaney's study, "Intersectionality at the Grassroots" was recently published in the journal Politics, Groups, and Identities

photo of Prof. Wang Zheng at a lectern. the screen behind her shows pictures of Chinese feminist activists Transnational Feminist Summer Institute

The “Transnational Feminist Histories” project hosted a nine-day feminist summer institute, organized by Professor Wang Zheng. Participants included young feminist students and scholars who have been working on the history of international socialist feminism.