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Women and New Media: Representation and Inclusion

DATE: Thursday, October 17, 2019 from Noon - 1:15 p.m. LOCATION: Anderson House Presented by Maya Contreras Maya Contreras, TV Host of the Emmy award-winning "Brewed in New York" (PBS) and voting rights advocate, will lead a workshop in new media. RSVP required by 10/10 to Download Details

The Language of Theft: Voter Suppression in the United States

DATE:  Thursday, October 17, 2019 from 4:30 - 6:00 p.m. LOCATION: Data Commons: Fireside Lounge Presented by Maya Contreras In her lecture, Maya Contreras will examine the policies that weaken and threaten our democracy through voter disenfranchisement, gerrymandering, and voter suppression. She will suggest strategies to create fair electoral maps, close voting gaps, and enfranchise voters across […]

Breastfeeding Disparities and Women’s Resilience: A Cross-Cultural Comparison

DATE: Monday, October 7, 2019 from 4:00 - 5:30 p.m. LOCATION:  Dana Commons: Fireside Lounge Dr. Lindiwe Sibeko is an Assistant Professor of Nutrition in the School of Public Health at UMass Amherst. Her research focuses on optimizing health outcomes among women and children vulnerable to health inequities in both local and international settings. Dr. Sibeko has […]

Women Candidates and Women Voters in 2018

DATE:  Tuesday, October 1, 2019 at 4:00 p.m. LOCATION: Higgins University Center: Grace Conference Room Presented by Anna Greenberg, Ph.D. View Details

Women’s and Gender Studies Drop In Session

DATE:  Tuesday, October 1, 2019 from 1:00 - 2:00 p.m. LOCATION: Jefferson Academic Center, Room 400 Professor Goldberg will review options for creative/exciting concentrations within WGS, honors in WGS, and upcoming events. Time will also be spent on brainstorming programming ideas, discussion, and questions from potential or current majors. RSVP by September 26th to View Details

Talking Books/etc

DATE: Wednesday, May 1, 2019. 3:00 p.m. LOCATION: Dana Commons: Fireside Lounge Conversations by faculty and students about their new publications. Download Flyer for Details  

Challenges Facing Women in STEM: Recognizing and Managing Bias and Identity Threat

DATE: Wednesday, April 3, 2019. 3:00 p.m. - 4:15 p.m. LOCATION: University Center: Grace Conference Room The stereotype of most science, technology, engineering, and math fields is that "STEM is for men." Additionally, men are over-represented at almost every level of STEM participation, both inside and outside of academia. Together, this gender imbalance in scientific […]