Gender Institute

Expressions of Interest: Sara Ahmed Masterclass 2019

Professor Sara Ahmed
5 December 2019 - 10:00am

In December 2019, the ANU will welcome Professor Sara Ahmed on a short visit sponsored by the Humanities Research Centre.

Call for Papers: Queer Displacements - Sexuality, Migration & Exile

1 September 2019 - 5:00pm

Questions of sexuality and refugee or migration status remain on the margins of queer and refugee movements, policy and support services.

Gender and history node discussion group - 11th session

Gender Institute History node
15 July 2019 - 12:30pm

At this meeting we are privileged to have Dr Sinead McEneaney as our guest speaker. She will be seeking feedback on work she is preparing titled ‘“Not picketing in front of bra factories...”: revolutionary women and alternatives to the “second wave”’.

Book launch: Research Handbook on Feminist Engagement with International Law

Professor Dianne Otto; Associate Professor Susan Harris Rimmer; Kate Ogg
4 July 2019 - 12:30pm

In the Research Handbook on Feminist Engagement with International Law, a network of scholars and practitioners from a diverse group of countries contemplate the future of feminist engagement with international law.

Master Class: Feminism’s Transgender Troubles

Associate Professor Yannick Thiem
3 July 2019 - 10:00am

Just as same-sex marriage is becoming increasingly legalized and accepted in more and more societies, transgender people’s bodies have been emerging as the new frontier of the gender wars not only in public discourse, but also in feminist theory.

Do Faculty Diversity Initiatives Work? Evidence from 600 Schools

Professor Frank Dobbin
26 June 2019 - 4:30pm

U.S. colleges and universities have experimented with dozens of different programs to promote faculty diversity, including anti-bias training, taskforces, mentoring programs, work-life programs, and anti-harassment initiatives.

Excellence and Gender Equality: Critical Perspectives on Gender and Knowledge in the Humanities and Social Sciences

Professor Michèle Lamont; Professor Frank Dobbin; Professor Alison Wylie; Dr Claire Donovan; Associate Professor Yannik Thiem
26 June 2019 - 8:00am

This conference explores the intersection of gender equality and academic evaluation of excellence, with a specific focus on the Humanities and Social Science (HASS) disciplines.

Gender and history node discussion group - 10th session

Gender Institute History node
21 June 2019 - 12:30pm

At this meeting we will continue our consideration of ‘queer’ history/historiography with a reading – Barry Reay, ‘Writing the Modern Histories of Homosexual England’, The Historical Journal 52 (1), 2009 – that discusses histories of desire that resist present-day sexual assumptions.

The Oocyte Economy: in conversation with Prof Catherine Waldby

Professor Catherine Waldby
6 June 2019 - 5:00pm

In The Oocyte Economy Catherine Waldby draws on 130 interviews---with scientists, clinicians, and women who have either donated or frozen their oocytes or received those of another woman---to trace how the history of human oocytes' perceived value intersects with the biological and social life of women.

SDSC International Security Women Scholars and their Scholarship

Professor Joan Beaumont; Professor Evelyn Goh; Dr Aurore Chow; Dr Amy King; Dr Meighen McCrae; Dr Joanne Wallis
29 May 2019 - 5:00pm

Join us at this end-of-semester academic career reception to unpack and explore assumptions and challenges surrounding gender in international security scholarship and this academic career path.


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