Gender Institute

Save the Date: Gender Institute Celebration

Gender Institute
18 October 2019 - 10:30am
To mark the 8th year the Gender Institute has been active in fostering research, teaching and engagement on gender issues, both at ANU and beyond, please join us for morning tea on Oct 18th. 

Breastfeeding, Work and Women's Health Event

Tony Foley, Pro Vice-Chancellor, University Experience; Associate Professor Lisa Amir; Associate Professor Susan Jordan; Professor Gabrielle Bammer; Professor Catherine Waldby; Megan Fox, Regional Representative; Honorary Associate Professor Julie Smith
2 September 2019 - 12:15pm

This event celebrates Women’s Health Week and ANU’s commitment to supporting women’s health and wellbeing.

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
23 August 2019 - 12:30pm

Our recent interest in queer histories and the new BBC One drama Gentleman Jack has sparked the choice of reading for our next meeting: Danielle Orr’s article ‘“i tell myself to myself”: homosexual agency in the journals of anne lister (1791-1840)’, Women’s Writing 11, 2 (2004): 201-222.

Motherhood Under the Microscope: Perspectives from the Social Sciences

Professor Fiona Woollard, University of Southampton; Dr Ellen Clarke, The University of Leeds
14 August 2019 - 2:00pm

What makes a good mother? What makes a mother at all? Where does motherhood come from? The nature of motherhood has perhaps never been more controversial or debated as it is today.

Engendering the Anthropocene in Oceania: Fatalism, Resilience, Resistance

Professor Margaret Jolly
14 August 2019 - 9:30am

Who are ‘we’ in the Anthropocene, how do notions of our shared humanity contend with the cascading global inequalities of place, race, class and gender?

The Hon. Michael Kirby: Queer-ying Global Challenges & Triumphs

The Hon Michael Kirby AC CMG
9 August 2019 - 5:00pm

There may not be anyone more experienced and active in the global field of gender and sexuality. Over his long and multifarious career, Justice Kirby has been celebrated as an international jurist, educator and former Supreme and High Court judge

Expressions of Interest: Sara Ahmed Masterclass 2019

Professor Sara Ahmed
31 July 2019 - 10:00am

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

Making it in the Academic Jungle: Publishing Strategies

Emerita Professor Lorraine Elliott; Professor Toni Erskine; Professor Evelyn Goh
31 July 2019 - 9:30am

In this seminar, three prominent women scholars at the Coral Bell School of Asia Pacific Studies address one of the most significant demands of a scholar’s career: academic publishing.

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”’.


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