Gender Institute

Frankenstein: Two hundred years of monsters

ANU School of Literature, Languages and Linguistics, The Humanities Research Centre, The National Film and Sound Archive
12 September 2018 - 10:00am

A conference in celebration of Mary Shelley’s novel and its monstrous progeny in literature, film and popular culture.

Gendered labour roles and rewards in science

Associate Professor Cassidy R. Sugimoto
27 August 2018 - 1:00pm

Despite progress, gender disparities in science persist. Women remain underrepresented in the scientific workforce and under rewarded for their contributions.

The cultural life of cheese: Gender, labour & microbes in US craft production

Professor Heather Paxson, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
24 August 2018 - 9:30am

How do changing understandings of microbes and their relationship to people inform the regulation of both food products and peoples’ bodies?

Is ANU Family Friendly?

ANU Family Friendly Community, PARSA
20 August 2018 - 12:00pm

Is ANU family friendly? Join us for a discussion about ANU’s family friendly policies, and share your thoughts, challenges and hopes for making the university a more family-friendly environment.

Gender and history node discussion group - 4th session

Gender Institute History node
17 August 2018 - 12:30pm

At the next discussion of the Gender and History group, Frank Bongiorno will present for discussion his paper ‘New Light on The Forgotten People: Women and Girls Write to Prime Minister Menzies’.

Women and work in premodern Europe: Experiences, relationships and cultural representation, c. 1100–1800

Merridee Bailey, Tania Colwell, Julie Hotchin
10 August 2018 - 4:00pm

Please join Merridee Bailey, Tania Colwell and Julie Hotchin for the launch of their book "Women and Work in Premodern Europe: Experiences, Relationships and Cultural Representation, c. 1100–1800 (Routledge, 2018)"

Why fathers’ care matters: Enabling gender equity in care and work

Professor Lyndall Strazdins, A/Professor Richard Fletcher, Dr Jenny Baxter, Emma Walsh, Professor Jan Nicholson
9 August 2018 - 9:00am

Fathers’ participation in caring for young children provides life-long opportunities for fathers, their partners and children. However, there continue to be entrenched social and structural barriers to fathers’ equal participation in care (e.g.

Analysing the nightmare: Reflections on rape culture in South Africa

Professor Deirdre Byrne, University of South Africa
3 August 2018 - 9:00am

Deirdre Byrne will comment on the efficacy of some interventions against rape in South Africa, such as the 2016 #EndRapeCulture campaign on two university campuses and the Sexual Violence Task Team Report on rape and sexual violence.

Early career transitions in STEM employment: Processes shaping retention and satisfaction

Professor Sharon Sassler, Dept of Policy Analysis & Management Cornell University, U.S.A.
3 July 2018 - 6:00pm
The need for STEM workers in the United States (and elsewhere) is expected to grow at or above the national growth rate over the next decade (U.S. Department of Commerce, 2012).

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