Changing 'man made language': Sexist language and feminist linguistic activism in Australia

Language became a significant concern for the international feminist movement through the 1970s. Efforts were made to investigate the gendered nature of language, campaigns were waged to change popular understandings of sexism in language and,...

24 June 2020

Patrick White's The Twyborn Affair: A Recognition of the Overlapping Space between Oppositions

White's central concern in The Twyborn Affair is the sexually ambivalent person's struggle for identity; in other words, a recognition of the overlapping space between the masculine and the feminine.

24 June 2020

Research Fellow/Senior Research Fellow/Associate Professor, Gender and Women’s History

The Australian Catholic University in Melbourne is seeking further researchers (senior, mid and early career) of outstanding achievement with expertise in gender and women's history to join its recently established research Centre within ACU’s...

24 June 2020

Call for Papers: 'This changes everything?'! Australia and the post-pandemic world

Covid-19 has upended daily life with nations struggling to stop the spread of this deadly virus. The closure of factories, offices, cafes, schools, theatres, sportsgrounds and stores has thrown millions out of work and economies into a tailspin. With...

24 June 2020

2019 ANU Gender Institute grants awarded

The following grants have been awarded by the Gender Institute in 2019.

24 June 2020

COVID19 Australian Universities Policy Responses

The outcome of this project will be a set of recommendations for universities on how to take account of and be responsive to gender and the differential impacts of COVID 19 on different groups of people working in the tertiary education sector

16 June 2020

From alarm bells to background noise? The role of gender in risk mapping, analysis and response in the Asia Pacific region

The diversity of the Asia Pacific region amplifies the challenges of addressing climate-related risks in a historically “crisis-prone” region

16 June 2020

How the Personal Became Political

How the Personal became Political brings together new research on the feminist and sexual revolutions of the 1970s in Australia.

16 June 2020

The Youth InterACT Scholarships

The Youth InterACT Scholarships provide funding of up to $500 for individual young people aged 12 to 25 who wish to attend an activity of a learning capacity, sporting, conferences, personal or career development through participation in various...

9 June 2020

Student Carers in Higher Education - Call for abstracts

Student Carers in Higher Education: Navigating, resisting and redefining academic cultures

9 June 2020


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