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Catgegory: Research Updates

September 14, 2016

Dr. Sherri Williams publishes commentary on #SayHerName in Feminist Media Studies

“#SayHerName does what mainstream media should do for black transgender and cisgender women victims of state violence: document the brutality they experience and show that their lives matter.”

September 6, 2016

Postdoctoral Fellow Jaira Harrington to Give Lecture on September 26

On September 26, 2016 at 4:30 PM, Anna Julia Cooper Center Postdoctoral Fellow in Political Science Dr. Jaira Harrington will deliver the public lecture “Served and Protected: Brazilian Black Women and State Violence.” Her lecture will be held in DeTamble Auditorium in Tribble Hall. The lecture is a part of the Wake Forest University Women’s, Gender, …

March 18, 2016

Postdoctoral Fellow Dr. Jaira Harrington Publishes New Book Chapter in Volume on Race and Knowledge Production

Anna Julia Cooper Center Postdoctoral Fellow in Politics & International Affairs Jaira Harrington has published a book chapter in the edited volume Race and the Politics of Knowledge Production: Diaspora and Black Transnational Scholarship in the USA and Brazil. Harrington’s chapter is entitled “Guess Who’s Coming to Research? Reflections on Race, Class, Gender, and Power …

February 9, 2016

CFP: Advancing Justice for Women and Girls of Color Conference

The Anna Julia Cooper Center at Wake Forest University invites proposals for a national conference focused on the lives of women and girls of color.

January 26, 2016

Research Fellows Sarah Rudasill & Suvra Mostafa to present at National Conference on Undergraduate Research

AJC Center Research Fellows Sarah Rudasill and Suvra Mostafa were accepted to present at the 30th anniversary National Conference on Undergraduate Research.

January 20, 2016

Research Intern Chizoba Ukairo Wins ‘Building the Dream’ award

Anna Julia Cooper Center Research Intern and junior psychology major Chizoba Ukairo was name one of Wake Forest University’s 2016 Martin Luther King “Building the Dream” award winners.

November 30, 2015

Undergraduate Research Fellow Jaiza Wesley presents at conference

On November 14, Bennett College junior and AJC Center Research Fellow Jaiza Wesley gave an oral presentation of her research proposal and experimental design at the State of North Carolina Undergraduate Research and Creativity Symposium at High Point University. Jaiza’s presentation was titled “Does the Gender/Sexual Orientation of the Perpetrator and the Type of Retaliation …

November 17, 2015

New Book Chapter by Postdoctoral Fellow Dr. Jaira Harrington

Anna Julia Cooper Center Postdoctoral Fellow in Politics & International Affairs Jaira Harrington has published a co-authored book chapter in the edited volume Towards a Global History of Domestic and Caregiving Workers. Harrington’s chapter is entitled “Ties that Bind: Localizing the Occupational Motivations that Drive Non-Union Affiliated Domestic Workers in Salvador, Brazil.” The chapter is …

November 13, 2015

$18 Million Pledged to Advance Equity Through Research on Women and Girls of Color

Wake Forest University is among a group of two dozen colleges, universities and public interest organizations that today collectively announced $18 million in commitments to support and improve academic research about women and girls of color. The announcement came this morning during a daylong summit on Advancing Equity for Women and Girls of Color co-hosted …