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Catgegory: Research Updates

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 …

November 13, 2015

Advancing Justice for Women and Girls of Color

During a White House summit on Friday, the Collaborative to Advance Equity through Research will announce $18 million in commitments over the next five years to support, extend, and initiate research about women and girls of color. To understand the meaning of this announcement, it is worth understanding the context. President Obama had been in office less …

October 30, 2015

Jaira Harrington Presents at Vanderbilt University

On October 23, 2015, postdoctoral fellow Jaira J. Harrington presented at Vanderbilt University Program in African American & Diaspora Studies’ Works-in-Progress Series. She was welcomed by Department Chair Dr. Tracy Sharpley-Whiting and the faculty to present the talk, “Political Engagement and Black Women’s Leadership in Brazilian Domestic Worker’s Unions.” Learn more about Jaira Harrington’s research

October 21, 2015

Call for Papers: The Politics of Health in the U.S. South

The Politics of Health in the U.S. South March 17-18, Vanderbilt University, Nashville TN Sponsored by the Vanderbilt Trans-Institutional Programs (TIPs) initiative, the Vanderbilt Center for Medicine, Health, and Society, and the Anna Julia Cooper Center at Wake Forest University We invite 250-word abstracts for individual or group presentations, posters, or artistic and literary expressions …

October 8, 2015

New Publication by Postdoctoral Fellow Jaira Harrington

AJC Postdoctoral Fellow in Politics and International Affairs Jaira Harrington has a new publication in the Latin American and Caribbean Ethnic Studies Journal.

April 17, 2015

Undergraduate fellows present at conference

On April 16, 2015 five AJC Center undergraduate research fellows presented their research at the 2015 Gender, Health, and South conference.

April 3, 2015

Crooked Room: Stories from New Orleans

The Institute of Women and Ethnic Studies has released “Crooked Room: Stories From New Orleans.” In 2012, as part of IWES’ community based human recovery efforts, IWES conducted Wisdom Circles with fifty five African-American women of varying age and backgrounds. The circles explored how stereotypes, shame, and racism shape their current sense of self-efficacy and agency. …

April 11, 2013

Sister Citizen now available in paperback

Sister Citizen instead explores how African American women understand themselves as citizens and what they expect from political organizing.