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 …
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 …
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
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 …
AJC Postdoctoral Fellow in Politics and International Affairs Jaira Harrington has a new publication in the Latin American and Caribbean Ethnic Studies Journal.
On April 16, 2015 five AJC Center undergraduate research fellows presented their research at the 2015 Gender, Health, and South conference.
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. …