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WGSS Professor, Chair Janell Hobson a featured writer at 4th Annual Albany Book Festival, Sept. 25
The Department of Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Professor and Chair Janell Hobson will be a featured writer at the 4th Annual Albany Book Festival, on Saturday, September 25 at the University at Albany. She will be discussing her forthcoming book When God Lost Her Tongue: Historical Consciousness and the Black Feminist Imagination.
Institute for History and Public Engagement selects Janell Hobson as its Community Fellow for 2021-22
UAlbany's Institute for History and Public Engagement has selected Janell Hobson, professor and chair of Women’s, Gender and Sexuality Studies, as its Community Fellow for the 2021-22 academic year. Hobson's project for the fellowship, the fifth to be awarded by the Institute, is titled “The Harriet Tubman Bicentennial Series with Ms. Magazine.”
LGBTQ Rights in Southeast Asia Slow to Improve
Professor Meredith Weiss's article in the Melbourne Asia Review finds that despite some improvement, members of the LGBTQ community across Southeast Asia continue to suffer from harsh laws and punishments.
WGSS Chair Janell Hobson Interviews Author Julie Suk
Dr. Janell Hobson, professor and chair of the Department of Women's, Gender and Sexuality Studies, interviewed author Julie Suk for the Rebuilding the Republic series at the NYS Writers Institute. Julie Suk is the author of We the Women: The Unstoppable Mothers of the Equal Rights Amendment, the epic story of the 100-year-long battle to secure Constitutional equality for women in America. Watch the interview...
WGSS celebrates its 50th-anniversary celebration with a Black History Month Virtual Series
This Spring 2021 semester marks the 50th anniversary of the Department of Women's, Gender and Sexuality Studies at the University at Albany. To mark this milestone year, the WGSS department featured a virtual series highlighting different subjects that our interdisciplinary field has and continues to tackle. Below are video recordings from the series' Zoom webinar events.