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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.
Women on the Money: Women's History, the Harriet Tubman $20, and Economic Justice
Women's History Month virtual panel featuring: Karen V. Hill, director of the Harriet Tubman Home; Barbara Howard, co-founder of the Women on the $20 Campaign; Kate Clifford Larson, Tubman biographer; and Karsonye Wise Whitehead, NWSA President and Historian. When: Monday, March 29, 2021 Time: 3:00PM EST Open to the Public via ZOOM To Register: https://albany.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_FMP1-wJbQH-V8h_ANeLsvA
Beyond Women's Leadership: Liberian Lessons on Crisis, Peace, and Feminist Organizing
The Women's, Gender and Sexuality Studies Department presents Nobel Laureate and Liberian peace activist, Leymah Gbowee in a virtual lecture: "Beyond Women's Leadership: Liberian Lessons on Crisis, Peace, and Feminist Organizing" March 8th, 3:00 p.m. To Register for this Zoom event, go to: https://albany.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_HAbcaqOKSVazp9Wwto5jWg
Professor pens article on historic election of Kamala Harris
Janell Hobson, chair of Women's, Gender & Sexuality Studies, published an article in Ms. Magazine about what it means to have women in the highest offices in the country.
Writers Institute Interviews WGSS Affiliated Professor Kyra Gaunt
Paul Grondahl of the Writers Institute interviews UAlbany professor and ethnomusicologist Kyra Gaunt, whose recent article "The Magic of Black Girls’ Play: Game-songs created and passed down by Black girls are full of sophistication, power and cultural meaning" generated considerable buzz as an Editors Pick in the New York Times.