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News and Announcements
Abortion and Democracy Book Launch Event, October 18
WGSS core faculty Barbara Sutton and her co-editor and visiting scholar Nayla Luz Vacarezza will give a presentation and book signing for their timely edited collection Abortion and Democracy: Contentious Body Politics in Argentina, Chile, and Uruguay (Routledge, 2021). The event takes place Monday, October 18, 12pm in LC 19 (Uptown Campus).
Women’s March in Albany
The Planned Parenthood rally, organized by WGSS alumna Brittni Gulotty, Public Affairs and Volunteer Coordinator of Upper Hudson Planned Parenthood, joined nationwide protests championing reproductive rights, with a huge turnout on Saturday, October 2, at the West Capitol Park in Albany, including WGSS faculty, students, and alumni.
‘State of Grace’ Returns to Campus to Celebrate Women in Tech
The three-day conference, which is organized by CEHC Vice Dean Jennifer Goodall, celebrates women in science, technology, engineering, the arts and mathematics.
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.”