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Marya Mtshali Published in Vox

June 3, 2020

WGS professor Marya Mtshali's article, How medical bias against black people is shaping Covid-19 treatment and care was published in Vox on June 2, 2020. "[T]he damaging implicit and explicit biases present in our medical system do not suddenly vanish because we are in the middle of a pandemic. In fact, the pandemic has made them impossible to ignore" writes Mtshali.

Mtshali's course, WOMGEN 1274 Gender, Race, and Poverty...

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Two WGS Seniors Win Hoopes Prizes

May 15, 2020

WGS graduating seniors Constance Bourguignon ('20) and Jordan Villegas ('20) have won 2020 Thomas Temple Hoopes Prizes, for their theses “No Way to Speak of Myself”: Lived and Literary Resistance to Gender in French and “La Pocha, Sin Raíces (Spoiled Fruit, Without Roots): A Genealogy of Tejana Borderland Imaginaries," respectively.

In addition to recognizing students' "excellence in...

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Announcing a NEW Fall 2020 Seminar on Transgender Rights and the Law

May 13, 2020
This Fall 2020 semester, WGS professor Kendra Albert will be offering a new seminar WOMGEN 1310 Transgender Rights and the Law: Assumptions and Critiques.
 
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How does American law treat transgender, genderfluid, nonbinary, agender, and gender‐nonconforming people? What assumptions about gender operate in legal doctrines, and how do these...
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