September 10, 2019
(UB Center for the Arts News)
Ph.D. Candidate, Media Study
University at Buffalo
UB Gender Institute's Dissertation Fellow, Maryam Muliaee, a feminist media scholar, will be featured in the upcoming film series: "Live Your Art."
Screening: Sunday, Sept. 15, 2019 - 12:00 p.m.
Center for the Arts, UB North Campus
Gender Institute Affiliate Christine Varnado receives Henry E. Huntington Fellowship
Christine Varnado, Assistant Professor in the Global Gender Sexuality Studies Department at UB has been awarded a fellowship at the Henry E. Huntington Library in Pasadena CA for Spring 2020. She will conduct research for her second book project, Queering Birth, Queeirng Death: The Problem of 'Life' in Literature.
Varnado will also present work in progress from Queering Birth, Queering Death at the Folger Shakespeare Library in Washington, DC on November 14-16, as one of fifteen scholars in Renaissance literary studies invited to the Folger Institute's fall symposium, "Intersecting the Sexual: Modes of Early Modern Embodiment."
“The Feminist Politics of (In)Civility”
Carrie Tirado Bramen, Ph.D.
Director of the UB Gender Institute
University of Buffalo
Thursday, Sept. 19, 2019
Fort Howard Theater
F. K. Bemis International Center
St. Norbert College
August 15, 2019
Associate Professor English
The Trans Storyline On 'Rocko's Modern Life' Is A Big Deal — And Hopefully The New Normal
August 9, 2019
Associate Professor Architecture
‘Renaturing’ a former slaughterhouse to respond to a changing climate
June 18, 2019 (UB News Center)
May 14, 2019 (Harry Ransom Center, Austin, TX)
Meredith Conti, recipient of a 2018-2019 Gender Institute Faculty Research Grant, has also received a prestigious 2019-2020 Ransom Center Fellowship for her project "Gunpowder Plots: A Cultural History of Firearms and the U.S. American Theatre"
April 26, 2019 (UB Now)
April 22, 2019 (Syndicate)
February 14, 2019 (UB NOW)
Clinical Assistant Professor
Romance Languages and Literatures
Gender Institute Faculty Research Award winner
Life Raft Debate, Participant (Feb 12)
“We cannot choose who survives; the human struggle is for all or for none."
December 20, 2018 (UB NOW)
Professor of History
Gender Institute Affiliate
Anthology inspires critical thinking about women’s sports
November 30, 2018 (WBFO)
Carrie Tirado Bramen,
Gender Institute Director, gives an interview
to celebrate the birthday of this legendary author.
How Buffalo defined Mark Twain
November 20, 2018 (Black Agenda Report)
Carrie Tirado Bramen,
Gender Institute Director, gives an
interview on her latest book, American Niceness.
October 22, 2018 (UB NOW)
Motivated in part by the #MeToo movement and inspired by Cornell philosopher Kate Manne’s instant classic “Down Girl: The Logic of Misogyny,” the UB Gender Institute is presenting a yearlong lecture series titled “On Misogyny.”
October 19, 2018 (UB NOW)
Glenna Bett, Deputy Director, Gender Institute Vice Chair for Research in Obstetrics and Gynecology, Physiology and Biophysicsa was a recent Feminist Research Alliance speaker and is co-founder of Cytocybernetics.
October 9, 2018 (UB NOW)
In the late 1960s, UB faculty member Elizabeth Lapovsky Kennedy and others founded UB’s Women’s Studies College, one of the first women’s studies programs in the nation.
August 7, 2018 (Futurity)
Many don’t see women as leaders at work
Emily Grijalva, Assistant Professor of Organization and Human Resources, recipient of 2015-16 Gender Institute Faculty Research Grant, is quoted in this article by Matthew Biddle.
July 10, 2018
(UB Graduate School of Education Tuesday Ticker)
Megan Holland, Assistant Professor in Educational Leadership and Policy, recipient of 2017-18 Gender Institute Faculty Research Grant.
June 26, 2018 (UB NOW)
Despina Stratigakos, former Deputy Director of UB’s Institute for Research and Education on Women and Gender.
May 2, 2018 (UB NOW)
Gender Institute is one of the offices that collaborate to form the Women in STEM Cooperative.
April 22, 2018 (Los Angeles Review of Books)
April 12, 2018 (AtBuffalo)
March 1, 2018 (The Spectrum)
After being folded into the Transnational Studies Department for 10 years, Global Gender and Sexuality Studies is once again a standalone program.
April 4, 2018 (UB NOW)
February 26, 2018 (UB NOW)
Michael Rembis, Associate Professor of History, Director of the Center for Disability Studies and Gender Institute Excecutive Committee member, is building links within the WNY disability community. "Rembis says it is important not only to reach out to those who are living with a disability, “but also to create awareness of who they are and what their lives are like, to help foster inclusion and equity with others who are not disabled.”
February 19, 2018
UB architects help write history of women architects
Despina Stratigakos, Associate Professor, UB School of Architecture and Planning, recently named Interim Vice Provost for Inclusive Excellence and Kelly Hayes MacAlonie, Director of capital planning for UB, both members of the Gender Institute Executive Committee.
February 5, 2018
New program to help women in STEM overcome gender discrimination
Glenna Bett, Associate Professor, Vice Chair for Research (OB/GYN) and Gender Institute Deputy Director and Liesl Folks, Dean of School of Engineering and Applied Sciences collaborate on program.
January 23, 2018 (The Time Literary Supplement)
"What cheer, though?"
Harvard historian Joyce Chaplin reviews American Niceness by Gender Institute director Carrie Bramen in latest issue of TLS
January 18, 2018 (UB NOW)
Cytocybernetics receives award to advance drug-screening technology
Glenna Bett, Associate professor, Vice Chair for Research (OB/GYN) and Gender Institute Deputy Director.
Pioneering Women in American Architecture
Over the past several years, Despina Stratigakos, Professor of Architecture and Kelly Hayes McAlonie, Director of the UB Capital Planning Group, have been involved in a major research project undertaken by the Beverly Willis Architecture Foundation, with funding from the NEA, culminating in a website and soon to be published in book form.
“Pioneering Women in American Architecture” is a collection of profiles of fifty women who have made important contributions to American architecture. All of these women were born before 1940, at a time when women struggled both to be allowed entrance into the architectural profession and to be recognized for their work. As such, the names of many of these women are not well known, even among architectural historians." Mary McLeod and Victoria Rosner, Co-directors, Columbia University.
Despina Stratigakos and Kelly Hayes McAlonie both contributed profiles for the site.
Louise Blanchard Bethune, by Kelly Hayes McAlonie
Elsa Mandelstamm Gidoni, by Despina Stratigakos
The website launched on Dec 15 and has already received accolades from several media outlets:
December 12, 2017 (The Atlantic)
It's Not That Hard To Avoid Normalizing Nazis
Despina Stratigakos, Professor, Architecture, Gender Institute Executive Committee member.
November 20, 2017 (UB NOW)
“I have, in one form or the other, dedicated myself to educational architecture.”
Kelly Hayes McAlonie, Director, Capital Planning Group, Gender Institute Executive Committee member.
October 19 - 21, 2017
"Reclaiming Our Ancestors Conference"
October 19 (WBFO)
"UB conference aims to reclaim ancestral history"
October 19 - October 21 (UB NOW)
"UB conference to focus on racial justice and public history"
October 19 - October 21 (DredScottLives.org)
"UB conference aims to reclaim ancestral history"
Gender Institute Director Carrie Bramen's new book
July 1, 2017
"Perspective: Americans have always been nice. But is it just a sham?"
September 8, 2017
(The New Yorker):
American Niceness, Our Cheery National Façade
August 18, 2017 (Spectrum News):
Monumental questions, starting with 'when' Confederate memorials were built
May 18, 2017 (EL ESPAÑOL):
"Donald Trump se asoma al 'impeachment': su semana más negra en la Casa Blanca"
May 9, 2017 (UBNow):
"Gender Institute scholarship winners making global contributions"
Stanford, this year’s scholarship winner and an English-social work double major, studied factors that affect educational resilience, health and wellness in Buffalo’s Bhutanese-Nepali community. She now will go on to teach in Malaysia with the Fulbright award.
April 7, 2017 (Spectrum News):
"Buffalo Political Experts Disagree on Trump's Motives in Syria Missile Strike"
April 5, 2017 (USA Today):
Susan Miller "Once again, horrific images in Syria stun, but little may change"
March 20, 2017 (UBNow):
"Iranian New Year celebration to welcome refugees, immigrant families"
March 14, 2017 (UB News Center):
"Iranian New Year’s celebration to welcome refugees, immigrant families"
March 17, 2017 (UBNow):
"Praxair gift allows WiSE to expand support for women in STEM"
March 14, 2017 (USA Today):
"No, equal rights for women aren’t in the Constitution. Could Rep. Speier change that?"
March 8, 2017 (The Spectrum):
"Unexpected counter protest causes tension at UB International Women’s Day rally"
Soldarity Party News
February 13, 2017 (TWC News/Spectrum News):
"Solidarity Party Celebrates Diverse Western New York Population"
February 8, 2017 (UBNow):
"Solidarity Party to honor internationals and refugees in WNY"
February 12, 2017 (wkbw.org/abc Buffalo):
"Solidarity party held to show support for WNY immigrants and refugees"
February 12, 2017 (wgrz.com):
January 26, 2017 (UBNow):
"Turnout for women’s marches means uptick in political action, UB expert predicts"
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