The Gender Institute promotes innovative research and teaching while also cultivating a vibrant sense of tradition through our signature programs. For more information about each program, click the accompanying photo. 

Feminist Research Alliance

"Brain Injury Behind Closed Doors: Prevalence, Risk Factors, and Consequences"

Ghazala T. Saleem, Assistant Professor, Department of Rehabilitation Science, University at Buffalo

September 28, 2023
12:00 - 1:00pm (EDT)
via Zoom

Signature Lecture Series

"Leslie Feinberg, Firebrand Books, and the 'Place of Place' in LGBTQ History"

Jeffry Iovannone, preservation planner with the Landmark Society of Western New York

October 12, 2023
3:30 - 5:00pm (EDT)
The Screening Room, Center for the Arts & via Zoom

Signature Lecture Series

"Loving For the Next Generation"— A dramatic reading and exploration of Cherríe Moraga’s influential poetry and prose from Loving in the War Years and Other Writings 1978-1999

Internationally recognized poet, essayist, playwright, and Professor of English at the University of California, Santa Barbara, where with her artistic partner, Celia Herrera Rodriguez, she has instituted Las Maestras Center: Xicana[x] Indigenous Thought, Art, & Social Praxis.

October 19, 2023
4:00 - 5:30pm (EDT)
509 O'Brian Hall & via Zoom

Feminist Research Alliance

“Toronto’s legacy of feminist planning: gender, safety, and housing”

Kate Nelischer, Assistant Professor, Department of Urban and Regional Planning, University at Buffalo

October 26, 2023
12:00 - 1:00pm (EDT)
via Zoom

New Books, New Feminist Directions

Feminist Cash Mob: Black Rock Books

Corrie Stone-Johnson, Associate Professor, Educational Leadership and Policy, University at Buffalo and owner of Black Rock Books

November 14, 2023
5:00 - 7:00pm (EST)
43 Hamilton Street, Buffalo