Gender Institute News

LEGACIES OF SUFFRAGE:

Women's Activism Then and Now Symposium

Image of Suffrage Protest and flyer for film, Knock down the House.

Videos from March 2020 Symposium can be found here: 
http://www.buffalo.edu/genderin/media/video.html

Recent News

Jo Freudenheim,  Professor and Chair, Department of Epidemiology and Environmental Health and Gender Institute Affiliate, was recently awarded the title of SUNY Distiguished Professor
In addition, Professor Freudenheim published an invited review on alcohol and breast cancer. It was published in Alcohol Research Current Reviews, which is a peer-reviewed journal of the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA) of the NIH.
The reveiw can be found by clicking here.

Melinda Lemke, Assistant Professor, Program Advisor for Equity Minor in the Department of Education Leadership and Policy and Gender Institute Affiliate, has published six articles over the past year.

Lemke, M. & Nickerson, A. (2020). Educating refugee and hurricane displaced youth in troubled times: Countering the politics of fear through culturally responsive and trauma-informed schooling. Children’s Geographies. (Advanced online publication). doi: 10.1080/14733285.2020.1740650

Murshid, N. S., Lemke, M., Hussain, A., & Siddiqui, S. (2020). Combating gender-based violence: Perspectives from Social Work, Education, Interdisciplinary Studies, and Medical Anthropology. In P. K. Ram & K. Smith (Eds). Transforming global health: Interdisciplinary challenges, perspectives, and strategies (pp. 83-96). Cham, Switzerland: Springer.

Shubin, S. & Lemke, M. (2020). Introduction to children displaced across borders: Charting new directions for research from interdisciplinary perspectives. Children’s Geographies, (Online first). doi: 10.1080/14733285.2020.1781061

Vahapoğlu, L. & Lemke, M. (2020). The emplacement of the displaced in U.S. classrooms: Rethinking policy to reframe practice. Global Health Equity Research in Translation, 8, In E. Frimpong Boamah, K. Kordas, & S. Raja (Eds). Buffalo, NY: University at Buffalo, SUNY, Community of Excellence in Global Health Equity.

Lemke, M. (2019). Educators as the “front line” of human trafficking prevention: An analysis of state-level educational policy. Leadership and Policy in Schools, 18(3), 284-304. doi:10.1080/15700763.2017.1398337

Lemke, M. (2019). The politics of ‘giving student victims a voice’: A feminist analysis of state trafficking policy implementation. American Journal of Sexuality Education, 14(1), 74-108. doi:10.1080/15546128.2018.1524805

Elizabeth Otto, Associate Professor of the Department of Modern & Contemporary Art History and Gender Institute Affiliate, has published four books in the last year.
Otto was the single author of Haunted Bauhaus: Occult Spirituality, Gender Fluidity, Queer Identities, and Radical Politics, MIT Press (2019).
Bauhaus Women: A Global Perspective, Bloomsbury (2019) was coauthored.
 4 “Bauhausmädels”:  Gertrud Arndt, Marianne Brandt, Margarete Heymann, Margaretha Reichardt, Sandstein (2019) was edited and accompanied Otto's co-curated exhibition in Germany.
Bauhaus Bodies: Gender, Sexuality, and Body Culture in Modernism’s Legendary Art School
, Bloomsbury (2019) was also edited.
The previous year, Otto published, Art and Resistance in Germany, co-edited with Deborah Ascher Barnstone.
In addition, Otto has published several articles, with the latest coming out in October in one of the top journals in the fiield.

Theresa McCarthy, Professor of Transnational Studies and Gender Institute Affiliate won a Andrew W. Mellon Foundation grant to support the development of a new Indigenous Studies Department.

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