Exciting news! WGSS Visiting Professor Dr. Lyn Tjon Soei Len will be interviewing Dr. Kimberlé Crenshaw next Tuesday, June 11th, 9am – 11am EST at the University of Amsterdam! Tune in then for the livestream to learn more about Dr. Crenshaw’s work with intersectionality and its importance for feminist activism, legal thought, and inclusion and equity.
For more information on the event, visit the University of Amsterdam Law School’s website.
Starting in October 2020, Ohio will require flyers using driver’s licenses as identification to get a new compliant driver’s license. Dr. Wendy Smooth discusses with Cleveland.com why getting the license may prove more difficult for married women and trans people. Read the article on Cleveland.com.
Dr. Wendy Smooth, Associate Professor in WGSS, has recently accepted the position of Associate Dean for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion! Her new role involves coordinating, promoting, and advising on diversity and and inclusion initiatives across the College of Arts and Sciences. Working alongside college leadership, administrative staff, and academic departments and schools, she will represent the Arts and Sciences at university-wide meetings related to diversity and inclusion.
During the three-year appointment, Dr. Smooth will maintain her position in the WGSS department and will teach the class Black Women: Representations, Politics, and Power (WGSST 4402) this autumn.
Congratulations Dr. Smooth!
Dr. Treva Lindsey recently wrote an article for POPSUGAR on the rise of hate crimes and violence against black women in the past year.
Read the article on their website.