Institute for Women's Studies

Coley Lecture, Geography colloquium April 21

Posted 10 months 1 week ago
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A Friday afternoon at UGA the richness of the campus intellectual environment will be on display in two separate lectures. First at 12:30 pm in the Griffith Auditorium of the Georgia Museum of Art, the 23rd annual Andrea Carson Coley Lecture:

The lecture, "Unsettling Citizenship: Sexuality, Race and the History of Naturalization in the U.S.," will follow a reception honoring the Coley family at 11:30 a.m. The lecture and reception are open free to the public. 

[The speaker is Siobhan B. Somerville, associate professor of English and gender and women's studies at the...

Sixth Women and Girls in Georgia Conference

Posted 2 years 4 months ago
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Friday and Saturday October 9-10, the Sixth Women and Girls in Georgia conference will be held in the Miller Learning Center:

The theme of this year's conference is sustainability. Presentation topics throughout the conference will explore the intersections of social, economic and environmental challenges as they relate to women and girls in the state, including environmental justice, local food, food insecurity, climate change, environmental health, recycling and conserving on college campuses and protecting Georgia's honeybee population.

The Women and Girls in Georgia...

Women in campus leadership

Posted 2 years 6 months ago
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The percentage of women holding leadership positions in UGA's administration has remained flat for more than a decade, even as the proportion of female faculty has grown steadily. This is reflective of national trends in higher education and in the private sector, and UGA is taking several steps to increase the representation of women in leadership roles:

In spring 2015, UGA President Jere W. Morehead and Provost Pamela Whitten launched the Women's Leadership Initiative. Whitten charged a 10-member planning committee with assessing what barriers were preventing the...

Johnson-Bailey receives Roosevelt Award

Posted 2 years 10 months ago

Congratulations to Juanita Johnson-Bailey, director of the Institute for Women's Studies, who has been named the 2015 recipient of the Eleanor Roosevelt Fund Award, an honor given by the American Association of University Women for outstanding contributions to equality and education for women and girls:

Established in 1989, the Eleanor Roosevelt Fund Award is given for a broad range of activities including classroom teaching, educational and research contributions, and legal and legislative work in equity for women and girls.


Johnson-Bailey is a Meigs Professor in...

Global Education Forum

Posted 2 years 10 months ago

The Global Education Forum invited lecture - Women in Science and Medicine: Challenges, Achievements and the Way Forward - is today at 11 am in Master's Hall at the Georgia Center. The lecture will be delivered by Henrietta Ukwu:

M.D., FACP, FRAPS, Physician and Senior Vice President, Global Regulatory Affairs, Otsuka Pharmaceutical (OPDC). Ukwu's talk, “Regulatory Science in Pharmaceutical Medicine: Need and Impact on Global Societies,” is open to the public.

This event is sponsored by the department of kinesiology, College of Education, the College of Pharmacy, the African...