MSU NSF-ADVANCE: Seminar on Gender Equity

MSU NSF-ADVANCE: Seminar on Gender Equity
Date and time
3:45 PM - 4:45 PM, March 02, 2020

Utilizing an Intersectional Approach in Gender Equity Studies of Academic Professions: Strengths and Challenges

Dr. Abby Templer Rodrigues - Department of Sociology and Anthropology, MSU

Intersectionality is a frame, or a lens, through which the interaction of multiple form of inequality become visible. This talk will provide an introduction to the concept of intersectionality, focused on why this approach is key for understanding and addressing gender inequality in the academy. The talk will end with a discussion of some of the challenges of utilizing an intersectional approach in gender equity studies of academic professions and offers suggestions for addressing them.

Sponsored by: College of Natural and Applied Sciences and the Office of Diversity and Inclusion

All faculty, students and staff are invited to attend.

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Open to current students, faculty, future students, staff