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Sociology receives an Athena Swan Silver Award

The Department of Sociology received a Silver Athena SWAN Award from Advance HE in recognition of its intersectional efforts to advance gender equality. The submission for this award can be viewed here.

Sociology receives an "Excellence in Gender Equality Award"

The Department of Sociology Athena Swan Self-Assessment Team (SAT), led by Professor Nickie Charles and Dr Maria do Mar Pereira, has received the inaugural "Excellence in Gender Equality Award", given by the University to recognise individuals and teams doing outstanding work to promote gender equality at Warwick. More information on the award can be found here.

Feminist and Women's Studies Association Book Prize 2018 awarded to Dr Maria do Mar Pereira

We’re delighted to announce that Dr Maria do Mar Pereira has been awarded the Feminist and Women’s Studies Association Book Prize 2018 for her latest book Power, Knowledge and Feminist Scholarship: an Ethnography of Academia.

To find out more about the prize, and the judges’ comments on the book, click here:

Tue 11 Dec 2018, 14:46 | Tags: Women and Gender Staff good news

Black Feminism, Womanism and the Politics of Women of Colour - event roundup

Over the past few months, Professor Akwugo Emejulu has worked on a range of events focused on Black Feminism, intersectionality, and higher education.

Conference: Black Feminism, Womanism and the Politics of Women of Colour - Amsterdam

On 7th October 2017 in Amsterdam, Prof. Emejulu co-organised the 2nd Annual Black Feminism, Womanism and the Politics of Women of Colour in Europe conference. This event attracted 159 women of colour artists, activists, practitioners and scholars from across Europe and North America.


Keynote: Intersectionality: A Challenge to the Academy - Equality Challenge Unit

Prof. Emejulu was invited to give a keynote talk, 'Intersectionality: A Challenge to the Academy', to the Equality Challenge Unit's annual conference on 7th November 2017 in Birmingham. Watch her talk on YouTube.

Panel: Black Feminism and Post-Cyber Feminism - Institute of Contemporary Arts

On 18th November 2017 at the Institute for Contemporary Arts in London, Prof. Emejulu co-organised and chaired the event, Black Feminism and Post-Cyber Feminism as part of the Post-Cyber Feminist International season at the ICA. Listen to the panel discussion on the ICA website.


Keynote lecture: Towards a Fugitive Feminism - Gender Research Centre Annual Lecture

On 29th November at the University of Bristol, Prof. Emejulu gave the Gender Research Centre Annual Lecture, 'Towards a Fugitive Feminism?'.

Sociology student Molly Inglis in the headlines in Brazil!

Molly has made the headlines as far as Brazil for her undergraduate thesis on Beyonce:

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Fri 05 May 2017, 17:16 | Tags: Homepage social sciences Undergraduate Women and Gender

CoventryCAN...GO GREEN - March 6-12 2017

CoventryCAN is a Climate Action Network of individuals, groups, organisations, schools, universities, businesses, councillors and students who want to actively do something about climate change through linking together. No matter how 'small' or 'big' the actions taken. JOIN US!

Watch the video of the launch of "Genes and the Bioimaginary" by Prof. Deborah L. Steinberg

On June 14th 2016, CSWG organised a launch event for the book Genes and the Bioimaginary: Science, Spectacle, Culture, written by our very own Prof. Deborah L. Steinberg. The event featured talks by Deborah, and also by Prof. Elizabeth Ettorre and Prof. Stuart Murray.

A video of the full event is now available here.

Festival of Social Sciences (6-16 May)

The ten day festival starts tomorrow! View the complete programme here.

The festival will shine the light on social sciences by providing a variety of events for students, staff members and the wider public.

Here is a snapshot of just a few of the sessions which will take place:

  • 12 May, 11.00-13.00: Dr Cath Lambert's 'Centre for Study of Women and Gender: Archive in the making' - R1.13, Ramphal
  • 12, 13, 14 May, 19.15: Perfomance: 'Coney's Early Days (of a Better Nation) - Arts Centre. Booking required - book for this event here

So, join us and explore social matters throughout the years, whilst celebrating Warwick's 50th anniversary.

Come along to the CSWG Workshop and Performance - "Occupy Your Body" on the 21st November

Friday, November 21st, Milburn House (G55)

This workshop will be led by Amy Godfrey and Louisa Harvey. It will contain a lively mix of discussion and creative activism, and create a space in which we can exchange, be entertained, and formulate ideas for change, in a world where too often other people make our bodies their business.

Occupy your body

Fri 07 Nov 2014, 11:09 | Tags: Homepage social sciences Women and Gender

PAIS Film Club Special: Miss Representation. Film screening & discussion with Dr Maria do Mar Pereira

Tuesday, 28th October from 4pm - 7pm in the Arts Centre Cinema

A documentary that explores the under-representation of women in positions of power and influence in America, and challenges the media's limited portrayal of what it means to be a powerful woman.



Mon 27 Oct 2014, 16:44 | Tags: Homepage social sciences Women and Gender

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