2019 Domna Stanton Lecture: Zakiya Luna
The Department of Women’s and Gender Studies presents the annual Domna Stanton Lecture: How Reproductive Justice Will Save Abortion Rights, given by Zakiya Luna.
Zakiya Luna is Assistant Professor of Sociology at University of California, Santa Barbara courtesy appointment in Feminist Studies) and a faculty affiliate of the Center on Reproductive Rights and Justice at Berkeley Law, which she helped co-found. She earned her Master’s of Social Work, and a PhD in Sociology and Women’s Studies from University of Michigan. Her research is in the areas of social change, law, health and inequality. Specifically, she is interested in& social movements, human rights and reproduction with an emphasis on the effects of intersecting inequalities within and across these sites.
This research was funded by multiple sources including the National Science Foundation. Her work has been published in Annual Review of Law and Social Science, Mobilization, Gender and Society, Research in Social Movements, Conflict and Change and Societies without Borders: Social Science and Human Rights among others. She was a UC President’s Postdoctoral Fellow and Woodrow Wilson Career Enhancement Fellow. She is co-creator and co-editor of the University of California Press book series, Reproductive Justice: A New Vision for the 21st Century. She was a CoreAlign Generative Fellow (Blaze Cohort) and member of the Humane Resources Innovation Lab where her team examined how the reproductive justice movement organizations could be accountable to cultivating practices that recognize a person's whole self, in and beyond the workplaces, to help people thrive while sustaining the movement
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Domna Stanton Lecture Series.
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Angela Stent, professor of government and foreign service at Georgetown University, discusses her new book, in which she explores the ambitions, successes, and challenges of Putin’s Russia on the global stage.Event Date:Wednesday, October 23, 2019 - 8:00pm
Sep 24, 4:15 PMWomen Filmmakers at Wellesley: The Role of the Producer
Independent film producer Linda Reisman discusses the role of film producers and the work involved in film making, from the development of a script to the film’s distribution. Reception with refreshements to follow.Event Date:Tuesday, September 24, 2019 - 4:15pm
Nov 14, 4:30 PMRobin Sparkman ’91: Listening Is an Act of Love: Lessons from StoryCorps
StoryCorps CEO Robin Sparkman ’91 discusses the power of storytelling to create empathy and bridge divides and how StoryCorps brings people together to have the most meaningful conversations of their lives.Event Date:Thursday, November 14, 2019 - 4:30pm
Nov 12, 4:30–5:30 PM