NSF-ADVANCE Events

Seminar on Gender Equity

Speaker: Dr. Abby Templer Rodriguez, Department of Sociology and Anthropology, MSU

Date/Time: March 2nd, 2020, 3:45 - 4:45 PM

Location: Cheek Hall 301

Topic: Intersectionality is a frame, or a lens, through which the interaction of multiple forms 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 inequity 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 & Office of Diversity and Inclusion

Audience: All faculty, students, and staff are invited

Flyer: Seminar on Gender Equity

Presentation slides: NSF ADVANCE presentation