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Asking Different Questions Working Group Invites New Participants

October 09, 2019

Are you interested in integrating a commitment to justice into your research? Join FRI for Asking Different Questions (ADQ). This project takes on the challenge of changing research cultures to create more equitable and accurate knowledge. We are doing this by creating and pilot testing discussion-based curriculum designed to train graduate students in how to locate their research questions within larger societal context, identify historical bias, and address questions of those traditionally under-served.

HATCH Spring 2019 Event Calendar

April 18, 2019

APRIL 12 I Precarious Reproduct ion Roundtable
APRIL 22 I Confessions of the Fox: JORDY ROSENBERG
APRIL 25 I Interspecies lntersectionalities: HARLAN WEAVER
MAY 9 I Stone Men: ANDREW ROSS
MAY 16 I Queer Directions: GRETA LAFLEUR & DANA SEITLER
MAY 29 I So Sick: SINI ANDERSON
MAY 30 I Trans of Color Temporalities: JACOB LAU

Times and Locations TBA. 

Contact:  ucd.hatch@gmail.com

Asking Different Questions: Interdisciplinary Approaches to Science

March 19, 2019
Announcing a new FRI Working Group Asking Different Questions: Interdisciplinary Approaches to Science

We are excited to announce the official launch of the working group for "Asking Different Questions: Interdisciplinary Approaches to Science.” Asking Different Questions is what we will be calling the work conducted under the NSF IGE award: Pathways to Inclusion in STEM (Co-PIs Sara Giordano, Sarah McCullough, and Kalindi Vora). This working group will m

Hiring Announcement: Anna Ward, Ph.D.

February 26, 2019

The Feminist Research Institute is thrilled to announce that Anna Ward, PhD has joined our team as our new Grants and Program Manager. In her new position, Ward will manage our internal grant programs as well as identify and facilitate external funding opportunities for feminist researchers on campus. The breadth and depth of her insights into feminist knowledge production will enable FRI to continue to expand our support of the UC Davis research community and champion ideas that are intersectional, inclusive, transformational, and justice-oriented.

Media Justice Courses offered by FRI affiliates

December 12, 2018

Two exciting courses will be offered in Winter quarter 2019 teaching students about the uses of media to further social justice. Asian & Arab American Media Justice will be taught by Scott Tsuchitani and Beshara Kehdi. Both are graduate students in Cultural Studies, and Tsuchitani also works for the Feminist Research Institute. Podcasting for Social Justice will be taught by FRI Associate Director Sarah McCullough.  Both of these courses challenge students to explore the potential of media-making as a site of community building and social change.

FRI is hiring!

December 11, 2018
The Feminist Research Institute at UC Davis is seeking a Communications Manager to amplify the reach and impact of feminist research. The Communications Manager will be responsible for designing and implementing an strategic communications plan that grows FRI's relationships with allied individuals and organizations within UC Davis and beyond.

FRI Receives NSF Grant for Innovating Cultural Inclusivity in Graduate STEM Training

November 08, 2018

The Feminist Research Institute (FRI) and Gender, Sexuality and Women’s Studies (GSW) department received the National Science Foundation Innovations in Graduate Education (IGE) grant.  The IGE award will provide graduate students with training to locate their research questions within a larger societal context. This will include how to recognize and address issues of historical bias and cultural complexity.

Serena Williams’ Catsuit and #BlackMommaMagic

September 24, 2018

In “Serena Williams’ Catsuit and #BlackMommaMagic: Speaking Back Through Fashion,” published today in Dismantle, Sarah Rebolloso McCullough brings a feminist sports studies lens to recent controversies surrounding Serena Williams’ tennis attire, and situates them in a historical context that dates back centuries.