Beyond Health

Beyond Health Scholar Hannah Zeavin

February 17, 2021

Exploring parental fitness, presence and absence in the era of automation, Feminist Research Institute 2020-21 Beyond Health research scholar Hannah Zeavin shares new research for her upcoming book, "Mother's Little Helpers: Technology in the American Family."

Read more research related to these themes, as well as reflections on Zeavin's research in our latest edition of Reading Beyond Health.

Reading Beyond Health: Automation

February 02, 2021

The Feminist Research Institute is hosting a Collaboratory throughout the year focused on this year’s annual theme “Beyond Health.” The Collaboratory brings together our Visiting Scholars and members of the UC Davis community to engage in timely conversations organized around keywords related to the theme.

Explaining the #BeyondHealth Research Theme

January 11, 2021

Whose health matters?

How do we leverage “health” in order to create more just and equitable futures?

What are the limitations or dangers of doing so?

What is health and what does it do for our imaginations to think through that framing? How does an issue become understood as a health issue? What is at stake in defining an issue as a health issue? How does framing an issue as a health issue shape who is called to the discussion, who is left out, and who is positioned as having answers?

And finally, what would it mean to think beyond health?

Reading Beyond Health: Care

January 05, 2021

The Feminist Research Institute will host a Collaboratory throughout the year focused on this year’s annual theme “Beyond Health.” The Collaboratory brings together our Visiting Scholars and members of the UC Davis community to engage in timely conversations organized around keywords related to the theme.

Reading Beyond Health: Depathologization

November 20, 2020

The Feminist Research Institute will host a Collaboratory throughout the year focused on this year’s annual theme “Beyond Health.” The Collaboratory brings together our Visiting Scholars and members of the UC Davis community to engage in timely conversations organized around keywords related to the theme.

Call for Applications: 2020-21 Visiting Scholars Program

May 14, 2020

The UC Davis Feminist Research Institute (FRI) invites applications for its Visiting Scholars Program. FRI is a hub for exploring how gender, sexuality, race, and other social structures inform the design, execution, and interpretation of research. FRI builds deep collaboration as a mode of empowering research that moves us towards social justice and equity. The results are transdisciplinary projects that ask new questions, use new methodologies, and engage new audiences.