Have you heard of the Gerber/Hart Library and Archives here in Rogers Park? Gerber/Hart has a collection of LGBTQ+ cultural and historical items and works to preserve these artifacts. They recently started a podcast to discuss the insides of their work and elaborate on the stories of the items they find. MORE
Dr. Minwoo Jung recently published an article with an empirical analysis on the marriage equality movement in Taiwan. This article finds a relationship between LGBT rights and national aspirations for sovereignty in response to the rising tension between Taiwan and China.
Associate faculty member Dr. Minwoo Jung is an assistant professor for the Sociology department with specialties in a variety of fields including, Gender and Sexuality, Social Movements, and Globalization and Transnational Processes. In his research, Dr. Jung focuses on the experiences of marginalized groups in relation to the effect of global and regional politics on their political, economic, and social life. He utilizes his two years spent in Taiwan, Singapore, and South Korea conducting ethnographic research to formulate his book project utilizing in-depth interviews from LGBT activists and community organizers.
Reach out to Dr. Jung for a PDF version of the article at firstname.lastname@example.org.MORE
The course follows a lecture and discussion format, including in-class exercises and small group work, and is structured around two thematic areas: Unit 1: bodies, gender, and sexuality Unit 2: theories and social movements.MORE
Our affiliate faculty member Dr. Abha Rai recently produced an article on the help-seeking behaviors of South Asian women in domestic violence. This article is a literature overview of the current empirical studies and looks to examine these behaviors in relation to socio-cultural factors.
Dr. Abha Rai is an Assistant Professor for the School of Social Work and Associate Director, Center for Immigrant and Refugee Accompaniment (CIRA) here at Loyola. She spent over ten years working with community-based organizations, mainly in rural and urban India, and has continued this work in Chicago for the last few years. Through this work, Dr. Rai now takes a community-centered approach in her research. Dr. Rai is passionate about immigrant and refugee well-being issues, with a focus on domestic violence. She also serves on the City of Chicago’s Gender-Based Violence Strategic Plan Research Advisory Group to help shape what Chicago needs to support survivors. Click more to read her article!
Dr. Shweta Singh was invited by the Consulate General of India Chicago along with other artists and community change agents as part of the #Choosetochallenges online initiative to share their thoughts on Defining 'Empowerment'. WATCH VIDEO
In 1930 Danish artist Einar Wegener underwent a series of surgeries to become Lili Elvenes (more commonly known as Lili Elbe). Her life story, Fra Mand til Kvinde (Man into Woman), published in Copenhagen in 1931, is the first full-length narrative of a subject who undergoes a surgical change in sex.
This digital archive will provide searchable versions of all four editions (Danish, German, British and American) as well as the German typescript and the first English language translation of the Danish edition.MORE
Read this article from Ms. Magazine to learn about the importance of poll workers and why you should become one this election cycle. Follow the links at the bottom of the article for instructions on how to apply!
The WLA is dedicating 19 days to commemorating the 100th anniversary of the enactment of the 19th Amendment. August 26-October 29, 2020, follow us on Facebook as we highlight a collection of events & resources.LEARN MORE