Check out Wagadu: A Journal of Transnational Women & Gender Studies‘ recent publication titled “Special Issue: Racialization. Spectacle. Liberation v.22.” Edited by graduate student Chriss Sneed, this special issue also includes a book review titled “Review of Melancholia Africana by Nathalie Etoke, Lanham” by graduate student Kristen Kirksey.
Kristen Kirksey: A Social History of Racial Disparities in Breastfeeding in the United States
Check out graduate student Kristen Kirksey’s article, “A Social History of Racial Disparities in Breastfeeding in the United States,” which discusses differences in breastfeeding rates in White women and Black women as well as racial disparities and the impact of public policy and social movements. Excerpt from abstract: “I found that the persistent racial disparities […]
Kristen Kirksey: Wood/Raith Gender Identity Living Trust Fellowship
Congratulations to Kristen Kirksey, recipient of the 2021 Wood/Raith Gender Indentity Summer Fellowship! The Wood/Raith Living Trust is named for Audrey Wood (UCONN class of ‘47) and Edeltraut Raith. Both Wood and Raith earned their Masters in Library Science from the University of Southern California and spent their careers as librarians with the San Francisco […]