As part of a “Take Your Daughter to Work Day” celebration, 17 emerging leaders from the Village School gathered at the Center for Global Health to listen to Director of Engaged Scholarship, Jaronda Miller-Bryant, discuss all of the opportunities and services the Women’s Center offers.
Co-sponsored by: Office of Diversity & Equity, English Department, Women, Gender & Sexuality Department, Power, Violence, and Inequality Collective
Is masculinity at a tipping point? Society seems to be moving towards a more socially progress norm. But sexual assault, harassment, stalking, gun violence, hazing, and bullying are all far too common.
Reception to follow.
We all know what it means to call someone out. Are you ready to call them IN?
Calling IN challenges us to address people with compassion and a spirit of inclusion even - or especially - in the crucial moments when their behavior is problematic.
In a world where Facebook has recorded so much of my family’s year, I treasure this time of year as an opportunity to really reflect on its highlights and find a theme running throughout them. When we look back and narrate a passage of time, we reshape our memories, effectively writing history. Just as I find it meaningful to write old school holiday letters for my family’s Christmas cards, telling the story of the past months also helps us better approach the work that lies ahead at the Women’s Center.
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My Little Brother in MLP has taught me so much - from drone design to the troubles middle schoolers face today.
I believe the most effective way to combat gender-based violence is through education and changing views surrounding gender roles and the normalization of violence.
Editor’s note: Our colleagues at the Sexual Assault Resource Agency are among the most important of our partners in the Charlottesville community. Staff and students from the Women’s Center recently attended the annual award event at which SARA recognizes leaders in confronting sexual violence in our community. Lisa Speidel, Assistant Professor of Women, Gender and Sexuality at UVA and a SARA board member, delivered these remarks and was generous enough to allow us to share them with you here.
Lulu Miller is a current VFH residential Fellow, a co-founder of the podcast Invisibilia and an independent author. She will present her research for an upcoming book in a talk titled "Why Fish Don't Exist: The Danger of Categorization, from Ichthyology to Eugenics."