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Feminism and the Biological Sciences: New Directions

September 25 @ 12:30 pm - 4:00 pm

Feminism and the Biological Sciences: New Directions

image of molecular structure with text reading "Feminism and the Biological Sciences: New Directions, Monday, September 25, 2017"
Speakers:
– Kristen Springer, Associate Professor of Sociology, Rutgers University
– Stacey A. Ritz, Associate Professor, Department of Pathology & Molecular Medicine, McMaster University
– Sarah Richardson, Professor of the History of Science and of Studies of Women, Gender, and Sexuality, Harvard University

Feminist scholars have called for engagements with the biological sciences, but what would this look like? And, can biological research so easily incorporate feminist strategies? This symposium explores the intersections of feminist and biological and biomedical research, focusing on sex and gender within neuroscience, epigenetics, immunology, and epidemiology.

Details

Date:
September 25
Time:
12:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Event Category:
Website:
https://events.umich.edu/event/42081

Venue

Rackham Graduate School / Assembly Hall
Ann Arbor, MI 48104 United States