Women’s History Month

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March is Women’s History Month and International Women’s Day takes place on Tuesday 8 March with the theme Break The Bias.

Initial events confirmed and open to staff include two supported by genderED, the cross-University hub for gender and sexualities studies from an interdisciplinary perspective.

Disrupting Coloniality in the Classroom? Decolonisation, Feminism and Critical Pedagogies is a roundtable discussion taking place on 8 March at 4pm. Hosted on Teams, it will reflect on the possibilities feminist, de-colonial and postcolonial perspectives offer, how teaching practice can contribute to decolonising knowledge and the challenges and pitfalls of decolonising the curriculum in universities with colonial histories and institutional whiteness.

The roundtable has been organised in collaboration with Critique, the Centre for Ethics and Critical Thought, and the RACE.ED cross-university network, which showcases excellence in teaching, research and knowledge, exchange, and impact in race and decolonial studies.

Disrupting Coloniality in the Classroom: further information and registration.

In addition, genderED and the Institute for Advanced Studies in the Humanities (IASH) are celebrating the launch of Dangerous Women: Fifty reflections on women, power and identity.

Published by Unbound, the book showcases fifty wide-ranging perspectives on our social and political structures, our everyday lives, our attitudes, and our identities. It questions what it means for a woman to be dangerous and who, or what, she presents a danger to.

The launch will feature editor Jo Shaw, and contributors including Mab Jones, Sujana Crawford, Laura Waddell, Glynis Ridley, and Rachel McCrum. It takes place online on 8 March at 5.30pm.

Dangerous Women: further information and registration.