Announcements

 
 
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THINKING GENDER 2019 PRoposals DUE NOvember 4, 2018

The UCLA Center for the Study of Women invites submissions of paper, poster, and roundtable proposals for our 29th Annual Thinking Gender Graduate Student Research Conference. This year’s conference theme, Feminists Confronting the Carceral State, will focus on the gendered regimes of captivity, state violence, and incarceration, emphasizing feminist, queer, trans, abolitionist, and intersectional interventions. We invite proposal submissions for Paper, Poster, and Roundtable Presentations.


Two-Year Postdoctoral Fellowship Application is Open

The Center for the Study of Racism, Social Justice & Health invites applications for a two-year postdoctoral fellowship to start immediately. Fellows will conduct research on the health effects of racism and other social inequalities. The implications for African Americans, other persons of African descent, and people living in California are of particular concern.


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Ethnicity & Disease Special Issue on critical race theory and public health

The Center for the Study of Racism, Social Justice, & Health is pleased to announce the release of its first major project: Special issue of the journal Ethnicity and Disease focused on how public health researchers can address racism. The journal supplement includes a collection of papers based on critical race theory, a concept developed more than three decades ago by legal scholars that illuminates the subtle ways racism matters in any situation.


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Social Science & Medicine Special Issue on the role of Racism in Health Disparities 

Social Science & Medicine recently published a special issue dedicated to understanding the role of racism in health disparities. With an interdisciplinary approach, the special issue addresses immigration policy, gun violence,  workplace racism, segregation , prison healthcare, the concept of whiteness, and other pertinent racism-related predictors. 


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American Journal of Law & Medicine Special Issue on Critical Race Theory

This American Journal of Law & Medicine special issue explores how Critical Race Theory can transform the study of health inequalities across the health sciences.