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Reading Feminism Book Club Meeting: July

Our July book is 'Making space: Women and the man made environment' by the feminist architecture collective Matrix. Join us to talk about feminist collectives, the politics of public and domestic space, urban design, architecture, city planning, the ways that these practices shape and are shaped by gender, sexuality, disability, race, and class. Bring along any records of your thoughts and ideas so that we can share and think about collective making in the context of our own group! When: Wednesday 27th July, 5pm. Where: Napier G25, meet us outside Napier. Find the link to our Facebook event here.

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Grant Success

Congratulations to members of the FGC who have recently been awarded an interdisciplinary grant from the 2022 Faculty of Arts, Business, Law and Economics Internal Research Funding Scheme. Our project, entitled, ‘Feminist Mentoring for the Contemporary University,' aims to re-define mentoring and generate new practices of feminist mentorship within the academy.

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"Roe vs Wade: An epochal Shift?" Roundtable Discussion

The Fay Gale Centre is happy to be hosting A. Prof Barbara Baird, Flinders University; Prof John Williams, University of Adelaide, and Dr Erica Millar from La Trobe for a roundtable event. When: Tuesday 21st, June. Where: Napier 102, The University of Adelaide + over Zoom. RSVP ESSENTIAL. Please click here for more information.

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Catherine Helen Spence Memorial Scholarship: Information Session

The Catherine Helen Spence Memorial Scholarship is offered every four years and provides financial support for a South Australian woman to investigate social problems or study in the field of social science in Australia and overseas. The value of the scholarship in 2022  is $25,000. An information evening is being held at the Office for Women this Thursday (101 Grenfell St) from 5 – 6 pm. (Register your interest to attend by emailing the Office for Women at DHSOFWEvents@sa.gov.au.) Applications are now open and will remain open until 12:00 pm Monday 5 September 2022. Please visit the here for more information on eligibility and requirements for the application.

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Alliance of Gender Scholars

On the 26th of June Dr Connie Musolino and Dr Tanya Zivkovic, the new coordinators for the Alliance of Gender Scholars, held a meeting with new and interested members' about the group's aims and ideas for sessions the group can facilitate in the future. For more information on the Alliance please visit here or email gender@adelaide.edu.au.

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Gender, Sex and Sexualities Conference 2022

The University of South Australia is proud to host the 2022 Gender, Sex and Sexualities Conference. The Conference will run over two days, Monday the 26th and Tuesday the 27th of September. Call for submissions is now open. Visit their Facebook page or their website for further information. Please circulate this information to relevant cohorts. 

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Lancet Commission on Gender and Global Health Seminar Series

The Lancet Commission on Gender and Global Health is hosting a new webinar series. Their most recent seminar, titled 'Gender violence in health institutions as a global health issue,' can be viewed here: Seminar Recording. Please see here for further information on the seminar series and links to recordings of previous events. 

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Reading Feminism Book Club Meeting: May

Our May book is Eli Clare's 'pride and exile : disability, queerness, and liberation'. Join us to talk about disability, thinking disability beyond the social model, queerness and disability, accessibility and liberation, coalition building, trans embodiment, the relationships between environmentalism/disability/gender/class/race/sexuality, and more. When: June 1st, 5:30 pm. Where: The University of Adelaide. Please visit the Facebook page here for further information on the meeting and to access the reading. 

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Lancet Commission on Gender and Global Health Webinar

The session will explore feminist funding in global health, and we will be joined by Latanya Mapp-Frett, President and CEO of Global Fund for Women. Register here: https://genderandhealthcommission.org/events/. When: 12th May, 15:00 -16:00 UTC  Where: Online (Zoom)

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Fay Gale Centre Lunchtime Seminar

We are happy to welcome Fay Gale member Dr Alexandra Peralta, a development economist with The Centre for Global Food and Resources, to present the next Fay Gale lunchtime seminar. Titled “Women in Agriculture and in Agricultural Decisions in the Pacific and South-East Asia," the seminar will take place at 12 pm, 25th May (Wednesday), in Napier 209 and over zoom. Please visit the seminar page: (https://www.adelaide.edu.au/gender/engage/the-fay-gale-centre-lunchtime-seminars) for more information. When: Wednesday, May 25th. Where: Napier 209.

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