Category Archives: Gender and Religious Violence

Graduate Seminar at the Newberry Library

The Newberry Library is offering a graduate seminar on “Gender, Bodies, and the Body Politic in Medieval Europe” in Fall 2016. Northern Illinois University is a consortium member of the Newberry Library. This status allows graduate students at Northern Illinois … Continue reading

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Religious Activism and Bat Mitzvah Rituals

The Temple Mount Jerusalem is often the site of religious tensions and Jewish-Muslim clashes, yet interfaith religious tensions are also apparent. The news media often focuses exclusively on the overt aspects of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, rather than religious activism—and sometimes … Continue reading

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Scholarships and TAships in Women’s Studies

Women’s Studies Program Scholarships Application deadline: Friday, March 7, 2014 (4:30 p.m.) We are now accepting applications for the Mothers Memorial Scholarship and Austin Sawicki Memorial Scholarship. Applications are due no later than 4:30 p.m. on Friday, March 7. For … Continue reading

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UN Committee Accuses the Vatican for Abuses

The United Nations Committee on the Rights of the Child issued a critical report yesterday, accusing the Papacy of actions that have allowed the continuation of child abuse. The report charges that the Vatican “has not acknowledged the extent of … Continue reading

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Gender and Violence

A new issue of the Journal of International Affairs, entitled “The Gender Issue: Beyond Exclusion,” focuses on gender issues in global societies, including conflict zones. An article by Christine Chinkin and Mary Kaldor examines “Gender and the New Wars.”  Contributions … Continue reading

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