Upcoming Events


The Gender+ Justice Initiative gathers the community to engage in thought provoking conversations related to intersectional gender justice.

All events are virtual and/or in person, free and open to all.

Check our upcoming events below.

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Sexual Pleasure as Feminist Choice

Thursday, April 18, 2024 | 5:00 PM EST – In-Person Event | Join us for a celebratory and thought-provoking conversation with Patricia McFadden, the distinguished author of “Sexual Pleasure as Feminist Choice,” as we commemorate the 20th anniversary of this critical article, published in Feminist Africa (2003).…

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Undoing Empire, Or Trans Resistance

Tuesday, October 24, 2023 | 5:30 PM EST – In-Person Event |Join us in welcoming Xitlalli Alvarez Almendariz  for a lecture entitled: Undoing Empire, or Trans Resistance Dispatches from the Lone Star State. Xitlalli (he/they) is a PhD Candidate in Social Anthropology at Harvard, and Sr. Policy Researcher at the Transgender Education Network of  Texas. …