CoastLine: Gender Differences in Speech – Perception or Power Dynamic?
Language is widely considered to be as much a function of gender as any other gender expression – whether clothing, gender-normative interests such as interior decorating, or personality traits. Caroline Myrick, sociolinguistics, featured.
Research, Advocacy Lead International Studies Major to the UN
Maya Krishnan (International Studies and Business Administration) graduates this spring after serving as a fellow for the North Carolina advocacy group WomenNC. She also recently participated in the United Nation's 60th session of the Commission on the Status of Women.
April Student of the Month: Jasmine Cannon
Jasmine Cannon is a senior Women's and Gender Studies major with an anthropology minor. In addition to working two internships at nonprofit organizations, Cannon is a Multicultural Student Affairs Office student assistant, an officer in three student groups and looks forward to getting her doctorate in Public Health.
HB2 Makes North Carolina Less Safe
In an op-ed, directors of UNC system Women's and Gender Studies programs describe why they believe new state legislation (HB2) "goes far beyond ... transphobic discrimination" and creates a series of escalating problems for the people of North Carolina. Co-signed by Karey Harwood, Interdisciplinary Studies and Philosophy and Religious Studies.
Social Justice, Sustainability, and the F Word
Lauren Frey takes the F word seriously. So seriously that she created a course around it. For that and other work to promote feminism (that F word) and gender equality on campus, in the community and internationally, NC State’s Council on the Status of Women awarded Frey ’17 with its Equity for Women student award.
March Student of the Month
Mehr Sher (senior, International Studies) is passionate about global issues. She pursues that passion through involvement with campus groups and through undergraduate research. She is focusing on a career in public policy and foreign affairs.