Events Calendar

  • 2019 Oct 24

    More Meat for Boys: Evidence and Perceptions of Discrimination in Restaurants

    11:45am to 1:00pm

    Location: 

    Ellwood Democracy Lab (Rubenstein 414)

    Brit  Grosskopf, WAPPP Fellow; Professor of Economics, University of Exeter Business School

    We present a natural field experiment designed to examine price discrimination in retail markets. This is done by examining portion sizes served in British Carvery Restaurants. Carvery restaurants serve...

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  • 2019 Oct 24

    Suffrage Movie Series: Iron Jawed Angels

    4:00pm to 6:00pm

    Location: 

    Cason Conference Room, Taubman 102

    Defiant young activists take the women’s suffrage movement by storm, putting their lives at risk to help American women win the right to vote.

    The Women and Public Policy program celebrates the centennial of women's suffrage in the US by highlighting women’s political participation across the globe. We welcome all of the HKS community to honor the diverse suffrage and political experiences highlighted in these films.

     

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  • 2019 Oct 31

    Pink Collar Representation and Policy Outcomes in U.S. States

    11:45am to 1:00pm

    Location: 

    Cason Conference Room, Taubman 102

    Tiffany Barnes, Associate Professor, Department of Political Science, University of Kentucky

    Legislatures worldwide are dominated by wealthy elites, who are often out of touch with the needs and problems of ordinary citizens. Research shows that the underrepresentation of the working class in terms of policy processes and outcomes. Yet, the research has largely focused on blue-collar representatives, who are primarily men. Working-class women are more likely to hold pink-collar jobs, or low-status occupations dominated by women. We argue that pink-collar legislators are...

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  • 2019 Nov 14

    From Investigation to Implementation: The Impact of Female Peer Role Models in College Math Classes

    11:45am to 1:00pm

    Location: 

    Ellwood Democracy Lab (Rubenstein 414)

    David Marx, Associate Professor of Psychology; Elected Member, Center for Research in Mathematics and Science Education, San Diego State University

    One promising approach to increasing women’s representation in STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) is to expose female students to math-talented female peer role models (PRMs). Exposure to female PRMs may serve as a buffer against the negative stereotypes about women...

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  • 2019 Nov 14

    Suffrage Movie Series: Las Sufragistas

    4:00pm to 6:00pm

    Location: 

    Cason Conference Room, Taubman 102

    The story of Eufrosina Cruz, one of Mexico’s leading feminist and indigenous rights activists, claiming her title as Oaxaca’s first indigenous female politician.

     

    The Women and Public Policy program celebrates the centennial of women's suffrage in the US by highlighting women’s political participation across the globe. We welcome all of the HKS community to honor the diverse suffrage and political experiences highlighted in these films.

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  • 2019 Nov 21

    Women in Right-Wing Terrorism

    11:45am to 1:00pm

    Location: 

    Ellwood Democracy Lab (Rubenstein 414)

    Meredith Loken, Assistant Professor, Department of Political Science, University of Massachusetts Amherst; Fellow, Modern War Institute, West Point

    From the Ku Klux Klan to Identity Evropa, women actively participate in white nationalist and other right-wing reactionary organizations. In the Americas and Western Europe, women often work as logisticians and mobilizers, and on the front-line they commit terrorism in the name of right-wing...

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  • 2020 Feb 06

    Suffrage Movie Series: Reflections Unheard

    4:00pm to 6:00pm

    Location: 

    Cason Conference Room, Taubman 102

    Through the personal stories of several black female civil rights activists, the film unearths the lesser-known story of black women’s political marginalization and mobilization.

     

    The Women and Public Policy program celebrates the centennial of women's suffrage in the US by highlighting women’s political participation across the globe. We welcome all of the HKS community to honor the diverse suffrage and political experiences highlighted in these films....

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  • 2020 Mar 05

    Suffrage Movie Series: Enemies of Happiness

    4:00pm to 6:00pm

    Location: 

    Cason Conference Room, Taubman 102

    The story of Malalai Joya, a young female politician who dared to challenge warlords and opium kings in her fight to bring progress to Afghanistan, as sh runs for parliament in 2005.

    The Women and Public Policy program celebrates the centennial of women's suffrage in the US by highlighting women’s political participation across the globe. We welcome all of the HKS community to honor the diverse suffrage and political experiences highlighted in these films.

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  • 2020 Apr 02

    Suffrage Movie Series: Suffragette

    4:00pm to 6:00pm

    Location: 

    Cason Conference Room, Taubman 102

    In 1912 London, a young working mother is galvanized into radical political activism supporting the right for women to vote, risking jobs, homes, families and live for a just cause.

    The Women and Public Policy program celebrates the centennial of women's suffrage in the US by highlighting women’s political participation across the globe. We welcome all of the HKS community to honor the diverse suffrage and political experiences highlighted in these films.

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