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Yale Library Book Talk: Daphne Brooks, "Liner Notes for the Revolution: The Intellectual Life of Black Feminist Sound"

Professor Daphne Brooks will discuss her new book “Liner Notes for the Revolution: The Intellectual Life of Black Feminist Sound” (Harvard UP, 2021) which explores more than a century of music archives to examine the critics, collectors, and listeners who have determined perceptions of Black women on stage and in the recording studio. Online, free and open to all with pre-registration. Online, free, and open to all with registration.

The Signs and Symptoms of Autism Spectrum Disorder

Join Yale’s Affinity Groups, Kelly Powell, Ph.D, and Kashala Smith-Tavaris, CCC-SLP, for a discussion on the signs and symptoms of autism spectrum disorder. Autism spectrum disorder is a condition related to brain development that impacts how a person perceives and socializes with others, causing social interaction and communication problems. The disorder also includes limited and repetitive patterns of behavior. The term “spectrum” in autism spectrum disorder refers to the wide range of symptoms and severity.

WWN 6th Annual Recognition Award Ceremony

On behalf of the Working Women’s Network (WWN), we would like to invite you to join us for a celebration of our 2022 Recognition Award recipients on Thursday, March 31 at 12-1 pm via Zoom.

The 6th Annual WWN Recognition Award Ceremony will recognize six women who have been exemplary members of the Yale community: Limor Peer (Trailblazer), Melanie Elliot (Heroine), Sara Azam (Visionary), Nikki Mills (Worklife Champion), GoEun Lee (Innovator/Creator), and Joanna Carmona (Community Catalyst).

The Six Triple Eight Documentary Screening and Q&A

In February 1945, the Allied Forces were winning WWII and liberating the concentration camps. But the U.S. troops and their families weren’t getting their mail. Enter the only all-black Women’s Army Corps battalion to serve in Europe during WWII, the 6888th Central Postal Directory Battalion or Six Triple Eight. Despite facing racism and sexism from their own leadership and troops, the women served with honor, clearing 17 million backlogged letters. They were never fully recognized…until now.

Women, Feminism, and American Medicine

Join the Working Women’s Network for a Women’s History Month discussion on women, feminism, and American medicine. Our guest speaker will be Naomi Rogers, Ph.D., who will discuss the feminist women’s health movement, and how it empowered women’s knowledge, regarding their health and battle against paternalistic and oppressive practices within healthcare systems.

18th Annual Yale Bouchet Conference

The Annual Yale Bouchet Conference on Diversity and Graduate Education finds its origins in Yale’s treasured collaboration with Howard University. It draws scholars, administrators, and graduate and undergraduate students from across the nation, as well as members of the New Haven community. Featuring two days of discussions, networking, and other sessions, the conference culminates in the induction ceremony for the Bouchet Graduate Honor Society. Yale, the first institution in the country to award graduate degrees, is Dr. Edward A. Bouchet’s alma mater. Dr.

2022 Symposium on Disability and Accessibility

April 5-28 marks the 45th anniversary of the San Francisco 1977 Disability Rights Protest, a sit-in that demanded the enactment of Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973. This was a landmark piece of legislation for people with disabilities in the United States and set the groundwork for the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990. As we reflect on this incredible historical action, we look to our present Yale environment to ask important questions about how the campus supports and falls short for the disability community.

New Horizons in Conservation Conference

The conference is an annual gathering of students and early career professionals who are historically underrepresented in the environmental field and/ or committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion in the field. Conference attendees have opportunities to network, engage in hands-on workshops, and learn from leaders and visionaries in the environmental field. Speakers at this year’s conference include Brenda Mallory, David Pellow, Ebony Martin, Julian Agyeman, Shalanda Baker, Tony Reames, Gary Barrett, Chip Giller, Cyndi Saurez, Leah Penniman, and more!

"Only The Black Woman Can Say": Reimagining Freedom Through Black Women's Voices

Join YAAA for our Women’s History Month Speaker Series kickoff event titled “Only The Black Woman Can Say”: Reimagining Freedom Through Black Women’s Voices. Our guest speaker will be Crystal N. Feimster, a native of North Carolina, and associate professor at Yale University in the Departments of African American Studies and History and the Programs of American Studies and Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies.

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