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Geography Colloquium | Embodied Memories of Displacement: Using Participatory Art and Mapping for Understanding, Reconciliation in Colombia, Feb. 7

Dr. Risa Whitson

The Geography Colloquium Series presents Dr. Risa Whitson on “Embodied Memories of Displacement: Using participatory art and mapping for understanding and reconciliation in Colombia” on Friday, Feb. 7, at 3:05 p.m. in Clippinger 119. Whitson is an Associate Professor in the Geography Department and Women’s, Gender & Sexuality Studies at […]

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February 1, 2020 at 10:30 pmEvents

Whitson Gets Faculty Research and Creative Activity Award

Dr. Risa Whitson

Dr. Risa Whitson, Associate Professor of Geography, received the Center for International Studies Faculty Research and Creative Activity Award to fund her project titled “Embodied memories of displacement: Using participatory art and mapping for understanding and reconciliation in Colombia.” This project focuses on the migration experiences of internally displaced women […]

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August 25, 2019 at 5:57 pmResearch

Whitson Co-Authors Book on ‘Feminist Spaces: Gender and Geography in a Global Context’

Dr. Risa Whitson

Dr. Risa Whitson, Associate Professor of Geography at Ohio University, co-authored a book on Feminist Spaces: Gender and Geography in a Global Context, scheduled to be released in October (London: Routledge). Her co-authors are Ann Oberhauser, Jennifer Fluri, and Sharlene Mollett. About Feminist Spaces Abstract: Feminist Spaces introduces students and […]

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August 30, 2017 at 8:41 amResearch

Whitson Talks to Graduates about How Work Is ‘Counted’

Dr. Risa Whitson, Associate Professor of Geography and the Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Program delivers the graduate commencement address. Photo by Ben Siegel

From Compass Informal work—and how it is “counted”—is an important in changing economic structures and gender performances, said Dr. Risa Whitson, Associate Professor of Geography and in the Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies program. She was the keynote speaker at the Graduate Commencement on April 28. Most of her research is based […]

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May 2, 2017 at 2:16 pmNews

Students Partner with WOUB, Call Attention to LGBTQ Issues

From left, Mae Yen Yap, Julia Cook, and Nkuli Shongwe

by Kristin M. Distel “We want our broadcasts to give a voice to communities that are being overlooked,” says Julia Cook, a first-year student in Women’s, Gender, & Sexuality Studies at OHIO. This fall, students in Dr. Loran Marsan’s LGBTQ Media Action course are creating WOUB radio broadcasts that examine […]

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October 13, 2016 at 8:24 amIn Class News

Whitson presented 2016 Outstanding Graduate Faculty Award

Whitson presented 2016 Outstanding Graduate Faculty Award

Pam Benoit, executive vice president and provost, presented the 2016 Outstanding Graduate Faculty Award to Dr. Risa Whitson, Associate Professor of Geography and the Women’s, Gender and Sexuality Studies program. The Outstanding Graduate Faculty Award was established in 1972 to recognize a professor who has demonstrated exemplary performance as an […]

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April 14, 2016 at 8:15 amNews

Roundtable on Diverse Ways of Knowing Gender and Sexuality, March 20

Roundtable on Diverse Ways of Knowing Gender and Sexuality, March 20

The Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Graduate Student Association leads a roundtable event on Friday, March 20, from 2:30 to 5:30 p.m. in the Friends of the Library Room in Alden Library. The roundtable on “Diverse Ways of Knowing Gender and Sexuality: Identities and Social Relations in Research” features: Keynote […]

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March 20, 2015 at 7:15 pmEvents