Workshops, Events and Conferences

ISSR/PEP Seminar | How Scholars and Activists Can Partner for Reproductive and Racial Justice: A Conversation with Loretta Ross and Rickie Solinger

November 30, 11:30am to 1:00pm
Old Chapel, University of Massachusetts, Amherst

Lunch will be served. Seating is limited, so please RSVP now!

Join us for a panel on the state of racial justice activism around reproductive rights since the 2016 Presidential election. This presentation will bring together scholars, activists, and community members invested in public engagement to hear from renowned reproductive justice activist and co-founder of SisterSong, Loretta Ross, and public scholar, Rickie Solinger. Ross and Solinger will share their insights on successful partnerships between scholars and activists and discuss the complexities and importance of collaborative work in the context of the current contentious political landscape.    

Effective Science Communication in One Semester

October 30, 1:30pm to 2:30pm
Integrated Sciences Building Room 145

Science and Engineering Faculty, amplify the impact of your science by learning how to e ectively communicate about your research with the general public. Hear from former PEP Faculty Fellows Julie Brigham-Grette and Erin Baker about successes and challenges disseminating their research to the media, interest groups, and the general public. PEP Steering Committe Member Jennifer Ross will facilitate a discussion on lessons learned and strategies for preparing a successful application for the Spring 2018 Fellowship. Light refreshments will be served.