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Lunch on Us | Dish It Up "Women Also Know Stuff" April 11 @ 12 noon

Dish It Up: Women Also Know Stuff

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Women's Resources Center
616 E. Green St., Suite 202 Champaign, IL 61820
Apr 11, 2022   12:00 - 1:00 pm  
Gisela Sin, Department of Political Science, UIUC
Originating Calendar
Women's Resources Center

WomenAlsoKnowStuff is an initiative dedicated to promoting the work of women-identified scholars in political science.  WomenAlsoKnowStuff's database lowers the bar when identfying relevant experts when you are writing syllabi, planning conferences, organizing panels, selecting speakers, citing research, inviting essays and op-eds, and identifying expert sources.  

About the Speaker: Gisela Sin is one of sixteen women from across political science subfields serve on the WomenAlsoKnowStuff (WAKS) Executive Committee. Their work supports the WAKS mission to promote the work of women for political science. Gisela Sin is Associate professor of Political Science at the University of Illinois. She studies political institutions with an emphasis on the strategic elements of separation of powers. Gisela is currently working on presidential veto politics, as well as political parties in Latin America. She is the author of Separation of Powers and Legislative Organization (Cambridge University Press, 2015), and the coauthor of Congreso, Presidencia y Justicia en Argentina (TEMAS, 1999). Her research has been published in the Journal of Politics, the Journal of Theoretical Politics, the Journal of Legislative Studies, Comparative Political Studies, the Journal of Law, Economics, and Organizations, Studies in American Political Development, the Journal of Politics in Latin America, Perpectives on Politics, and Public Choice. She has presented her work at universities throughout Latin America and Europe and has been a scholar in residence at the Universidad Católica de Chile, the Instituto Iberoamericano Universidad de Salamanca, the Institut Barcelona d'Estudis Internacionals, as well as a Fulbright Scholar in the United States. She holds a Ph.D. in political science from the University of Michigan and a B.A. from the Universidad del Salvador in Argentina. 

This lecture is part of the Spring 2022 DISH IT UP series, "Everyday Equity".  Issues of gender equity emerge in our lives every day in almost every space and intersect with other social and environmental issues.  Gendered scripts and expectations impact our economic security, health, safety, education, experiences with criminal justice and immigration, human rights, humanitarian aid, climate resilience, and participation in democracy.  This spring, the Women’s Resources Center is taking a look at gender equity its many forms as well as how women-identified leaders are working to flip those scripts, challenge norms, and fight for equality and justice.   Funded by the Student Cultural Programming Fee.  FREE LUNCH will be available at this talk.


Alternating Mondays from Noon – 1pm (with free lunch) at the Women’s Resources Center, 616 E. Green Street, Suite 202 (Next to  McDonalds), Champaign, IL 61820 For more information: visit: https://oiir.illinois.edu/womens-center

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