Author Archive | Percival Haas

10/16 – WHRT Presents: “Addressing Maternal Mortality and Morbidity in African Americans: Population Health at Work!”

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October 16 at 1:00pm – Women’s Health Research Team presents “Addressing Maternal Mortality and Morbidity in African Americans: Population Health at Work!” featuring Nancy Muller, PhD, MBA – 

The Women’s Health Research Team (WHRT) is delighted to host a conversation with Nancy Muller, PhD, MBA on Friday, October 16th at 1pm. We will learn more about “Addressing Maternal Mortality and Morbidity in African Americans: Population Health at Work.” Dr. Muller is the Director of the Lowcountry Graduate Center and the co-chair of the Maternal and Infant & Child Health Committee of the Tri-County Community Health Initiative. (flyer attached) 

  • RSVP for this webinar ( Once you have registered, a Zoom link will be emailed to you two days prior to the event. We are thrilled to open our WHRT meetings this semester to any faculty and students who may be interested in learning more about women’s health.  

10/6 – Women + Power: PEOPLE POWER – Free Virtual Event

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TUESDAY, October 6 at 7:30pm – Women + Power: PEOPLE POWER – FREE virtual event from the Brooklyn Historical Society and the Ms. Foundation for Women – 

From Suffrage to Black Lives Matter to the fight for Indigenous sovereignty, women of color have been at the heart and forefront of social justice movements for generations. The final installment of Women + Power turns its gaze to the struggles of today, the leading roles that women of color continue to play, and the search for the solidarity that can put systemic oppression on the ropes. Join a panel featuring Enei Begaye, executive director of Native Movement; Kandace Montgomery, executive director of Black Visions Collective; and Toni-Michelle Williams, executive director of Solutions Not Punishments Collaborative. Moderated by activist, writer, and Director of Communications for the Ms. Foundation Raquel Willis. 

Get Trained with Safe Zone!

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  • GET SAFE ZONE TRAINING! – CofC’s Safe Zone is offering three Safe Zone 101 training dates in October! “Safe Zone trainings are opportunities to learn about LGBTQ+ identities, gender and sexuality, and examine prejudice, assumptions, and privilege.” You can join Safe Zone to learn more yourself or contact Lynda Keller ( to discuss scheduling a training for your organization! (flyer attached) 
    Tuesday, October 6 from 12-2pm
    Wednesday, October 14 from 1-3pm
    Monday, October 28 from 6-8pm 

Call for Proposals: Understanding and Dismantling Privilege Journal Special Issue on “All Black Lives Matter”

Call For Proposals: Understanding and Dismantling Privilege Journal Special Issue on the theme All Black Lives Matter – 

This interdisciplinary journal is looking for proposals for a special issue to be published in 2021 around the theme All Black Lives Matter. Open to ALL sorts of submissions from anyone, not just academic scholars! “Students (youth and adult), activists, scholars, educators, and practitioners are invited to submit scholarship, personal reflections, creative pieces, and action-oriented curricular ideas that speak to lived experiences and critically constructed perceptions of All Black Lives. This special issue intends to address the diversity of those who identify as Black and honor additional lived experiences and social identities.” 

  • Works must be submitted by November 1, 2020. For further details, see the attached document or visit the submission website,  

This Thursday: A Conversation with Dr. Simone Browne about her book, “Dark Matters: On the Surveillance of Blackness”

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THURSDAY, October 1 @ 3:05 pm – A Conversation with Dr. Simone Browne about her book, Dark Matters: On the Surveillance of Blackness –

Join FYE and German and Russian Studies for this conversation with Dr. Simone Browne, Associate Professor in the Department of African & African Diaspora Studies at the University of Texas at Austin and Research Director of Critical Surveillance Inquiry with Good Systems. (flyer attached) 

  • To register for this virtual event, please email Dr. Sarah Koellner ( in the Department of German & Russian Studies at CofC 

READ NOW! The Virtual Fall 2020 Newsletter is HERE!

It’s HERE! Read the virtual Fall 2020 WGS Newsletter, WGS Connect, using the banner or button below!

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THURSDAY! RBG Documentary Screening with WGS

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RBG Film Screening – THURSDAY, September 24 from 4:00-6:00pm

This Thursday! Join WGS for a screening of RBG (2018) in celebration of the life of feminist icon Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. With opening remarks from Dr. Claire Wofford (Political Science). Moderated by Dr. Claire Curtis (Political Science).

COMING UP! T.E.A. with WGS: “Interrupting Racism in the Classroom” with Dr. Charissa Owens

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Coming up soon!

T.E.A. with WGS: “Interrupting Racism in the Classroom” with Dr. Charissa Owens
TUESDAY, September 29 @ 3:00pm

Join WGS for our first fall 2020 T.E.A. with WGS (T.E.A. = Teaching to Engage and Activate). Please join us for an interactive conversation with Dr. Charissa Owens, from our Office of Institutional Diversity, on Tuesday, September 29th, 3pm (tea time!). We will learn more about “Interrupting Racism in the Classroom,” including strategies for self-reflection, engaging students, and addressing racism and practicing anti-racism in our classrooms (or zoomrooms). 

  • We are asking that you RSVP for this T.E.A., after which you will receive a zoom link to join the session. Furthermore, our T.E.A. sessions this year will be open to all faculty across all schools, not only WGS affiliated faculty as is usually the case. Please share this information with your colleagues and encourage them to attend. 

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