Category Gender and Women’s Studies

Koki Agarwal: “Learning to Address Inequalities in a Global Health Context”

Social Sciences Forum — Health and Inequality Lecture
Koki Agarwal, Director, Maternal and Child Survival Program, Vice President, Jhipiego DC Operations; Senior Associate, Department of International Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
“Learning to Address Inequalities in a Global Health Context”
Monday, April 9, 4:30–6 p.m.
Albin O. Kuhn Library Gallery

Despite global efforts to develop and promote health for mothers and babies, too many continue to die in rates that reveal significant inequalities across and within nations. Agarwal will report on the work she directs in 27 countries through the United States Agency for International Development’s flagship Maternal and Child Survival Program to address inequities and increase coverage and utilization of high-quality reproductive, maternal, newborn and child heath interventions. (Click heading for full description.)

Redevelopment and Justice in Baltimore

Humanities Forum — Focus on Gentrification in Baltimore
Panel Discussion: “Redevelopment and Justice in Baltimore”
Wednesday, April 18, 4 p.m.
Albin O. Kuhn Library Gallery

Gentrification has long been a watchword for neighborhoods facing redevelopment and the many social and economic changes it brings. How can Baltimore neighborhoods renew themselves without forcing out local residents or homogenizing diverse populations? This expert panel will focus on key questions linking gentrification and social justice, from why black neighborhoods and immigrants matter to the role of arts and entertainment districts in the process of redevelopment. (Click heading for full description.)

Carole McCann: “Planned Parenthood in Maryland: A Vital Community Resource”

Lipitz Lecture
Humanities Forum and Social Sciences Forum
Carole McCann, Professor and Chair, Gender + Women’s Studies
“Planned Parenthood in Maryland: A Vital Community Resource”
Thursday, May 3, 4–5 p.m.
Albin O. Kuhn Library Gallery

This talk will highlight Carole McCann’s project about Planned Parenthood of Maryland (PPM), which marked its 90th anniversary in 2017. (Click heading for full description.)