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March 17, 2022
Women’s relationship with the law has changed throughout history. Dr. Sara Damiano, Assistant Professor of History, compiled an extensive bibliography that provides a historical analysis of legal issues impacting women from 1400 to 1815. From early colonial encounters to the Read More Under the Eyes of the Law: Women’s Legal History From 1400 – ...

March 8, 2022
In Progressive Era Chicago, boys had the opportunity to learn and master trades such as carpentry, construction drawing, electric shop, and mechanics so they could become the next generation of tradesmen. But while boys were the focus of this educational Read More Working Women: The History of Vocational Training for Girls in Progressive Era Chi...

February 28, 2022
Medical documents and reports are known as objective sources that provide accurate information about patients and their experiences. However, for Black women and other marginalized communities, this has not always been true. In fact, Black women’s mental health narratives were Read More “Unknown”: How Technical Reports Erased Black Women’s Menta...

February 18, 2022
Dr. drea brown begins her essay with her declaration of a belief in ghosts. This declaration works to demonstrate the condition and strategy of haunting that Black women have endured in their lived and literary experiences. Focusing on the hag Read More Hauntings, Hags, and the Black Experience

February 9, 2022
Facial recognition technology (FRT) is a form of artificial intelligence (AI) used to verify a person’s identity using their face through videos, photos, or real-time analysis. Law enforcement, education, and most recently, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) have started using Read More Corporate Research Partnerships Helping Remove Bias in AI a...