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    • Four Stories About Food Sovereignty: The Potential and Limits of Community Action and Transnational Solidarity under Conditions of Global Capitalism 

      Gill, Bikrum Singh (Virginia Tech. University Libraries, 2019-10-17)
      The Women and gender in International Development Discussion Series is organized by the Center for International Research, Education, and Development (CIRED) and is an Inclusive VT initiative of Outreach and International ...
    • Intersections: Cross-Disciplinary Conversations about Social Justice and the Built Environment 

      Brossoie, Nancy; Dorsa, Ed; Tural, Elif; Jacobson, Wendy (Virginia Tech. University Libraries, 2019-10-16)
      Focus: Aging and Place Moderated by Wendy Jacobson, Associate Professor, Landscape Architecture
    • Fire in the Library 

      Alvarez, Eva M.; Gomez, Carlos J.; Urazan, Daniela (Virginia Tech. University Libraries, 2019-10-11)
      Fire in the Library is hosted by the International Archive of Women in Architecture (IAWA) and features presentations by the Milka Bliznakov Research prize recipients. Eva M. Alvarez and Carlos J. Gomez, from the Universitat ...
    • What's the Big Deal? Global Trends and Movements Shaping Higher Ed 

      Butler, Brandon (Virginia Tech, 2019-10-23)
      For the last two decades, research institutions have been buying research the same way consumers have been buying television: in big bundles. And like big cable packages, these bundles have become bloated with content ...
    • The Beautiful Truths of Sherwood Anderson 

      Taylor, W. D. (Virginia Tech. University Libraries, 2019-05-02)
      This event celebrates the life and legacies of author Sherwood Anderson, commemorating the 100th anniversary of Winesburg, Ohio. The University Libraries will host a lecture by Dr. W. D. Taylor and announce the publication ...
    • Effective Advising Notes for Student Success 

      Hawkins, Ross J. (Virginia Tech. University Libraries, 2019-09-30)
      Guest speaker, Ross J. Hawkins, Assistant Director in the Academic Advisement Center at Missouri State University (MSU) will speaking to VT academic advisors to extol the benefits and importance of writing timely and ...
    • Gender in food security programs: Take-away for moving towards more inclusive systems 

      Jacobs, Krista (Virginia Tech, 2019-03-01)
      Development researchers and practitioners have an opportunity and responsibility to create processes where the experiences of the different populations where we work inform the design and implementation of programs and ...
    • Panel Three: Access: Markets & the Gendering of Environmental Systems 

      Jimenez, Elizabeth; Juran, Luke (Virginia Tech, 2019-03-01)
      Access: Markets, & the Gendering of Environmental Systems - an interactive panel Moderator: Dr. Ralph Hall, Associate Professor, Urban Affairs and Planning (UAP) program and Director of the Undergraduate Program, School ...
    • Gender, equity, and empowerment: Harnessing agricultural research for better nutrition outcomes 

      Quisumbing, Agnes (Virginia Tech, 2019-03-01)
      Large disparities in nutrition and health outcomes exist between different social groups, and resources and processes related to these outcomes are often distributed inequitably. These differences between groups intersect ...
    • The SDG gender equality agenda and the distribution of land: Research challenges 

      Deere, Carmen Diana (Virginia Tech, 2019-02-28)
      Among the advances in the 2030 Sustainable Development agenda is that the goal to achieve gender equality and empower women now has nine specific targets. These cover many of the root causes of gender inequality, including ...
    • Panel One: Power, Positionality, & Intersectionality 

      Faria, Caroline; Kato-Wallace, Jane; Van Houweling, Emily (Virginia Tech, 2019-02-28)
      Power, Positionality & Intersectionality - an interactive panel Moderator: Dr. Maria Elisa Christie, Director, Women and Gender in International Development, CIRED, Virginia Tech *Critical feminist reflexivity & the ...
    • Panel Two: Gender & Nutrition-Responsive Agriculture 

      Rubin, Deborah; Miller, Beth; Flora, Cornelia (Virginia Tech, 2019-02-28)
      Gender & Nutrition-Responsive Agriculture - an interactive panel Moderator: Dr. George Norton, Professor, Agricultural and Applied Economics, Virginia Tech Strengthening women’s economic empowerment through agricultural ...
    • Mobile phones, social relations, and the gatekeepers to women’s empowerment in Maasai households 

      Summers, Kelly (Virginia Tech. University Libraries, 2019-04-18)
      The women and gender in international development discussion series is organized by the center for international research, education, and development (CIRED) and is an inclusive VT initiative of outreach and international ...
    • IAWA Symposium 2019: Session 3 

      Bala, Alexander; Robinson, Claire; Roff, Shelley E.; Marti Maties, Miquel; Laboy, Michelle (Virginia Tech. University Libraries, 2019-03-22)
      Session 3 of the 2019 IAWA Symposium includes the following presentations: The Loom of Early Modernism in “Nowe Tychy” (Alexander Bala); Edith Ouzts Humphreys’ influence on American college union architecture (Claire ...
    • Bringing the Web Back: The Digital Literacies We Need Right Now 

      Stewart, Bonnie (Virginia Tech. University Libraries, 2019-04-04)
      Keynote at the 2019 Digital Literacy Symposium. Who are we when we're online? And how can we engage in digital spaces in ways that don't undermine the mandates, practices, and ethos of higher education? The keynote explores ...
    • IAWA Symposium 2019: Session 2 

      Winn, Samantha R.; Willkens, Danielle S.; Doyle, Shelby (Virginia Tech. University Libraries, 2019-03-21)
      Session 2 of the 2019 IAWA Symposium includes the following presentations: Archivists at work: Archival labor in the IAWA (Samantha Winn) Maria Hadfield Cosway’s Transatlantic Design Network, 1768-1838: Jefferson, ...
    • IAWA Symposium 2019 Keynote: The Practical Nature of Utopian Visions 

      Chestnutt, Rebecca E. (Virginia Tech. University Libraries, 2019-03-20)
      Considering that architecture and the urban fabric are the built expression of a society, they reflect its character and structure. When a utopian vision is formulated it is in search of a “better place”. Literally: no-where? ...
    • IAWA Symposium 2019: Session 1 

      Frey, Katia; Perotti, Eliana; Sokolina, Anna P.; Hunting, Mary Anne; Murphy, Kevin D. (Virginia Tech. University Libraries, 2019-03-21)
      Session 1 of the 2019 IAWA Symposium includes the following presentations: The Architect Flora Ruchat-Roncati, First Female Professor at ETH Zurich. Breaking New Ground in Practice and Teaching (Katia Frey and Eliana ...
    • Global Change Lecture Series: How Culture Shapes the Climate Change Debate 

      Hoffman, Andrew (Virginia Tech. University Libraries, 2019-03-22)
      Andrew Hoffman, the Holcim Professor of Sustainable Enterprise for University of Michigan and author, visited Virginia Tech on Friday, March 22, as part of The Global Change Center at Virginia Tech’s Distinguished Lecture ...
    • Open Education Symposium 2019 Keynote: Improving Access, Affordability, and Achievement with OER 

      Bishop, M. J. (Virginia Tech. University Libraries, 2019-03-04)
      Despite the transformative power that technology has had in a whole range of businesses, the history of technology use in education over the last 100 years paints a rather bleak picture of the extent to which digital tools, ...