Author: Emilie Lawrence


GEA Conference 2017 Bursary Application Form

The GEA Conference has long provided an important home for established and aspiring feminist researchers to foreground and share deep commitments and passions to addressing gender inequity across all educational contexts and spheres. The 11th GEA conference intends to build upon this tradition to create space and opportunities for a range of feminist scholars, working at […]


Guest Post – What’s Up?

We have a great guest post from sj Miller today, discussing how we can work together to collectively challenge instances of injustice in light of Trump’s presidency.
sj Miller, a transdisciplinary award winning teacher/writer/activist/scholar, is Deputy Director of Educational Equity Supports and Services at NYU’s Metropolitan Center for Research on Equity and the Transformation of Schools and AERA’s Queer SIG […]


GEA Conference 2017 Update

GEA 2017 abstract deadline extended till 14th February

We have extended the call for abstracts, symposia and performances to GEA 2017 by two weeks until 14th February 2017. The 2017 conference theme emphasises the value of feminist knowledge production across disciplinary borders, as well as material/theoretical/empirical boundaries.

We welcome the submission of conventional paper and symposia formats, […]


Feminist Readings Workshop – How to Practice and Disseminate Transnational Feminisms?

Thanks to the Gender and Education Association’s support, Feminist Readings Network held a dissemination workshop in suburban Paris in mid-December 2016. This was an occasion to come together, older and new members, to debate and invent meanings and practices for the young network that aims to approach reading as a pedagogical, creative, transformative movement.

The first […]


Women’s March 2017; Unity and Identity Politics

Today is the turn of GEA exec member Sharon Lamb to share her experience of The Women’s March 2017. Sharon marched in Washington and her post discusses identity politics and why we ALL need to come together, now more than ever, to challenge sexism and inequalities. 
You can also read Jessica Ringrose’s and Victoria Shouwnumi’s posts on The […]


Women’s March 2017

The Women’s March was a worldwide protest on January 21, 2017, to protect women’s rights and protest at the injustices evident in areas such as immigration, health care, reproductive justice, LGBTQIA rights, rape culture, labour and worker’s rights and racial injustice. The marches were aimed at the recently inaugurated POTUS, Donald Trump who, in his […]


She’s Beautiful When She’s Angry

Earlier this month Gender and Education Association Gender Equality Leadership in Schools (GELS) Network members led a panel discussion of the film ‘She’s Beautiful When She’s Angry.
The film is an incredible narrative account of second wave feminist activism in USA, which raises many questions about the current state of feminism globally today. GELS Network members including students from The City of London Academy […]