Undergraduate Learning Community


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The 2016-17 IRW Learning Community -- Feminist In/Security: Surveillance, Bodies, Borders

*A learning community connected to the IRW annual theme of Feminist In/Security: Vulnerability, Securitization, and States of Crisis

The 2016-17 Learning Community will provide students with the opportunity to engage in open dialogue and explore topics ranging from transnational labor and migration to environmental activism and identity politics, all through the prisms of gender, race, class, and sexuality. Possible topics include:

  • Refugees and asylum
  • The carceral state
  • Sexual violence
  • Black Lives Matter
  • Queer politics
  • Migration
  • Human trafficking
  • Disability Studies



  • Earn 1.5 course credits;
  • Attend IRW Distinguished Lectures, class field trip, and watch films;
  • Create intellectual community with peers and network with scholars, activists, artists and professionals;
  • Acquire presentation skills;
  • Develop a research project;
  • Meet only once per week, Thursdays from 4:30 - 6:00 p.m.;
  • Food and fun in an intimate seminar setting!

**Apply online to join the Spring 2017 Learning Community**


Contact Us

IRW building

Institute for Research on Women

160 Ryders Lane
New Brunswick, NJ 08901

P   848-932-9072
F   732-932-0861
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