Conversation Project: Mind the Gaps

How Gender Shapes our Lives

March 2, 2017 | 6:00 p.m. | Hillsboro Brookwood Library

2850 NE Brookwood Pkwy., Hillsboro OR 97124

From the moment we are born, gender shapes every aspect of our lives: our interests, opportunities, and how we move through the world. In the twenty-first century, disparities among the genders still prevail, especially at the intersections of race, class, immigration status, and geography. What can these disparities tell us about society’s values and priorities? How can we better understand the complex ways gender affects our daily lives and identities? Jade Aguilar, an assistant professor of sociology and women’s and gender studies at Willamette University, will lead participants in a conversation about these questions and examine ways of finding meaning within gender gaps. Read more.

Event Sponsors

Hillsboro Public Library

Cost

Free

Contact

Jennifer Giovanetti at (503) 615-6500 or jennifer.giovanetti@hillsboro-oregon.gov