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Anne Boyer’s poetry books include The Romance of Happy Workers, My Common Heart, and the 2016 CLMP award-winning Garments Against Women.  Her newest book is a collection of essays and fables called A Handbook of Disappointed Fate, and a memoir, The Undying, is forthcoming from FSG in 2019.  Boyer is the winner of the 2018 Cy Twombly Award for Poetry from the Foundation for Contemporary Art and a 2018 Whiting Award in nonfiction and poetry. She is an Associate Professor at the Kansas City Art Institute and the Judith E. Wilson Poetry fellow at Cambridge University for 2018-2019.

Anne Boyer’s poetry books include The Romance of Happy Workers, My Common Heart, and the 2016 CLMP award-winning Garments Against Women.  Her newest book is a collection of essays and fables called A Handbook of Disappointed Fate, and a memoir, The Undying, is forthcoming from FSG in 2019.  Boyer is the winner of the 2018 Cy Twombly Award for Poetry from the Foundation for Contemporary Art and a 2018 Whiting Award in nonfiction and poetry. She is an Associate Professor at the Kansas City Art Institute and the Judith E. Wilson Poetry fellow at Cambridge University for 2018-2019.

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Title: ‘Their Wicked Conduct’: Women, Gender, and the Formation of Families in Early French Louisiana’s Lower Mississippi Valley Borderlands

Think of a job fair but run by the students that interned at the job sites. Come to this event to get to talk directly with your peers about their summer internship, seek application advice, and hear how they found grants to support unpaid/minimally paid opportunities. 

The NCI Reproductive Rights and Reproductive Health Internship Program is made possible through the Donna and Richard Esteves Fund for Women’s Reproductive Rights and Reproductive Health. NCI is excited to once again provide undergraduate students with a chance to have a paid internship at reproductive rights and reproductive health organizations in New Orleans during the spring of 2019. We have five open positions, each providing the opportunity to develop valuable skills, knowledge, and connections related to this field.

Title: “Organizing through a Reproductive Justice Lens in the American South”

The Maternal and Child Health Coalition is a group of individuals and community organizations dedicated to advocating for improved health services for women and children in New Orleans. Due to the dire statistics concerning birth outcomes, particularly for women of color, in the New Orleans community, the coalition is requesting that the City Council and Mayor’s Office re-establish an office of maternal and child health within city government to monitor this crisis and implement interventions to improve how women give birth in this city.

Title: "Birthing Organizations: Applying the Principles of the Birth Justice Movement" 

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