The Beatrice Bain Research Group (BBRG) is the University of California at Berkeley's research center on gender and women, established in 1986. The BBRG is particularly interested in enabling research on gender in its intersections with sexuality, race, class, nation, religion, postcoloniality and transnational feminisms. To meet the needs of its various constituencies, the BBRG engages in a range of activities. These include: the Scholars In Residence Program; the Affiliated Scholars Program; Scholars in Residence Panels; Invited Lectures Series; and co-sponsorship with other research units, departments and organizations on campus of conferences, lectures and other events with feminist content.
Projects & Campaigns
Scholars in Residence Program. Office support only; no funding. Scholars in Residence remain in residence for one academic year.
Affiliated Scholars Program. Office support only; no funding. Affiliated Scholars remain in residence for period of two weeks to one semester.
Scholars in Residence Panels. Scholars in Residence present their work on panels to the campus community and public.
Invited Lecture Series. Highlights campus faculty as well as national and international scholars.
Co-sponsorship of events with other UC Berkeley research units, departments, and student organizations.
On-line Gender Events Calendar via the Berkeley Gender Consortium
Reports & Resources
Scholars in Gender Research at UC Berkeley is a directory of faculty members' current research projects, publications, and contact information.
Between Women and Nation: Transnational Feminisms and the State, Caren Kaplan, edited with Norma Alarcon and Minoo Moallem, Duke University Press (1999).
Please contact BBRG directly for a copy of its annual report detailing available publications.
Opportunities, Grants & Fellowships
Get Involved With BBRG!
BBRG offers programs that are tailored to meet the interests of faculty, graduate/undergraduate students, and the public, at large.
Call for Applications, Academic Year 2010-2011
Deadline: March 15, 2010