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Gender, Sexuality, and Women's Studies

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Up Coming Events of Interest


Hear more about and share your input on the new curriculum, name change and what is going on in Gender, Sexuality and Women’s Studies!
Speakers: Students Rocko Gieselman and Lucy Basa, Faculty Mary Burke and Felicia Kornbluh - and YOU.

Date: January 22, 2015
Time: 6 - 8 p.m.
Place: Marsh Lounge, Billings Library Building
RSVP: By January 14, 2015 at 4 p.m. to
Light (but delicious) dinner provided

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Latoya Evans
"Fertile Ground: Landscapes of Race and Desire" . Latoya Evans is a pre-doc fellow at the University of Connecticut in Women's Studies.  The lecture will be on Black lesbians in Appalachia. 
8 October, 2013 4pm in the John Dewy Lounge

Hispanic Forum
"Queer Spain/Queer Vermont."
October 17 and 18
Among the high profile scholars and writers scheduled to
participate are Alison Bechdel, Isabel Franc and Paul Julian Smith.

Marilyn Solaya, Cuban Filmmaker
"In the Wrong Body", her film about the first sex change operation in Cuba.
October 20 -21st screening

"Women Challenging Tradition"
Linda Scott, Said School of Business, Oxford University

"Market Feminism: How Businesses are Changing to meet the Needs of Working Women"
24 October, 2013, 4:30pm, Waterman Memorial Lounge
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"Women Challenging Tradition"
Isobel Coleman, Senior Fellow and Director of the Civil Society, Markets, and Democracy Initiative,
Director of the Women and Foreign Policy Program Council on Foreign Relations

"Women, Sharia Law and Reform in the Middle East"
7 November, 2013 at 4:30pm Livak Ballroom, Davis Center
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OPEN HOUSE and Advising Session
Tuesday, 12 November, 2013 ~ 6:00 p.m. Old Mill Annex A200
To: All Students in WGST Courses – Whether you are a WGST major, WGST minor, SGIS minor, OR just interested in the Program
What: Student-Faculty Meeting About the WGST Program, Fall Courses, and WGST Internships
Incentive: Snacks from Sugarsnap and the opportunity to ask your questions of faculty and advisors
ALL students in WGST courses are invited. Bring your interests and your questions. Several of our faculty will be there, too. We will

  • Share information about specific Fall 2013 courses we are teaching
  • Answer questions about the major or the two minors
  • Fill you in on information about the WGST Internship, which will be supported by its own course Fall (only), 2013
  • Update you on the progress we have made so far in Reviewing and Reforming the WGST Curriculum

Annie Lanzillotto, Italian American lesbian poet, musician, and performance artist



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