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Department of Women’s and Gender Studies

    50th Anniversary Events

    50th     Want updates on the Women's and Gender Studies 50th Anniversary events?

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    Spring 2024

    March 13-23
    Women's Well-Being Initiative Exhibition
    Mike Brown Contemporary
    1221 Lincoln St, Columbia, SC 29201
    March 14, 6:30-8PM: Exhibit Reception
    March 23, 1-3PM: Public Panel
    "How Can Arts Foster Community Healing, Solidarity, and Social Change?"
    Registration required.

    March 14
    Gay Sign Language Crash Course with Hayden Kristal
    Registration required.
    3:00-4:30 p.m.
    Comedy Night with Hayden Kristal
    7:00-8:00 p.m.
    Russell House Theater
    Carolina Card required for entry.*

    March 20
    Guest Lecture with Dr. Monica McLemore
    "Stating the Obvious: Lessons from Epic Failures"
     Registration required.

    April 4
    7th Annual Dr. Mary Baskin Waters Lecture with Dr. Vanessa Gamble
    “Practicing Health Equity: The History of Early African American Women Physicians”
    Registration required.

    April 11
    Poetry Slam 
    Finney Center 

    April 12
    WGST Awards Ceremony
    Register here

    May 19-23
    South Carolina Women's and Gender Studies Undergraduate Summer Institute
    Registration required. 

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