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Women’s and Gender Studies Program


Upcoming Events

Check back soon for Fall 2022 events!


Annual Lectures


Previous Events

  • February 10-13, 2022: The 2022 Comparative Literature Conference: Truth in the Late Foucault (learn more on the Department of Languages, Literatures and Cultures website)
  • February 11, 2022 at 2PM: Writing workshop with Briallen Hopper (event flyer)
  • February 12, 2022 at 4:30PM: Odd Birds Books reading with Briallen Hopper – Easy to Love: An alternative Valentine’s Day event celebrating friendship, queerness, spinsterhood, and family (event flyer)
  • March 2, 2022 at 4:30PM: Programs of Life with Dr. Patrick R. Grzanka (event flyer)
  • March 31, 2022 at 6PM: Dr. Mary Baskin Waters Lecture with Dr. Ruha Benjamin (event flyer)
  • April 4, 2022 at 4:30PM: Kashmir: The Personal is Political (event flyer)
  • Climates Theme Semester Violence (In)justice Lecture Series: Transgressed: Intimate Partner Violence in Transgender Lives Event Information
  • University Libraries' Fall Literary Festival event with Jacqueline Woodson, children's author Event Information
  • Climates Theme Semester Violence (In)justice Lecture Series: Intersectionality and Youth Violence Event Information
  • Climates Theme Semester Violence (In)justice Lecture Series: Racialized State Violence and the Paradox of Mothers’ (In)visibility Event Information
  • Religion, Sexuality and Freedom: a Talk with Dr. Emily Kazyak and Dr. Kelsy Burke  Event Flyer [pdf]

  • A Talk with Irish Poet Annemarie Ní Churreáin Event Flyer [pdf]

  • TC Tolbert, editor of Troubling the Line: Trans and Genderqueer Poetry  Event Flyer [pdf]

  • Claudia Smith Brinson discusses Stories of Struggle: The Clash over Civil Rights in South Carolina  Event Flyer [pdf]

  • Matias Viegener joins Dr. Ed Madden's "Queer Times, Queer Lives" Event Flyer [pdf]

  • Joseph Valente and Margot Gayle Backus discuss their work The Child Sex Scandal and Modern Irish Literature  Event Flyer [pdf]

  •  WGST 298 welcomes Cooper Lee Bombardier to discuss Pass with Care  Event Flyer [pdf]

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