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WGSS Homecoming Roundtables on Gender and Sexuality, Oct. 11

WGSS alumni reunion graphic with rainbow colors in dot patternAlumni, friends and the campus community are invited to the Women’s, Gender, & Sexuality Studies’ fifth annual Reunion & Roundtables at Homecoming on Friday, Oct. 11, from 1 to 6 p.m. in Walter 245. The theme is “Building a Case for Belonging: Strategies for Identity-Based Advocacy and Advancement in Higher […]

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Posted on 10/01/2019

Start by Believing: The Power of a Survivor-Centered Process, Sept. 19

Start by Believing, photo of dark street at nightStart by Believing: The Power of a Survivor-Centered Process is Sept. 19 at 7 p.m. at the Athena Cinema. Admission is free. With the help of one brave student survivor, Brie Sivy, “Start by Believing” – first brought to campus by the Ohio University Police Department and the Survivor Advocacy […]

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Posted on 09/01/2019

Love and Hate | From #BlackLivesMatter to the White Power Presidency, Sept. 26

Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor, portraitThe Love & Hate theme fall event features speaker Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor on “From #BlackLivesMatter to the White Power Presidency” on Thursday, Sept. 26, at 6 p.m. in Schoonover 145. This event is hosted by the Love and Hate Theme Committee in conjunction with the departments of African American Studies, History, Political […]

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Posted on 09/01/2019

WGSS Colloquium | African Feminism(s), Afrofuturism and Film, April 10

The Women’s, Gender & Sexuality Studies Colloquium series presents “African Feminism(s), Afrofuturism and Film” on Wednesday, April 10, from 4 to 5:15 p.m. in the  WGSS Conference Room 31 S. Court St. The presenter is Kutlwano Mokgwathi. For more information, contact Dr. Myrna Sheldon.

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Posted on 04/01/2019

WGSS Colloquium | A Style of Their Own: Clothing as a Visual Signifier of Piety for Mormon Women in America, April 24

The Women’s, Gender & Sexuality Studies Colloquium series presents “A Style of Their Own: Clothing as a Visual Signifier of Piety for Mormon Women in America” on Wednesday, April 24, from 4 to 5:15 p.m. in the  WGSS Conference Room 31 S. Court St. The presenter is Kate Davis. For […]

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Posted on 04/01/2019

WGSS Colloquium | Andromeda Unbound: Objectification, Agency, and Embodied Perception in Pompeian Domestic Spaces, March 6

The Women’s, Gender & Sexuality Studies Colloquium series presents “Andromeda Unbound: Objectification, Agency, and Embodied Perception in Pompeian Domestic Spaces” on Wednesday, March 6, from 4 to 5:15 p.m. in the  WGSS Conference Room 31 S. Court St. The presenter is Dr. Neville McFerrin, Visiting Assistant Professor of Classics & […]

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Posted on 03/01/2019

WGSS Colloquium | Breeding Mixed-Race Women for Profit and Pleasure, March 20

Dr. Myrna Perez SheldonThe Women’s, Gender & Sexuality Studies Colloquium series presents “Breeding Mixed-Race Women for Profit and Pleasure” on Wednesday, March 20, from 4 to 5:15 p.m. in the  WGSS Conference Room 31 S. Court St. The presenter is Dr. Myrna Sheldon, Assistant Professor of Classics & World Religions at Ohio University. […]

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Posted on 03/01/2019

WGSS Colloquium | Nevertheless She Persists: Women Leaders in Higher Education, March 27

Chris Fowler, portraitThe Women’s, Gender & Sexuality Studies Colloquium series presents “Nevertheless She Persists: Women Leaders in Higher Education” on Wednesday, March 27, from 4 to 5:15 p.m. in the  WGSS Conference Room 31 S. Court St. The presenter is Chris Fowler, Director of the Ohio Fellows Program at Ohio University. For […]

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Posted on 03/01/2019

Screening of ‘The Judge,’ First Female Sharia Judge in Palestine, Feb. 5

Kholoud al-Faqih, portrait, looking out window A film screening of “The Judge” is free and open to the public on Tuesday, Feb. 5, at 5 p.m. in Bentley 124. The documentary features Kholoud al-Faqih, the first female Sharia (Islamic law) judge in Palestine, who is appointed to a court in Ramallah in the West Bank. To […]

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Posted on 02/01/2019

WGSS Colloquium | Integrating Feminist Pedagogy Online, Feb. 6

The Women’s, Gender & Sexuality Studies Colloquium series kicks off Spring 2019 with “Integrating Feminist Pedagogy Online” on Wednesday, Feb. 6, from 4 to 5:15 p.m. in the  WGSS Conference Room 31 S. Court St. For more information, contact Dr. Myrna Sheldon.  

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Posted on 02/01/2019