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Join Virtual Take Back the Night on Twitter, April 2

Members of the Ohio University campus and community participate in the annual “Take Back the Night” march on Thursday April 5th, 2018. The march concluded the two days of events that focused on the survivors of sexual domestic violence.The Ohio University Women’s Center invites the campus community to join a virtual Take Back the Night to end sexual violence, domestic violence, harassment and stalking on Twitter on Thursday, April 2, from 6 to 9 p.m. To participate in the event use #SurvivorsUniteTBTN. “This event has been an annual […]

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Posted on 04/01/2020

International Women’s Day | 100 Years of Change: An International Perspective, March 8

Dr. Katherine Jellison, holdng a drawingOn International Women’s Day, the Southeast Ohio History Center presents “100 Years of Change: An International Perspective” on Sunday, March 8, from 2 to 4 at the center, 24 W. State St., Athens. The panel of women representing the Global South will address questions raised in the upcoming exhibit “Ohio […]

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Posted on 03/01/2020

POSTPONED | Ten-Thousand Feet for Freedom: Ohio’s 1912 Woman Suffrage Parade with Leslie Blankenship, March 26

Note: This event has been postponed. Watch the Southeast Ohio History Center website for updates.  The Southeast Ohio History Center hosts “Ten-Thousand Feet for Freedom: Ohio’s 1912 Woman Suffrage Parade with Leslie Blankenship” on March 26 from 5:30 to 7 p.m. at the center, 24 W. State St., Athens. From the Southeast […]

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Posted on 03/01/2020

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