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Current Events for Fall 2015
September 3 -- Rainbow Reception. Start the new school year by meeting new friends and supporting organizations of the LGBTQA Program. The fun begins at 5pm, in the University Center's Red River/Concho rooms.
September 18 -- Fall 2015 Open House. Affiliated Faculty, friends, and staff invited for a Meet and Greet. Noon-2pm. Location is 205 University Hall.
September 23 -- Second Annual Women in the Americas Series: "Human Trafficking at the U.S.-Mexico Border and the Role of the Commercial Sex Trade Client." Guest lecturer, Dr. Lori Celaya, Assistant Professor of Spanish from University of Idaho. 12noon - 1pm. Location is Neches/Pedernales, upper level, University Center. Free and open to the public. Sponsored by Women's & Gender Studies and co-sponsored by Center of Mexican-American Studies and the Department of Modern Languages.
October 8 -- "Transported in Spirit: Visionary Travel in the Old World and the New". Guest lecturers, Dr. Anna Noga, Associate Professor of Spanish, from the University of New Mexico, and Dr. Kathryne Beebe, Assistant Professor of History, UTA. 12.30-2.00pm; location is Central Library, 6th floor parlor. Co-sponsored by Center for Greater Southwestern Studies and Women's & Gender Studies.
October 29 -- Women's & Gender Studies Symposium. The 2015 theme is "Minding the Field: Exploring and Expanding Women's and Gender Studies in North Texas." Chair, Dr. Whitney Peoples, Provost Post-doctoral Fellow in Women's & Gender Studies; keynote address given by Dr. AnaLouise Keating, Professor of Women's Studies, Texas Woman's University. 9am - 6pm. Location is Central Library, 6th floor parlor.
October 29 -- Lunafest 2015. Come see short films produced, directed, by and for women. Doors open at 6pm, and films run 7pm to 9pm. Lone Star Auditorium, in the Maverick Activity Center (MAC). Watch the trailer!. Buy your $5 tickets here.
Current Events for Spring 2016
Women's History Month
March is Women's History Month. The theme for this year's lecture series is "Remembering the Past, Embracing the Future." Plan for our Mini-Conference, lectures, and a visit by author and activist Amy Richards! Events are free and open to the public.
Wednesday, March 2 -- Dr. Lisa Terault, Associate Professor of History from Carnegie Mellon University, and author of The Myth of Seneca Falls: Memory and the Women's Suffrage Movement, 1848-1898. Noon-1pm. Location is Central Library, 6th floor parlor.
Tuesday, March 8 -- Stories from Study Abroad. Come listen to women discuss their experiences with international women's studies courses and research. 12.30pm - 1.50pm; San Jacinto room; University Center. Sponsored by UTA's Study Abroad programs.
Tuesday, March 8 -- Amy Richards, keynote speaker and author of Manifesta: Young Women, Feminism, and the Future. 7pm - 9pm, location is Central Library, 6th floor atrium.
Wednesday, March 9 -- Women and Body Image. Presentation by Desiree Henderson. 6pm - 7.30pm; Concho room; UNiversity Center. Sponsored by the Women in Leadership student organization.
Monday, March 21 -- Women's & Gender Studies Mini-Conference, in conjunction with ACES. 1pm-4pm, location is Central Library, 6th floor parlor.
Thursday, March 24 -- Women's Voices in the Political Process. Presentation by Justice Rebeca Martinez, Texas 4th Court of Appeals. 6pm - 7.30pm; MAC Lone Star Auditorium. Sponsored by Women in Leadership student organization.
Thursday, March 24 -- Movie Screening. Suffragette 7.30pm - 9.30pm; MAC Lone Star Auditorium. Sponsored by Women in Leadership student organization.
Wednesday, March 30 --Dr. Frances Smith Foster, Charles Howard Candler Professor of English and Women's Studies, from Emory University. Author of Still Brave: The Evolution of Black Women's Studies. Noon-1pm. Location is Central Library, 6th floor parlor. Event co-sponsored with the Center for African-American Studies.
Monday, April 4 -- Movie Screening and discussion. Escalation 7.30pm; MAC Classroom 213/Lounge. Sponsored by RVSP Program.
Monday, April 4 - Friday, April 8 -- The Silent Witness Campaign exhibit, using silhouettes of people, which represent individuals lost to domestic violence, stalking, harassment, and sexual assault. The silhouettes have plaques attached to them with statistics or the story of a victim. Art Gallery, U.C. Mall East. Sponsored by RVSP Program.
Monday, April 4 - Friday, April 8 -- The #ThatsNotLove Campaign, displayed in the Central Library Foyer. The campaign helps students identify simple phrases that can take on different meanings in an unhealthy relationship, escalating from a caring statement to a controlling statement. Sponsored by RVSP Program.
Monday, April 11 -- Equal Pay Day Bake Sale! In honor of Equal Pay Day, students from Dr. Desiree Henderson's Woms 2310 course will conduct a bake sale reflecting the inequities in the gender pay gap. Please stop by and support their efforts. Prices are courtesy of the American Association of University Women (AAUW) based on 2014 statistics. Noon - 1pm, Central Library Mall.
Wednesday, April 20 -- Brown Bag Lunch. Stephanie Tavera (ABD, English) presents "Conspiracies of Silence: Sexing the Body in 19th-Century Women's Medical Fiction." 12noon - 1pm; 200 Trimble Hall. Sponsored by Women's & Gender Studies.
Wednesday, April 27 -- 1st Annual Reception for 2016 Graduates in Women's & Gender Studies and for Affiliated Faculty. The reception will honor our 2016 Women's & Gender Studies’ minor and graduate certificate recipients, as well as recognize our affiliated faculty who received tenure or promotion during the 2015-2016 academic year. Keynote speaker will be Tracey Daniels Lerberg, English Ph.D. Candidate and graduate certificate recipient. Noon - 1pm. Concho Room, University Center.
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