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Current Events Calendar
Current Events for Fall 2016
September 16 -- Fall 2016 Open House. Affiliated Faculty, friends, and staff invited for a Meet and Greet. Noon-2pm. Location 223 University Hall.
September 28 -- Reproductive Justice presents Dr. Debra Mollen, Associate Professor, Director, Master's Counseling Program and Core Counseling Psychology Faculty (Texas Woman's University), Attorney Lauren Gaydos Duffer, and Attorney Brooke Wilson as guest speakers, followed by a Q&A session and a short documentary screening. Time is 12noon - 2pm. Location is University Hall 121. Event is free and open to the public. Co-sponsored by Pre-Law Society and Women's & Gender Studies Program.
October 20 -- Lunafest 2016. 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 at http://www.lunafest.org/the-films Tickets are $5.00, online or at door. Go to http://www.lunafest.org/arlington1020 to purchase online. Event is open to the public. Sponsored by Women's & Gender Studies Program.
November 9 -- Brown Bag guest speaker Dr. Heather Jacobson, Associate Professor of Sociology (UTA), presents "Surrogacy as Work in the United States." Bring your lunch and enjoy learning about research focusing on women's and gender topics. 12noon to 1pm, location University Hall 108. Event is free and open to the public. Sponsored by Women's & Gender Studies Program.
November 16 -- Brown Bag guest speaker Dr. Gabriela Cano, Program Director for Gender Studies, Colegio de Mexico, presents "Se llamaba Elena Arizmendi." 12noon to 1pm, location University Hall 108. Event is free and open to the public. Co-sponsored by Center for Mexican American Studies (CMAS), the Mexican Consulate of Dallas, and the Women's & Gender Studies Program.
Current Events for Spring 2017
February 22 -- Guest speaker Dr. Robert Jensen, University of Texas, will discuss The End of Patriarchy: Radical Feminism for Men. In the book, Jensen asks one key question: What do we need to create and maintain stable, decent human communities that can remain in a sustainable relationship with the larger living world? His answer: A radical reminism that critiques institutionalized male dominance, rejects men's assertion of a right to control women's sexuality and reproduction, and demands an end to men's violence. 12noon to 1pm, location is the Central Library's 6th floor Parlor. Event is free and open to the public. Sponsored by Women's & Gender Studies Program.
Women's History Month
March is Women's History Month. This year's theme is "Speaking the Body: Image, Text, and Screen." Come listen to our guest speakers talk about their research and experiences. Events are free and open to the public.
March 1, Wednesday, 2017 -- Guest speaker Dr. Rabia Belt, Stanford University, will speak about her research on disability studies, women, and African Americans. 12noon to 1pm, location is the Central Library's 6th floor Parlor. Event is free and open to the public. Sponsored by Women's & Gender Studies Program; co-sponsors are the Central Library, Center for African American Studies, and the Disability Studies Minor.
March 4, Saturday -- Women in Leadership present the 10th Annual Summit: A one-day leadership empowerment conference for UTA students, including a keynote speaker, breakout workshop sessions, and networking activities. 8am to 4pm, in the University Center's Rio Grande room.
March 7, Tuesday 2017 -- Guest speaker Dr. Detra Payne, University of Texas at Arlington, will speak about the representations of women in theatre and film. 12noon to 1pm, location is the Central Library's 6th floor Parlor. Event is free and open to the public. Sponsored by Women's & Gender Studies Program; co-sponsor is the Central Library.
March 8, Wednesday -- CMAS hosts Dr. Katherine Sanchez, Assistant Professor, School of Social Work at UT Arlington. Dr. Sanchez presents her research on mental health, specifically, depression among Latina women. 12noon - 1pm, in the University Center's Palo Pinto room.
March 28, Tuesday, 2017 -- Keynote Speaker Dr. Gigi Durham, University of Iowa, presents "The Girl on the Bus: Why the New Delhi Bus Rape Matters for TransNational Feminist Activism." 7pm to 9pm, location is the Central Library's 6th floor Atrium. Event is free and open to the public. Sponsored by Women's & Gender Studies Program; co-sponsors include UTA Office of the Provost, Central Library, English Department, Communication Department, Writing Center, College of Liberal Arts, and the Festival of Ideas Global Research Institute.
April 13, Thursday -- AcCOLAdes - the Junior Woman's Club of Fort Worth Endowment Scholarship awarded during the College of Liberal Arts Awards Ceremony.
April 19, Wednesday -- Dr. Amy Speier, Assistant Professor of Anthropology, UTA, presents "Branding Fertility Holidays" for a Brown Bag lecture. 12noon - 1pm, in Preston Hall 107. Free and open to the public.
April -- 2nd Annual Reception for 2017 Graduates in Women's & Gender Studies and for Affiliated Faculty. The reception will honor our 2017 Women's & Gender Studies’ minor and graduate certificate recipients, as well as recognize our affiliated faculty who received tenure or promotion during the 2016-2017 academic year. More information TBA.
June 10, Saturday, 2017 -- Women's & Gender Studies sponsors a summer Digital Humanities Workshop for girls, focusing on topics as #Hashtag Activism and Digital Archiving. 9am to 5pm, location TBA.
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