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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 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 TBD. 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.
September 18 -- Fall 2015 Open House. Affiliated Faculty, friends, and staff invited for a Meet and Greet. 4.00-6.00pm. Location is The Sanford House.
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. 2.00-3.00pm, location TBD. Co-sponsored by Center for 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 Keting, Professor of Women's Studies, Texas Woman's University. 9am - 4pm. Campus locations TBD.
October 29 -- Lunafest 2015. Come see short films produced, directed, by and for women. 7pm to 9pm. Lone Star Auditorium, in the Maverick Activity Center (MAC).
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!
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 TBA.
Tuesday, March 8 -- Amy Richards, keynote speaker and author of Manifesta: Young Women, Feminism, and the Future. 7pm - 9pm, location TBD
Monday, March 21 -- Women's & Gender Studies Mini-Conference, in conjunction with ACES. 1pm-4pm, location TBD.
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 TBD. Event co-sponsored with the Center for African-American Studies.
Wednesday, April 20 -- Friends of Women's & Gender Studies Luncheon. Details forthcoming.
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