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Current Events Calendar
Current Events for Fall 2014
August 28 -- 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 3 -- OUT2Lunch Series begins. Every month the LGBTQA Program sponsors a lunch combining conversation, questions, and friendship.
September 10 -- First Annual Women in the Americas Series: "Dangers to Society: Examining Single Women in the Margins." Guest lecturer, Dr. Dawn F. Stinchcomb, from Purdue University. 12noon - 1pm. Trimble Hall 200. Free and open to the public. Sponsored by Women's & Gender Studies.
September 18 -- Safe Zone Ally Training 1.00pm to 4pm, University Center's Neches/Pedernales rooms. Register online at www.uta.edu/lgbtqa Sponsored by LGBTQA Program.
September 19 -- Fall 2014 Open House. Affiliated Faculty, friends, and staff invited for a Meet and Greet. Refreshments provided! 12noon to 2.00pm. Location Trimble Hall 200.
October 6 - 10th -- Pride Week Kick-off Picnic! Noon to 2pm, Arlington Hall Plaza. Sponsored by LGBTQA Program.
October 16 -- Lunafest 2014. Come see short films produced, directed, by and for women. 7pm to 9pm. Lone Star Auditorium, in the Maverick Activity Center (MAC). Watch the trailer!
November 5 -- Dr. Whitney Peoples, Provost Post-Doctoral Fellow for Women's & Gender Studies, will be our guest speaker. Noon to 1pm, 360 University Hall.
November 18 -- "Moving Beyond 'the Spectrum': A Conversation with NeuroQueer Activist Lindsey Anderson." Noon to 1pm, Central Library, Sixth Floor Parlor. Co-sponsored by the Disability Studies Minor, the Diversity Certificate Program, the Office for Students with Disabilities, and the Women's & Gender Studies Program.
November 19 -- Photography Exhibit and Lecture. Dr. David LeFevor, History Department and Advisory Board Member for Women's & Gender Studies, discusses life conditions for people in Cuba. Noon to 1pm, Central Library, Sixth Floor Parlor. Dr. LaFevor will answer questions from the public after the lecture. Light refreshments will be served.
November 20 -- Transgender Day of Remembrance (TDOR) Come watch Boys Don't Cry, and participate in the Candlelight Vigil. 6pm to 8pm, Central Library, 6th Floor Parlor. Sponsored by LGBTQA Program.
December 3 -- "Gender Biases in Student Evaluation of Teachers." Dr. Anne Boring, with EGERA (Effective Gender Equality in Research and the Academia) presents her research. Noon to 1pm, Central Library, Sixth Floor Parlor. Event is co-sponsored by College of Business, College of Education and Health Professionals, and College of Liberal Arts.
Current Events for Spring 2015
Women's History Month
March is Women's History Month. The theme for this year's lecture series is "Futuristic Women in Science and Science Fiction." Plan for our Mini-Conference, lectures, and a visit by author Charlaine Harris! Ms. Harris' visit is sponsored by Women's & Gender Studies, the College of Liberal Arts, and the UTA Office of the Provost. More information to come, but check out our tentative scheduling!
Tuesday, March 3 -- Film Screening. Come see the documentary that focuses on big pharmaceutical research and the science of female pleasure. Orgasm, Inc. Watch the trailer to this biting documentary. Screening begins at 7pm, location TBD.
Wednesday, March 4 -- Dr. Susana Morris, Guest speaker. 12noon - 1pm, location TBD.
Friday, March 6 -- Dr. Sarah Richardson, Guest speaker. Time and location TBD.
Week of March 16 -- Guest lecturers and a fascinating film, FIXED: The Science/Fiction of Human Enhancement, are being finalized. See the trailer to this futuristic documentary.
Monday, March 23 -- Women's & Gender Studies Mini-Conference, in conjunction with ACES. Please keep posted for more information.
Tuesday, March 24 -- Charlaine Harris - Keynote Speaker! As soon as we have the arrangements finalized, we will announce the time and location. This event is co-sponsored by the Festival of Ideas Global Research Institute (begun by UT Arlington Alumnus Mustaque Ahmed, '81), UTA Provost's office, English Department, Writing Center, and Women's and Gender Studies.
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