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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
Saturday, January 31 -- Community Engagement. Women's & Gender Studies partners with the Delta Academy community to talk about STEM opportunities at UTA. Planetarium show scheduled for 3.30pm. 1.30pm-4.30pm, 108 University Hall.
Tuesday, February 3 -- Dr. Anca Bodzer from the University of Alcala, Spain, presents "Interpreting for Non-Spanish Speaking Female Victims of Gender Violence." Sponsored by the Department of Modern Languages. 2-3pm, 200 Trimble Hall.
Wednesday, February 18 -- SAGE hosts a hot dog and nacho table on the Central Library mall. 10am - 2pm.
Thursday, February 26 -- RVSP "Sexy Talks" series presents "The Art of Consent". Catherine Ertel presents ways to promote healthy communication about sex, including understanding arousal, and sexuality. 12n-1pm, University Center, Concho room.
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, the English Department, the Writing Center,and the UTA Office of the Provost. All events made possible with a grant from the Dallas Women's Foundation.
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 is 108 University Hall. Whitney Peoples and Amy Speier moderate the discussion after the film.
Wednesday, March 4 -- Dr. Susana Morris, Guest speaker, presents "Gods and Monsters: Black Women, Afrofuturism and Feminism." 12noon - 1pm, location is Central Library, 6th floor parlor. Co-sponsored by Center for AFrican American Studies.
Friday, March 6 -- Dr. Sarah Richardson, Guest speaker, presents ""Gender and Epigenetics: Control, Intervention, and Agency at the Maternal-Fetus Nexus". 12noon - 1pm, location is Central Library, 6th floor parlor. Co-sponsored by the History Department.
Tuesday, March 17 --FIXED: The Science/Fiction of Human Enhancement, film screening. See the trailer to this futuristic documentary. Screening begins at 7pm, location is 108 University Hall. John Bricout moderates the discussion between the audience and our panelists, Dr. Julienne Greer and Professor Janet Morrow. Co-sponsored by the Disability Studies Minor and the Office for Students with Disabilities.
Wednesday, March 18 -- Mylynka D'Ann Kilgore-Mueller, presents "Gendered Geographies: The African Explorations of Alexandrine Tinne, 1860-1864". 12n--1pm, location is 108 University Hall.
Monday, March 23 -- Women's & Gender Studies Mini-Conference, in conjunction with ACES. 1pm-4pm, Central Library, 6th floor parlor.
Tuesday, March 24 -- Charlaine Harris - Keynote Speaker! 7pm, Central Library, 6th floor atrium. 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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