News and Events
The Eleanor Holveck Essay Contest is now underway.
Upcoming WGS Events
Women's History Month 2014 - "Gender and the Archives"
Dr. Angelita Reyes - Keynote Speaker
"Not Even Past: Six Acres and a Mule or Searching for Vicey Skipwith"
Arizona State University, School of Social Transformation, Department of English
Thursday, March 27
Power Center Ballroom, 7 - 9 p.m.
Refreshments will be served.
Brown-Bag Lunch: Works in Progress in "Gender and the Archives"
Tuesday, March 25
Silverman Center (1st floor of Gumberg Library), Noon - 2 p.m.
Beverages and dessert will be provided.
Events in the University and Surrounding Community
Wonder Women: On Paper and Off
ToonSeum, Pittsburgh's Museum of Comic and Cartoon Art (www.toonseum.org)
The exhibit runs through March 30.
"Women and HIV/AIDS: Cultural Challenges and Transformation in Contemporary East Africa"
A talk by Mary Getui from Nairobi
Responding to her will be Esther Acolatse, a Ghanaian at Duke University
Monday March 24th at 4 p.m.
Duquesne Campus - Power Center Ballroom
Reception at 6 p.m. in Shepperson Suite
Sponsored by the Center for African Studies
Recent WGS Events
"Subjectivity in Question" Conference
Dr. Lisa Guenther- Keynote Speaker
"Subjectivity Behind Bars: Social Death and Natal Resistance"
Vanderbilt University, Department of Philosophy
Saturday, February 8
Silverman Phenomenology Center, Gumberg Library
co-sponsored with Duquesne Women in Philosophy
Tuesday, December 10
643 College Hall
Heather Love - "Reading the Social: Erving Goffman and Sexuality Studies"
University of Pennsylvania, R. Jean Brownlee Term Associate Professor, Associate Chair of the English Department
Thursday, November 7, 2013, 4:30-5:30 p.m.
644 College Hall
Open to the public
Co-sponsored with English Department
Undergraduate Movie & Pizza Night
Viewing of "Miss Representation"
Thursday, October 17, 2013 - 5-7 p.m. - 449 College Hall
The Devil Himself: A Gilded Age Tale of Honor, Vengeance, and Insanity
A talk by Andrew Porwancher
Thursday, April 18, 2013, 4 - 5 P.M.
502 Rockwell Hall
Andrew Porwancher is Assistant Professor of Classics & Letters, University of Oklahoma, and Alistair Horne Fellow in Modern History, Oxford University, 2013-14
Co-sponsored by The Center for Women's and Gender Studies and the History Department
Thursday, April 18, 2013, 5 - 7 P.M.
Silverman Phenomenology Center
Women's History Month 2013 - "Women and the Arts"
Professor Jan Beatty, an award-winning poet and director of Carlow University's Madwomen in the Attic poetry workshops, will speak on Thursday, March 14 at 7 p.m. in the Duquesne Room. Refreshments will be served, and there will be a book signing following the presentation.
Emily Newman, a video artist, will present on Tuesday, March 19 at 4:30 p.m. in 104 College Hall. Refreshments will be served.