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Gender & Women's Studies Schedule of Events

Spring 2018


  • Roxane Gay | February 8, 2018 at 7:30 p.m. CST in Van Meter Hall

    Author of Difficult Women and Marvel's World of Wakanda

    Roxane Gay’s writing appears in Best American Mystery Stories 2014, Best American Short Stories 2012, Best Sex Writing 2012, A Public Space, McSweeney’s, Tin House, Oxford American, American Short Fiction, Virginia Quarterly Review, and many others. She is a contributing opinion writer for the New York Times. She is the author of the books Ayiti, An Untamed State, the New York Times bestselling Bad FeministDifficult Women, and Hunger. She is also the author of World of Wakanda for Marvel.

    Keynote Topic: Difficult Woman & Bad Feminist

    Books available for purchase in lobby before and after the event. There will be a book signing after the event.


  • Wednesday, Feb 21, 2018 Gender Images Film Series -Norma Rae  
    6:30 p.m. CH 125

  • Tuesday, March 6, 2018 genderations 11:30-1:00 Faculty House
    Jessica Folk “A New Coming Out: the Shifting Queer Narrative in Film and Television”
    Audra Jennings “A Queer Disability History of the U.S. Children's Bureau”

  • Wednesday, April 11, 2018 Gender Images Film Series - Suffragette 
    6:30 p.m. CH 125

  • Monday, April 23, 2018 Awards Ceremony
    4-5:00 p.m. Faculty House

  • Tuesday, April 24, 2018 The Vagina Monologues
    7:00 p.m. Gordon Wilson Hall Lab Theatre

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