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Women's History Month 2015

      SELMA '65, a play about the Selma Alabama Voting Rights March
       will take place on Thursday, February 19, 2015

Theatermania article on the NYC premiere:


Marge Piercy will speak at EMU on Thursday, March 5, 2015.  

She is the author of seventeen novels including  The New York Times Bestseller  Gone To Soldiers; the National Bestsellers Braided Lives and The Longings of Women, and the classic Woman on the Edge of Time.  She is also the author of eighteen volumes of poetry including The Hunger Moon and The Moon is Always Female.  Piercy has also participated in some of the major progressive battles of our time, including the women's movement, and anti-war movements, from Vietnam to Iraq and Afghanistan.


Ali Liebegott, Screenwriter for "Transparent"

Ali Liebegott, an award-winning American author, poet, screenwriter, and teacher at UCLA, UC San Diego and Mills College, will speak at EMU on Monday, March 9 @ 6:00pm, Student Center Grand Ballroom A

Women's History Month 2014

See the Women's History Month website for a full listing of events for Women's History Month, March 2014.

Featuring Carol Moseley Braun, Keynote Speaker 

"America in 2014: Post Racial and Post-Feminist?: Future Directions in Civil and Political Rights"


Women's and Gender Studies Colloquium Series

Women's and Gender Studies faculty and graduate students share their research at this monthly event.  The next offering is:

Digital Voice: Egyptian Feminist Cyberactivism in the Revolution and Beyond

Dr. Carol Haddad, WGST & Technology Studies
February 8, 11am
319 Pray Harrold

Women played a significant role in the 2011 Egyptian Revolution, following a long tradition of feminist activism in that country. This presentation will focus on the ways in which six activists of varying ages have mastered and used information and communications technologies (ICTs) in their quest for social change.

 The full colloquium schedule will be updated as new dates and details emerge.



The Women's and Gender Studies Department is part of the College of Arts & Sciences, 214 Pray-Harrold, 734.487.4344