News & Events

  • Our annual awards ceremony is on April 10 from 4-6pm in the Student Center Ballroom B. Please join us!
  • There will be an author meets critics session about Dr. Beth Currans's book Marching Dykes, Liberated Sluts, and Concerned Mothers: Women Transforming Public Space at the American Association of Geographers Annual Meeting on April 3, 2019.
  • Dr. Solange Simões, Dr. Jackie Goodman, and Salima Zaman attended the UN Conference on the Status of Women in March 2019. Dr. Simões was selected to speak during one of the high level sessions.
  • The Women of Color Feminisms and Leadership Symposium was on March 12 from 12-6. Dr. Tiffany Willoughby-Herard and Elizabeth Gonzalez delivered the keynote addresses.
  • Dr. Tiffany Willoughby-Herard discussed "M/othering and Other Things that Will get You Killed: Meditations on Black Motherhood" on Mar 11, 2019.
  • Dr. Aliyah Khan discussed "Fashioning the Pious Woman in the Muslim Caribbean" on Feb 12, 2019.
  • Kimberly Dixson-Ferrell, a WGST alum, won the Evans-Strand Diversity Award. Congratulations, Kimberly!
  • Rachel Brett Harley, one of the founders of Women's Studies at EMU passed away. Austen Smith from the EMU Foundation wrote a feature about her life. Read her obituary.
  • Dr. Mary-Elizabeth Murphy's Jim Crow Capital published! Read her new post, In Politics to Stay: The View from History, on the UNC Press blog.
  • DONATE to WGST Student Scholarships.
  • Apply to the WGST Master of Arts Program.


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