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WGST Lecture Series 2016-2017


dingall"Gender and the 2016 Presidential Election"

Panel: Congresswoman Debbie Dingell, Provost Rhonda Longworth, Judith Kullberg, Beth Henschen, Suzanne Gray, and Janine Driver. Moderator:  Solange Simoes

Date:  Thursday, October 27

Time:  4:00-7:00pm

Location:  Tower Room, McKenny Hall

Co-Sponsors:  Women's and Gender Studies and Political Science Depts




 lucas"Nalgona Positivity Pride"

Presenter:  Gloria Lucas, NPP Founder

Date:  Wednesday, November 2

Time:  12:30-2:00pm

Location:  G03 Halle Library



heartStudent Panel:  No Justice, No Peace

Topics:  Reproductive Justice, Campus Racism, Racial Microaggressions, Disability Discrimination, LGBTQ Community, Sexual Violence.  

Date:  Wednesday, February 15

Time:  12:00-2:00pm

 Location:  Tower Room, McKenny Hall

                                                                     Co-sponsor:  Triota WGST Honor Society


micOpen-Mic Showcase:  No Justice, No Peace

Date:  Thursday, February 16

Time:  7:00-9:00pm

Location:  Student Center Auditorium

Co-sponsor:  Triota WGST Honor Society





 "Anti-Hate Crime Self-Defense"

Presenter:  Maryam Aziz, Ph.D Candidate, Department of American Culture, University of Michigan

Date:  Tuesday, February 28

Time:  3:30-4:45pm

Location:  300 Student Center

"Towards a Radical and Inclusive 21st Century Martial Arts Pedagogy"

                                               Presenter: Maryam Aziz, Ph.D Candidate, Department of American Culture, University of                                                        Michigan

                                               Date:  Tuesday, February 28

                                               Time:  5:30-7:00pm

                                               Location:  216 Pray Harrold


 "Resisting Prognostic Certainties:  Exploring the Zika Epidemic Through Feminist Disability Studies"

Presenter:  Dr. Ally Day

Date:  Thursday, March 9

Time:  4:00-5:30pm

                                                              Location:  302 Halle Library  


 "Creating Queer Politics:  Coalitions Between AIDS and Reproductive Rights Activists"

Presenter:  Dr. Tamar Carroll, Assistant Professor of History, Rochester Institute of Technology

Date:  Tuesday, March 14

Time:  4:00-5:30pm

Location:  302 Halle Library



 armstrong"The Union's Police:  How Early Industrial Unions Surveilled Working Class Women"

Presenter:  Dr. Amanda Armstrong, Michigan Society of Fellows, Assistant Professor of History, University of Michigan

Date:  Thursday, April 13

Time:  4:00-6:00pm

Location:  300 Halle Library