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October 2014

Beka Butts

October 29 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Phillips 120

The Women’s and Gender Studies Program and Modern Foreign Language Department proudly present Bekka Butts In addition to speaking about her experiences as a female artist, Ms. Butts will address the relationship between art and political activism, with an emphasis on the “Lost Girls” of Ciudad Juárez. Over the past twenty years, more than 600 women and girls have been murdered in this region of Mexico. Ms. Butts’s talk will coincide with Día de los muertos, and in addition to…

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September 2014

Campaigns and Candidacy

September 30 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Phillips 120

The Women and Gender Equity Leadership Project (W.A.G.E.) is proud to present Campaigns and Candidacy: Why Gender Matters. Gender plays a powerful role in determining citizens’ willingness to run for public office. In this presentation, Dr. Alixandra Yanus will explore the source and scope of those barriers as well as begin to explore what can be done to narrow this gender gap for future generations.  

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April 2014

Anita Sarkeesian

April 3 @ 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Phillips 120

Join us for a discussion with Anita Sarkeesian, “creator of Feminist Frequency, a video webseries that explores the representations of women in pop culture narratives. Her work focuses on deconstructing the stereotypes and tropes associated with women in popular culture as well as highlighting issues surrounding the targeted harassment of women in online and gaming spaces.”

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March 2014

Girl Rising

March 18 @ 5:00 am - 8:00 pm
Extraordinaire Cinema

Join us for a film screening of Girl Rising, consponsored with the Panhellenic Council and School of Education.

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The Other Army

March 11 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Phillips 120

Film screening of  The Other Army followed by a talk with the director, Sana Haq!

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February 2014

Writing Contest

February 21

WGS is excited to announce its first annual writing contest, which will recognize student achievement in any creative work related to the study of women or gender. Prizes awarded for poetry, personal narrative, research, or multimodal! Please email submissions to by February 21st!

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Choctalking on Other Realities: A Reading by LeAnne Howe

February 20 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Phillips 120
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October 20132013

Wedding Dress Project

October 5, 2013 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Greensboro Cultural Arts Center,
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A dress deconstruction to spur conversation about domestic violence, gender dynamics in relationships, and the commercialization of the marriage and wedding.

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