WGSS Events

Past Events

Fall 2016 WGSS Events


September 15, 5:30 p.m. in Laurel Forum

Feminist Sociologist Joey Sprague, author of Feminist Methodologies for Critical Researchers

Public Lecture: “Be a Critical Consumer of Knowledge: Think Like a Feminist Methodologist.” Co-sponsored by the WGSS Program.


September 24,  9 - 11 p.m. in Highsmith Student Union 143 - Grotto

Unveiled: A One Woman Show

Rohina Malik performs a one-woman play of different Muslim women narratives surrounding a cup of tea. She does it to show that not all Muslim women have the same narrative and she breaks down stereotypes people may have. She has performed this play at other college campuses across the country. Free and open to all current students. Co-sponsored by the WGSS Program.


October 4, 7 p.m. in Laurel Forum

A screening of QORDS CAMP, a short documentary about QORDS, a Southern summer camp that builds queer community through music. After the screening, filmmakers Rick Dillwood and Carrie Hart will talk about the making of the film and answer questions. Sponsored by the WGSS Program.


October 18, 7 p.m. in Laurel Forum

The Year We Thought About Love

A film screening of The Year We Thought About Love--an award-winning documentary that follows a LGBTQ youth theatre troupe as they write a play about love. By the film's end, six LGBTQ youth have challenged gender norms, religious traditions, and family expectations with wit, grace, and a few surprises. Sponsored by the WGSS Program.


October 20, 12 p.m. in Karpen 232

WGSS Meet and Greet

A gathering of WGSS students and faculty (and all faculty interested in teaching in the program, and all students interested in majoring and minoring in WGSS). Pizza and snacks will be provided.


November 8, 12 p.m. in Laurel Forum

A Literary Reading by Feminist/Queer Fiction Writer Lucy Corin

Corin will read from her work and answer questions. She is the author of the short story collections One Hundred Apocalypses and Other Apocalypses (McSweeney’s Books) and The Entire Predicament (Tin House Books) as well as a novel, Everyday Psychokillers: A History for Girls (FC2). Sponsored by the WGSS Program.