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Fall 2016 events coming soon!
For the upcoming
celebration of Women’s History Month in March 2015, the Center for Women’s and
Gender Studies will host two speakers on subjects related to body size. Details and registration form can be found here.
Who needs Feminism? In the spring of 2012, frustrated by anti-feminism on campus, sixteen Duke students asked Who Needs Feminism? To their surprise, the world answered them. In this lecture, In 2013, USC Upstate participated in this viral visual campaign to tell why we need feminism, too!
Feminism in Hardcover Book Club SelectionThe most recent Feminism in
Hardcover book club selection was On Being Included: Racism and
Diversity in Institutional Life, by Sara Ahmed.
Bodies of Knowledge SymposiumThe Symposium renewed and reinforced campus commitment to the principle of respecting sexual diversity, and to the acknowledgement of sexual orientation as a protected category of identity in Upstate’s longstanding Diversity Initiative. The symposium served to maintain and further fuel the energy of the students, faculty and staff who were galvanized to improve the campus climate for LGBTQ students, faculty, and staff.
Nourishing New ResearchThis program provides opportunities for faculty to
share in-progress academic work for feedback and support as part of an
effort to enrich the intellectual environment at USC Upstate and to foster
cross-disciplinary collegiality around a shared interest in Women's and
Featuring Dr. Tricia Rose in February 2009,
this event is an especially memorable example of CWGS celebrations of Black
History Month. Other outstanding speakers have included Dr. Ruth Nicole Brown
on celebrating black girlhoods, Dr. Dianne Johnson on her book Hair Dance
(an award-winning children’s book on attitudes toward black hair) and Dr.
Layli Phillips Maparyan on luminosity and “the womanist idea."
Photo GalleriesView various FlickR galleries of past events held by the Center for Women's and Gender Studies.
Dates of Interest
Lisa Johnson, Ph.D.
Office: CASB 124
Phone: 864-503-5724Email: email@example.com
Center for Women's and Gender Studies
800 University Way
Spartanburg, SC 29303
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