Spring 2016 | Gender, Sexuality, and Women's Studies
University of Pittsburgh

Spring 2016

Lecture: “In Search of the Clitoris”

February 5, 2016 - 3:00pm
Susan Wells (Temple University)


Susan Wells' lecture is part of an event series with the Humanities Center.

Information Workshop for the Undergraduate Conference on Gender and the Body

January 29, 2016 - 3:00pm

Are you interested in submitting a paper for the Undergraduate Conference on Gender and the Body later this spring? The deadline – Sunday, January 31 – is quickly approaching! Gender, Sexuality, and Women’s Studies program instructors will be holding an information session on Friday, Jan. 29, at 3 p.m. in room 402 CL. We will be talking about writing an abstract, converting a paper into a conference presentation, delivering a clear and engaging presentation, dealing with stage fright, giving (and making use of) feedback and constructive criticism, and more.Questions? Contact: mbs@pitt.eduFor more information about the Undergraduate Conference on Gender and the Body: http://www.gsws.pitt.edu/news/undergraduate-conference-gender-and-body-final-call-papers

Lecture for Undergrads: "Hard Hatted Women & Wild Sisters: Lesbian Feminist Community in Pittsburgh"

January 28, 2016 - 4:00pm - 5:15pm
Patricia Ulbrich, GSWS Visiting Scholar

Sponsored by GSWS

Drawing on oral histories with 15 women, this lecture will examine how two self-proclaimed feminist spaces were created in Pittsburgh during the 1970s, how local conditions shaped their choice of strategies for social change, how interpersonal networks contributed to the feminist culture in these spaces and what it meant for the larger feminist community in Pittsburgh.


GSWS Reading Group for Faculty/Grad students: Gender/Disability

January 21, 2016 - 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Led by Dr. Julie Beaulieu

We will be discussing Feminist, Queer, Crip by Alison Kafer. For more information on the book to be discussed, see: http://www.iupress.indiana.edu/product_info.php?products_id=806824

Open to all grad students and faculty interested in the topic. A limited number of books are available to GSWS certificate students and affiliated faculty: contact lillis@pitt.edu for a copy. Pdf readings are also available for some users on the GSWS Portal on my.pitt.edu  (under "resources"). 

First spring-term Steering Committee Meeting

January 15, 2016 - 10:00am - 11:30am

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