Spring 2014 | Gender, Sexuality, and Women's Studies
University of Pittsburgh
Events

Spring 2014

Student Paper Prize Competition Deadline

May 19, 2014 - 5:00pm

The Women’s Studies Program announces the 31st annual competition for the best student research on women, gender, or sexuality.  The paper prize recognizes excellent student scholarship in the field of women and gender studies.  The competition is open to all students at the University of Pittsburgh.  Prizes of up to $200.00 will be awarded for the best graduate and undergraduate papers.  Limit one submission per year.

 

Steering Committee Meeting

April 25, 2014 (All day)

**MEETING CANCELLED. Announcements made via email. Next meeting in early Sept. See you then.

Community Based Research Fellowship- Poster Sessions and Presentations

April 18, 2014 - 12:00pm - 2:00pm

The CBR Fellowship is a program of the
University Honors College supporting undergraduate students from any major
to conduct research investigating pertinent social issue.

Presenters:
- Phyllicia Leavitt, *Lost Without Literacy, Documenting Success Stories of Immigrants Learning English in Pittsburgh* - MonaLisa Leung*, **Strategies to Increase Volunteer Retention Among Young **Adults Ages 18-25 in American Red Cross South Western PA Region* - Kalli Lodovico, *Cooking for a Cause: Outcome Measures of the UPMC

Community Based Research Fellowship- Poster Sessions and Presentations

April 17, 2014 - 5:00pm - 7:00pm

The CBR Fellowship is a program of the
University Honors College supporting undergraduate students from any major
to conduct research investigating pertinent social issue.

Presenters: - Nikki Luke, *Urban Gardens and Food Access in Pittsburgh, PA* - Christina Proch, *Cooking for a Cause: Outcome Measures of the UPMC BodyChangers' PrepAbility Cooking and Nutrition Education Class* - Zach Shirilla, *Sustainability of Local Watersheds and Organization Commitment to these Community Assets* - Dhanu Thiyagarajan, *Testing Reluctance in High-Risk Celiac Disease

E. Lockhart Visits Pitt

April 15, 2014 - 4:30pm - 6:00pm

The University of Pittsburgh Childhood Studies Speaker Series is pleased to present: Young Adult Novelist E. Lockhart Tuesday, April 15th at 4:30- William Pitt Union Ballroom-Free and open to the Public.

Magee-Womens Research Institute's Work-in-Progress (WIP) Conference & Research Seminar Series Presents: Gender, Sexuality, and Women’s Studies at Pitt: An Overview

April 15, 2014 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Magee-Womens Research Institute's Work-in-Progress (WIP) Conference & Research Seminar Series Presents:

“Gender, Sexuality, and Women’s Studies at Pitt: An Overview”

 

Todd Reeser, PhD Director of Gender, Sexuality, and Women’s Studies and Professor of French,

University of Pittsburgh

 

Lisa Parker, PhD Associate Professor of Human Genetics, Graduate School of Public Health,

University of Pittsburgh

 

Date: Tuesday, April 15, 2014

Time: 12:00 to 1:00 PM

Feminism as Counter-Hegemonic

April 11, 2014 - 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Speaker/Participants: 
Sylvia Walby, Professor of Sociology, Lancaster University & UNESCO Chair in Gender Research Group

Tithi Bhattacharya visits Pitt: Gender Violence in the Neoliberal Era

April 11, 2014 - 3:00pm - 5:00pm
An Associate Professor of History at Purdue University, Tithi Bhattacharya has appeared on
"Democracy Now," and her work has been published in leading journal such as the Journal
of Asian Studies, South Asia Research, and New Left Review. Her lecture will discuss gender
as "an ideological weapon used to hide the fault lines of class."

Pedagogy Panel: "Diversity and Difference as Pedagogical Opportunities"

April 11, 2014 - 3:00pm - 4:30pm

The speakers will be Angie Cruz, Marylou Gramm, and Julie Beaulieu. This is a panel to accompany the recent work of the diversity committee and the new breadth requirement. We'll be discussing how the presence of minority content, as well as minority students and teachers, invites different and valuable pedagogical theories and practices, and/or allows different pedagogical practices and situations to emerge.

Screening and Panel Discussion: Madame Presidenta: Why Not U.S.?

April 10, 2014 - 7:15pm - 9:30pm

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