spring 2015 | Gender, Sexuality, and Women's Studies
University of Pittsburgh

spring 2015

Student Paper Prize Competition Deadline

May 12, 2015 (All day)

Submissions are due for the undergrad, grad, and dissertation paper prizes. See:


GSWS Documentary Screening: "She's Beautiful When She's Angry"

April 25, 2015 - 7:30pm

GSWS presents a screening of a new feminist documentary SHE’S BEAUTIFUL WHEN SHE’S ANGRY this Sat 4/25 7:30PM at Regent Square Theatre, introduced by our very own visiting scholar & adjunct professor Dr. Kerrie Kauer, PhD., who will moderate a Q&A discussion afterwards!


Saturday 4/25 7:30PM at Regent Square Theatre

April SC meeting

April 24, 2015 - 10:00am - 11:30am

Meeting will NOT be held. We will meet again in early September.

Undergraduate Sexuality Studies Symposium

April 16, 2015 - 4:00pm - April 17, 2015 - 5:00pm

Undergraduate Sexuality Studies Symposium April 16-17, 2015

To view the full schedule, click here.


Thursday, April 16, 2015, 4:00-5:15

Keynote Undergraduate Lecture

Location: 324 Cathedral of Learning

Lecture: 'Setting Plato Straight: Translating Ancient Sexuality in the Renaissance'

April 10, 2015 - 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Todd Reeser (French/GSWS)

Gender, Sexuality, and Women's Studies Program

Work in Progress Discussion: '’Visual-Cognitive Eliciation: Crafting Ethnography with a New Visual Methodology"

April 10, 2015 - 10:00am - 11:30pm
Chelsea Wentworth (GSWS)

Lecture by Sandra Steingraber: "Fracking is a Feminist Issue: Women Confronting Fossil Fuels and Petrochemicals in an Age of Climate Emergency"

April 6, 2015 - 7:00pm - 8:30pm

Sponsored by GSWS, the Provost’s Sustainability Fund, and the University Honors College. Cosponsored by Environmental Studies Program, Humanities Center, the Departments of Sociology, Biology, Communication, and English; the Charles Crow Fund, and the Office of the Associate Dean for Undergraduate Studies.

The contemporary environmental movement in the United States is really two parallel movements: the fight against chemical pollution and the fight against climate change.

Student book discussion with Sandra Steingraber on "Raising Elijah"

April 6, 2015 - 4:00pm - 5:00pm

At 4:00, we will host a book discussion for students on Sandra Steingraber's book _Raising Elijah: Protecting Our Children in an Age of Environmental Crisis_ (2011). Preregistration required. Contact Karen Billingsley to request a place and to receive the book. 501 Cathedral of Learning.

Moderated by Olga Kuchinskaya (Dept. of Communication). 


Work-in-Progress Discussion: “When the Rainbow is Not Enuf: Reviewing London’s Black Gay and Lesbian Activist Ephemera.”

April 3, 2015 - 10:00am - 11:30am
Dominique Johnson (Communication/GSWS)

Text for discussion available through the gender studies portal on my.pitt.edu under My Resources.

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