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Gender, Sexuality, and Women's Studies Fall 2014 Events

Our fall events calendar is available to download or print in pdf form.

Feminist Theory Reading Group

Feminist Theory Reading Group

Sponsored by William Scott in English

Meets every other Friday of each month, from 9:30 to 11:30 AM, in CL 527

The Feminist Theory Reading Group is an ongoing discussion group that meets regularly twice a month during the academic year to talk about significant works of feminist theory, including both old and new, “classic” and “emerging” texts and authors. It is open to anyone with an interest in feminist theory and its related contemporary discourse(s.

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1-credit course: WOMNST0350, Gender & the Environment

0350 SPECIAL TOPICS IN GSWS, Tu 1:00PM-1:50PM, SRCC00113 Prof: Marylou Gramm

Gender and Affect Reading Group

Faculty and Grad Students: We invite you to join the GSWS Gender and Affect Reading Group this fall! Our first meeting will be on Thursday Sept. 18, from 4:00-5:30 in room 402, Cathedral of Learning. We'll discuss the introduction and chapters seven and eight of Ahmed, The Cultural Politics of Emotion. These are available in PDF on the GSWS portal (My Pitt, "resources"). 

Planning for fall programming on the theme "Embodiment" has begun.

Check out our events calendar for events organized so far.

"Teaching Times" Article by GSWS Faculty

First-year Student Academic Community

In fall term 2014, our Program will participate in an academic community for new students at Pitt intersted in gender/sexuality studies. Students will take our Intro to GSWS course (which fulfills social science gen ed), seminar in composition gender studies, and a one-credit freshman programs course designed for the community. All of these courses will be taught by experienced instructors whose work is related to gender studies. Other activities related to gender/sexuality are also on the horizon.

The Iris Marion Young Award: Call for Nominations

Do you know someone who is a leader in the struggle to achieve social justice? If so, we want to hear from you. The Gender, Sexuality, & Women’s Studies Program, with contributions from the Graduate School of Public and International Affairs and others across the University community, has created the Iris Marion Young Award for Political Engagement to honor those who work to promote justice in the University, at the local or national level, or across the globe.

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