Wednesday, September 28th
Evelyn M. Simien will be speaking about her book, Historic Firsts in U.S. Elections: Trailblazing Candidates in Gubernatorial, Congressional, and Mayoral Campaigns, this Wednesday from 12:15 – 1:30pm in OAK 408. Refreshments will be served. You can also join online via WebEx here!
Evelyn M. Simien is Professor of Political Science, and the Office for Diversity and Inclusion (ODI) Faculty Fellow for the 2022-23 academic year. She is also affiliated with Women’s Gender and Sexuality Studies and American Studies. Her research has examined black feminist consciousness, racial-sexual violence suffered by African American women at the hands of lynch mobs, and the symbolic empowerment of historical first candidates.
This fall, Cuban artists Paola Martínez Fiterre and Gigi de la Torre will be hosting a conversation highlighting their photographic and multimedia work on self-representation, the female body, the social order and process accompanied by art critic Mailyn Machado.
The series “Faces, Masks, Bodies: Contemporary Cuban Writing, Art, and Performance” will be a mix of online, hybrid, and in-person events held once a week.
The series will include discussions, writing workshops, guest speakers, and performances. Some events will be in Spanish, while others will provide English interpretation.
Check out the first event on Tuesday, September 20th! It will be held online from 3:00-5:30 pm. You can register here.
Plus, access the flyer of events here.
Join the Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies department on Thursday, September 29th from 3:00-4:30pm for our Open House in Beach Hall rooms 409-426.
Meet the faculty, learn more about the WGSS program, and ask any questions you may have. Plus, relax in our new lounge with AC and refreshments.
See you there!
Check out Professor Myers’ upcoming talk: What Happens Now that Roe Has Been Overturned?
Professor Myers will provide a forecast for a post-Roe America covering changes in abortions and births and downstream effects on the economic lives of women and their families.
Register now to attend in-person or online on September 29th from 2-3:15 pm!