WOMEN'S AND GENDER STUDIES NEWS & EVENTS

 

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Carnaval Brasileiro

Featuring Brazilian food and BATALA, an all-women Brazilian drumming group, whose mission is to empower women through drumming and expose people to Brazil's dynamic music and culture.
University Union Chesapeake Rooms02-19-20107:00 PM
Non-Profit Leadership: Not for the Faint of Heart

This conference provides an overview of the current economic crises and its implications for the regional non-profit sector.
UU Chesapeake02-20-20098:30 am - 3:30 pm
The Price of Pleasure: Pornography, Sexuality and Relationships

This film features the voices of consumers, critics and pornography producters and performers. At the same time, the film examines the unprecedented role that commercial pornography now occupies in U.S. popular culture.
University Union Chesapeake 30402-24-20103:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Professor Shirley Parrey Lecture: "Dangerous Subtexts: Paule Marshall's Short Story 'Brooklyn"

On its surface, it is a story about a young African American woman's experiences with--and victory over-sexual harassment perpetrated by her French professor (a victim of McCarthyism).
University Union Chesapeake 30203-09-20103:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Taking Back God: American Women Rising Up for Religious Equality

Leora Tanenbaum will be address women's activism, struggles and innovative approaches to religious equality with respect to several religious traditions including: Catholics, evangelical Protestants, mainline Protestants, Muslims and observant Jews.
UU Potomac Lounge03-12-20093:30 PM - 5:00 PM
"An Appetite for Politics: Women as Culinary Activists in the Early Republic" presented by Nancy Siegel, Assoc Prof of Art History

Explore the genre of cookbooks and recipes from the late 18th century which influenced colonial women to become culinary activists and direct participants in the cause for independence from England. A Presidents Cake will be available to taste.
Chesapeake 304-01-20093:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Hip Hop Feminism: Discussion and Film

In a hip hop and R'n'B world dominated by men and noted for misogyny, the unstoppable female lyricists of Say My Name speak candidly about class, race, and gender in pursuing their passions as female MCs.
University Union Chesapeake 303 and 30404-05-20103:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Sister to Sister Girls Summit: Uncovering the Power Within (Invitation Only)

This day long summit will bring together 44 girls aged 12-14 from Balto City to talke about their fears, frustrations, dreams and ideas and the challenges they face.
UU Chesapeake04-16-2009TBA
Hip Hop Concert: Mzery Loves Company

Self-described as an "anti-all girl band," Mzery Loves Company's critically acclaimed music draws from influences in rock, funk, and hip hop. According to MLC, they won't show you their ta-ta's, but they will show off their instruments.
University Union Susquehanna Terrace04-27-20105:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Women At The Bar and On the Bench: A Discussion on the Impact of Women in the Jucidiary

In celebration of Constitution Week, Librarian Joyce Garczynski will moderate a panel discussion with the Honorable Kathleen Gallogly Cox, Prof. Rita Duarte Marinho (WMST) and Prof. Cyntia Cates (POSC).
University Union Chesapeake Rooms 2 and 309-15-20101:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Women and Public Service for the 21st Century

This is the 10th anniversary celebration and you're invited. The keynote speaker is Madeline M. Kunin, authoer of Pearls, Politics and Power: How Women Can Lead and Win.
University Union Potomac Lounge10-06-20094:00 PM
In Our Own Voice

The daughters of Robert Kennedy and Malcolm X (Rory Kennedy & Ilyasah Shabazz) will speak. Open to the public. Refreshments served.
University Union Potomac Lounge10-15-20097:00 PM
Race, Gender and Work in a Changing Economy

Cecelia Rio's sabbatical talk.
Linthicum 30710-17-200812:00PM - 1:30PM

The Department of Women's and Gender Studies holds events throughout the year, and especially during March, which is designated as Women's History Month.  We sponsor lectures and other presentations by visiting scholars and Towson University faculty.  

 

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