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3rd Annual World AIDS Day Conference

Tuesday, December 1, 2009 • 9:00 AM

Texas Union Governors' Room and the Glenn Maloney Room (SSB)

And screening of the film Where the Water Meets the Sky


New Faculty Colloquium - Has your Home Become a Toxic Factory? Plastic Emissions and Human Exposures

Wednesday, November 18, 2009 • 4:45 PM

GAR 2.112

Dr. Ying Xu (Civil Engineering)


“The Lives of Indigenous Women in a ‘Post-Racial’ and ‘Post-Feminist’ World” a talk by Professor Andrea Smith, University of California-Riverside

Tuesday, November 17, 2009 • 7:00 PM

University of Texas at Austin, Thompson Conference Center auditorium (TCC 1.110)

In her lecture she will analyze the realities of white supremacy and patriarchy as they play out in the lives of indigenous women in the United States.



Film Screening of Amuse Bouche: A Chef's Tale and book presentation by Elizabeth Engelhardt, Republic of Barbeque: Stories Beyond the Brisket

Wednesday, November 4, 2009 • 4:45 PM

GAR 2.112

Food for Thought...Amuse Bouche and Republic of Barbecue


Rejecting Violence, Imagining Alternatives - a series of community conversations

Wednesday, October 28, 2009 • 6:00 PM

Rev. Marvin C. Griffin Building

Incarceration


New Faculty Colloquium - Negotiating Queerness in Post-Civil-War Beirut

Wednesday, October 28, 2009 • 4:45 PM

GAR 2.112

Dr. Sofian Merabet


Brown-bag lunch with Janet Jakobsen

Thursday, October 22, 2009 • 11:45 AM

Chicano Culture Room, Texas Union 4.206


Rejecting Violence, Imagining Alternatives - a series of community conversations

Wednesday, October 21, 2009 • 6:00 PM

Rev. Marvin C. Griffin Building

Policing


New Faculty Colloquium - Marginalized Prophet Figures: Forgiveness in the Age of Reason

Wednesday, October 21, 2009 • 4:45 PM

GAR 2.112

Dr. Karen Pagani


Latifa Lyles

Wednesday, October 21, 2009

TBA

Latifa Lyles is an inspiring feminist activist who has accomplished a great deal in the realm of women¹s rights and social justice at a young age.


Plática with Paola Zaccaria

Tuesday, October 20, 2009 • 6:30 PM

Texas Union, Theatre, 2.228


Former CWGS Director's Discussion Panel, part of the BJ Fernea Conference

Friday, October 16, 2009 • 12:30 PM

ACES 2.402

Luncheon


Film Screening of 14 Women (2007)

Thursday, October 15, 2009 • 7:00 PM

CAL 100

A story of perseverance and poise, 14 Women will inspire and uplift audiences of all ages!

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Rejecting Violence, Imagining Alternatives - a series of community conversations

Wednesday, October 14, 2009 • 6:00 PM

Rev. Marvin C. Griffin Building

Juvenile Justice?


The Power and Pain of Invisibility: Understanding Gender and Men's Mental Health

Wednesday, October 14, 2009 • 4:45 PM

GAR 2.112

Dr. Michael Addis


Rejecting Violence, Imagining Alternatives - a series of community conversations

Wednesday, October 7, 2009 • 6:00 PM

Rev. Marvin C. Griffin Building

Violence in Our Communities


New Faculty Colloquium - Why is Cancer More Depressing for Men than Women among White Older Adults

Wednesday, October 7, 2009 • 4:45 PM

GAR 2.112

Dr. Tetyana Pudrovska


A Poetry Performance/Reading/Talk by Meta DuEwa Jones

Wednesday, September 30, 2009 • 4:45 PM

GAR 2.112

Improvisation in Black and Blue: Performing Jazz Poetry, Performing Gender


Reception for Author Sharon Meers

Friday, September 25, 2009 • 4:00 PM

ACES Connector Lobby

Co-Author of “Getting to 50/50: How Working Couples Can Have It All by Sharing It All.”


Film Screening of What I Want My Words to Do to You: Voices from Inside a Women's Maximum Security Prison (2003)

Thursday, September 24, 2009 • 8:00 PM

CAL 100

This PBS special pays tribute to the power of words, whether written on a page or spoken through a microphone.


Transgender activist, Miss Major to speak

Thursday, September 24, 2009 • 6:00 PM

Texas Union, Santa Rita Room

“Stonewall and the Transgender Community Today”


New Faculty Colloquium - Crossing Through Chueca: Lesbian Literary Identities in Queer Madrid, 1988-2005

Wednesday, September 23, 2009 • 4:45 PM

GAR 2.112

Dr. Jill Robbins


AGLIFF Film Screening of Waxie Moon

Sunday, September 13, 2009 • 4:45 PM

Alamo Draft House on South Lamar

UT Student and Staff discount price of $5 with UT ID Card


AGLIFF Film Screening of The Lovers and Fighters Convention

Saturday, September 12, 2009 • 7:30 PM

Alamo Draft House on South Lamar

UT Student and Staff discount price of $5 with UT ID Card


A reading by Terry Galloway

Thursday, September 10, 2009 • 4:00 PM

Cactus café, Texas Student Union building

Author of MEAN LITTLE DEAF QUEER


AGLIFF Film Screening of Sissy Boy

Wednesday, September 9, 2009 • 9:00 PM

Alamo Draft House on South Lamar

UT Student and Staff discount price of $5 with UT ID Card


Fall Classes Begin

Wednesday, August 26, 2009 • 8:00 AM

UT Campus


New MA Student Orientation

Friday, August 21, 2009


Summer Classes in Session

Thursday, June 4, 2009


TULIP Student Information Session

Tuesday, May 12, 2009 • 12:00 PM

PAR 103

TULIP (Texas Undergraduate Leadership Program) was created by the Center for Women's and Gender Studies to allow promising undergraduate women students from any discipline to develop their leadership skills and provide financial assistance to women who aspire to become leaders in the community. The scholarship offers undergraduate women the opportunity to learn and explore leadership skills on campus and beyond. Eligibility requirements include: being a female of sophomore standing


Panel on US/Iranian Relations

Thursday, April 30, 2009 • 5:00 PM

LBJ Library, Atrium/Brown Room


Roundtable Discussion on "Law, Locality, and International Human Rights", Reception to follow

Wednesday, April 29, 2009 • 3:30 PM

Law School's Eidman Courtroom



Gender and Health Research Cluster Research Conference

Tuesday, April 28, 2009

Thompson Conference Center (TCC 1.110)

The Health Research Cluster at the Center for Women's and Gender Studies announces a Spring 2009 student conference. Student researchers with interests in gender and health often come to the area owing to an initial interest in either gender or health issues, and the addition of the other dimension adds depth and complexity to the work. This conference will let students share their own original research, explore opportunities for interdisciplinary collaboration, and gain exper


Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Shirin Ebadi Lecture

Monday, April 27, 2009 • 5:00 PM

ATandT Conference Center Amphitheater, Room 204



Justice and the Geographies of Moral Protest: Reflections from Ciudad Juarez

Friday, April 24, 2009 • 4:00 PM

Geography building , Room 102


CWGS Spring Reception

Friday, April 24, 2009 • 3:30 PM

Littlefield Home


Femme Friday

Friday, April 24, 2009 • 1:00 PM

GAR 2.108


FDP New Faculty Colloquium: Cecilia Balli

Friday, April 17, 2009 • 1:00 PM

GAR 2.108


"Warriors and Queens:Radical Stagings of Gender and Sexuality in Dance"

Thursday, April 16, 2009 • 8:00 PM

Lab Theatre (adjacent to west side of the Winship Drama Building)

"Warriors and Queens: Radical Stagings of Gender and Sexuality in Dance," will present critically-acclaimed dance artists from Chicago-- Breakbone DanceCo and Matthew Hollis--in an evening of radical dance theater that fearlessly tangles with traditional gender and sex roles. The performance will be followed by a discussion with the artists moderated by Dr. Rebecca Rossen (Theatre and Dance), who curated the event, and Dr. Ann Cvetkovich (Women's and Gender Studies).


"Wearing the Pants: American Girls and Second-Wave Feminism"

Thursday, April 16, 2009 • 5:00 PM

BUR 436A


16th Annual Emerging Scholarship in Women's and Gender Studies Student Conference

Wednesday, April 15, 2009 • 8:00 AM

ACES Building

This conference provides an opportunity to share research with undergraduates, graduate students, and faculty affiliates of the Women's and Gender Studies from all departments. The Center's theme for 2008-09 is "Global Feminism" but research on any aspect of the study of gender and/or sexuality is welcome. This is the student run conference of CWGS, not to be confused with any other conference.


Karen Engel: Feminisms, Social Movements, and International Law

Tuesday, April 14, 2009 • 5:00 PM

ACE 2.302 AVAYA Auditorium


Femme Friday

Friday, April 10, 2009 • 1:00 PM

GAR 2.108


Annual Promotion and Tenure Panel

Wednesday, April 8, 2009 • 3:30 PM

AT&T Conference Center Room 103

This annual program provides candid and important information for all faculty who are going up for promotion (including Lecturers) and tenure.

OPEN TO ALL FACULTY


Persepolis (2007)

Monday, April 6, 2009 • 7:00 PM

Alamo Draft House, South Lamar


FDP New Faculty Colloquium: Julie Lee

Friday, April 3, 2009 • 1:00 PM

GAR 2.108


FDP New Faculty Colloquium: Catherine Cubbin

Friday, March 27, 2009 • 1:00 PM

GAR 2.108


Lioness (2008)

Thursday, March 26, 2009 • 7:00 PM

Women and Their Work Art Gallery


Femme Friday-Sabine Hake

Friday, March 13, 2009 • 1:00 PM

GAR 2.108


Keep the Vote! Kick-Off and HBO Films' Iron Jawed Angels FREE Screening

Sunday, March 8, 2009 • 6:30 PM

University of Texas Thompson Conference Center


FDP New Faculty Colloquium: Caroline Polk O'Meara

Friday, March 6, 2009 • 1:00 PM

GAR 2.108


Professor Cindi Katz (SUNY) to give talk

Thursday, February 26, 2009 • 5:15 PM

Lady Bird Johnson Room, CMA 5.160


FDP New Faculty Colloquium: Jennifer Whitson

Friday, February 20, 2009 • 1:00 PM

GAR 2.108


Femme Friday: How Big is Your God?

Friday, February 13, 2009 • 1:00 PM

GAR 2.108


Transgeneration (2005)

Thursday, February 12, 2009 • 7:00 PM

Women and Their Work Art Gallery


New Faculty Colloquium - Violence, Gender, and Decolonization, A Reflection

Tuesday, February 10, 2009 • 4:45 PM

GAR 2.112

Dr. Ruramisai Charumbira


FDP New Faculty Colloquium: Rebecca Torres

Friday, February 6, 2009 • 1:00 PM

GAR 2.108


FDP New Faculty Colloquium: Philip Broadbent

Friday, January 23, 2009 • 1:00 PM

GAR 2.108


First Day of Class

Tuesday, January 20, 2009


MLK Day

Monday, January 19, 2009



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