When? Friday, October 10, 3:00 p.m.
Where? On the Pioneer Mother lawn outside Hendricks Hall
Who? WGS students, faculty, staff, friends and affiliates, and faculty in other departments who would consider teaching a class on Gender and/or Queer Studies that we can cross-list.
Why? Let’s celebrate the 2014-15 academic year! Please join us for snacks, drinks, socializing, networking and etc. Meet your faculty outside of class, ask about their research, network with colleagues and peers, ask questions about the major/graduate certificate program if you’re thinking of declaring, or just come out, have a good time and enjoy the late summer/early Fall in Oregon.
We hope to see you there for the last bit of good weather before we take a turn for rain next week!
Time magazine recently ran an article on transgender people and topics, featuring Laverne Cox of Orange is the New Black fame. Professor Elizabeth Reis of the Department of Women’s and Gender Studies was also interviewed and contributed several points to the article. Check it out here or look for the June 9, 2014 issue of Time.
Professor Elizabeth Reis recently was interviewed on BackStory with the American History Guys, “a public radio show that explores contemporary issues and themes through a historical lens.” Professor Reis discusses a 1629 trial that raised troubling questions about fixed gender identities in colonial Virginia.
Hear her interview here!