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“Don’t Tread on Us” Discussion Panel

Women’s and Gender Studies will host this panel discussion, co-sponsored with Indiana County Federation of Democratic Women, on Monday, September 11. Presenters Terra Setzler and Cybil Peoples-Moore will discuss women’s reproductive rights, health care, and education.

Posted on 9/5/2017 1:33:31 PM

Intro to Women’s and Gender Studies Online: Early Summer Session

Looking for an exciting online course for the early summer session? Look no further, WMST 200 also fulfills the Liberal Studies Elective and Global and Multicultural Awareness categories.

Posted on 5/9/2017 11:21:44 AM

PASSHE Women’s Consortium Conference

The IUP President’s Commission on the Status of Women and the Women’s and Gender Studies Program is proud to host the 2017 PASSHE Women’s Consortium Annual Conference on September 29–30, 2017.

Posted on 4/27/2017 3:52:39 PM

2017 Winner of Jane Leonard Award for Women’s Leaders

Women’s and Gender Studies and the President’s Commission onthe Status of Women are pleased to announce the 2017 winner of the Jane LeonardAward for Women’s Leaders: Kay Snyder.

Posted on 3/28/2017 1:43:48 PM

Women’s and Gender Studies/AAUW Student Scholarship 2017 Winner

Women’s and Gender Studies, along with the American Association of University Women, is pleased to announce the winner of the AAUW/WGS Student Scholarship: Dylan Donine.

Posted on 3/27/2017 10:30:25 AM

Art+Feminism Wikipedia Edit-a-thon

IUP Libraries, in collaboration with Women’s and Gender Studies and the Center for Digital Humanities and Culture, will host an Art+Feminism Wikipedia Edit-a-thon on March 8 from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. in 201 Stabley Library.

Posted on 3/7/2017 2:21:43 PM

Women’s History Month Events Sponsored by IUP Offices and Departments

Many offices and departments at Indiana University of Pennsylvania will mark Women’s History Month by sponsoring various events throughout March. IUP will hold artistic events, celebrate women scholars, and host panels and talks.

Posted on 2/28/2017 9:03:47 AM

“Suffragette” Begins Women’s History Month

The English Student Film Series will open Women’s History Month with a free showing of “Suffragette”(2015), the powerful story of British women’s battle for the vote, on Wednesday, March 1.

Posted on 2/23/2017 1:00:43 PM

IUP Libraries to Host Art+Feminism Wikipedia Edit-a-thon

IUP Libraries, Women’s and Gender Studies, and the Center for Digital Humanities and Culture will host an Art+Feminism Wikipedia Edit-a-thon from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. on March 8.

Posted on 2/9/2017 1:43:29 PM

Women’s and Gender Studies Scholarships

Two $500 scholarships will be offered to female IUP students for academic year 2017–18, offered by the Indiana American Association of University Women and cosponsored by the IUP Women’s and Gender Studies Program. The application deadline is March 14, 2017.

Posted on 1/24/2017 1:38:57 PM

Film Screening: “The Mask You Live In”

Jointhe Women’s and Gender Studies Club for a film screening on Wednesday, November 30, about society’s definition of masculinity and itsimpact on boys/men and what we can do about it. A discussion will follow theshowing.

Posted on 11/28/2016 11:30:30 AM

Vigil for Inclusion

Join us in the Oak Grove at 7:00 p.m. on Thursday, December 1, for a vigil to remember all of the acts of discrimination that have taken place in our world, in our nation, in our community, and on the IUP campus.

Posted on 11/28/2016 11:24:41 AM

Masculinity Monday: Locker Room Talk

The Haven Project had their Masculinity Monday Presentation and Discussion on Monday, November 14, 2016, at 4:00 p.m. in the HUB's Conemaugh Room.

Posted on 11/14/2016 12:08:20 PM

IUP Departments Hosting Global Images of U.S. Women Exhibition

IUP’s Women’s and GenderStudies program, along with the departments of History, Sociology, Anthropology, and Art,are hosting an exhibition titled “Global Images of U.S. Women.”

Posted on 1/20/2016 10:33:39 AM

Two Scholarships for Female Students at IUP

Two $500 scholarships will be offered to female IUP students for academic year 2016–17, offered by the Indiana American Association of University Women and cosponsored by the IUP Women’s and Gender Studies Program. The application deadline is March 14, 2016.

Posted on 1/20/2016 9:09:56 AM

AAUW/Women's Studies Scholarship Deadline Announced

Two $500 scholarships will be offered to female IUP students for academic year 2016–17, offered by the Indiana American Association of University Women and cosponsored by the IUP Women’s and Gender Studies Program. Scholarship deadline: March 14, 2016

Posted on 12/15/2015 9:26:58 AM

AAUW/Women’s Studies Scholarship Opportunities

Two $500 scholarships will be offered to female IUP students for academic year 2015–16, offered by the Indiana American Association of University Women and cosponsored by the IUP Women’s Studies Program. The application deadline is March 1, 2015.

Posted on 2/13/2015 11:27:35 AM

Three AAUW-Indiana Scholarships Awarded to IUP Women Students

Three American Association of University Women Scholarships were awarded to academically outstanding IUPwomen students in need by the AAUW-Indiana Branch through collaboration with the IUP Women’s Studies program.

Posted on 4/30/2014 4:00:44 PM

Informal Q&A Outreach Session with Billie Jean King

This Q&A with Billie Jean King will take place from 4:30–5:15 p.m. on Monday, March 31, 2014, in the Nicholson Library, 112 Leonard Hall.

Posted on 3/26/2014 3:40:29 PM

“In Sisterhood” at University Museum and Six O’Clock Series

“In Sisterhood,” a feminist exhibition on the women’s movement in Pittsburgh/Western Pennsylvania, will be shown in the University Museum from February 2–March 16, 2013.

Posted on 1/29/2013 9:59:36 AM

IUP Reception for Women

The reception will be held in Sutton Hall on Wednesday, October 3, 2012. Come to celebrate the important contributions of women faculty, students, staff, and administrators to academic excellence at IUP. Free and open to the public.

Posted on 9/26/2012 2:40:18 PM

Summer Internship Opportunity with Planned Parenthood

Want to dedicate your summer to help elect pro-choice candidates in Pennsylvania? Be a campaign organizer!

Posted on 4/2/2012 10:11:36 AM

Sex and Gender Conference

Call for papers, posters, and presentations for the third annual Sex and Gender Conference, April 12–13, 2012, in the Hadley Union Building.

Posted on 2/29/2012 1:45:45 PM

Representation of Women in Media: Myth vs. Reality

To celebrate International Women’s Day, a presentation entitled “Representation of Women in Media: Myth vs. Reality” will be held on March 6, 2012, at 2:00 p.m. in the HUB Monongahela Room.

Posted on 2/27/2012 2:19:52 PM

Dr. Susan Shaw Workshop: Online Learning and Feminist Pedagogy

Dr. Susan Shaw will present Building Feminist Communities Online Women's Studies and Distance Education on Friday, September 30, 2011 from 9 00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. in the Monongahela Room, HUB.

Posted on 9/21/2011 4:17:14 PM

Demythologizing Sex, Gender, and Sexual Orientation

Betsy Crane, Ph.D., will provide the keynote address of IUP’s Gender and Sexuality Symposium on Wednesday, April 13, 2011.

Posted on 4/8/2011 11:58:00 AM

Q&A Luncheon with Betsy Crane

Ask questions of Betsy Crane, Ph.D., regarding her Gender and Sexuality Symposium keynote address, or about other subjects, Wednesday, April 13, 2011.

Posted on 4/8/2011 11:50:58 AM

Present Your Research on Gender and Sexuality

Proposal submissions are due March 1 for IUP’s second Annual Gender and Sexuality Symposium, taking place in the HUB on Wednesday, April 13, 2011.

Posted on 2/23/2011 11:37:54 AM

$tart $mart Workshop

Malinda Cowles will be holding a $tart $mart Workshop on Tuesday, March 22, 2011, from 6:00 to 10:00 p.m. in G-60 Suites on Maple East.

Posted on 2/23/2011 11:19:20 AM

“Vagina Monologues” This Weekend

The Vagina Monologues will be presented in Pratt Auditorium on Friday and Saturday, February 25 and 26, 2011, plus a Sunday matinee on February 27.

Posted on 2/23/2011 11:06:40 AM

Save the Date for these Spring Events

Several campuswide events dealing with the topics of curbing violence, bridging the wage gap between men and women, gender and sexuality, and feminist therapy will be offered.

Posted on 2/16/2011 1:20:45 PM

Vagina Monologues

S.A.G.E. (Students Advocating Gender Equality) are performing the Vagina Monologues on Friday through Sunday, February 25–27.

Posted on 2/16/2011 1:01:13 PM

Gender and Sexuality Symposium Call for Proposals Deadline: March 1

IUP’S second annual Gender and Sexuality Symposium will be held on April 13, 2011, in the HUB. With this year’s theme in mind, “Overlapping Narratives: An Interdisciplinary Dialogue,” we invite faculty, students, and staff of all departments to present.

Posted on 2/9/2011 10:30:01 AM

Alice Paul House Volunteer Training Starts February 7

The Alice Paul House seeks volunteers to provide crisis intervention and counseling to victims of domestic violence, sexual assault and abuse, and other crimes.

Posted on 1/21/2011 4:01:25 PM

New Course Offering on Feminist Theory for Spring 2011

The Women’s Studies program is now offering WMST 400/001: Feminist Theories between Worlds, for Spring 2011.

Posted on 11/18/2010 11:49:21 AM

You Choose the Keynote for Gender and Sexuality Symposium

A Qualtrics survey is being sent out to faculty and students for IUP’s second annual Gender and Sexuality Symposium keynote, which takes place on Wednesday, April 13, 2011, in the HUB.

Posted on 11/4/2010 2:09:40 PM

Women’s Studies Offers Diverse Spring Course Options

Attention undergraduates registering for Spring courses: Women's Studies branches out into several disciplines and is therefore a great minor for any student. Check out the variety of courses being offered this Spring that you may already be planning to take and that also count toward the Women's Studies minor!

Posted on 11/4/2010 1:33:18 PM

Women’s Studies Minor Celebrates Twenty Years at IUP

Come celebrate twenty years of the Women's Studies minor at IUP on Thursday, September 23, 2010, at 4:00 p.m. in Breezedale.

Posted on 9/21/2010 3:37:58 PM

Women’s History Month Read-In

The Women’s Studies program at IUP announces a Read-In on March 18, 2010, to help celebrate Women’s History Month. Come read and listen to poem and prose exerpts by women authors.

Posted on 3/16/2010 11:13:31 AM

Symposium on Gender and Sexuality

On April 9, 2010, the IUP Women's Studies program presents a Symposium on Gender and Sexuality at the HUB on the IUP main campus.

Posted on 2/15/2010 12:53:17 PM

$tart $mart Campus Workshop

Students soon to be entering the job market can learn how to negotiate for better starting salaries and benefits. Attend the $tart $mart Campus Workshop on Wednesday, November 18, 2009, from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. (check in at 3:45) in Room 116 of the Northern Suites (behind Weyandt Hall).

Posted on 11/11/2009 9:19:05 AM

Author and Alumna Warman to Read from Her Novel and Discuss Publishing

Jessica Warman, author of the young adult novel “Breathless” and an IUP alumna, will be reading from her novel and holding a discussion on publishing on October 29, 2009, at 2:00 p.m. in the Monongahela Room, HUB.

Posted on 9/23/2009 8:55:32 AM

Carol Adams to Give Earth Day Presentation

Carol Adams, vegetarian and feminist author of The Sexual Politics of Meat, will give a special Earth Day presentation on Wednesday, April 22, in the HUB.

Posted on 3/31/2009 10:16:51 AM

Cosgrove to Speak on Bias in Clinical Diagnoses

Dr. Lisa Cosgrove will speak on bias in contemporary clinical diagnoses, specifically the financial associations between expert members of diagnostic and treatment guidelines and pharmaceutical companies.

Posted on 3/31/2009 10:09:12 AM

Author Ruthanne Lum McCunn to Discuss “Thousand Pieces of Gold”

Chinese-American novelist and scholar Ruthanne Lum McCunn will speak on Thursday, April 2, 2009, at 7:00 p.m. in Pratt Auditorium.

Posted on 3/31/2009 9:58:57 AM

Poetry by Beatty, Author of “Red Sugar”

Poetry reading by Jan Beatty

Posted on 2/9/2009 11:31:28 AM

Author Harman Discusses “The Blue Cotton Gown”

Patty Harman, author, will speak on women’s health and midwives in Appalachia.

Posted on 2/9/2009 11:21:20 AM

CANCELLED: Burt Speaks on “Am I Not a Sister?”

John G. Burt will shed light on Jane Swisshelm's contributions to the lives of professional women, women’s civil rights, and the abolition of slavery.

Posted on 2/9/2009 11:10:32 AM

What Our Speech Disrupts: Creative Writing and Feminism

Talk given by author Katharine Haake

Posted on 2/9/2009 11:07:46 AM

Common Lives of Uncommon Courage: Women in Pennsylvania Mining Towns

Discussion on the lives of women in southwestern Pennsylvania mining towns

Posted on 2/9/2009 11:00:41 AM

Women’s History Month: Women’s Studies Program Presents Mallika Dutt

Mallika Dutt, founder and executive director of Breakthrough, an international human rights organization visits campus on March 7 and 8 to present a lecture titled “Gender, Media, and Human Rights” and a luncheon seminar titled “Domestic Violence: Activism and Strategy.”

Posted on 2/28/2008 1:15:10 PM

Women’s History Month: Women’s Studies Program Presents Dr. Haideh Moghissi

Dr. Haideh Moghissi of York University will present a lecture titled “Closed Passages: Muslim Women, Islamism, Feminism” and a luncheon seminar on “Muslims in the West.”

Posted on 2/26/2008 10:08:24 AM

Ann Rosenthal to Lecture February 7

Climate Change: Can Imagination Save Us? Hear the lecture Thursday, February 7 at 5:00 p.m. in 225 Sprowls Hall.

Posted on 1/29/2008 3:37:22 PM

Woman of Color, Woman of Courage Award

Mallika Dutt, founder and executive director of Breakthrough, an international human rights organization, will receive this award in March through the Women's Studies Program.

Posted on 1/25/2008 11:35:17 AM

Professor Haideh Moghissi Visits IUP March 3 and 4

Courtesy of the Women's Studies Program, Dr. Haideh Moghissi will visit campus March 3 and 4. Her colloquium topic will be "Closed Passages: Muslim Women, Islamism, Feminism."

Posted on 1/25/2008 10:55:59 AM

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