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Silencing in the U.S. South: Feminisms’ Intersectional Role in Breaking Through Boundaries

01/28/2016

The Feminist Graduate Student Association (FGSA) is extending their deadline for proposal/abstract submissions for their 17th annual Feminist Graduate Student Association’s Symposium at Florida Atlantic University.

CWGS is offering LGBT and Beyond (WST 3641) at BBC for this Spring 2016

01/07/2016

Interested in learning about LGBT life across societies around the world? This course is designed to teach students about significant historical movements in the gay and lesbian movement, as well as explore current social, legal, and political issues. Discussions will include such topics as gender, sexual orientation, religion, family issues, and contributions to arts and literature.

GeekiWood showcases non-traditional STEM careers at FIU

12/18/2015

FIU and Geeki Girls Gatherings collaborated for a second year to present the GeekiWood conference Dec. 5. The conference is a unique event where producers, educators, technicians and scientists come together to blend the magic of film and television with real science to empower middle school girls, giving them a greater appreciation for science, technology, engineering, arts and math.

Upcoming Events

Gender Harassment: A Technology of Oppression in Organizations

02/18/2016 12:00 PM

This talk will highlight new findings on gender harassment: conduct that disparages employees of one gender but implies no sexual advance. I will present evidence on the pervasiveness of gender harassment, work environments associated with it, and its implications for worker well being.

Lecture featuring Selenis Leyva from the TV show, Orange is the New Black

02/22/2016 06:00 PM

Selenis will be discussing her growing up with immigrant parents from Cuba and the Dominican Republic. She will also be talking about LGBTQ issues as she has a transgender sibling. Aside from the details of her life she will also be touching on her time on "Orange is the New Black" and doing a Twitter Q&A using the hashtag #SPCITNB

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