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January

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Venue:AHC1, Room 110

This presentation will describe the Philadelphia Police School Diversion Program, a city-wide effort to stem the school-to-prison pipeline.

February

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Venue:FIU MMC - MARC Pavillion

Sara Munson Deats, Distinguished University Professor Emerita at the University of South Florida will give a lecture as part of a month-long celebration of "First Folio! The Book That Gave Us Shakespeare" at FIU.

A Global Perspective of LGBT Issues in the Middle East/Islamic Countries

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Venue:Ryder Business Building - Room 120

Ryder Business Building - Room 120 Can Danismant, Ph.D. Candidate, is a graduate of American Studies at Ege University in Izmir, where he completed his M.A. For this talk, he will provide the audience with an overall perspective of the subject through a historic and contemporary representation.

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Venue:AHC1 110

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.

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Venue:GC Ballrooms

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

March

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Venue:FIU MMC - PG5 153

Dr. Aileen M. Marty, Professor of Infectious Diseases and Clinical Lab Director, Department of Medicine Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine (FIU) will share aspects of her life, career path, what motivates her, and how she keeps everything in balance.

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Venue:FIU MMC - GL 100A

This forum will challenge and deconstruct this ethnocentric conventional view by arguing that indigenous women are not only politically active but are at the forefront of forces reshaping Latin America. Their legal advocacy not only creates unprecedented legislation in the world, their legal re-assemblage disrupts state-centric understandings of sovereignty.

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Venue:FIU MMC - Graham Center (GC) 243

CWGS is co-sponsoring another wonderful lecture. Dr. Monika Zgustova, the 6th Betsy-FIU Exile Studies Scholar/Writer­‐in­‐Residence, is a highly acclaimed author and translator. A frequent contributor to El Pais, La Vanguardia, Avui, and The Nation, Dr. Zgustova is a highly sought after speaker. Her most recent novel La Rosas de Stalin (2016) is based on the life of Svetlana Aliluyeva, Stalin's exiled daughter.

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Venue:MMC - GC Ballrooms
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Venue:BBC - Wolfe Ctr Balrooms

The Center for Women's and Gender Studies will have an informational booth on March 23rd - please pass by the GC Ballrooms and say hello!

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Venue:FIU MMC - Green Library (GL) 220

CWGS's Director, Dr. Yesim Darici, is moderating a notable panel of experts. Details of the panel appear on the event flyer. Hope you can join us!

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Venue:FIU Modesto Maidique Campus - WC-130

Another wonderful event that CWGS is co-sponsoring. Please join us! Dr. Maria Luisa Veisaga will moderate a panel discussion with community experts .

April

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Venue:Ocean Drive, Miami Beach

CWGS is co-sponsoring the 8th Annual Miami Beach Gay Pride Parade.

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Venue:FIU Modesto Maidique Campus - CG Middle Ballroom and Stadium Club

Tony Porter will be discussing masculinity and the responsibility men have in ending relationship and sexual violence against women.

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Venue:FIU Modesto Maidique Campus - CG 140

The Peace Corps at FIU is showing the feature "Girls Rising" and then leading a panel discussion on the importance of early female education in the developing world. There will be a panel discussion after the showing.

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Venue:GL 100A

The Women’s Studies Student Association (WSSA) and the Women,Sexuality, and Gender Studies Association (WSGSA) will hold a screening of the documentary "He Named Me Malala". The film talks about the life of Malala Yousafzai, winner of the 2014 Nobel Peace Prize for her activism toward female education. We will have lots of food and beverages for everyone to enjoy!

May

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Venue:FIU Modesto Maidique Campus - College of Business Complex, Room 235, 2nd Floor, west side

The Office to Advance Women, Equity and Diversity and the Center for Women’s and Gender Studies invite you to attend this leadership institute.

June

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Venue:ZEB 325

The Office of Graduate Studies invites you to the June Research Brown Bag Seminar, June 8, 2016. This month's seminar will feature Dawn Thompson of Kristi House and Dr. Maureen Kenny from the Department of Leadership & Professional Studies.

August

Andrea Pino will be speaking this Thursday, August 25th from 11:00am-12:15pm in PG5 134

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Venue:FIU - PG5 134

Andrea was one of the main characters in the documentary “The Hunting Ground,” which highlights the epidemic of sexual assault across college campuses in the United States. The Hunting Ground has been aired on CNN, is now nominated for two Emmy’s, and was previously nominated for a number of awards.

September

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Venue:MMC, GC 243

LGBTQA Welcome Reception

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Venue:FIU - Graham Center Ballrooms

CWGS is excited to be co-sponsoring this event that will take place in FIU's Graham Center on September 12 through the 15. The mission of the XII Encuentro Internacional de Escritoras is to bring together the Hispanic and English-speaking literary community to a multicultural environment without discrimination. It will highlight the role of women in literary fields, and celebrate the work of writer and environmentalist Marjory Stoneman Douglas.

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Venue:MMC, AHC4 402

CWGS - Welcome Back Pizza Party!

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Venue:MMC, GC Lobby

We are empowering our community by giving them a platform to voice their concerns about women’s issues. We are working with Engage Miami, a non-profit, non-partisan organization seeking to increase student involvement in local and general politics. Register to vote while keeping women’s rights in mind!

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Venue:MMC, GC 243

Join us for a panel discussion on “Women in Local Politics”. Drawing on local women’s economic and social realities, we will be examining local policies regarding women’s and gender rights as well as policy proposals for future actions. This event will draw together an exceptionally diverse group of panelists with a broad expertise in women’s, gender, and minority rights, from politicians, to local practitioners, and academics.

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Venue:MMC, AHC4 402

Join us for lunch and networking at our first Women Faculty in STEM initiative meeting.

October

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Venue:MMC, PG5 - Room 134

This lecture is about different roles between males and females represented in history textbooks in Palestine.

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Venue:MMC, SIPA 502-503

CWGS will be co-sponsoring this event. Trophy hunting has somewhat surprisingly surfaced as a new and embattled frontier in the culture wars surrounding notions of women’s rights and gender equity. This presentation analyzes several sites of related controversy: the emergence of women as prominent celebrity trophy hunters; an NRA-sponsored campaign to encourage firearm use in general and hunting in particular among women.

CWGS Affiliated Faculty Meeting

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Venue:MMC, AHC4-402 and BBC, AC1-319

CWGS's Fall 2016 Affiliated Faculty Meeting: October 18, 2016 - 12:30 - 1:30pm, (MMC) AHC4-402 & (BBC) AC1-319

November

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Venue:MMC, MARC Pavillion

Join AADS, Center for Humanities in an Urban Environment, Department of English, Kimberly Green Latin American and Caribbean Center, and Women and Gender Studies for the 7th Annual AADS Humanities Afternoon: "How Do Global Black Lives Matter? Art, Activism and the Academy" on Thursday, November 3, 2016 at 1:00 PM in the MARC Pavilion.

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Did you know that throughout 2015, 67% of detected trafficking victims in Florida were U.S. citizens? Join us Nov. 14-19 to learn more!