Monday, February 13th, 2017, Canadian-based, pro-life organization, Center for Bio-Ethical Reform, returned for their yearly display of graphic images to protest abortion. In response, the CWGS, WSSA, and WSGSA showed up to counter-protest and show solidarity with women and reproductive justice. The Center and its student orgs set up a table in front of the large anti-choice display with their own positive messages.
It's that time for CWGS students to submit their applications for the Elaine Gordon Scholarship in Women's Studies. The deadline for submission is March 13, 2017. Please click above for more details.
Sandy Skelaney, program director of the Center for Women’s and Gender Studies Initiative for Gender Violence Prevention helped as part of the Women's Rally's executive planning committee.
On Saturday, January 21st, America witnessed the largest inaugural protest in US history. The event was organized in order to raise awareness for a number of intersectional issues such as reproductive rights, women’s rights, the rights of trans individuals, the rights of people of color, and human rights in general.
FIU psychology professor Lindsay Malloy publishes her story on CNN regarding her false positive Zika test while pregnant with her second child.
The Michele Alexander Early Career Award for Scholarship and Service was established in 2005 to recognize early career excellence. Congratulations to Dr. Asia Eaton!
In the Company of Women was created in 1989 as a way to unite the diverse population of Miami-Dade County by recognizing outstanding women who have impacted our community in a positive way. Congratulations Dr. Darici! Click above for further details.
Course Description: This interdisciplinary writing course, situated at the intersection of cultural studies, queer theory, and LGBT studies, introduces students to discourses and rhetorics of gender, sex, and sexuality.
FIU has been awarded a $3.2 million National Science Foundation ADVANCE Institutional Transformation Grant aimed at developing strategies to increase the number of women and minority professors in science, technology, engineering, mathematics, and the social and behavioral sciences at the university.
Spring 2017 - Fully Online Global Learning Course - WST 3015 RVC - Introduction: Global Gender & Women's Studies.