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January

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.

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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.

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February

Dr. Rose is an invited speaker for the Wise Women Symposium on Research on Older Women for the Association for Women in Psychology conference to be held in Pittsburgh, PA in March 2016. The session addresses the negative and conflicting messages regarding aging for women. Diversity issues are integrated throughout on topics including older women and work, lesbians, sexual desire, and empowerment, with emphasis on the positive aspects of aging.

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Over 35 students and several faculty attended our 1st 2016 WSSA's (Women's Studies Student Association) & WSGSA's (Women, Sexuality, and Gender Studies Association) networking event on February 16, 2016. It was held at the Center for Women's and Gender Studies in DM 212 and everyone enjoyed the pizza, sodas and dessert.

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The institute will bring together individuals from various psychology disciplines and from diverse universities and colleges who currently employ or would like to employ a feminist lens to their research, teaching and service. Dr. Stephen's presentation will focus on networking and promoting feminist research; it will take place on March 1, 2016.

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March

Dr. Stephens to speak at University of Northern Iowa for Sexual Assault Awareness Month

Dr. Dionne Stephens will be presenting her research for Sexual Assault Awareness Month at the University of Northern Iowa. Titled "1 in 5: An Empowerment Approach to Addressing Sexual Assault on Campus", her interactive talk will include an over view of the psychological consequences and concrete skills for addressing victimization.

March is Women's History Month, and this year, Gayle Bainbridge, a donor and longtime supporter of FIU's women's studies program, has been honored by the Women's History Coalition with a Women of Impact award. A story will run on Easter Sunday in the Miami Herald's Tropical section.

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We have great news! Our Director, Dr. Yesim Darici, received the FIU President’s Access & Equity Award. Dr. Darici has made a contribution not only to FIU but also nationally in academic science for women and underrepresented minorities.

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International Women's Day (IWD) is March 8 and the 2016 campaign theme is Pledge For Parity. Celebrate the social, economic, cultural and political achievement of women.

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FIU is proud to present three exciting opportunities to support the betterment and empowerment of women Panthers. We invite you to join us and transform your personal and professional experience.

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Amid the controversy surrounding the lack of color among 2016 Academy Award nominees, “Orange is the New Black” actress Selenis Leyva delivered an empowering speech to FIU students about her struggle to become a successful Afro-Latina actress in the United States.

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April

Congratulations to this year's recipients of the Elaine Gordon Scholarships in Women's Studies, Wendy Ruiz and Sergio Andrade. Both received scholarships that will enhance and support their education at FIU.

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Fall 2016: AFH 5905 U01 Readings in Africa History Women, Gender and Sexuality in Africa and African Diaspora Thursdays 5:00-7:40pm - FIU Modesto Maidique Campus - DM 370

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May

Considering the reality, the FIU Center for Women’s and Gender Studies has launched an initiative to advance solutions to prevent violence against women. The International Women, Gender and Violence Initiative is focused on prevention and education of the issues related to violence locally, nationally and globally.

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June

At FIU, we foster a safe, supportive environment for students to pursue their dreams, learn from outstanding educators and become leaders. We cannot look the other way when members of our FIU family are harmed. We are responsible for both our action and our inaction.

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LGBT and Beyond is now offered Tuesday's and Thursday's from 11:00 am to 12: 15 pm at BBC!

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LGBT and Beyond is now offered online!

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Literature from Egypt, Guatemala, India and Senegal (WST 3120) offered Tuesday's and Thursday's at MMC!

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Julio Capó Jr. is an assistant professor at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst, where he teaches LGTBQ, Latino and Caribbean history. He was an FIU CWGS alumnus.

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President Mark B. Rosenberg presided over a campus memorial service attended by hundreds and meant to show solidarity. “At times like this, we have to find the strength within ourselves and within our community to rededicate ourselves to the norms that enhance and fortify our civility,” he said.

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In just five years, global learning has become an integral part of FIU, helping students gain a greater understanding of global issues and the collaborative spirit and perspective necessary to tackle complex problems. In that time, FIU’s schools and colleges have offered thousands of global learning course sections, tens of thousands of students have taken at least two global learning courses, and hundreds of professors have sought out training to become experts in teaching these courses.

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July

President Mark B. Rosenberg presided over a campus memorial service attended by hundreds and meant to show solidarity. “At times like this, we have to find the strength within ourselves and within our community to rededicate ourselves to the norms that enhance and fortify our civility,” he said.

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August

The Astronomical Society of the Pacific (ASP) has awarded FIU physics Professor Caroline Simpson, the 2016 Richard H. Emmons Award for excellence in college astronomy teaching.

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Seats still available for the Fall 2016 - WST 3641 U01 - LGBT and Beyond - taught by Professor Oscar Loynaz

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Seats still available for the Fall 2016 - WST 3120 U01 - Global Women's Writing - taught by Michaela Moura-Kocoglu.

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September

With over 150 students, faculty, and community members in attendance, the standing-room only event was a huge success.

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Dr. Zwingel’s research interests include international women’s rights norms and their translation; gender equality advocacy around the world; global governance and gender; feminist, constructivist and post-colonial IR theories; and gender and armed conflict.

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On the Monday, September 12, 2016, the Center for Women's and Gender Studies hosted a welcome-back pizza party. Among the food and drinks was information about the center's two student organizations, WSSA and WSGSA, and their various events and initiatives aimed towards women's and gender equality taking place this 2016 fall semester. The center's director, Dr. Darici, also took the opportunity to introduce curious students to the center's academic programs and certificates.

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October

FIU has partnered with the Penn Center for Minority Serving Institutions and the Mellon Foundation to attempt to diversify the professoriate in the Humanities and related Social Sciences.

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On August 25th, Civil and Women’s rights activist and first generation college student, Andrea Pino, came back home to Miami to deliver a talk about sexual assault and empowerment to Dr. Victoria Burns’ packed ‘Introduction to Global Gender and Women’s Studies’ class here at FIU.

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Dr. Bidegain went to Rome for a special meeting organized by the OAS and the Vatican. She had the opportunity to meet the Pope and give him her book on Women in the History of Latin America.

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The Women in STEM Initiative will provide education on the issues faced by women in STEM fields and resources for enhancing their involvement. These efforts, Darici said, will propel the University to succeed in recruitment efforts and applications for available grants that will strengthen both our faculty and our students.

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Successful lecture today by Dr. Samira Alayan - lecturer and researcher from Hebrew University of Jerusalem.

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November

The Michele Alexander Early Career Award for Scholarship and Service was established in 2005 to recognize early career excellence. Congratulations to Dr. Asia Eaton!

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Spring 2017 - Fully Online Global Learning Course - WST 3015 RVC - Introduction: Global Gender & Women's Studies.

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Spring 2017 WST 4504 (U01) / WST 5507 (U01) GL 100-A Tues/Thurs 9:30am - 10:45am

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