News for Women & Gender Studies, November 2014
DECEMBER 3. 7 PM: WGST major Kelli Leckie will be one of two guest speakers for the Cultural and Public History Association presentation of Against Gender Violence: Screening and Discussion of Brother Outsider: The Life of Bayard Rustin
. This promises to be a terrific film and conversation!
WGSSA: The student group for WGST is doing an undergarment drive on behalf of a homeless drop in center in Long Beach (Mental Health America Drop In Center). Donate new sports bras and other women's undergarments to help women experiencing homelessness. Bring your donations to H-212 by December 1, 2014. Make it a great holiday season for women in need.
WEBINAR: This upcoming Wednesday the 19th, the LGBTQ Resource Center will be hosting a webinar titled "Transgender Students 2015: Strategies for Serving & Supporting" in TSU Gilman AB from 11am to 12:30pm. Please RSVP by emailing Brianna Sérráno at firstname.lastname@example.org.
We had a great
Coffee & Conversation on Tuesday, November 18. Lots of folks attended the Trans 101 workshop facilitated by presenters from the Long Beach LGBTQ Center. Thanks to all who attended.
SPRING 2015 Schedule of WGST Classes is now available in the Women & Gender Studies complex and in H-230.
The WGSSA (Women & Gender Studies Student Association) is working on their latest 'zine. It should be available in the WGST complex during the week of November 17-21. Stop by and pick one up to see the latest!
Several members of the WGST faculty are representing our program at the annual National Women's Studies Association Conference in San Juan, Puerto Rico from November 11-November 16. We will bring back reports on keynote speeches by bell hooks, Angela Davis, and Kamala Kempadoo.
Don't forget that the WGSSA meets every Tuesday at 4:30 in the Women & Gender Studies complex.