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MSUM alumnus, Troy White, presenting at “How to Survive: A Conversation” this weekend

Posted on June 25, 2015

Troy White, an MSUM mass communications graduate of 1996, is a featured presenter for this weekend’s “How to Survive: A Conversation” event surrounding the release of the book “Authentic Voices: How We Survive” and 10-minute film screening by the same name.

White will be speaking Friday night. The event begins at 6:30 p.m. in Richard Barry Hall (811 2nd Ave. N. Fargo, ND) June 26, 2015. “Authentic Voices: How We Survive” features hope-filled messages from survivors of childhood abuse, and audience members will be encouraged to join the conversation about how we survive the challenges in our lives. Read the rest of this entry →

Kandace Creel Falcon was featured on WCCO-AM

Posted on May 27, 2015

Kandace Creel Falcon, Director of Women’s and Gender Studies, discussed media depictions of women and aging on WCCO-AM on Sunday, May 24. You can find the show here with her segment labeled “5/24/15 Steel Talkin': When Age Isn’t Just A Number.”

 

19th Annual Unity Conference continues today

Posted on April 30, 2015

19th Annual Unity Conference
Wednesday April 29th – Thursday April 30th.

Keynote Speaker: Dr. Simone Delerme, University of Mississippi will present Read the rest of this entry →

Free food and comedy tonight

Posted on March 26, 2015

Tonight at 7 p.m. in the CMU Underground is the Women’s History Month event “Comedy Night with Jessica Sele.” Free to the community and free food will be served prior to the show at 6:30. Facebook event

Healing Through Comedy: A Radical Stand Up Comedy Workshop

Posted on March 25, 2015

There will be a stand up comedy workshop at 3pm today in the CMU 101. The workshop will be facilitated by comedian Jessica Sele.

Free to all. Lunch will be provided. For more information, check out the Facebook event.

Comedy Night with Jessica Sele tomorrow night in CMU

Posted on March 25, 2015

Tomorrow at 7 p.m. in the CMU Underground is the Women’s History Month event “Comedy Night with Jessica Sele.” Free to the community and free food will be served prior to the show at 6:30.

Jessica Sele is a deeply weird human being and stand-up comedian living in Oakland, CA. She frequently performs up and down the west coast and sometimes in Fargo. Read the rest of this entry →

“Feminist Filmmaking: Practice and Process” presentation and luncheon today

Posted on March 11, 2015

Please join Women’s and Gender Studies and the Campus Feminist Organization as we continue to celebrate Women’s History Month with a presentation and luncheon “Feminist Filmmaking: Practice and Process” featuring Dr. Kyja Kristjansson-Nelson and Jessy Hegland. Wednesday 12:00-1:00pm in the Women’s Center (Bridges 154). The talk will include clips from the speakers’ own film work and casual conversations about women and film. Looking forward to seeing you there!

Feminist Community Book Group with the author of “Love Imagined: A Mixed Race Memoir” tonight

Posted on March 05, 2015

Join us for the next meeting of the Feminist Community Book Group with the author of Love Imagined: A Mixed Race Memoir – Sherry Quan Lee. Read the rest of this entry →

March WGS Colloquium talk Friday

Posted on March 05, 2015

Join Women’s and Gender Studies for the March WGS Colloquium talk Friday March 6th from 11:00a-12:30p in the Women’s Center (154 Bridges) featuring Sherry Quan Lee author of Love Imagined: A Mixed Race Memoir. Come to the public reading and presentation as part of the Women’s History Month events this month. Read the rest of this entry →

Series of events held next week celebrating Women’s History Month

Posted on March 04, 2015

Next week there will be a series of events celebrating Women’s History Month: Weaving the Stories of Women’s Lives. Events next week include: Read the rest of this entry →

WGS Film TONIGHT

Posted on March 02, 2015

In honor of Women’s History Month, HLCRWS will be screening “Antonia’s Line” tonight, 2 March 2014 at 7:00 p.m. in LH 118. Winner of the 1995 Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film, “Antonia’s Line” takes place in the post WWII period and traces a Dutch family through five generations.

President Blackhurst to give speech titled “The Power of Potential” today

Posted on February 26, 2015

Join President Blackhurst as she gives a speech titled “The Power of Potential” in the CMU room 101 this Thursday at 3 p.m. Read the rest of this entry →

“‘It’s Like a Rollercoaster': The Fast Pace of Life and Relationships” presentation by Dr. Ann Burnett tomorrow

Posted on February 19, 2015

Join Women’s and Gender Studies for “It’s Like a Rollercoaster”: The Fast Pace of Life and Relationships” presentation by Dr. Ann Burnett, NDSU Friday February 20th from 11:30am-1:00pm in the Women’s Center (Bridges 154) as part of the WGS Colloquium Series. Read the rest of this entry →

Organización Latina Americana soliciting presentations for annual Unity Conference

Posted on February 19, 2015

The Organización Latina Americana (OLA) student organization is soliciting presentations for the 19th annual Unity Conference. Read the rest of this entry →

Commencement is today at 1 p.m.

Posted on December 18, 2014

Can’t attend commencement? Watch the ceremony live.

Minnesota State University Moorhead will award degrees to 362 students during its fall commencement program Thursday, Dec. 18 at 1 p.m. in the university’s Nemzek Fieldhouse. Read the rest of this entry →

Feminist Community Book Club gathering held tonight

Posted on December 04, 2014

Join Women’s and Gender Studies as we host our second Feminist Community Book Club gathering to discuss Reyna Grande’s “The Distance Between Us” Thursday December 4th 6:30-8:00pm in the Faculty Development Center. The FDC is located on the north side of the Livingston Lord Library. Light refreshments will be served.

Kandace Creel Falcón presented research at National Women’s Studies Association meeting

Posted on November 20, 2014

Kandace Creel Falcón, Director of Women’s and Gender Studies presented her research at the National Women’s Studies Association meeting in San Juan, Puerto Rico November 13-16. She presented a paper titled, “Railway Visions and Chicana Lives: Realizing the Chicana Feminist Interdisciplinary Archive.” Her work was one of over 500 presentations at the largest attended NWSA conference with over 1500 attendees.

Kathryn Lucero participated in panel discussion at NDSU

Posted on November 19, 2014

Kathryn Lucero, double major in Women’s and Gender Studies and Philosophy participated in a panel discussion at NDSU, Thursday, November 13th.  A panel discussion exploring issues related to oil, water and environmental justice in the Bakken oil formation was held on Thursday, Nov. 13, from 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. in the NDSU Memorial Union Gallery.   The panel highlighted interdisciplinary, collaborative projects emerging from courses at NDSU and Minnesota State University Moorhead that explore natural resource use, environmental planning and social and environmental justice in the Bakken region.  Lucero presented her research “Why is Fracking a Feminist Issue? A Workshop/discussion on Environmental Justice Issues and Fracking in Western North Dakota” along with Claudia Murphy, MSUM professor of philosophy and women and gender studies.

Women’s Health: What College Women Need to Know – tonight in the CA

Posted on November 19, 2014

An event with experts focused on Women’s Health & Wellness specifically for college students is scheduled on Wednesday, November 19th at 7:00 p.m. in the Dille Center for the Arts, Gaede Stage.  The event will include short presentations on topics chosen by MSUM students and a panel discussion where the experts will answer anonymous questions from the audience. Read the rest of this entry →

“Red, White, [Black & Blue] Uncharged at Guantánamo” one-man political theatre show Nov. 6

Posted on November 04, 2014

The Interdisciplinary Center for Diversity and Social Justice and the Women’s and Gender Studies Program are pleased to host, “Red, White, [Black & Blue] Uncharged at Guantánamo” a one-man political theatre show with a talk back with Nathan Tylutki Thursday November 6th from 12:00-1:15pm on the Gaede Stage. Read the rest of this entry →

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