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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 →

Women’s and Gender Studies Students Have a Big Presence at the 2014 Red River Women’s Studies Conference

Posted on October 29, 2014

Women’s and Gender Studies Students Have a Big Presence at the 2014 Red River Women’s Studies Conference held at NDSU, October 24, 2014.

Four WGS students presented their research in a panel titled “Revolution Consciousness/Revolutionary Selves:  Feminist Methodologies and the Body. ” Read the rest of this entry →

Kick off to the Feminist Community Book Group read tonight

Posted on October 16, 2014

Join Women’s and Gender Studies for the kick off to the Feminist Community Book Group read – Roxanne Gay’s “Bad Feminist” Thursday October 16th from 6:30-8:00pm in the Women’s Center (154 Bridges). Discussion will be moderated by WGS Director Kandace Creel Falcón open to all who have read the book and would like to talk about it. Read the rest of this entry →

WGS-sponsored Feminist Community Book Group will discuss “Bad Feminist” Oct. 16

Posted on October 09, 2014

WGS Sponsored Feminist Community Book Group will discuss “Bad Feminist” by Roxanne Gay Thursday October 16th, 6:30-8:00pm in the Women’s Center (Bridges 154). The group is open to anyone who has read the book and would like to discuss. Read the rest of this entry →

“Is fracking a feminist issue?” Women’s and Gender Studies Colloquium Presentation Friday, Oct. 10

Posted on October 08, 2014

Please join us for “Is fracking a feminist issue?” Women’s and Gender Studies Colloquium Presentation Friday October 10th from 12:00-1:00pm in the Women’s Center (154 Bridges). Dr. Claudia Murphey (WGS & Philosophy) and Kathryn Lucero (WGS & Philosophy double-major) will present on their research regarding fracking in ND. Read the rest of this entry →

WGS Colloquium today for “A D.C. Experience”

Posted on September 26, 2014

Join us for the WGS Colloquium 11:30-1:00pm in the Women’s Center (Bridges 154) Friday September 26th for a presentation by Alexis Grabinger, WGS Major, entitled, “A D.C. Experience.” Grabinger will discuss her six-month internship with Senator Heidi Heitkamp and relate her personal growth in knowledge of the political process to her future career goals. Read the rest of this entry →

Film screening of “Lucky the Documentary” tonight, room change

Posted on September 26, 2014

Tonight the film screening of “Lucky the Documentary” will be held in Langseth Hall. The room location has changed to room 104. Read the rest of this entry →

Women’s and Gender Studies hosting first WGS Colloquium Series speaker

Posted on September 25, 2014

Women’s and Gender Studies will host it’s first WGS Colloquium Series Speaker – Alexis Grabinger, WGS Major will present on her experiences interning for Senator Heidi Heitkamp in Washington, D.C. Friday September 26th from 11:30-1:00pm in the Women’s Center (154 Bridges). She will highlight what she learned and how it relates to her future career goals. Grabinger will be the first speaker of this year’s monthly series. Read the rest of this entry →

“Lucky” film viewing Sept. 29

Posted on September 23, 2014

“Lucky” is a documentary film following five years of Lucky Torres’ life in New York City. Lucky is a queer Puerto Rican mother living on the fringes of homelessness. This film will be unavailable to wide audiences and we are privileged to have this experience on our campus. Read the rest of this entry →

Take Back the Night Rally tonight from 5-9 p.m.

Posted on September 18, 2014

SHATTER THE SILENCE. STOP THE VIOLENCE.
The Women’s Center, Women’s and Gender Studies, and Campus Feminist Organization are sponsoring the annual Take Back The Night Rally on Thursday, September 18, from 5 – 9 p.m. on the Campus Mall by the Library. “The Take Back The Night Foundation serves to create safe communities and respectful relationships through awareness events and initiatives. We seek to end sexual assault, domestic violence, dating violence, sexual abuse and all other forms of sexual violence.” BBQ starts at 5 p.m. and there will be music and speakers. The event will end with a march around the campus grounds.

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