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Tuesday, March 31, 2015

GWS Co-Sponsored Event: "The Mask You Live In"

The next GWS co-sponsored event is coming up next week! There will be a film showing of The Mask You Live In on Wednesday, April 8 at 6 P.M.   

From the director of Miss Representation - an exploration of American masculinity.  Compared to girls, research shows that boys in the U.S. are more likely to be diagnosed with a behavior disorder, prescribed stimulant medications, fail out of school, binge drink, commit a violent crime, and/or take their own lives. Jennifer Siebel Newsom's new documentary film, The Mask You Live In, asks: As a society, how are we failing our boys? 

Tuesday, March 24, 2015

Elizabeth Cady Stanton Student Research Conference THIS WEEK!

The Gender and Women's Studies Program is holding their 26th Annual Elizabeth Cady Stanton Student Research Conference this Thursday, March 26. Villanova students will present their gender-based research and creative pieces that they have worked on over the past year. The conference will kick-off with a Welcome at 1 PM and continue with ten amazing panels and a session of performances until the keynote address given by Lauren Berlant at 4:30 PM in the Cinema. 

Please join us for this exciting GWS event to support Villanova students and their hard work and encourage your students and classmates to attend. The flyer for the keynote address and the entire conference are below. 


Wednesday, February 25, 2015

The Vagina Monologues

The presentation of The Vagina Monologues on Tuesday, February 24 was a great success! The Gender and Women's Studies program would like to thank all of its actors: Fatima Doumbia, Professor Shauna MacDonald, Lauren Marasco, Sarah Ochocki, Jessica Otterbine, Professor Heidi Rose, Alix Rosenfeld, and Carla Windt. We would also like to thank Women in Transition for being our beneficiary for this event and coming to talk to us about their organization. For more information on WIT, their website is http://www.helpwomen.org/wp/.

Thank you to all who came out to support this event! Below are some pictures of the reading.

Thursday, February 12, 2015

GSC Meeting: Today at 6:00 PM!

GSC Meeting
Thursday February 12
6:00pm | Health Services Building Room 200
Join us for conversation on LGBT representation in movies and TV!
                     Enjoy pizza AND HOT WINGS and camaraderie!
                     All are welcome!