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GWS Student Club Conversations

Nov 7, 2017
"How queer is media?" Come to our GWS Student Club discussion tomorrow and see!All are welcome -- Wednesday, November 8th at 5 pm in the PSU Multicultural Center. Also mark your calendars for our final discussion, "How queer is queer?" on November 15th!  

Fall 2017 Feminist Retakes Film Series!

Nov 2, 2017
The Gender, Women's, and Sexuality Studies Program invites you to the Fall 2018 Feminist Retakes Film SeriesAll films begin at 5 p.m. and will be shown in Room 114 of Belk Library.These are open to the public so invite your friends! The first film, Persepolis, has already shown -- make sure you don't miss next week's showing of Tongues Untied! Thursday, October 26th -- Persepolis This film traces Satrapi's growth from child to rebellious, punk-loving...

April 27th Talk by Dr. Ann Cahill

Apr 26, 2017
In honor of April being Sexual Assault Awareness Month, the Gender, Women's, and Sexuality Studies program will host a special talk by Dr. Ann Cahill this Thursday, April 27th. The talk is entitled "Must Survivors of Sexual Violence Disclose Their Assaults? Title IX, Mandatory Reporting, and the Role of the Confidant." Dr. Cahill is a philosophy professor at Elon University.  The talk will begin at 7:00 p.m. and will take place in Room 415, Rough Ridge, in Plemmons Student Union. It...

Queer Film Series Tonight!

Apr 4, 2017
TONIGHT!!!Don't miss the next installment in our 2017 Queer Film Series.The Bubble (2006)Directed by Eytan FoxIn tumultuous Tel Aviv, two men—one Israeli, one Palestinian — fall in love.Hosted by Dr. Kyle StevensAll films begin at 7 p.m. and will be shown in Room 114 of Belk Library.Open to the public.

Spring 2017 Queer Film Series Announced!

Feb 16, 2017
The Gender, Women's, and Sexuality Studies Program invites you to the Spring 2017 Queer Film SeriesHosted by Dr. Kyle StevensAll films begin at 7 p.m. and will be shown in Room 114 of Belk Library.Open to the public.Monday, March 6The Watermelon Woman (1996)Directed by Cheryl NunyeA young black lesbian decides to make a documentary about an actress known for playing the stereotypical                       “mammy” character in the...

Final Installment of Fall Lecture Series

Nov 9, 2016
Join us tomorrow evening for the final talk in our Fall Lecture Series!!! Dr. Kyle Stevens, an assistant professor in the Department of English, will present "Size Matters: Comedy, Performance, and Stereotype in 'La cage aux folles'.” The talk will begin at 6:30 p.m. in Room 114 of Belk Library. It is free and open to the public.

Nov. 3rd Film Screening

Nov 1, 2016
Join us this Thursday, November 3rd, for a special screening of "Forbidden: Undocumented and Queer in Rural America." The film follows the journey of Moises Serrano, a young activist from North Carolina fighting for rights in the face of oppression stemming from his position as both a gay man and an undocumented immigrant. The film will be followed by a discussion with the filmmaker, Tiffany Rhynard, and Moises Serrano.  The event will take place in Room 114 of Belk Library at 8 p.m....

Lecture by Dr. Sushmita Chatterjee on Oct. 27

Oct 20, 2016
Please join us Thursday, October 27, at 6:30 p.m. for the next installment of our Fall Lecture Series. Dr. Sushmita Chatterjee, a core faculty member of Gender, Women's, and Sexuality Studies, will present "Mapping Queer Transnationalism" in Room 114 of Belk Library. The event is free and open to the public. 

Check out our Spring 2017 course offerings!

Oct 11, 2016
Are you looking for an interesting course to take in the spring? A list of our upcoming courses is below! • GWS 2421 - Sex, Gender, & Power, TR 3:30-4:45 p.m.• GWS 2525 - Global Women’s Issues, TR 2-3 :15 p.m.• GWS 2530 - Art & Activism, MW 3:30-4:45 p.m.• GWS 2421 - Sex, Gender, & Power, TR 3:30-4:45 p.m.• GWS 2525 - Global Women’s Issues, TR 2-3 :15 p.m.• GWS 2530 - Art & Activism, MW 3:30-4:45 p.m.• GWS 5650 - Feminist Theories, M 5-8 p.m.     

Get Involved with the GWS Student Club!

Sep 13, 2016
The Gender, Women's, and Sexuality Studies Student Club invites you to join us each Tuesday at 6:30 p.m. in Room 085 af Appalachian Hall! Our club aims to examine the beliefs, attitudes, assumptions, and norms about gender, women, and sexuality and their intersections with race, ability, nationality, class, and other fields of study. Our goal is to analyze how power works in our society and to address issues of equity, diversity, and social justice in our world today. Contact Hayley...

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Dr. Sushmita Chatterjee
Interim Director of Gender, Women's and Sexuality Studies
828-262-8992
chatterjees@appstate.edu

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