Women and Gender Studies Program
The Women & Gender Studies Program is updating the requirements for our major—switching from 42 credit hours to 36.
Please join the Women & Gender Studies program as we celebrate excellence in feminist scholarship. The event features the research of our graduating seniors, and an award ceremony to honor feminist scholarship, creativity, service and activism.
A Staged Reading of the play by then-famous Broadway playwright, Rachel Crothers (1878-1958). Directed by Assunta Kent and performed by Intro Theatre students.
The purpose of this annual event is to bring together a diverse group of successful women leaders who can inspire and motivate women to reflect on their own career goals and status as they strive to advance in their organizations. The leaders help educate attendees by engaging in discussions that focus on relevant issues in today’s workplace.
Sarita Gupta is a nationally recognized expert on the economic, labor and political issues affecting working people across all industries, particularly women and those employed in low-wage sectors, as well as the changing nature of work in America.
Please join the Women & Gender Studies program and the Campus Safety Project for a screening of this award winning film on campus sexual assault, followed by a panel and community discussion.
On October 20th, the mayoral candidates will focus on the issues that matter most for women voters. Join us!
Kathy Kelly is the co-founder of Voices for Creative Non-Violence and recipient of the 2015 Peace Prize by the U.S. Peace Memorial Foundation. Kelly will tell some of the many stories of her 20 years working as a member of international peace teams in Sarajevo, Lebanon, the West Bank, Iraq and Afghanistan.
Join us in the Women and Gender studies office to celebrate the start of a new school year! Come to learn about the Women and Gender Studies program, declare your major or minor, meet fellow students and faculty, learn about the Gender Studies Student Organization (GSSO) and hear about upcoming programs and events!
This panel discussion will examine the impact of institutional racism and cultural genocide, with an emphasis on Maine’s Tribal communities, the legacy of slavery in Maine, and the role of faith communities in combating racism today.
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