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EVENTS 201-2017


October 4
Gillian Thomas
Neilson Browsing, 7:00 pm


October 7, 2016

Forum and Writing Workshop: Graduate School for Feminist Scholarship, October 710-1pm Seelye 207

Prof. Angie Willey, a Five College faculty member in Gender, Sexuality and Women's Studies has offered to lead a workshop on applying to graduate school to pursue feminist scholarship next week.
Please tell any interested friends, advisees and your SWG-crosslisted 300-level classes about this opportunity.
Forum and Workshop: "Graduate School for Feminist Scholarship"
Angie Willey, 5-College Professor, Gender, Sexuality and Women's Studies Department, UMASS
Friday, October 7, 10am-1pm, Seelye 207
Please rsvp: earmstro@smith.edu, lunch provided
If you are considering applying to graduate school to pursue further feminist scholarly work, please join this workshop and forum. The first half is a forum to discuss general questions, departments, and strategies of applying. Students will share what programs they are considering, ask questions about the process, and discuss how to make this decision with each other and attending faculty.

The second half will provide a write-on-site session where students can work on application components with Prof. Willey there to consult.


November 2, 2016

Presentation of the Major and Minor

CC 103/104 12 noon. Lunch provided



Congratulations to our SWG Prize Winners



Valeria Dean Burgess Stevens Prize
Tanvi Kapoor 17J, Rachel Farber '16

Jeanne McFarland Prize
Shabia Furkan '16, Jocelyne Proietti '16

Schuster Van Dyne Prize
Eden Bonjo '16

Meg Quigley Prize
Eleanor Adachie '17, Catherine Hartup '19, Monika Song-Ngam '17, Briana Barrett '19, Mia Lloyd '19





A Public Conversation with Urvashi Vaid and Dean Spade

Urvashi Vaid and Dean Spade share perspectives on how nonprofitization and funder influence impact the race and gender politics of contemporary LGBT work, and what strategies are being developed by queer and trans activists both within and outside nonprofit structures to build a movement centered in racial and economic justice.

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