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Study of Women and Gender

 

 


 

News & Events

Spring 2018

 

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SWG has a new facebook page! Here is the link, go like us!!


 


 

 

Dean Spade and Miss Major were at Smith on March 30-31

 

Click here for Dean Spade's talk


Click here for Panel discussion with Miss Major

 

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Forum on Diversifying the Construction Workforce

Click here to see the discussion from Feb 15, 2018

 

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" The Origins of Today's Radical Right and the Crisis of our Democracy"

Nancy MacLean is a Professor of History at Duke University.

Click here to see lecture from January 25, 2018

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Linda Sarsour, "Intersectionality in the Streets: Resistance in a Time of Trump"

introduced by Prof. Paula Giddings, Africana Studies and Editor of Meridians: feminism, race, transnationalism, hosted by the Program for the Study of Women, Smith College, April 26, 2017

Outfest on the Road

Program for the Study of Women and Gender and Outfest presented Outfest on the Road,Sept 17-19, 2016, the first festival to bring Outfest film programming to a collegiate community. This inaugural festival offered cutting-edge films that screened at the 2016 Outfest Los Angeles LGBT Film Festival and Outfest Fusion LGBT People of Color Film Festival, alongside queer film classics from the Outfest archive.
The Outfest video is the Filmmakers Panel, held from 3-4pm on Saturday, September 17
Cheryl Dunye, Guinever Turner, Alex Juhasz (The Watermelon Woman) along with Shonali Bose and Nilesh Maniyar (Margarita With A Straw) will discuss independent filmmaking and the value of queer of color cinema in this lively filmmaking panel. Moderated by Prof. Jennifer DeClue (Smith College), this panel brings together the creative minds that produced these two provocative and groundbreaking films.

 

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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