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Women's and Gender Studies presents "The Creation of Anne Boleyn," a lecture by Susan Bordo, Chancellor's Distinguished Visitor
Feminist scholar and cultural critic Susan Bordo will speak on campus Monday, November 18, 2013. Susan Bordo is Professor of English and Gender and Women's Studies and holds the Otis A. Singletary Chair in the Humanities at the University of Kentucky. Her latest book is The Creation of Anne Boleyn: A New Look at England's Most Notorious Queen (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2013). Lecture is Monday, November 18, 2013, 7:00pm, Benton-Bingham Ballroom, N214/215 Memorial Union. Sponsored by the departments of Women's & Gender Studies, History, Film Studies, English, and Communication; and the Chancellor's Distinguished Visitors Fund.
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Graduate Student Colloquium Series
Graduate students and faculty, please join us for the final talk in our Fall 2013 WGST Grad Student Colloquium series. Hayley Cole presents her research, "Challenging National Heterosexuality: A Rhetorical Analysis of Campaign Advertising For and Against Marriage Equality in the 2012 Elections," on November 15, 2013, 12 noon in 325 Strickland Hall. Hayley is a doctoral candidate in Communication and a WGST graduate minor. Lunch will be provided for the first 15 participants.
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Call for Walton Scholarship Appications and Essay Award Entries
Women's and Gender Studies has announced the call for Walton Scholarship Applications and Undergraduate Essay Award Entries. The deadline for both is December 2, 2013.
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Spring 2014 WGST Course Listings
Visit Women's and Gender Studies' Next Semester page for full listing and course descriptions for Spring 2014 courses. Early Registration for Spring 2014 begins 30 October 2014.
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Miliann Kang Lecture Kicks Off "Feminist Feelings: Emotion, Politics, and Experience" Lecture Series
Miliann Kang's September 30, 2013 lecture, "How Does It Feel to Be Called a Tiger Mom?: Asian American Women, Racialized Mothering and Emotional Labor" was the kick off event for this year's Women's and Gender Studies lecture series, "Feminist Feelings: Emotion, Politics, and Experience." Next lecture will be presented by Victoria Hesford, February 21, 2014.
From left to right: Zakiya Adair, Tola Pearce, Miliann Kang, Joan Hermsen, Elisa Glick