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Women's and Gender Studies Events

Upcoming Events

For a printable list of events for the year, click here.

"Life After" Screening

AMOR Learning Community event in partnership with Pittsburgh's Center for Victims
Will consist of viewing the documentary "Life After," followed by by a brief talk and Q & A with representatives from the Center.
Thursday, November 6, 2014
6:00 p.m.
Africa Room, Union
Refreshments will be served.

Confluence and Division

Modernist Studies Association Annual Conference
November 6-9, 2014
The Center for Women's and Gender Studies is a co-sponsor of this event.

Violence and Embodiment

Duquesne University Women in Philosophy Conference
Call for Papers deadline December 1, 2014
For more information, click here.

WGS Fall Reception

Tuesday, December 9, 2014
4:30 - 6:30 p.m.
643 College Hall

Sarah Miller - "Blood, Milk, and Tears: Holy Bodies in the Middle Ages"

Dr. Sarah Miller is Associate Professor and Chair, Classics Department, Duquesne University
Friday, January 23, 2015
4:00 p.m.
Location TBD

Pop-Up Museum: Saints

Thursday, January 29, 2015
4:00 - 6:00 p.m.
Night Spot, 1st Floor Duquesne Union

Boncho Dragiyski - "Divine Textualization: The Writing of María"

Dr. Boncho Dragiyski is Assistant Professor of Spanish, Department of Modern Languages and Literatures, Duquense University
Friday, February 20, 2015
4:00 p.m.
Location TBD

Godriver Odhiambo - "Modern Day Saints on the Battlefield: The Power and Resilience of Sudanese Women"

Wednesday, March 11, 2015

Alima Bucciantini - "Who are our Saints?: Building a National Pantheon in the Modern Museum"

Dr. Alima Bucciantini is Assistant Professor, Department of History, Duquesne University
Friday, March 13, 2015
4:00 p.m.
Location TBD

Violence and Embodiment

Duquesne Women in Philosophy 2015 Conference
Keynote speaker: Ann Murphy, University of New Mexico
Saturday, March 21, 2015
Simon Silverman Phenomenology Center

Women's History Month Keynote Speaker - Robert Ellsberg

"Blessed Among All Women: The Subversive Power of Female Saints"

Robert Ellsberg is Editor-in-Chief and Publisher, Orbis Books
Thursday, March 26, 2015
Time TBD
Power Center Ballroom

WGS Spring Reception

Tuesday, April 28, 2015
4:30 - 6:30 p.m.
643 College Hall