Arresting Dress: Cross-Dressing, Law and Fascination in Nineteenth-Century San Francisco

Gender, Sexuality & Women’s Studies

Arresting Dress: Cross-Dressing, Law and Fascination in Nineteenth-Century San Francisco

Wednesday, October 10, 2018 4:00 p.m. Clare Sears Associate Professor of Sociology San Francisco State University Cabell Library, 901 Park Avenue Multipurpose Room, Second Floor (Room 250) This event is part of the speaker series “Gender TRANSgressions, Past and Present” that began in fall 2017 and continues through this semester. Sponsored by the Humanities Research […]

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Making Fairyland in Twentieth-Century Miami: Gender, Sexual and Racial Transgressions

Wednesday, November 14, 2018 4:00 p.m. VCU Globe 1030J, 830 West Grace Street Julia Capó Jr. Associate Professor of History University of Massachusetts at Amherst This event is part of the speaker series “Gender TRANSgressions, Past and Present” that began in fall 2017 and continues through this semester. Sponsored by the Humanities Research Center with […]

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Twitter Discussion on the Trauma of Inequality

Thursday, May 24 2-3 p.m Members of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation’s New Connections program, which provides resources to scholars and community members from historically disadvantaged backgrounds, is hosting an hour-long Twitter Town-Hall on trauma in higher education on May 24, from 2-3 p.m. entitled “A Discussion on the Trauma of Inequality.” “We’re coming together […]

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Myrl Beam Discusses the Impact of Nonprofits on LGBT Activism

Myrl Beam, Ph.D., is an Assistant Professor of Gender, Sexuality and Women’s Studies, who specializes in sexuality, social movements, political economy, race and critical theory. His research focuses on the impact of the non-profit system on queer activism, and his new book on the subject, Gay, Inc: The Non-Profitization of Queer Politics, will be published […]

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Coston Receives Grant to Study Health of Bisexual and Non Monosexual Women

The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation has awarded a $50,000, year-long grant to Bethany (bee) Coston, Ph.D., assistant professor of Gender, Sexuality, and Women’s Studies at VCU. The grant is funded through the foundation’s New Connections project, a career development program designed to support research on health equity by scholars from diverse, historically disadvantaged or underrepresented […]

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Queer Brown Voices

February 28th 4pm — 6pm Grace Street Theater, 934 W. Grace Street “The feminist racial justice project of Queer Brown Voices” Speaker: Salvador Vidal-Ortiz, Associate Professor of the Sociology and faculty in the Women’s, Gender and Sexuality Studies Program at American University Dr. Vidal-Ortiz’s scholarship cuts across racialization, sexuality, gender, and religion. He has co-edited two award-winning […]

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The Politics of Labor

November 17th, 1:00PM Student Commons, Richmond Salons III-IV Gender, Sexuality and Women’s Studies presents their 7th Annual Crenshaw Lecture on  This year’s lecture features Dr. Elsa Barkley Brown; author, professor at the University of Maryland and award winner. Her lecture, The Politics of Labor: African American Women Serving and Organizing is free and open to […]

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Refiguring Gender in Global Health

Tuesday, March 29, 2016. 3 pm University Commons, Virginia Rooms C & D Refiguring Gender in Global Health: The Impact of New Biomedical HIV Prevention Technologies on Intimacies and Subjectivities in Africa Sponsored by Department of Gender Sexuality and Womens Studies, the Humanities Research Center in association with its “HIV/AIDS: Local, National, and Global Perspectives” […]

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2015 December Diploma Ceremonies

Congratulations to all of our upcoming graduates!  If you haven’t already done so please make sure you know all of the details like time and location for your department’s diploma ceremony by visiting the VCU Commencement site and on the Departmental Ceremonies page. If you have a question about your ceremony please contact your department’s […]

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6th Annual Crenshaw Lecture; Thursday, Nov. 19th

The 6th Annual Crenshaw Lecture by Dr. Grace Elizabeth Hale takes place on Thursday, November 19, at noon at the Richmond Salons III – IV, Student Commons. Gender, Sexuality and Women’s Studies presents, Dr. Grace Elizabeth Hale, Professor of American Studies and History at the University of Virginia and the author of Making Whiteness: A culture […]

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