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

Gender, Sexuality & Women’s Studies

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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Liberated Threads: Black Women, Style, and the Global Politics of Soul

Monday, Nov. 23rd at The Depot, The Humanities Research Center, African American Studies, Gender, Sexuality and Women’s Studies, and the School of the Arts presents “Liberated Threads: Black Women, Style, and the Global Politics of Soul”.  The event will begin at 4:00pm, admission is free and all are welcome. Speaker and Author, Tanisha Ford, will […]

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We Are Subjects of History

September 29, 2015 The Department of Gender, Sexuality and Women’s Studies invites all staff, students and alumni to attend “We Are Subjects of History” held Tuesday, Sept. 29, 2015 in Temple 1165 from 4-6 p.m. Guadalupe Moshan Álvarez will speak on the human rights situation in Chiapas, Mexico, FrayBa’s work, and the role of international […]

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Speaker Series: E. Patrick Johnson

October 29 and 30 2014 E. Patrick Johnson, Carlos Montezuma Professor of Performance Studies and African American Studies at Northwestern University, will perform his play Sweet Tea, based on his book, Sweet Tea: Black Gay Men of the South (University of North Carolina Press, 2008) on October 29. Professor Johnson will also give a lecture on October 30 […]

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Faculty Spotlight: Liz Canfield

Recognized for her heroism and the pursuit of a better society, Assistant Professor of Gender, Sexuality and Women’s Studies Elizabeth Canfield plays many roles – large and small – in the LGBTQ community and beyond. In spite of her modest tone and cool demeanor, it seems there is not a social organization in Richmond she […]

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