One of the main WGST-sponsored events is the annual production of The Vagina Monologues. Emily Green, a sophomore English education major and 2013 & 2014 Vagina Monologues cast member, created the video based on the monologue "Rising."
The Vagina Monologues - “V-day” returns to campus with this year’s annual production of the Eve Ensler’s “Vagina Monologues.” The event will take place Thursday, Feb. 13th at 8 pm, Friday, Feb.14th at 8 pm and Saturday, Feb. 15th at 8 pm in the Williams Center MPR.
Rosemarie Garland-Thomson - Friday, April 4th, 4-6 pm in Rm 209 McEwen Hall.
WGST's First Annual Gender and Social Change lecturer, Rosemarie Garland-Thomson, is a professor of women’s studies at Emory University; her fields of study are feminist theory, American literature, and disability studies.
Pride, Women's Student Union, and Writers Ring present poets: Andrea Gibson, Fatimah Asghar, "Good Ghost" Bill Moran, and Megan Backer.
Monday, April 14th:
Megan Backer 6:30-7:15
"Good Ghost" Bill 7:15-8:00
Fatimah Asghar 8:15-9:00
Andrea Gibson 9:00-10:00
Sales and Such 10:00-11:00
Schedule of Events for Women’s History Month, March 2014:
This year's theme:
Feminism and Pop Culture
All month long, “Shed Your Weight Issues Here” will be set up in McEwen Hall. Here we invite students, faculty and everyone else on campus to throw away magazines or other pieces of pop culture that present restrictive, unrealistic and unwanted representations and expectations of beauty on our society.
Friday, February 28th: Opening Ceremony: Slam Poet Erika Gault, co-sponsoring with the Black Student Union. 6pm in the Horizon Room
Thursday, March 6th: Keynote Speaker: Andi Zeisler, co-founder of BITCH Magazine. She’ll be presenting about feminism and pop culture and media activism. 7pm in McEwen 209
Saturday, March 8th: International Women’s Day
Monday, March 10th: Film Screening of “The Hunger Games” co-sponsoring with Fredonia Film Society.
Wednesday, March 12th: Wonder Women! The Untold Stories of American Superheroines. We will be showing this documentary and having a discussion afterwards. McEwen Hall 209 from 6:30-9:30pm
Wednesday, March 26th: Closing Ceremony, Horizon Room 6-9pm
Friday, April 4th: Speaker Rosemarie Garland-Thomson
*please stay tuned for more events from WGST