News and notes from the WGS program @ Fairfield

Archive for May, 2013

Enjoy summer!

summerWe are wrapping up another great year at the WGSS Program!  Tonight’s award ceremony will conclude our events for the academic year.  Wow, what a busy year!!!  We wish the best of luck to our graduates and we look forward to seeing our returning students in the Fall!

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The Annual Women, Gender & Sexuality Studies Lucy Katz Award to be presented to Dr. Ellen Umansky

Dr. Ellen Umansky<br />
Dept Chair-Judaic StudiesThis year, the Annual Women, Gender and Sexuality Studies Lucy Katz Award will be presented to Dr. Ellen Umansky

At the award reception, she will be speaking on “Why Gender Matters: Feminist Reconceptualizations of Religion”

Wednesday, May 8, 2013 : 7:30 p.m. at Alumni/ae House

This year the Women, Gender and Sexuality Studies Person of the Year Award is being rededicated to honor Professor Emeritus Lucy Katz in honor of her work as a founder of the Women’s Studies Program (now Women, Gender and Sexuality Studies) and
her longtime work on behalf of women on campus and in the community.

Reservations required. Please email

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WGS Senior Capstone Presentations

photo 2photo 1Senior WGS majors Thomas Grund, Marnie Whalen, Eeica D’Aurora, Anna Wolk and Sarah Joseph presenting their final project on “Majority/Minority: The status of women and sexual minorities on campus.” (And then celebrating after with program director Dr. David Gudelunas).  Congratulations seniors!

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