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Texas Tech Women’s Studies Program Announces Spring Schedule of Events

The interdisciplinary academic program examines culture and social construction of gender, explores the history of women, and studies influences of gender on the lives of women and men.

Written by Callie Jones

Texas Tech University Women’s Studies Program announced its schedule of events for the 2014 spring semester.

The Women’s Studies Program is an interdisciplinary academic program that offers co-curricular events throughout the semester, examines culture and social construction of gender, explores the history of women, and studies influences of gender on the lives of women and men. Its mission is to emphasize critical thinking across disciplines vital to success through this program.

The schedule is as follows:

February

  • Feb. 7: Brown Bag Lunch Series: “Stepping In and Out of the Man Box”
  • Feb. 12: Brown Bag Lunch Series: “Intersectionalities: Race, Class and Gender in the Classroom”
  • Feb. 14: “One Billion Rising” Student-Led Performance
  • Feb. 14: “The Love Below” Student-Led Performance
  • Feb. 21: Guest Scholar Jennifer Glass
  • Feb. 25-Mar. 1: Feed Your Body and Soul Week

March

  • Mar. 7: Brown Bag Lunch Series: “(Her)story is History”
  • Mar. 8: “Lunafest 2014”
  • Mar. 27-29: “The Vagina Monologues” Student-Led Performance

April

  • Apr. 17-19: 30th Annual Conference on Women “Women’s Studies on the Edge”
  • Apr. 1-May 10: Hands of Hope Collection Drive

For more information on Women’s Studies Program and these events, visit www.depts.ttu.edu/wstudies and on Twitter @TTUWSP.

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CONTACT: Tricia Earl, unit coordinator, Women’s Studies Program, Texas Tech University, (806) 742-4335 or patricia.a.earl@ttu.edu.

 

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