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Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies

Latest Past Events

WGS @ Work Series

208 Neville Hall

March 26, 2024, 5:00 pm - 6:45 pm Neville Hall Rm 208 Q and A with Cat Sebastian followed by romance-writing workshop     Do you enjoy reading romances? Could you envision writing a romance novel yourself? What does it take to find a literary agent and publish your work? Come prepared to ask questions, […]

WGS @ Work Series Presents: Come Talk with Cat Sebastian about her latest novel

208 Neville Hall

March 26th, 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm Neville Hall Rm 208 Come talk with Cat Sebastian about her latest novel, We Could Be So Good (2023) and also more broadly, writing for the romance novel industry! Cat will discuss questions such as but not limited to: What draws her to the romance genre in particular? What limits […]

SPRING BREAK

Have a safe and fun Spring Break.

Fall Break

Meet the New WGS Director

 I am pleased to announce that Dean Emily Haddad has appointed Associate Professor of WGS and English Elizabeth Neiman as the next WGS Program Director. Congratulations to Elizabeth who has […]

Pacifist Heroines and Women Warriors Lecture

Pacifist Heroines and WImens Warriors: Western and Chinese Paths to Women's Rights Student Conversation: 9:00 am  Hill Auditorium, Barrows Hall Lecture: 2:00 pm Hill Auditorium, Barrows Hall MS Poster1 use […]

ANN SCHONBERGERS MEMORIAL SERVICE APRIL 9, 2022

Friends and colleagues of the late Professor Ann Schonberger are invited to celebrate her life and accomplishments at 2:30 on Saturday, April 9th, Minsky Recital Hall.  Light refreshments will be served after the […]

Feminist Media History: Women Journalists at War

Zoom

Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies presents a colloquium, "Feminist Media History: Women Journalists at War" on Monday, November 8, 12:00 - 12:50 pm. The event will be a remote zoom […]

Climb With Pride

Maine Bound Adventure Center 46 Sebago Road, University of Maine, Orono

Climb with Pride from 530-730pm at Maine Bound Adventure Center

Outdoor Lawn Games with Wilde Stein

The Mall Front of Fogler Library, Orono

Wilde Stein  Lawn Games 4pm-5pm     Parade Of Flags 10-12pm  Aromantic Flag 12-2pm  Penobscot Flag 2-4pm Black Lives Mater Flag

Walk with the Ones You Love

The Mall Front of Fogler Library, Orono

12:15pm on the Campus Mall 10-12pm Non-Binary Flags 12-2pm Gender Fluid Flag 2-4pm  Lesbian Flag  

Paint With Pride

Memorial Union University of Maine, ME

Come Paint with Pride in Room 312 Memorial Union

Lunch and Learn

Memorial Union University of Maine, ME

Black Cultural Appropriation In the White LGBTQ+ Community featuring Rob Jackson Memorial Union Room 314. Multicultural Student Center ALL ARE WELCOME FREE MEAL PROVIDED Parade of Pride Flags 10-12:00pm Intersex Flags 12:00pm-2pm Asexual Flag 2:00pm- 4:00PM Agender Flag  

Banu Subramaniam – Geddes W. Simpson Distinguished Lecture

Buchanan Alumni House McIntyre Room, Orono

 WGS is proud to announce that Dr. Banu Subramaniam, a leader in the field of Feminist Science and Technology Studies, has been selected by the Geddes W. Simpson Distinguished Lecture Committee to […]

Free

Rally for Women’s Right to Choose

Location  Change: to Pierce Park, Bangor, Maine. On Saturday October 2nd, woman around the world will be marching against restrictive abortion bills that have been spreading throughout the country.  The […]

Deadline: Communications Internship with SASS (Self-managed Abortion; Safe and Supported) 9/30

SASS provides support and information to those in the US who choose to use abortion pills on their own through secure, online communications with trained counselors who are based overseas. The SASS webpage, abortionpillinfo.org, includes misoprostol-only and mifepristone/misoprostol protocols. We seek  to reduce any negative health impact associated with unsafe abortion methods, and to ensure that self-managed abortions […]

We Don’t Tolerate Hate Rally

After the targeted assult on campus, there’s never been a better time to come together to show our support and stand up for the LGBTQIA+ community. Both LGBTQIA+ and Allies […]

Nola Prevost Featured in McGillicuddy Humanities Center Event

Zoom

The McGillicuddy Humanities Center is sponsoring a two-night research showcase event, “The Stories We Tell,” featuring the research and creative work of our four graduating undergraduate student fellows. Join the events via Zoom here. WGS Minor Nola Prevost, “All The Girls In The Woods: Feminist Fairy Tales for the Modern World” Nola Prevost will present selections from her original […]

Free

Belly of the Beast Documentary Showing

Zoom

WGS Instructors Julie Jenkins and Lindsey Piper will be showing "Belly of the Beast" during their WGS 201 class on Reproductive Health on Tuesday, April 13, from 5:45 to 7:05 […]

Free

CMJ Colloquium Series Features Women in STEM

Zoom

Please join me on Monday (4/12) 12-1 PM for a talk by Dr. Amelia Couture Bue, Assistant Professor, CMJ, UMaine, titled: "Recruiting Women to STEM: Framing of STEM in Admissions Viewbooks." Connection info: Link: https://maine.zoom.us/j/88027269912?pwd=T0FJVTFTUnNoaE52V0hvNUxaVDd4dz09 Meeting ID: 880 2726 9912 Password: 990136 Telephone: +1 301 715 8592  or +1 312 626 6799  or +1 646 876 9923  or +1 […]

Free

UMAINE PRIDE WEEK!!

The Mall Front of Fogler Library, Orono

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Free

Women in Music Series

Zoom

Tau Beta Sigma Honorary Music sorority is hosting virtual women in music events on three (3) Saturdays in March: March 6th, March 13th, and March 27th at 5;15 PM. These […]

Free

Maryann Hartman Awards Ceremony

Zoom

The Maryann Hartman Awards Ceremony for our 2020 awardees will take place on Thursday, March 25, at 5 PM via Zoom. You can register here.

Free

Women in Music Series

Zoom

Tau Beta Sigma Honorary Music sorority is hosting virtual women in music events on three (3) Saturdays in March: March 6th, March 13th, and March 27th at 5;15 PM. These […]

Free

International Women’s Day Celebration

Outside Event

Join us on International Women’s Day for an inspirational conversation celebrating women in higher education leadership International Women’s Day (IWD) has been observed since 1911, and is a global day […]

Free

Women in Music Series

Zoom

Tau Beta Sigma Honorary Music sorority is hosting virtual women in music events on three (3) Saturdays in March: March 6th, March 13th, and March 27th at 5;15 PM. These […]

Free

Cinema in Conversation – Wonder Woman

Zoom

Maine Film Center has an upcoming Cinema in Conversation event that might be of interest to the Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies department. We’d love if you could forward this […]

Free

Women and Climate Change Lecture Series

Zoom

The Women and Climate Change course (WGS 301) will include a series of lectures on Thursdays at their class meeting time of 2:15 to 3:45 PM. To register for all […]

Free

Talk: Identity and Liberation

Zoom

Title: A white guy talks about himself: revelations about identity and liberation Description: Suppose I start by stating that I am a straight white cis man from a working-class family.  What […]

free

Sneak Preview: UMaine Explores Gendered Environmental Issues

Zoom

Thursday, October 8, 2020, 12:30 pm via Zoom UMaine Explores Gendered Environmental Issues Join three University of Maine scholars and advocates to discuss Women and the Environment. Our topics will […]

Free

7th Annual UMaine March Against Domestic Violence

Facebook Live Stream

7th Annual UMaine March Against Domestic Violence (MADV) Wednesday, Oct 7 at noon via Facebook live stream: https://www.facebook.com/UMaine-March-Against-Domestic-Violence-113298030464862   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KD8n8pdvlYA

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