Organizations - Women's Studies students are active in these and many other organizations, both on campus and in the community.
Project REV is funded by the U.S. Department of Justice to provide education and prevention services to all TWU students and direct counseling, advocacy and intervention stratgey services to students who are victims of domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault and stalking. This is an important program on our campus that provides valuable services to students at TWU/ For more information about the services provided and for contact information, see the following site: http://www.twu.edu/project-rev/.
Women's Studies M.A. student, Elizabeth Rodriguez recently participated in a conference for the National Association for Chicana and Chicano Studies Organization
Women's Studies M.A. student, Elizabeth Rodriguez recently participated in a conference for the National Association for Chicana and Chicano Studies Organization entitled: "NACCS XL Advancing from Sea to Shining Si: Learning from Our Past, Defending Our Rights in the 21st Century." Elizabeth participated in a roundtable presentation titled: Survival is Not Enough: Learning from the Past--Guerrilleras de Amor Re-humanizing, Re-membering and Healing the Self/Community through Decolonial Acts of Love. For more information on the conference: http://www.naccs.org/naccs/default.asp
Women's Studies students, Susan Harper and Susan Schmitt present at Black Transmen Annual Conference (BTMI)
Women's Studies Susan Harper (M.A. student) and Susan Schmitt (Ph.D. student) presented at the Black Transmen Annual Conference (BTMI) in Dallas, Texas. Their presentation was titled, "Teaching Trans*: Pedagogies for Gender Inclusive Educational Spaces.”
"Spectrum," the graduate student association for LGBTQIA
Susan Schmitt, Jessicah Murrell, Susan Harper, and Michelle Slaughter founded Spectrum: the graduate student association for LGBTQIA students.
Women's Studies Students Host Femme Fest
Texas Woman's University's Women's Studies students hosted Femme Fest and raised $722 to support Denton County Friends of the Family.
Darci McFarland and Daisy Salinas are recipients of this year's Nancy Johnson Coyle scholarship.
Congratulations to Women's Studies master's students, Darci McFarland and Daisy Salinas for being the recipients of this year's Nancy Johnson Coyle scholarship.
Lauren Cross, is a recipient of a Third Annual Visionary Award from The Fort Worth WeeklyLauren Cross, Women's Studies Ph.D. student, is a recipient of a Third Annual Visionary Award from The Fort Worth Weekly for her multimedia art and for founding a new gallery that exhibits the work of women artists of color. Here is the Fort Worth Weekly description of Lauren Cross and her award: http://www.fwweekly.com/2013/03/20/third-annual-visionary-awards/. She was selected by nearly 30 people, including local curators, artistic directors, gallery owners, and art educators to be one of three artists to win this award.
Lindsay Robertson was accepted into the School of Criticism and Theory at Cornell University
Women's Studies Ph.D. student, Lindsey Robertson was accepted into the School of Criticism and Theory at Cornell University for their six-week summer seminar in June-July 2013, where she will be studying with Professor Jane Bennett of Johns Hopkins University.
Recipients of Who's Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges for 2013.
Congratulations to the Women's Studies recipients for the Who's Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges for 2013: Lauren Cross (Ph.D. student), Kimberly Merenda (Ph.D. student), Susan Schmitt (Ph.D. student), and Jessica Spain Sadr (Ph.D. student).
Women's Studies Doctoral Student, Jessica Spain Sadr is selected as a 2013 Chancellor's Student Research Scholar.
Congratulations to Jessica Spain Sadr (Ph.D.student,) who was selected as a 2013 Chancellor's Student Research Scholar. The scholars program honors outstanding achievement by select students in research and creative art endeavors.
Women's Studies students Sheila Bustillos-Reynolds, Jessica Camp, Audrey Lundahl, Jennifer Martin , and Darci McFarland Presented at University of North Texas Conference "New Voices, New Perspectives"
Women's Studies students Shelia Bustillos-Reynolds (Ph.D. student) presented The Golden Era of Comedy: The Activist Work of Stand-Up Comedienne Elayne Boosler;” Audrey Lundahl (Ph.D. student) presented "The Appropriation of 1960s Icons Through Activism: John Lennon and Yoko Ono and Bob Marley;” Darci McFarland (M.A. student) presented “Femme Fest!: Practicing What We Teach;” Jessica Camp (Ph.D. student) presented “Theoretically Critical: Teaching Women’s Studies Online;” and Jennifer Martin (Ph.D. student) presented "Let Them Eat Cake: Analysis on Makode Aj Linde's 'Painful Cake' Exhibit" at University of North Texas Department of Communication Studies' student research conference titled "New Voices, New Perspectives."
Women's Studies Ph.D. Student, Sheila Bustillos-Reynolds Presents at the 4th Annual Texas A&M History ConferenceOn February 22-23, 2013 at the 4th Annual Texas A&M History Conference, Sheila Bustillos-Reynolds (Women's Studies Ph.D. student) presented a paper titled "An In-Depth Analysis of Humor in the Work of Anna Julia Cooper."
TWU's Women's Studies Program offers many opportunities for unique learning experiences that enhance academic and personal development. Guest speakers have included Lauren Greenfield, Alison Kafer, Jackson Katz, Michael Kimmel, Rita Liberti, Deborah A. Miranda, Cherry Muhanji, Layli Phillips, Anita Tijerina Revilla, Beverly Guy-Sheftall, Gloria Steinem, Aaronette M. White, and Kristal Brent Zook.
Graduation in May 2010 included Women's Studies graduates: Kristen English, Rachael Federico, Lesley Regalado, and Lauren Volpe.
Dr. Alison Kafer spoke on Reproducing the Family & Imaging Future Children: Disability, Queerness, & Cultural Anxiety on April 21, 2009.
Anita Tijerina Revilla round table discussion and luncheon in March 2009.
Cultural Connections Conference in February 2009
Gloria Steinem in March 2008.
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