Upcoming Events

2017-18

PCFWGS

 

LGBTQ Health Issues in Pennsylvania
Dr. Rachel Levine, PA Physician Surgeon
Wednesday, September 13
ATS
7:00 p.m.

Dr. Rachel Levine, the Physician Surgeon of Pennsylvania, will discuss LGBTQ health issues in Pennsylvania, as well as her thoughts about how this issue relates to civic engagement and ways that we can get involved to promote and protect our communities and our health. Cosponsored with the President's Commission for Women, Gender and Sexuality, the Women's and Gender Resource Center, the Office of LGBTQ Services, the Wellness Center and Health Studies.

Reproductive Health and Reproductive Justice Panel
Monday, October 30, 2017
Denny 317
5:00-6:30 p.m.

Please join us to discuss contemporary issues related to reproductive health and reproductive justice. Our expert panelists include Leslie Hall from Planned Parenthood, who will discuss Planned Parenthood's work on reproductive health; Angela Kirkland from This Stops Today Harrisburg, who will talk about the ways in which the extrajudicial killing of black children is a reproductive justice issue; and Professor Katie Oliviero from the Department of Women's, Gender and Sexuality Studies, who will focus on how recent policy efforts and legal decisions attempt to reduce access to reproductive health care on the inaccurate grounds that such restrictions protect women. Refreshments will be served. Cosponsored by the President’s Commission for Women, Gender and Sexuality, the Women's and Gender Resource Center, the Department of Women’s, Gender and Sexuality Studies, and the Wellness Center.

Women FAS Luncheons
The President’s Commission for Women, Gender, and Sexuality will host two women’s luncheons this year to encourage community building and provide an opportunity for us to share our experiences as women on Dickinson’s campus. Main dishes and drinks will be provided, and we ask that each participant bring either a side dish or a dessert.

  • Monday, December 18 from 11:30 A.M. – 1:00 P.M. in the Social Hall Center & West
  • Spring semester TBD

Research On Women, Gender and Sexuality by Students Symposium (ROWGS)
Thursday, April 19, 2018
Stern Great Room
4:30 p.m.

Research On Women, Gender and Sexuality by Students (ROWGS) symposium is an annual spring semester event sponsored by the Women's, Gender and Sexuality Studies department and the President's Commission for Women, Gender and Sexuality. Students from across the disciplines present their research on women, gender or sexuality. Students showcase their work introducing the faculty and students to the wide range of research on women, gender and sexuality being done across the Dickinson College campus.

 

2016-17

Article Discussion: A discussion of selections from "Presumed Incompetent: The Intersections of Race and Class for Women in Academia."
Friday, September 30, 2016
12:00-1:00 p.m.
Denny 304

Please join the President’s Commission for Women, the President’s Commission on Diversity and the Department of Human Resources for a discussion of selections from "Presumed Incompetent: The Intersections of Race and Class for Women in Academia," a collection of narratives focusing on the intersections of race, class and gender in the lives of women of color in the academy.

CANCELLED:
Friday, February 24, 2017
12:00-1:00 p.m.
Althouse 106

Professor Amy Farrell
 will be leading a community discussion of her article “Fat Chance: The Line Between Health and Shame is Becoming Increasingly Thin”. Students, staff, and faculty are all are welcome!  Please read Professor Farrell’s essay to prepare for the discussion.  

Professor Farrell is the Executive Director of Dickinson's Clarke Forum for Contemporary Issues and the John and Ann Curley Chair of Liberal Arts, Departments of American Studies and Women’s, Gender and Sexuality Studies.

Amy Farrell poster

Having Difficult Conversations
Friday, May 12, 2017
12:00-1:00 p.m.
Stern Great Room

Faculty and staff are invited to join the President’s Commission for Women, Gender and Sexuality and Human Resource Services for this workshop, which will help you develop a toolkit of ways to deal with and respond to difficult and contentious conversations that are often made more challenging because of gender dynamics. Facilitators for this interactive event are Steve Riccio and Dennette Moul. Lunch will be provided. Please contact mould@dickinson.edu if you have any questions. Please register in CLIQ.

Spring Luncheons

The President’s Commission for Women, Gender, and Sexuality will host two women’s luncheons this semester to encourage community building and provide an opportunity for us to share our experiences as women on Dickinson’s campus. Main dishes and drinks will be provided, and we ask that each participant bring either a side dish or a dessert.

  • Wednesday, March 15, 11:30-1:00, Social Hall: Last names that start with A-K
  • Wednesday, May 24, 11:30-1:00, Allison Community Room: All Women FAS

Research On Women, Gender and Sexuality by Students Symposium (ROWGS)
Thursday, April 20, 2017
Stern Great Room
4:30 p.m.

Research On Women, Gender and Sexuality by Students (ROWGS) symposium is an annual spring semester event sponsored by the Women's, Gender and Sexuality Studies department and the President's Commission for Women, Gender and Sexuality. Students from across the disciplines present their research on women, gender or sexuality. Students showcase their work introducing the faculty and students to the wide range of research on women, gender and sexuality being done across the Dickinson College campus.

 

You can find other events of interest on the Women's and Gender Resource Center events page.