Schedule of Events

Fall 2017

Faculty Research Lunches
12:00 - 1:00 pm

Join us and learn about exciting research by Dickinson Faculty and Staff in an informal setting. Lunch is provided and RSVP to is requested. Cosponsored by the WGRC and the Women’s, Gender and Sexuality Studies Department.

Tuesday, September 19 – Ellen Gray, Department of Music, Althouse 201
Tuesday, October 24 – Eric Vazquez, Department of American Studies, Stern 102


Dickinson Latina Discussion Group
Landis House Living Room
6:00-7:30 p.m.
Monday, September 4
Monday, October 9
Monday, November 6
Monday, December 4

Please join us for conversation and community. In partnership with student facilitators, the WGRC hosts a monthly Latina discussion group at Landis House. All Latina students are welcome to this space to share thoughts and experiences. Food will be provided. Please contact Donna Bickford, Jacqui Amezcua, or Janel Pineda with any questions.


Start Smart Salary Negotiation Workshop
Thursday, September 14
Althouse 109
4:30-6:30 p.m.

Negotiate your highest possible salary and help close the wage gap. The American Association of University Women’s Start Smart Salary Negotiation Workshop empowers women with the skills and confidence to successfully negotiate their salary and benefits packages:

  • Learn what the wage gap means to you
  • Determine your target salary & benefits
  • Develop a personal budget to determine your minimum acceptable salary
  • Practice salary negotiation skill-building exercises

Register in Handshake through Gateway by September 5. Registration is required for attendance and attendees are expected to stay for the entire workshop. Open to all students. Snacks will be provided. Hosted by the Women’s and Gender Resource Center and cosponsored by the Career Center, the Office of Financial Aid and the Dickinson College AAUW chapter.

Fall Film Series
5:00-7:00 p.m.
Althouse 106

Feminist: Stories from Women's Liberation
Thursday, September 7

Free CeCe
Wednesday, October 18 (with the Office of LGBTQ Services)

He Named Me Malala
Thursday, November 9

LGBTQ Health Issues in Pennsylvania
Dr. Rachel Levine, PA Physician Surgeon
Wednesday, September 13
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 Office of LGBTQ Services, the Wellness Center and Health Studies.

Latinx Heritage Month: Rethinking and Remixing the American Dream: Saving Ourselves and Our Sisters from the Margins
Raquel Cepeda, journalist, critic, filmmaker, autobiographer
Wednesday, October 4
Location TBD
7:00-8:30 p.m.

Cosponsored by the Clarke Forum, the Popel Shaw Center for Race and Ethnicity, Student Life, and the Departments of Spanish, English, and Women's, Gender and Sexuality Studies.

Latinx Heritage Month film screening: Some Girls + Q&A with filmmaker Raquel Cepeda
Thursday, October 5
Althouse 106
6:30-8:00 p.m.

In celebration of Latinx Heritage month, we invite community members to attend a screening of the 2017 documentary Some Girls. The film chronicles the lives and experiences of a diverse group of Latinx women. After the screening, filmmaker Raquel Cepeda will participate in a Q&A session with the audience. Cosponsored by the Popel Shaw Center for Race and Ethnicity.

Getting What You Want: Conversations About Sex & Intimacy with Dr. Timaree
Wednesday, October 25
Stern Great Room
7:00 p.m.

Join us to hear noted sexologist Timaree Schmit discuss sexual wellness, sex positivity, and healthy body image through a queer lens. Cosponsored with the Office of LGBTQ Services and the Prevention, Education & Advocacy Center.

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, Angela Kirkland from This Stops Today Harrisburg, and Dickinson's own Professor Katie Oliviero from the Women's, Gender and Sexuality Studies Department. Cosponsored with the President’s Commission for Women, Gender and Sexuality and the Wellness Center.

Public reading/talk: Solmaz Sharif, Iranian-American poet
Thursday, November 30, 2017
7:00-8:30 p.m.
Location: TBD

See our Spring 2017 Event schedule here.