Straight: The Surprisingly Short History of Heterosexuality

Date & Time 
Mon, 04/23/2012 - 16:30

Join us for a lecture and discussion with Hanne Blank.  She has spent the last 12 years writing about the intersection of bodies, self and culture.  Spanning the town/gown divide as well as the mind/body split, her work includes cultural histories of sexuality as well as books about self-acceptance.

Sponsored by the Women's and Gender Studies program, Psychology, Communication, History, the Disney Forum, the Women's Resource Center, and the Gay-Straight Alliance.

San Jose Mercury News turns to Prof. Denise Witzig for insight on HBO's new series "Girls"

In an article focusing on HBO's new series "Girls," the San Jose Mercury News turned to Saint Mary's Professor Denise Witzig for commentary.

Hands That Shape the World: Women and Global Migration

Date & Time 
Wed, 03/21/2012 - 19:30

As part of our celebration of Women's History Month, please join us for a lecture and discussion led by Executive Director of the National Network for Immigrant and Refugee Rights Cathi Tactaquin.


Sponsored by the Women's and Gender Studies Program, the Disney Forum, Mission and Ministry Center, the High Potential Program, Intercultural Center, Departments of Communication and Sociology, International Area Studies and La Hermandad


Challenging the Religion of Thinness, Michelle Lelwica former Dir of Women's Studies, Mon. Nov 21

Date & Time 
Mon, 11/21/2011 - 19:30

Join us for a lecture and discussion with Michelle Lelwica, former Dir. of  Women's Studies Program, Associate Professor in the Religion Department at Concordia College, and author of "The Religion of Thinness:Satisfying the Spiritual Hunger Behind Women's Obsession with Food and Weight"

The Hip-Hop & Social Justice Series presents: Dr. Tricia Rose

Date & Time 
Mon, 11/21/2011 - 16:30 to 18:30

Tricia RoseDr. Tricia Rose is a highly praised author, commentator and social critic who is most well-known for her groundbreaking book on the emergence of hip-hop culture.

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