Post Tagged with: "women’s and gender studies"

MASON: An Education That Provokes

Outing myself as a women’s and gender studies major used to be harder than outing myself as a lesbian. I used to mention it quietly after announcing my government major, so white, middle-aged men I introduced myself to at my father’s retirement ceremony would not ask the inevitable follow-up questions:[Read More…]

by March 28, 2018 0 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top

BLAIR: Demanding More Than the Minimum

I did not hear of Georgetown University’s women’s and gender studies program until I was well into my freshman year in 2012. That day, I had stepped away from my study cave on the fifth floor of Lauinger Library to visit a new friend for dinner. As we prepared pastelitos,[Read More…]

by March 26, 2018 1 comment Opinion, Opinion - Top

SIZEMORE-BARBER: Driving Visionary Feminism

On March 15, the women’s and gender studies program commemorated its 30th anniversary with a conference celebrating gender scholarship. Panelists and audience members alike discussed the paradoxical experience of being a feminist in the age of President Donald Trump — when every day seems to bring both energized outrage and[Read More…]

by March 22, 2018 0 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top
FILE PHOTO: CLARA MEJÍA ORTA/THE HOYA
Georgetown College will consider giving department status to the women's and gender studies program.

Students Submit Proposal for Women’s and Gender Studies Department

A proposal advocating that the women’s and gender studies program gain department status by fall 2018 was submitted Tuesday by students hoping to expand the program’s resources. The student-led proposal, presented to Georgetown College Dean Chris Celenza, has the support of program faculty, the Georgetown University Student Association and 40[Read More…]

by October 13, 2017 4 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

VIEWPOINT: The Dilemma of the Underpaid Adjunct

With love and regret, I am saying farewell to Georgetown after 21 wonderful years on the faculty of the women’s and gender studies program and a recent, shiny Silver Vicennial Medal for my two decades of service. I will miss you all and, in particular, my beloved Hoya athletes, so[Read More…]

by May 1, 2017 4 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top