Roxanne Gay, author of the New York Times bestseller, Bad Feminist, will speak at the University of Akron on Thursday, Nov. 19, at 7 p.m. in the Student Union Theater. Her books will be for sale, and she'll sign copies after the reading. This event is open to the public.


Roxanne Gay

Rethinking Gender Series Continues in Spring 2016

Paid Family Leave
Wednesday, February (Date TBA)
12:05pm to 12:55pm, Student Union (Room TBA)
Dr. Pamela Schulze, School of Family & Consumer Sciences

Spanish Women Painters of the 1920/30’s
Wednesday, March (Date TBA)
12:05pm to 12:55pm, Student Union (Room TBA)
Dr. Maria Zanetta, Department of Modern Languages

Gendering Robots
Wednesday, April (Date TBA)
12:05pm to 12:55pm, Student Union (Room TBA)
Dr. Kara Kvaran, Women’s Studies Program



Friday, February 12, 2016 8:00 p.m.
Saturday, February 13, 2016 3:00 p.m.
$10 for General Admission and $5 for UA students.
EJ Thomas Hall, Stage Door.

The University of Akron 's 2016 V-Day Benefit Performance of Eve Ensler's The Vagina Monologues is a global consciousness-raising event and fundraiser to help end violence against women, celebrate women, their bodies, and their experiences.

This event is sponsored by The Women's Resource Center, Women’s Studies Program, Office of Inclusion & Equity, E. J. Thomas Hall and L.I.P Service. The monologues will be performed by UA students, faculty, staff, and Akron community members.

All proceeds benefit Vday.Org and the Rape Crisis Center of Summit and Medina Counties. Click here for The 2016 Vagina Monologues Flier.

Seating is limited. Tickets can be purchased at the Akron Civic Box Office at 330-253-2488 or at the box office located across the street from the Civic Theatre in the Summit County Building
Or visit for tickets.

Contact Information: Dr. Rosa Githiora or Dr. Kathy Feltey