OPEN HOUSE The University of Akron Women's Studies open house event

Tuesday Mar. 5, 2019
1 - 3 p.m.
Student Union, Room 310

Learn about the Women's Studies Program minor and certificate, and get free pizza!

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Sponsored by the Women's Studies Program, Rethinking Gender provides a forum for presenting the research of feminist faculty at The University of Akron and nearby colleges and universities.

All Rethinking Gender talks will be noon - 1 p.m.

Friday Sept. 14, 2018
Student Union, Room 316

Dr. Kara Kvaran, Women's Studies Program

"Sexual Identity in Horror Films"

Friday Oct. 5, 2018
Student Union, Room 335

Dr. Amanda Weinstein, Assistant Professor Economics Department

"What Women Want: Estimating Gender Differences in the Quality of Life across Cities"

Friday Nov. 9, 2018
Student Union, Room 308

Dr. Mira Mohsini, Visiting Assistant Professor Department of Anthropology

“Exploring Muslim Veiling Through Women’s Work and Mobility in India”

Friday Feb. 8, 2019
Student Union, Room 316

Dr. Cortney Benjamin, Assistant Professor of Instruction, Spanish Department of Modern Languages at The University of Akron

“Spectacular Traveling Women in the 17th-Century Hispanic World: Nuns, Cross-Dressers, Soldiers, and Avengers”

Friday Mar. 8, 2019
Student Union, Room 316

Dr. Stacey Nofziger, Associate Professor Department of Sociology

Dr. Robert Peralta, Associate Professor Department of Sociology

“Gender Identity and Crime on Campus: An Examination of Patterns Over 20 years”

Friday Apr. 5, 2019
Student Union, Room 316

Mary biddinger, Professor of English of the Akron Series in Poetry

Noor Hindi, NEOMFA student and managing editor of The Devil Strip

“A Rethinking Gender Poetry Reading with Mary Biddinger and Noor Hindi”



Wednesday, Apr. 3, 2019, 7 p.m. at Student Union Ball Room

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