Current Events

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WPTV interviewed Dr Jane Caputi on Jan 7, 2021                                                                                            Title:FAU professor says first female vice president could help heal nation                                                  Please click the link to watch theull irew video.

WGSS Director Nicole Morse, Ph.D., on SCOTUS Title VII Ruling (6/15/2020)
CBS12 interviewed the Director of FAU's Center for Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies about the Supreme Court's Title VII.


Past Events


Fall 2021 End of Semester Celebration on Monday

Invited WGSS Faculty, greadute students and affiliates our first in-person gathering in Democracy Plaza and celebrated the end of the semester and have the opportunity to socialize and connect beyond the confines of Zoom. (December 13th, 2021).





Women and Economics/Money 

A panel dicussion with Dr.Ting Levy, FAU Economics Senior Instructor; discussed gender inequality and present her current data to help women understand the economic impact that they need to factor into life decisions today. Then PBC Clerk of the Circuit Court & Comptroller, Joseph Abruzzo, provided helpful information on the services his office provides, including the Self-Service Center and online services (November 4th, 2021).



oct28 Rosebud: Poetry Reading and Q&A

A reading of award-winning poetry by queer Latinx Jewish poet Rosebud Ben-Oni, followed by a Q&A with the artist. Sponsored by the Center for Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies, co-sponsored by Jewish Studies, the Studies of the Americas Initiative, and the Creative Writing program                              (October 28th, 2021).




Career Pathways in WGSS 

Career PathwayWGSS co-sponsored by the Center for Women's and Gender Studies at Florida International University. What can you do with a degree in Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies? Join alumni from the programs at Florida Atlantic University and Florida International University for a panel discussing their career pathways. Featuring data and stories of challenge and success, this event will help you to envision how WGSS fits into your future (March 23rd, 2021).




Screening and Filmmaker Q&A: The Condor and the Eagle 

A screening of The Condor & the Eagle (2019, 82 mins) followed by Q&A with filmmaker Casey Camp-Horinek (March 4th, 2021).





event AI Feminism and Tech

Julia Dressel in conversation with Andrea Miller”: a dialogue and Q&A to explore the current landscape for gender and feminism in tech. What are the opportunities for women in tech, and how do gender, feminism, and the technology field intersect? These questions and more will be explored by machine learning expert Julia Dressel of Dartmouth College with FAU’s science and technology studies professor Andrea Miller (November 12th, 2020).



Academic Freedom and the Executive Order on Combating Race and Sex Stereotyping 

A Panel Discussion on October 28 at 6:30 p.m. via Zoom. PJHR and WGSS co-organized this in response to the concerns many in the PJHR community expressed at our recent town hall meetings about President Trump’s recent Executive Order on Combating Race and Sex Stereotyping and the detrimental effects this could have on diversity, equity, and inclusion initiatives within higher education, as well as academic freedom (Ocotober 28th, 2020).



CWGSS "In Dialogue: LGBTQ South Florida,” Film and Panel

A Film and Panel discussion event: Featuring the short film Open Dialogues by Freddy Rodriguez. Panelists include Clarence Brooks (FAU), Julie Seaver and Michael Riordan (Compass), and Jeff Rusnak (Hollywood Arts and Culture Center), and more (October 25th, 2020).






Political Pandemonium: Presidential Pop Culture From 2008 Through 2020 

Presidential Pop Culture From 2008 Through 2020. It is moderated by Kelly J. Shannon Ph.D., Associate Professor of History and Director of Peace, Justice and Human Rights Initiative.This forum is in collaboration with the FAU University Galleries, and is part of FAU University Galleries Presents: A Four Exhibition Look At Our Past, Present & Future Politics (October 22nd, 2020).




Dr. Caputi's Virtual Book Release 

Featuring a reading and discussion with leading scholars in ecofeminism (Dr. Kathy Rudy, Dr. Breanna Fahs) & celebrating Dr. Jane Caputi’s Call Your "Mutha": A Deliberately Dirty-Minded Manifesto for the Earth Mother in the Anthropocene, published by Oxford University Press (September 2nd, 2020)


The Feminist Graduate Student Association 2020 Graduate Symposium


This event was cancelled due to COVID-19. We apologize for any inconvenience this may have caused.