GWS Events

Elizabeth and Laurie

Elizabeth Alexander and Laurie Glenn





Upcoming GWS Events

  • Stay tuned for Spring 2014 programs including: Graduate student brown bags, guest speakers, and digital humanities workshops!

Past GWS events

*Feminists United SPEAKOUT: An evening of open mic, poetry and other performance! March 7th 4-6 PM, Latino Cultural Center

  • 2013
    • December 6, 2013: Moya Bailey: Feminist Digital Praxis Primer
    • 9:00-12:00, UH 1501
    • November 21, 2013: GWS Graduate Student Brownbag
    • 12:15 PM UH 1250
    • November 21, 2013: Amal Fadlalla: 'Cloonyal' Visiblities: Humanitarianism, Gender, and the Fragmentation of the Sudans
    • 5:00-6:30, African Amercian Cultural Cente
    • November 6, 2013: Stephanie Gilmore: Unlearning Rape Culture: Sexual Violence on College Campuses (view here)
    • October 17, 2013: GWS Graduate Student Brownbag
    • 12:15 PM UH 1250
    • October 25, 2013: GWS Midsemester Advising
    • 10 AM-12 PM UH 1250
    • October 31st, 2013: Graduate School Application Panel
    • 11 AM - 1 PM UH 1250
    • UIC Contributes to the Who Needs Feminism? Campaign
      • Photos available here
  • 2012
    • October 2nd, 2012 - Midwest Premire of Audre Lorde-The Berlin Years, 1984 to 1992: GWS is co-sponsering this screening about activist, author, poet, and teacher Audre Lorde. The film screening is followed by a discussion with filmmaker Dagmar Schultz and co-author Ika Hugel-Marshall. Join us at the UIC African American Cultural Center 209 Addams Hall MC 020, 830 South Halsted Street.
  • 2010
    • December 1, 2010: GWS Grad Student Brown Bag with Alison Moss, "Alternative Families, Alternative Lives: Married Women Doing Bisexuality" (more)
    • November 29, 2010: GWS and AASt Colloquium with Nick Brown, “Why Hegel?: How His Early Work Offers Some Essential Lessons for the Contemporary Left” (more)
    • October 27, 2010: GWS Grad Student Brown Bag with Anne Parsons, "Fixing Sentences: Fighting for Civil Rights in Mental Hospitals and Prisons" (more)
    • November 1, 2010: GWS and AASt Colloquium with Zach Lamm, “’We’re Both Basically Straight’: Identification, Heterosexuality, and Narratives of Consent in Gay Male Online Pornography” (more)
    • October 11, 2010: GWS and AASt Colloquium with Ginger Costello, “’My Beautiful Ideal’: Sexuality in Emma Goldman’s Anarchism” (more)
    • October 7, 2010: GWS Fall Open House (more)
    • August 2010: Westside Women in Action reception at the Garfield Park Conservatory (more)
    • March 4, 2010: 2nd Annual Civic Engagement, Community Service and Community Organizing (CECSCO) Awards (more)
    • April 24, 2010: 3rd Annual Model World Conference on Women's and Girls' Rights (more)
    • April 14, 2010: Discussion with Andrea Smith a longtime anti-violence and Native American activist and scholar (more)
  • 2009
    • 1st Annual Civic Engagement, Community Service and Community Organizing (CECSCO) Awards (more)
    • A Discussion with Evelynn Hammonds, Dean of Harvard College (more)
    • Presentation by Nadia Hijab, Senior Fellow at the DC-based Institute for Palestine Studies (more)