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This Week in Pictures
Women’s and Gender Studies
USF features vivid artwork of American-Muslim artist Ameena Khan[06.05.2015]The University of South Florida Department of Women and Gender Studies and Art2Action are now hosting Dialogue in Color, an exhibition of artwork by contemporary American-Muslim artist Ameena Khan.
Advancing academic women[06.06.2014]The Alliance for the Advancement of Florida Women in Chemistry and Engineering, a National Science Foundation advanced-paid grant, bound together five Florida universities to create a text detailing methods of future collaborations for the progression of academic women.
CAS sponsored symposium to address issue of military sexual trauma [04.01.2014]The Department of Women's and Gender Studies and the Women's Status Committee at USF will sponsor a symposium on military sexual trauma from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., Tuesday, April 8, 2014, in the Marshall Student Center, room 2708.
National Humanities Medal winner to visit USF[02.19.2014]In her long and illustrious career, scholar Jacquelyn Dowd Hall has documented the lives of those whose voices were absent from traditional histories -- from the life stories of laid-off Southern textile workers, to the experiences of white female activists and African American civil rights leaders. Hall will be at USF Feb. 24-28 as the USF Humanities Institute’s first spring Scholar-in-Residence.
Paola Gianturco to speak at USF Grandmother Power[03.06.2013]The University of South Florida’s Department of Women’s and Gender Studies in conjunction with the Women’s Status Committee will welcome acclaimed photojournalist and activist Paola Gianturco to lecture on her fifth book: “Grandmother Power: A Global Phenomenon.” The event will be at 6 p.m. on Thursday, March 7 at the Gibbons Alumni Center.
USF alumna to compete in Miss America Pageant[11.20.2012]Aniska Tonge won the title of Miss Virgin Islands 2012 this past August, only three months after her graduation from the University of South Florida.
USF professor teaches gender studies in post-Soviet countries[08.13.2012]Sara Crawley, associate professor of sociology at USF, has been working on a project to teach feminist and queer theory, subjects not easily accessible, to scholars from post-soviet countries including Russia, Albania and Armenia.
Professors dissect "Occupy Movement"[11.10.2011]The images have been broadcast across the country and the globe, from New York to Tokyo to Toronto to Tampa: groups of people settling into public parks to make a statement, to protest perceived inequities in today’s societies.
Women’s and gender studies department takes big leap forward to address pressing social issues[04.20.2011]The University of South Florida Department of Women’s and Gender Studies is being transformed to better address pressing social issues, according to the College of Arts and Sciences.