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The 37th annual Gender Studies Symposium will explore what security looks like in the face of modern dangers. Students, faculty, and guests from Portland and beyond will examine issues through the lenses of community engagement, gender politics, and misconceptions surrounding sexuality. The student-run symposium runs from Wednesday, March 7 to Friday, March 9.
Paige Sanders BA ’18 and Ashley Garber BA ’17 started the Portland Panty Project to address the lack of clean, size-appropriate undergarments for homeless women in the Portland metro area. Their passion project has become a social enterprise.
Submissions due by 5pm, March 23, 2018
Submission may be from any field of study so long as gender is central to the work.
Authors must be graduating senior in 2017-18
SOAN 398: Queer Theory in Asia.
This is also a Gender Diversity course (a course substitution form must be signed by director).
Offered this Fall 2017
GEND 445: Gender in the City Internship
Professor Deborah Heath
Featuring panels, discussions, and keynote lectures from Roxane Gay and Eli Clare, Lewis & Clark’s 36th annual Gender Studies Symposium, “Point of Access,” will confront how gender and sexuality interact with power. The symposium, which runs March 8 through 10 and is free and open to the public, is a student-led effort to foster conversations on the nuances of privilege and accessibility.
Kimberly Brodkin named Lewis & Clark Teacher of the Year
The Gender Studies Department is happy to welcome Sara Appel, an adjunct professor. Sara will be teaching GEND 200: Gender & Sexualities in the United States this spring, along with a section of Exploration & Discovery (CORE-107) which focuses on social class.
Writer, organizer, educator an performance poet Walidah Imarisha discusses her latest book, the first to explore the connections between radical science fiction and movements for social change. In this collection, 20 science fiction writers draw on personal experience to envision a world without war, without prison, without injustice.
See photos from the 2016 Berkson Award reception
LC CAS Faculty Diversity Proposal is approved! Read the final proposal here.
Meet Ian Feis-Bryce B.A. ’11, a psychology major and criminal justice worker at Survivors Manchester.
Meet Seraphie Allen ’15, an English major and an intern at McSweeny’s Publishing.
Congratulations to graduating seniors Laura Houlberg, ENVS, and Gus Wolff, POLS, recipients of the 2014 Berkson Award in Gender Studies.
Program Coordinator for Athena House, the Janus Youth Program
Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health
Recipients of the 5th Annual Dorothy Berkson Writing Award in Gender Studies are:
Eline Leemans (SOAN) and Faolan Thompson (HIST).
Congratulations and well done!
MSW grad student
Working at a camp for future rockers might sound like the basis for a movie, but it’s just another day in the life for two young alumnae.
Paige Glowacky, Sociology/Anthropology major and Gender Studies Minor was chosen as the Class of 2012 senior speaker. Paige was also a co-chair of the 2012 Gender Studies Symposium.
Gender Studies Director and Anthropology Professor Deborah Heath explores the culture of science in NIH-backed project.
“Gender in the City” internship course leads to jobs for graduating seniors.
With 30 events taking place over the course of three days, the Gender Studies Symposium seeks to inspire conversation about where gender may be headed in the future.
Public Health grad student
CEO, Desert AIDS Project
I am a feminist.
Performance Artist / Author