Women and Gender Studies
College of Humanities and Social Sciences

Upcoming Events


Self-Love, Self-Care

Wednesday, March 21, 2018 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Johnson Center, 240K

Come enjoy food and self-care strategies that include art (personalized button-making & painting), skin-care and aromatherapy (including samples!), and mind/body wellness (mindfulness, mental health tips) and MORE! Self-care stations will be set up for you to show you some love! Event is co-sponsored by Women & Gender Studies and Chi Sigma Iota.

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We’ve Been Here Before: A Conversation for Anti-Violence Activists Moving Forward

Monday, March 26, 2018 7:30 PM to 9:00 PM
Johnson Center, Room A, 3rd Floor

Join the Student Support and Advocacy Center and Peer Advocates for a peer-to-peer conversation on the battered Women's Movement, Anita Hill, campus activism, the #MeToo movement and more. Help us celebrate Women's History Month by discussing the brave women who have led the way in the movement to end sexual violence. The conversation will end with ways to dig deep into the anti-violence movement on campus

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Women's History Month Open Mic

Tuesday, March 27, 2018 4:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Research Hall, #163

This year’s annual open mic will still make room for student performers, but will also feature two wonderful faculty members who have made such an impact at Mason. Join us for a performance by Suzanne Scott Constantine and Lynne Scott Constantine followed by an open mic for our students, faculty, and staff in celebration of Women’s History Month. Featured Pieces and Guests: There's a Crack in Everything: Suzanne Scott Constantine & Lynne Scott Constantine

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Brown Bag Lunch: Leadership and Women in Popular Culture

Thursday, March 29, 2018 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
The Hub (SUB II), 2400

Join the Student Leadership Consultants with the LEAD Office as they engage in conversation about the portrayal of female leaders in popular culture. We will discuss the ways women are represented in the media and how that has changed and evolved over time.

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Danica Roem: Journalism to Politics

Thursday, March 29, 2018 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Verizon Theater (SciTech Campus)

LGBTQ Resources and University Life presents, in honor of both Women's History Month and LGBTQ Pride Week, Danica Roem. We have asked her to join us on the SciTech Campus to talk about her journey to become a politician after a career as a journalist. Free and open to the public, especially Mason students, faculty, and staff who are supportive of LGBTQ+ communities, and/or interested in becoming part of local politics.

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Make Your Own Damn Sandwich

Tuesday, April 10, 2018 1:30 PM to 5:00 PM
The Ridge

"Make Your Own Damn Sandwich" raises awareness about gender inequality through stations where participants learn about gender-based issues such as the wage gap, consent and sexual violence, intersectionality, the gender binary and sexuality spectrum. By the end of the event, the participants will make their own sandwich, challenging the sexist joke that women should "go make me a sandwich" or "go back to the kitchen".

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Lavender and Women and Gender Studies Graduation

Monday, May 14, 2018 7:30 PM
Johnson Center, Location: JC Bistro

The Lavender and Women and Gender Studies Graduation is an annual collaboration with LGBTQ Resources and Women and Gender Studies to honor and celebrate the accomplishments of graduating students. It is open to all Mason students, faculty and staff to attend.

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