Women and Gender Studies
College of Humanities and Social Sciences

Upcoming Events


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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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 4:30 PM
Location: TBD

"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 4:32 PM
Time: Evening Hours , 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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