Past Events

2016 Distinguished Faculty Lecture
"Drinking Champagne on New Year’s:
Gender and Class in a Russian-Jewish Noblewoman’s Diaries"
Professor ChaeRan Freeze
April 14, 2016

2016 Tillie K. Lubin Symposium
Janet Mock
A conversation with Jasmine Johnson
March 22, 2016

#Ask4More Brown Bag Session
Marcela Aldaz-Matos
March 16, 2016

Women Take the Reel Film Festival
The Hunting Ground
March 2, 2016

12th Annual Roosevelt Lecture
The Letters Behind My Name
October 28, 2015

#Ask4More three part series
October 13, 2015
Yvonne Garcia

October 14, 2015
Negotiating Your First Job Salary with the Wage Project

December 10, 2015
Massachusetts Conference for Women

News and Events

Janet Mock

Janet Mock, Lubin Symposium 2016

Alone and in collaboration with groups across campus the Women’s, Gender and Sexuality Studies Program offers a range of regular and special events each year. In the fall we host the Roosevelt Lecture and in the spring the Lubin Symposium and Distinguished Faculty Lecture. Regularly throughout the year we sponsor activities connected to the Women in Science initiative and to other special events like the Wage Project Workshops.

2017 Distinguished Faculty Lecture
The Black Ecstatic: Readings of Loss and Black Queer Possibility
Aliyyah I. Abdur-Rahman
April 4, 2017
3:30 pm
Alumni Lounge, Usdan 

Conversation with Extraordinary Women Webinars
March 29, 2017 12:00 PM

This installment features a conversation between Enid and Nate Ancell Professor of Physics, Bulbul Chakraborty and Priyamvada Natarajan, Yale University, a theoretical astrophysicist interested in cosmology, gravitational lensing and black hole physics. Her research involves mapping the detailed distribution of dark matter in the universe, exploiting the bending of light en-route to us from distant galaxies. In particular, she has focused on making dark matter maps of clusters of galaxies, the largest known repositories of dark matter.
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April 19, 2017 12:00 PM
This talk features a conversation between Professor Emerita of American Studies and Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Joyce Antler and Amalia Bob-Waksberg (Brandeis ‘14), who will talk about social activism at Brandeis across the generations.
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The new series of programs, #Brandeis#TheDialogues  which focuses on navigating gender and race at work will continue for Spring 2017. These interactive workshops, round tables and panels grew out of a year of conversation between students, staff and faculty. They focus on educating and connecting all of us around these important issues and feature many members of the Brandeis community. Check out the website for more details