Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies News
WGSS to Host the 12th Annual Capital District Feminist Studies Consortium Conference
Join us at Assembly Hall on March 8 for the Capital District Feminist Studies Consortium Conference (CDFSC). Capitalizing on a robust and accomplished concentration of feminist scholars, teachers, students, practitioners, and advocates in the region, the CDFSC seeks to create an opportunity for interdisciplinary dialogue and collaboration.
Featured Speaker Judge Seth Marnin Highlights Women’s Studies Education
New York State Judge Seth Marnin was a featured guest at the UAlbany Leading Questions event on February 13. He spoke fondly about his experience at the University at Albany, where he earned a BA in Women’s Studies and Sociology (’92) and a MA (’94) in Liberal Studies. He offered a powerful testimonial about the impact of his education, and spoke in detail about Women’s Studies (now WGSS).
‘Conceptualizing, Implementing and Sustaining Inclusive Spaces’ Workshop and Speaker Series
UAlbany’s Writing and Critical Inquiry Program is poised to kick off the “Conceptualizing, Implementing and Sustaining Inclusive Spaces” workshop and speaker series, which will run through the Spring 2024 semester, with events open to UAlbany students, faculty and staff, and the broader community.
UAlbany Spotlights Senior Faculty for Research, Creative Arts and Scholarship
As part of Research and Entrepreneurship week, the University at Albany hosted a senior faculty recognition ceremony on Oct. 17.
UAlbany Students Celebrate LGBTQ History Month
UAlbany students share what LGBTQ History Month means to them.
Professor Barbara Sutton Receives Senior Faculty Recognition
WGSS Professor Barbara Sutton was selected for a Senior Faculty Recognition based on her "impactful research/scholarship/creative work, collaborations, and extramural grant activity"—including her expansive study of women’s lives, body politics, violence, the dynamics of social inequalities, and the forces of societal transformation in Latin America.
Book Signing, Presentation of Bulletproof Fashion: Security, Emotions, and the Fortress Body
On Wednesday, October 18, 12 p.m., WGSS Professor Barbara Sutton will deliver a presentation and sign copies of her new book Bulletproof Fashion: Security, Emotions, and the Fortress Body. The event will take place in the Standish Room on the 3rd floor of the Science Library on UAlbany's Uptown Campus.
WGSS Faculty, Alum Provide Testimony on Burdett Birth Center
Members of the WGSS department provided testimony at Attorney General James' public hearing on the status of Burdett Birth Center in the Capital Region.