Spring 2022 Events in GGS

Illustration of a female symbol on chalkboard in front of a teacher's desk.

Illustration from the Spectrum newspaper 1975. Courtesy of University Archives

Published January 31, 2022

Please join us for these spring events to learn more about the work of GGS faculty, students, and alumni, and the 50-year legacy of Women's Studies at UB.

Humanities Institute Conference

Humanities Institute and GGS present:

  • Democracy Wide Open: Critiquing the Present, Imagining a Feminist Future
    • February 18, 2022 1:00-6:00pm on Zoom. Open to the public with registration via Zoom.
      • Featuring Dr. Susan Burgess (Ohio University), Dr. Natasha Behl (Arizona State University), Dr. Sara Angevine (Whittier College), Dr. Renée Heberle (University of Toledo), and Louisa Fletcher-Pacheco (NYSUT and WNY Working Families Party). With discussion from Dr. Gwynn Thomas, Dr. Carine Mardorossian, Sam King-Shaw, and Dr. Devonya Havis. 

New Books from GGS Faculty

The Gender Institute Presents:

Faculty Talks

  • Friday, February 11: HI Scholars@Hallwalls presents Dr. Christine Varnado: "How Many Children? The Queer Materiality of Reproduction and the Problem of Life"
    • Friday, February 11 at 4:00pm at Hallwalls Contemporary Art Center, 341 Delaware Avenue, Buffalo, NY 14202 or via livestream 
  • Thursday, February 17: The Museum of the American Revolution's Read the Revolution Series presents Dr. Kari Winter in conversation with Rhonda Brace, the descendent of Jeffrey Brace, an enslaved man who earned his freedom through Revolutionary War service 
  • Thursday, April 14: GGSS presenst Dr. Susan CahnWomen’s Athletic Revolt: Title IX at 50
    • Thursday, April 14 at 4:00-5:30pm followed by a reception 
    • 107 Capen Hall (Honors College, inside the Silverman Library)
    • Co-sponsored by the Inclusive Excellence office, the Department of History, and UB Athletics

Women's History Month Events

  • In honor of the late Isabel Marcus, GGSS presents: Global Feminist Activism and Democratic Politics: Conversation with past Isabel S. Marcus International Fellowship Awardees: Elif Ege (GGS PhD 2019), Maria Fernanda Glaser (GGS PhD 2016), and Gabriella Nassif (ABD)
    • Friday, March 4 at 12:00-1:30pm on Zoom
  • GGSS presents Ehlimana Memišević (University of Sarajevo) discussing "Wartime Rape and Denial: the Case Study of the eastern Bosnian towns of Foca and Višegrad" 
    • Wednesday, March 9 at 1:00-2:30pm on Zoom
  • GGSS presents Casidy Campbell (PhD Candidate, University of Michigan), a visiting scholar through the VPIX VITAL program
    • Wednesday, March 30 2:00-3:30pm followed by a reception
    • 210 Student Union (Landmark Room)