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Tuesday October 28th, 2014 Venue: CUB Patio. Time- 12:00pm - 2:00pm

Say No More!

Shippensburg University says "No More!" This month is Domestic Violence Month. Together we can end domestic violence and sexual assault.

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Contact Information

Dr. Rebecca Ward

Director                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   125 Horton Hall                MWF: 10:00am - 12:00pm (by appointment)

Women's & Gender Studies

Horton Hall 125
Shippensburg, PA 17257

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Events & Activities

Students and faculty associated with the Women's Studies Minor are active on campus and in the community.  This page is where you'll find some information about upcoming events and the things we've been up to.  We also work in collaboration with the Women's Center and other departments that promote equality.

Fall 2014 Diversity Events

October - Domestic Violence Month

Domestic Violence Awareness Speakers
Authors Lynn Shiner and Nancy Chavez who wrote Stabbed in the Heart will speak October 2nd at 7:00 pm in the Orndorff Theatre

Documentary Film: Trans
This will be October 6th at 7:00 pm at the CUB Orndorff Theatre.

Tulip Planting Ceremony for Domestic Violence Awareness
This ceremony highlights the epidemic of intimate partner abuse and celebrates its survivors. The Women's Center partners with local resources to augment the importance of ending violence on campus and in our community. This will be October 7th at 4:00 pm near the Lehman Library.

Criminal Justice Symposium: Panel on Mental Health
October 7th at 6:00 pm Main Campus, Old Main Chapel-206.

Breastival - Breast Cancer Awareness Month Program
This will be October 28th from 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm on the CUB Patio
*sponsored with Colleges Against Cancer

Decoding Annie Parker - Breast Cancer Awareness Month Program
This will be October 29th & 30th at 7:00 pm in the Orndorff Theatre
*sponsored with the Activities Program Board (APB)

Love Your Body Day
This will be October 30st and it is an ALL DAY event. Look for Campus-Wide activities developed by WST 100 students. Sponsored by the Women’s and Gender Studies Program and the Women’s Center.

Women’s and Gender Studies Seminar:  “Checking Ourselves Before Wrecking Ourselves
Making the Case for Sefl-Care and Acceptance. A talk by Jayleen Galarza, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Social Work. This will be October 30th from 3:30 pm - 4:30pm at Dauphin Humanities Center DHC 051


Women's Institute for Leadership & Learning - Women's Empowerment Series
November 4th in the Career Center (CUB 108) - RSVP required
*sponsored with the Shippensburg University Career - Center

William Harris, Professor of English
William will be reading his book: Slouching Toward Gaytheism: Christianity and Queer Survival in America.The date is November 13th. Time is 3:30 pm, Venue: DHC 051

Condom Bingo/Fundraiser for Women in Need
November 14th from 9:00 pm - 11:30 pm in the CUB MPR
*sponsored with the Office of Fraternity and Sorority Life and Theta Xi
New Link*tickets on sale October 27th for $3 in advance and $5 at the door

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Pictures From Past Events