Santa Clara University

Women's & Gender Studies Program

The Women’s and Gender Studies program hopes you’ll mark your calendar for the following Fall and Winter Critical Gender Studies Research Initiative events. Please RSVP to wgst@scu for each event you would like to attend.


Fall 2015 Events


Faculty Lunch Lecture

Speaker: Socorro Castandeda-Liles

Assistant Professor, Religious Studies Dept.

Catholicizing the Female Body from Childhood to Adulthood: A case study among older women of Mexican origin.

October 14, 2015

11:45am – 1:00pm

Williman Room, Benson



Guest Speaker Lecture

Speaker: Latoya Peterson

AntiSocial: Race, Gender and Digital Speech

Owner and Editor of Racialicious and Deputy Editor for's Voices section

Tuesday, October 27, 2015

12:10pm – 1:45pm

CA Mission Room, Benson (updated location)




Winter 2016 Events


Women Faculty Reception

More details to follow – Save the Date

January 12, 2016

4:00pm – 6:00pm

Nobili Dining Room

Drinks and appetizers – RSVP to



Faculty Lunch Lecture

Speaker: Nancy Unger, Professor, History Dept.

The Unexpected Belle La Follette: Progressive Model for 2016

Monday, January 25, 2016

11:45am – 1:15pm

Williman Room, Benson

Light lunch will be served – RSVP to



Guest Speaker Lecture

Speaker: Lillian Faderman

Professor Emerita, Fresno State and Author of The Gay Revolution: The Story of Struggle

Wednesday, February 3, 2016

11:45am – 1:15pm

Williman Room, Benson





*More information on all of these events to follow*



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Queer Women of Color Media Arts Project

11:45 AM to 1:00 PM

Queer Women of Color Media Arts Project (QWOCMAP)

Madeline Lim & T. Kebo Drew

Thursday, November 1; 11:45am-1:00pm; Benson Center, Parlors BC

Madeline and Kebo will discuss their work with QWOCMAP dispelling stereotypes about the Queer Women of Color community, media representation in the LGBTQ community, and how this organization allows the community to share their narratives. If you're interested in attending, please RSVP at by Friday, October 26, 2012.

Co-coordinated by the Office for Multicultural Learning, Women and Gender studies, Women of Color Network, and LGBTQ Allies Network.

In complicance with the ADA/504, please direct your accomodation requests to Pauline Nguyen at at least 72 hours prior to the event.


Benson Center, Benson Parlors

Office for Multicultural Learning,Women's and Gender Studies
Office of Multicultural Learning
Tel 408-551-7152