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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Winter Faculty Lunch Lecture

11:45 AM to 1:00 PM

Faculty Lunch Lecture

“Religioning the Body: Latinas, Religion, and Body Politics”

w/ Assistant Professor of Religious Studies Dr. Socorro Castañeda-Liles

January 23rd 11:45-1:00pm

Williman, Benson


Cost: Free


Benson Center, Williman Room

Women's and Gender Studies
Jeanette Miller
Tel 408-554-4461