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Department ofWomen's and Gender Studies

News & Events


    Poetry Reading
    Lunch lecture by Donika Kelly, Assistant Professor at St. Bonaventure University
    The Feminist Struggle Over Representation, Power, and Voice at the United Nations
    Lecture by Sylvanna M. Falcon, Associate Professor in the Latin American and Latino/a Studies Department at the University of California, Santa Cruz


    2015 – 2016

    Catholicizing the Female Body from Childhood to Adulthood: A case study among older women of Mexican origin
    Lunch lecture by Socorro Castaneda Liles, Assistant Professor, Department of Religious Studies at SCU
    The Gay Revolution: 70 Year Struggle for LGBT Civil Rights
    Lunch lecture by Lillian Faderman, Professor Emerita, Fresno State
    AntiSocial: Race, Gender and Digital Speech
    Lecture by Laytoya Peterson, Owner and Editor of Racialicious and Deputy Editor of Fusion’s Voices section
    The Unexpected Belle La Follette: Progressive Model for 2016
    Lunch lecture by Nancy Unger, Professor, Department of History at SCU
    Skills Training for a “Rising India?” Gender, Technology, and Development in Global Delhi
    Lunch lecture by Sreela Sarker, Assistant Professor, Department of Communication at SCU
    Islam, Feminist Activism, and Gender Justice in Malaysia
    Lunch lecture by Azza Basarudin, Research Scholar at the Center for the Study of Women at UCLA



    The Strangled Cry: The Communication and Experience of Trauma
    Lunch Lecture by Apara Nanda, Senior Lecturer in English & Women's and Gender Studies
    Wedlocked: A Critical Perspective on Marriage Rights/Rites by Katherine Franke, Columbia Professor of Law; Director, Center for Gender and Sexuality Law
    Lunch Panel on Marriage Equality: Supreme Court Update by Katherine Franke, Faculty in Residence & Patricia Caine, Professor SCU Law School
    Faculty Lunch Lecture on Towards a Jurisprudence of Gender Equality: My Work with the Tanzanian Women Judges Association by Margaret Russell, Associate Professor of Law



    34th Annual Women's Faculty Dinner Lecture by Leilani Miller 
    Bro Code: Film Screening and talk Thomas Keith, film maker
    Women's World Banking: Founding a Movement Lecture by Michaela Walsh, founder of Women's World Banking
    Bogeymen and Babes: Addressing Race and Gender Bias in Science News Lecture by Sally Lehrman, senior fellow at the Markkula Center for Applied Ethics, Santa Clara University
    Silencing Women Panel Discussion
    Born to Fight: Social Expectations, Personal Resilience, and the University Experience of the Daughters of Single Mothers Lecture by Jessica Gagnon
    Seduction Consumption, and Revolution in the Imaginary Pacific Lunch Lecture by Dr. Michelle Burnham, English Department, Santa Clara University
    Why Gender Matters Lecture by Esther Peralez-Dieckman, Director of Office of Women's Policy at County of Santa Clara
    Lecture by Kate Bornstein
    Trauma and Female Offending: Implications for Detainment and Treatment by Dr. Brett Solomon, Department of Psychology, Santa Clara University