2015-16 Porn: Revisiting the Feminist Debates
  • Ariane Cruz, Assistant Professor, Department of Women’s Gender & Sexuality Studies, Penn State University. "The Darker Side of Desire: BDSM, Pornography, and Black Female Sexuality." Sept. 16, 2015, McCreary Hall 115.
  • Nina Hartley. "Owning Your Sex: Insights into Sexual Agency, Autonomy, & Personal Responsibility." Oct 21, 2015, 7:00 p.m., McCreary Hall 115.
  • Gail Dines, Professor of Sociology and Women's Studies, Chair, American Studies, Wheelock College. "Sex(ism), Identity and Intimacy in a Porn Culture." Nov. 11, 2015 at 7:00 p.m. in Mara Auditorium.
2014-15 Sexual Politics Series
  • Deborah R. Vargas, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Ethnic Studies and Director of Graduate Studies, University of California-Riverside. "Listening to Chicana Singers: Sounding Borderlands Imaginaries." Sept. 17, 2014 7:00 p.m., Bowen Auditorium.
  • Whitney Strub, Ph.D., Assistant Professor and Director of Women's and Gender Studies at Rutgers-Newark. "Obscenely Queer: The Sexual Politics of Obscenity Law and Modern Queer Expression." Oct. 29, 2014 at 7:00 p.m., CUB 260.
2012-13 Migration Series
  • Eithne Luibheid, Associate Professor of Gender and Women’s Studies and Director of Undergraduate Studies, University Arizona. "Rethinking 'Illegal' Immigration Through Queer Theory." Wednesday, April 10, 2013 7:00pm, CUB 260.
  • 2013 Women's Studies Conference. "Young Feminisms: Youth, Gender and Transformation". Saturday, March 30, 2013, 8:30am - 4:30pm, Franklin and Marshall College

  • Azade Seyhan, Fairbank Professor in the Humanities and Professor of German and Comparative Literature at Bryn Mawr College. "Translating Agony to Remembrance in Exile Narratives." Thursday, November 8, 2012, 7:00pm, CUB260.
  • Panel Discussion on Migration, Gender & Sexuality Issues. October 17, 2012, 7:00pm, Bowen Auditorium.
  • Opening of Retratos/Portraits. October 10, 2012, 6:00pm - 7:00pm, Schmucker Art Gallery.
  • Patricia Zavella, Professor of Latin American and Latino Studies, University of California, Santa Cruz. "Gender, Migration and Poverty: Mexicans' Struggles in Daily Life." Wednesday, September 12, 2012 7:00pm Mara Auditorium, Masters Hall.

  • Michael Kimmel, Professor of Sociology, SUNY Stony Brook, and pioneer of masculinity studies. "Guyland: The Perilous World where Boys Become Men." Wednesday, November 16, 2011, 7:00pm CUB Ballroom
  • Linda Gordon, University Professor of the Humanities and Florence Kelley Professor of History, New York University. "Dorthea Lange: Supporter and Challenger of the New Deal." Tuesday, November 29, 2011 7:30pm CUB 260
  • Dr. Sheri Parks, author of "Fierce Angels: The Strong Black Woman in American Life and Culture." AFS/WGS Lecture. Tuesday, February 7, 2012 Mara Auditorium.
  • Keisha-Khan Perry, Assistant Professor of Africana Studies, Brown University. "Beyond Survival to Political Contestation: Black Women in Brazilian Urban Spaces." Tuesday, February 21, 2012 7:30pm CUB 260WGS
  • Central Pennsylvania Consortium Annual Women's Studies Conference. "Women, Sexuality, and Poverty." Gettysburg College. Keynote address: Dean Spade, Assistant Professor at Seattle School of Law and founder of the Sylvia Rivers Law Project for gender non-conforming people: focusing on people of color and poor people. Saturday, March 31, 2012
  • Christina Hanhardt, Assistant Professor
    American Studies Department and LGBT Studies
    University of Maryland, College Park
    Wednesday, April 13, 2011, 7:30 p.m.
    "On Just Grounds?: The Politics of Race and
    Place in the History of Advocacy for LGBT-Inclusive
    Hate Crime Laws"
  • E. Patrick Johnson, Chair of Performance Studies and
    Professor of African American Studies
    Northwestern University
    Saturday, March 5, 2011, 8:00 p.m.
    "Pouring Tea: Black Gay Men of the South Tell Their Tales"
  • Lawrence La Fountain-Stokes
    Department of Romance Languages and Literatures
    Program in American Culture (Latina/o Studies)
    University of Michigan
    September 20, 2010, 7:00 p.m., Bowen Auditorium,
    "Queer Ricans: Puerto Rican Culture and Sexuality in the Diaspora."
  • Susan Stryker, Associate Professor
    Department of Gender Studies
    Indiana University
    November 4, 2010, 7:30 p.m.,
    "Christine in the Cutting Room: Christine Jorgensen and Transsexual Celebrity."
  • Carolyn Merchant
    Professor of Environmental History, Philosophy, and Ethics
    Environmental Science, Policy, and Management Dept.
    University of California, Berkeley
    April 12, 2010
    "Ecofeminism and Partnership Ethics."
  • Carolyn Sachs
    Head of Department of Women's Studies,
    Professor of Rural Sociology and Women's Studies
    Penn State University
    November 4, 2009
    "Breaking New Ground: Women and Sustainable Agriculture."

  • Joni Seager
    Professor of Geography and Chair of Global Studies,
    Bentley College
    September 24, 2009
    "Making Feminist Sense of Militarism and Global Environmental Problems."

  • Sonia Alvarez
    Horwitz Professor of Latin American Politics and Studies
    University of Massachusetts, Amherst
    April 2, 2009
    "Beyond the Global Gender Agenda? Reflections from
    Latin America."  
  • Christine Todd Whitman
    Governor of New Jersey (1994-2001)
    September 22, 2008
    "Women, Power and Politics: The View From Just Under the Glass Ceiling."