Past Events

Thursday, April 23, 2015 3:30 - 5:00 PM

Elizabeth A.

The Hunting Ground Poster
Monday, April 20, 2015 Doors open at 6:30; Film begins at 7 PM


Tuesday, March 31, 2015 7:00 PM

Janet Mock is a writer, speaker, cultural commentator, prominent advocate for trans women's rights, and the New York Times bestselling author of Re

Saturday, March 28, 2015 1PM-6PM

The first annual Native American Pow Wow at the University of Virginia is a multicultural event to celebrate Native culture.

Friday, March 27, 2015 4:30 PM

4:30 PM Peabody Hall Auditorium

Equal Adulthood
Thursday, March 19, 2015 2:00-3:00 p.m.

Authors Melissa Blair (Revolutionizing Expectations: Women’s Organizations, Feminism, and American Politics, 1965-1980), Corinne Field (

Monday, March 16, 2015 4:00 - 6:00 PM

Margot Canaday is a legal and political historian who studies gender and sexuality in modern America. She holds a B.A.

Thursday, March 5, 2015 3:30 - 5:00 PM

Over the past twenty years, thousands of coastal Malagasy women have married Frenchmen and migrated to rural and semirural areas of France.

Cheryl Harris: Race Declassified Post-Racial Diversions
Friday, February 27, 2015 1:00 -2:30 PM followed by reception

Women, Gender & Sexuality  is proud to present Professor

Thursday, February 19, 2015 3:30 - 5:00 PM

In this lecture, Professor Paula England illuminates the intimate lives of American adolescents and young adults.

Wednesday, February 4, 2015 6:00 - 8:00 PM

At a time when more women than ever are getting breast implants, fewer voices than ever seem to be asking “Why?” And fewer still are asking “Are th

Thursday, January 22, 2015 3:30 - 5:00 PM

Intimacy has supplanted “love”  as the cultural ideal regulating sexual relationships. But intimacy is not an emotion.

Robin James
Friday, November 21, 2014 3:30pm

Title: From Video Phone to the Visual Microphone: Sound and the Ambivalent Politics of Feminist New Materialism.

Friday, November 7, 2014 2PM

Shatema Threadcraft (Ph.D., Yale 2010) is an Assistant Professor of Political Science at Rutgers University in New Brunswick, New Jersey specializi

REBEL, the story of Loreta Velazquez
Wednesday, November 5, 2014 6:00 - 8:00 pm

María Agui Carter will screen her film, REBEL:  Loreta Velazquez, Secret Soldier of the American Civil War.

Gender Symposium
Friday, October 17, 2014 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

9:30 am
Coffee & Tea
10 am – 12:00 pm
Panel 1: Gendering Globalization

John Corvino
Wednesday, September 17, 2014 3:30pm

Join us for the first guest lecture of the academic year.

Mark Herring
Friday, September 12, 2014 4:00pm

The University of Virginia’s Women, Gender & Sexuality Program will host Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring.  He will discuss the role of t

Friday, April 18, 2014 3:15 p.m.

Hae Yeon Choo, Assisant Professor of Sociology at the University of Toronto