March 13, 2019 Dr. Sharon Lynette Jones, Prof. of English at Wright State University will deliver a lecture entitled Encountering Gender, Class, and Race: Literary and Cinematic Representations of Angela Davis and the Civil Rights Movement on Wednesday, March 27 at 4 p.m. in Gailor Auditorium: Dr. Jones is the author of Conversations with Angela Davis (forthcoming with University Press of Mississippi) and Rereading the Harlem Renaissance: Race, Class, and Gender in the Fiction of Jessie Fauset, Zora Neale Hurston, and Dorothy West. This event is sponsored by the following departments: American Studies; Center for Speaking and Listening; English; German; History; Politics; Sewanee Project on Slavery, Race, and Reconciliation; University Lectures Committee; and Women's and Gender Studies.
April 10, 2018 Eunice Muchemi, C'19, has been named a recipient of the 2018 Newman Civic Fellows Award. An International and Global Studies major with a minor in Women’s and Gender Studies, Muchemi has worked actively in multiple capacities to address the global issue of gender violence.
March 7, 2017 Historian Catherine Clinton will present the 18th annual Anita S. Goodstein Lecture in Women’s History at 7 p.m. Thursday, March 30, in Gailor Auditorium. Her talk on Southern women will be followed by a reception, and the public is invited.
May 13, 2015 Courtney Thompson earned her BA in English from Hampton University and her Ph.D. in American Studies from Purdue University. She will join the faculty as an Assistant Professor of American Studies and Women’s and Gender Studies in the fall.
March 25, 2015 In her lecture, Patterson broadly analyzes women's health from a psychiatric perspective. She reflects on how her academic studies in Religion, Psychology and Women's Studies at Sewanee informed her career path in psychiatry and led her to undertake multiple outreach activities related to women's health.