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Announcing BGSU's 2016 Women's History Month Celebration!


Tackling Injustice: Sports as an Arena of Social Change

Sponsored by:

The Women's Center and The Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Program


We're excited to celebrate Women's History Month this year with a month packed full of fabulous events culminating in a final week bookended by symposiums.

The Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Research Symposium, March 28th, Call for Papers is presently open. Abstracts will be accepted until February 16th, 5pm. Applicantion instructions can be downloaded using the link below. Group presentation, visual creative work, performance creative work, and individual presentation formats are welcome. Both graduate and undergraduate work welcome.

* CFP WHM Symposium2016.docx
2016 WGSS Research Symposium Call for Papers Abstract Instructions


The Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Research/Writing Competion

The Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Program is pleased to announce a research/writing competition for undergraduate and graduate students working on women’s, gender, and sexuality issues. Topics can include intended and unintended consequences of Title IX, disabilities and aging as feminist issues, effects on women of social and economic policies. etc. as long as they are relevant to women’s, gender, and sexuality studies. We look forward to reading your work! Applicants are due February 16th, by 4pm. Contest details can be accessed using the link that follows. 

* WGSSEssay2016.doc
Research/Writing Competition Contest Details


Nominations Are Being Accepted for the 2016 Feminist Falcon Awards!!

We'd like to recognize the Feminist Falcon Heroes among us- do you know of someone special?

Nominations open in the following categories:

  • Women Mentoring Women
  • Institutional Change
  • Best Introduction to Women's Studies Student
  • Supportive Parent/Guardian Award

Recipients will be recognized at the Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Research Symposium Reception on March 28th and honored by an announcement on our website and in our newsletter.

* Feminist Falcon Awards Criteria 2016.docx
Feminist Falcon Awards Nomination Instructions


The 2016 Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Scholarship is now open to applicants. Instructions follow below. Applications due Febrauary 16th, 5pm.

* Feminist Falcon Awards 2016.docx
2016 Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Scholarship



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