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WGSS@BGSU in 2018 40 for 40!
The Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Program @BGSU celebrates our 40th anniversary in 2018 as the first Women’s Studies program approved within the state of Ohio.
Celebrate This Milestone with Us:
Share your stories, photos, and memories. We are hoping to get 40 memories, 40 wishes, a 40 dollar gift…Help us celebrate our 40th anniversary!
Facebook: Women’s Studies @BGSU
Twitter: Women's Studies at BGSU @WGSSbgsu
Follow our 40 day long celebration on social media beginning February 11th. We will feature faculty, students, and alumni and their thoughts about Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies @BGSU.
During our Women’s History Month Events we will be live streaming our alumni panel, Susan Brownmiller Keynote, and our Research and Art Symposium in March so that you can virtually attend.
An Opportunity to Give:
Since Women’s Studies was introduced in 1978, the program has evolved to become the Women’s, Gender and Sexuality Studies Program at BGSU. Today’s program provides the same thoughtful, interdisciplinary studies as the original curriculum and continues to make a difference in the lives of our students.
By making a gift to the Women’s, Gender and Sexuality Studies Program at BGSU, you can provide opportunities to current and future students. Please consider a gift to our program foundation account: Account #301217
Make checks payable to: BGSU Foundation, Inc., Please write the account number and name on the memo line of your check. Mail contribution to: BGSU Foundation, Inc. 1851 N. Research Drive, Bowling Green, Ohio 43403 Or visit bgsu.edu/give
Check out this Zine made by the students of WS2000H here.
WGSS Art and Essay Contest
"Self-Care as Resistance: Women’s Health"
The Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Program @BGSU is hosting an Undergraduate and Graduate Research and Art Symposium March 28-29, 2019 in honor of Women’s History Month with the theme, "Self-Care as Resistance: Women’s Health."
Help us celebrate Women’s History Month by submitting a personal or scholarly essay or art project that speaks to the importance of self-care as a feminist practice and as important for mind/body health. Your entry will be entered into our contest for cash prizes. All entries will be considered for presentation at the symposium.
Submissions in any literary and artistic form are welcome; personal essays, photo essays, collage, and/or academic work is encouraged. Topics include but are not limited to how feminism and feminist ideas have shaped your understanding of issues of health, equality, sexualities, gender, ability, age, race, class, religion, education, and citizenship as they intersect in our personal and political lives.
Guidelines for Undergraduate Submissions: The paper or art project must:
· indicate which category, art or essay
· be composed by a BGSU undergraduate student
· be solely the work of the author(s)
· be between 8-10 pages long for an essay
· conform to MLA, Chicago or APA research documentation guidelines.
· be submitted no later than 5:00 pm, Friday, February 8, 2019, to Nicole Marie Cordier email@example.com with “WGSS Art/Essay Contest” in the subject line
Guidelines for Graduate Submissions: The paper or art project must:
· indicate which category, art or essay
· be composed by a BGSU graduate student
· be solely the work of the author(s).
· be between 15-25 pages long for an essay.
· conform to MLA, Chicago, or APA research documentation guidelines.
· be submitted no later than 5:00 pm, February 8, 2019, to Nicole Marie Cordier firstname.lastname@example.org with “WGSS Art/Essay Contest” in the subject line
A subcommittee of WGSS faculty will select the three undergraduate and three graduate prizewinners in each category (art and essay). Winners will be notified after the selection process is complete. First prize is $125, Second prize is $75, Third Prize is $50. Essay Winners will be honored and present their winning pieces at the Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Research Symposium on March 28, 2019. Art pieces will be displayed and shared March 29, 2019 at the Art and Wellness Symposium. Questions about the contest should be directed to Dr. Sandra Faulkner, Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Program, email@example.com