Women’s and Gender Studies celebrates 30 years

30 year anniversary women's and gender studies


To celebrate its 30-year anniversary, the Women’s and Gender Studies program at Northern Arizona University will host several lectures, discussions, celebrations and a performing arts variety show next week. All events are free and open to the public.

Gender and Difference on Stage!
7 p.m., Saturday, March 5, Firecreek Coffee Company
A variety show will be held in downtown Flagstaff showcasing poets, musicians and performing artists exploring topics related to social transformation and change.

Women’s and Gender Studies on the Edge: A Panel Discussion
4 p.m., Monday, March 7, room 200, SBS West
A panel of current and former faculty and students will convene to discuss three decades of change and the future of gender, identity, power and diversity. A reception will follow at 5:30 p.m. in room 100 of SBS West.

Susan Strycker presents Trans* Life Now
6 p.m., Tuesday, March 8, Gardner Auditorium, W.A. Franke College of Business
Susan Strycker, director of the Institute for LGBT Studies and associate professor at the University of Arizona, will discuss the recent upsurge in visibility to trans* issues in media and society. Strycker co-wrote, co-directed and co-produced the Emmy Award-winning documentary film Screaming Queens: The Riot of Compton’s Cafeteria.

For information, contact the department at womens.studies@nau.edu or (928) 523-3300.