Fall 2018 Events

Our Fall 2018 events calendar is complete! You may have seen it posted around campus already on office doors.

In addition to the special events below, our regular “Stitch & Bitch” sessions–a time for solidarity and conversation, coffee and snacks while you mend, patch, sew, knit, crochet–are held in the WMST Office, Peck Hall 3407. Fall 2018 dates are as follows:

Thurs Sept 6th 1-3 pm, Wed Sept 19th 10am, Thurs Oct 4th 6-8 pm, Sun Oct 14th 10am, Wed Oct 17th at 10am, and Thurs Nov 1 from 6-8 pm


We also run small-scale mentoring opportunities for students to chat over free coffee, tea, and snacks with cool women from the community. For details on this semester’s Cool Women, visit our coffee with cool women (CWCW) page or look below. These events always meet in the Women’s Studies office in PH 3407 and feature free coffee, tea, and snacks!

fall 2018 cwcw events   snacks and coffee.jpg

Tuesday, September 18th @ 11am: Jada Taline, Sexual health and healing coach

Monday, October 8th @ 10 am: Brandace Cloud, Clay artist and Founder/Executive Director at The MAC (Macoupin Art Collective) in Staunton, IL

Monday, November 5th @ 10am: Tricia Stansfield (The Power of One Project), Founder/Executive Director Local nonprofit dedicated to empowering individuals to make positive changes

Tuesday, November 6th @10am: Kim Vrooman, Director of Development and Communications for Girl Scouts of Southern Illinois

Our fall events also include these great talks!

Veganism as a Feminist Ideal
Charlie Cook, owner of The Happy Bakery, a local, female-owned, vegan bakery     Monday, October 15th @ 3pm Founders Hall 0207

Trauma-Awareness Training
Tuesday, October 16th 6:30-8:20pm in Founders Hall 0308
“This trauma-awareness training is delivered by Pamela Denise Long ambassador with Alive and Well Communities and SIUE adjunct faculty member in the Department of Educational Leadership.  The 2-hour trauma-awareness training will explain how trauma and toxic stress impacts social, emotional development and health outcomes across the lifespan. The training explores the prevalence and impact of trauma on brain development and discusses how we can shift our perspective through using the lens of trauma to understand behavior.”

Theatre, Philanthropy, and Ladyhood: SLLAW Demo!          
St. Louis Lady Arm Wrestlers!  Wednesday, October 17th @ 5-7pm International Room in the MUC 

Gender, Power, and Public Space: The United Daughters of the Confederacy and the Confederate Memorial in Forest Park, St. Louis                                                               Katie Poole-Jones, Associate Professor of Art History, Department of Art & Design
Thursday, October 18th @ 3:30-4:45pm Peck Hall 3406




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