We are excited to announce the following events for Fall 2017:
RELATED EVENT FROM ARTS & ISSUES: Sidra Bell Dance New York. “STELLA.” SBNY has a reputation for revealing the human condition through a distinctly female lens: “brainy, exuberant, and audacious.” Free tickets available to students at SIUE Arts & Issues. Friday, Sep 15, 7:30 pm
WMST SPEAKER. Jaimie Hileman, trans educator. “Trans Basics and Best Practice for Inclusion.” Monday Sept 18 Noon-1pm, Peck 0413
Ms. Hileman will also be available for mentoring during Coffee with Cool Women.
WMST PANEL. Livestreaming of a Special Online Panel featuring seven women of color academics: Brigitte Fielder, Pamela Harris, Iris Kalfa, Katie Phillips, Indu Viswanathan, Tatiana Cruz, and Melinda Gonzalez. “Decolonizing Academic Spaces: Women of Color Speaking on Student Success, Allyship and Motherhood.” Thursday Sept 28 11am-12:50 pm, Peck 0406
RELATED EVENT IN THE PHILOSOPHY COLLOQUIUM: Cassie Herbert, Hobart & William Smith Colleges. “Derogatives.” This talk will consider slurs, insults, and other derogatory speech in general and that is raced and gendered. Friday Sep 29 1:30-3:30, Peck 2411.
WMST DISCUSSION. Christy Ferguson. “Billy has Two Moms: LGBTQ Family Life in America.” Wednesday Oct 18 Noon-1pm, Peck 0413
WMST SPEAKER. Carolina Rocha, Foreign Languages and Literature. “Colombian Women and the Peace Process.” Tuesday October 24 5-6 pm, Peck 2412
WMST SPEAKER. Susan Stiritz, Chair of Sexual Health and Education in the School of Social Work at Washington University, 2013 AASECT Sexuality Educator of the Year. “Sexual self-efficacy: Pleasure, power, protection and intimacy the way you want.” Thursday Oct 19 12:30-1:45, Vadalabene Center 2007.
WMST SPEAKER. Shannon Lawton O’Boyle, evidence-based birth instructor, lactation consultant, lamaze educator, doula. “Evidence Based Decision-making in Pregnancy and Childbirth: Culture and Medicine.” Wednesday Nov 1 3-4:15 (Peck 2412) AND 4:30-5:45 (Peck 0302).
Rain date in case of patient going into labor is Nov 8. Ms. O’Boyle will also be available for mentoring during Coffee with Cool Women.
WMST SPEAKER. Ashley Cox, victim advocate, Call for Help, Inc. “You Have Options: What to Consider Post-Sexual Assault and the Role of Your Campus’s Confidential Advisor.” Monday Nov 6, Noon-1:15pm Location TBD
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 https://siuewmst.wordpress.com/coffe-with-cool-women and below. These events always meet in the Women’s Studies office in PH 3407 and feature free coffee, tea, and snacks!
fall 2017 cwcw events
Monday September 18, 10:30-11:30 am: Jamie Hileman
Jaimie Hileman is a Trans and LGBTQIA+ cultural competency, diversity, and inclusion training and educational consultant, and Executive Director of TES, the Trans Education Service of St. Louis. She also worked in the alcoholic beverage industry for many years and has a great deal of business experience. Ask questions, get answers, and chat about her life and work.
Tuesday Oct 3, 10am-11am: Shannon Lawton O’Boyle
Shannon Lawton O’Boyle is an experienced midwife. She practices inclusive, evidence-based midwifery and is herself mother to several children. Come chat about her life and work and how she came to midwifery.
Friday Oct 27, 10am-11am: Sarah Palermo
Sarah Palermo has occupied many roles in her life: pastry chef, mother, community volunteer, and now Director of the Watershed Nature Center in Edwardsville, IL. Come chat about her life and work and about nature.