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Wednesday, February 1
WGST Brownbag Talk by Kristen Myers and Kirk Miller
12:00-1:00 p.m.
Reavis 103

Wednesday, February 22
Know Your Rights: What to Do When Faced with Anti-Muslim Discrimination
(Presented by Attorney Bharathi Pillai, ACLU of Illinois)
12:00 p.m.
Holmes Student Center, Blackhawk Annex

Wednesday, February 22
A Memory, A Monologue, A Rant, and A Prayer
6:00 p.m.
Holmes Student Center, Regency Room
Email the Women's Rights Alliance for info

Friday, February 24 (tentative)
LGBT Studies Brownbag Talk by Riss Carter (student)
12:00-1:00 p.m.
Reavis Hall, Room 103

Wednesday, March 1
"This is What a Feminist Looks Like" Sticker Day!
All day
Everywhere (Pick up a FREE sticker in Reavis 103)

Wednesday, March 1
Know Your Rights: Know Your Rights with Police
(Presented by Dr. Kirk Miller, Chair of Sociology at NIU)
12:00-1:00 p.m.
Holmes Student Center, Blackhawk Annex

Wednesday, March 8
Achieving Gender Equity at NIU and Beyond: A Roundtable Discussion in Honor of International Women's Day
(Refreshments will be provided)
10:00-11:00 a.m.
Reavis Hall, Room 103

Wednesday, March 8
Know Your Rights: Undocumented Immigrants
(Presented by Omar A. Salguero, Immigration Lawyer)
12:00-1:00 p.m.
Holmes Student Center, Blackhawk Annex

Wednesday, March 22
Know Your Rights: Know Your Rights with Sexual Assault and Sexual Harassment
(Presented by Dr. Kristen Myers, Director of NIU's Center for the Study of Women, Gender and Sexuality)
12:00-1:00 p.m.
Holmes Student Center, Blackhawk Annex

Wednesday, April 5
Women’s Literature as Feminist Activism and Theory
(WGST Brownbag Lunch Series, presented by Dr. Diana Swanson, Lindsay Vreeland, and Andrea Lohf)
12:00-1:00 p.m.
Reavis Hall, Room 103

Thursday, April 6
Freeze Frames: The Carceral State, Trans* Prisoners, and Neoliberal Penalty
(Graduate Colloquium seminar by Dr. Paisley Currah of City University of New York-Brooklyn)
2:00-3:15 p.m.
DuSable Hall, Room 246

Thursday, April 6
Transgender Beside Itself: Paradigms, Paradoxes, and Other Exemplary Subjects
(Graduate Colloquium lecture by Dr. Paisley Currah of City University of New York-Brooklyn)
6:00 p.m.
LaTourette Hall, Room 200

Monday, April 10
Feminist Self Space Reception
5:00 p.m.
Reavis Hall, Room 103

Wednesday, April 12
Men are from Earth, Women are from Earth: Science versus the Media on Psychological Gender Differences, public lecture
(Graduate Colloquium talk by Dr. Janet Hyde of the University of Wisconsin-Madison)
11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
Gabel Hall, Cavan Auditorium (room 126)

Wednesday, April 12
Exploring Intersectionality in Research
(Graduate Colloquium seminar by Dr. Janet Hyde of the University of Wisconsin-Madison)
2:00 p.m.
Psychology & Computer Science Building, Room 412

Wednesday, April 19
All About Your Bits: A Sexual Health and Wellness Seminar
4:30-5:45 p.m.
Holmes Student Center, Glass Gallery (tentative)
Email the Women's Rights Alliance for info

CSWGS Student Symposium
Thursday, May 4 
1:00-4:00 p.m. 
Graham Hall, Room 342

CSWGS Honors Reception
Thursday, May 4 
4:30-6:00 p.m. 
Reavis Hall, Room 103 (Feminist Self Space)

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Center for the Study of Women, Gender & Sexuality
Reavis Hall, Room 103
DeKalb, IL 60115

Main Office Hours
Monday–Friday
8 a.m.–noon and 1:00-4:30 p.m.

Email: wgs@niu.edu
Phone: 815-753-1038

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