Events

Rock Against Rape

Sep
14
Wed

Rock Against Rape! 

Come to this free annual concert sponsored by EKU Women & Gender Studies, where you'll hear great music and learn about college sexual assault and bystander intervention. 

Bands include TransKentucky Orchestra and the Local Honeys. 

The Vagina Monologues, February 15, 16, & 17

Feb
15
Wed

The Vagina Monologues is EKU Women and Gender Studies' annual activist event to assist Bluegrass Rape Crisis Center, Hope's Wings Domestic Violence Program, and the V-Day Foundation. Before and after each performance, we will be offering t-shirts, buttons, and our ever-popular chocolate vagina pops for sale in the lobby. 

EKU Florence 2017: Study Abroad with WGS!

May
30
Tue

Study Gender and Body/Language with Dr. Lisa Day in Florence, Italy! 

In this course, Florence, Italy, will be our context and setting as we embark on a month-long exploration of Gender Studies.

We’ll look at great art:

Chautauqua: "This Changes Everything," with Naomi Klein

Mar
23
Wed

Speaking as the Chautauqua Series' Women's History Month guest, 

11th Annual Herstory Conference

Mar
24
Thu

Co-sponsored by Women and Gender Studies and the Department of History, the 11th Annual Herstory Conference will host special guest Dr. Shannon Bell from the University of Kentucky. 

Conference Theme: "Father Time and Mother Earth: Gender, History, and the Natural Sciences." 

11:00 Dr. Shannon Bell's keynote address

Take Back the Night

Apr
26
Tue

Colonels Unite! Take Back the Night! 

Take Back The Night is a nationally celebrated activist event to raise awareness and to claim the right to be safe at night. It honors survivors of sexual assault, childhood sexual abuse, and domestic violence.

Feminists for Change Meetings

Jan
25
Wed

All meetings will take place in one of the Noel Studio breakout rooms at 8:00 p.m.: 

January 25  Meeting

February 8  Meeting

February 22 Meeting

March 6  Sex Ed: A Panel Discussion, location TBA

March 22 Meeting

April 5  Meeting

April 12 Meeting

April 26 Meeting

Feminists for Change: Spring 2017 Meetings

Jan
25
Wed

All meetings take place at 8:00 p.m. in a Noel Studio breakout room unless otherwise specified: 

Wednesday, Jan. 25
Wednesday, Feb. 8
Wednesday, Feb. 22
Monday, March 6  Sex Ed Event, location TBA
Wednesday, March 22
Wednesday, April 5
Wednesday, April 12
Wednesday, April 26

The Vagina Monologues

Feb
15
Wed

Women & Gender Studies is hosting the 13th Annual Vagina Monologues at EKU! 

Show dates: February 15, 16, 17, 2017

Show time:  7:00 p.m. (Box office opens at 6:00) 

Location: O'Donnell Auditorium, Whitlock Building

Tickets: $5, students; $10, community. All ticket sales at the door. 

12th Annual Herstory Conference

Mar
21
Tue
EKU Women and Gender Studies and the Department of History will host the 12th annual Herstory Conference on March 21 in the Library First Floor Study Area.  
Open