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Fall 2016 Women's Studies and Resource Center Meet & Greet

Thursday, August 25th, 3:30-5:00 p.m.
WSRC Office, Bear Hall 2ll

Come by for cake, conversation, and to learn about programming, events, classes, internship and service opportunities. See how a Women's and Gender Studies minor can complement your major field of study and career interests. Meet with students and faculty who are already involved. Light refreshments. Questions?

Contact the WSRC: 910-962-7870

The UNCW 2016 Vagina Monologues
The FSA, WSRC & CARE benefit performance to help change lives.
Proceeds go to The Carousel Center, providing child abuse intervention, and The Rape Crisis Center of Coastal Horizons Center.

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Conversations with Roxane Gay

The WSRC cosponsored with Arts and Leadership Lecture Series an evening with author Roxane Gay, whose notoriety came with the publishing of several books including Bad Feminist. UNCW's Care, Katie Vance, and members of UNCWs Feminist Student Alliance, Rebecca Fernandez and Nada Merghani with Roxane. Burney Center, Feb. 2.

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Uppity Women:

Feminism and the Experience of Women of Color

Faculty, members of the Centro Hispano, FSA and other students joined in a passionate discussion about Black Feminism, Intersectional Feminism, Identity, Inclusiveness and those lost in history. Jan.20 Lumina Theater


  • The first "I am a Feminist" Poster Series was proudly hosted by the Women's Studies Student Association. The poster series is an activist movement meant to combat the negative connotations associated with the word "feminist" and make it more familiar and relatable to audiences through visual evidence. Every school day for the month of November, posters of different UNCW students, faculty and staff went up on bulletin boards in a variety of buildings around campus. See slide show below: