News Archive

Women & Gender Studies

Academic News,Diversity,Philanthropy,Student News

Not Only Funding, But a Family

The first 29 Fannie Barrier Williams Scholars are realizing their full potential through support they’ve found in the program and in one another.

Academic News

Women & Gender Studies Professor Serves as Invited Faculty for the Summer ’21 Virtual NYI

The NY-St. Petersburg Institute of Linguistics, Cognition, and Culture (NYI) is an advanced study program with focus on linguistics, cognitive, and critical cultural studies. Dr. Barbara LeSavoy’s Seminar was titled ” Navigating Identities: Intersectional Politics of Race, Class, Gender, and Civic Voice.”

Academic News

Women & Gender Studies/English Professor Delivers Talks at Modern Language Association International Convention

Dr. Milo Obourn, Chair of Women & Gender Studies and Professor of English, presented talks on Queer and Trans Multispecies Justice and Trans Joy! at the Modern Language Association Annual Convention January 4 - 7, 2024. 

Academic News

Women & Gender Studies Faculty Present at National Women’s Studies Association

Dr. Bek Orr and Dr. Milo Obourn present paper, workshop, and roundtable at the 2023 Annual NWSA conference in Baltimore, MD.

Academic News

Contested Memories: The Intimate Public & Technologies of Affect in Memorializing Holocaust Trauma

Dr. Barbara LeSavoy, Associate Professor of Women and Gender Studies, coauthored the chapter “Contested Memories: The Intimate Public & Technologies of Affect in Memorializing Holocaust Trauma” with Dr. Donna Kowal, emerita Honors College Director and Professor of Communication.

Academic News

Women & Gender Studies Professor Interviewed by Business Insider

Dr. Barb LeSavoy, Associate Professor in the Department of Women and Gender Studies, was recently interviewed by Business Insider on what intersectional feminist books to read for 2020-21.

Academic News,Student News

Women & Gender Studies/Disability Studies Students Collaborate on Deaf Theater Project with Irish University

Dr. Milo Obourn’s WMS 302 “Introduction to Intersectional Disability Studies” Fall 2023 students are collaborating with Dr. Kate McCarthy’s drama students at the South East Technological University in Waterford, Ireland to analyze a performance project based on the work of 1930s Deaf Irish playwright, Teresa Deevy.  

Academic News,Student News

Antiracism Education Fellowship Available for Brockport Graduate Student

This opportunity is for a SUNY Brockport Graduate student looking for work experience in community development, nonprofit, and antiracism work for the 2021-2022 academic year.

Academic News,Student News

Making a Difference for Women NOW

Keegan Beamish served as the Presidential Intern for the National Organization for Women (NOW), as part of the Washington Internship Program.

Academic News,Diversity

Women & Gender Studies Faculty Co-author Chapter in Gender Diversity and Inclusion

Dr. Bek Orr (WGS and SOC) and Dr. Barbara LeSavoy (WGS) recently published a chapter entitled “The Supreme Court and Gender Justice” in the Lexington Books collection Gender Diversity and Inclusion: Contemporary and Historical Perspectives.