Women & Gender Studies
The first 29 Fannie Barrier Williams Scholars are realizing their full potential through support they’ve found in the program and in one another.
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.”
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.
Dr. Bek Orr and Dr. Milo Obourn present paper, workshop, and roundtable at the 2023 Annual NWSA conference in Baltimore, MD.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Keegan Beamish served as the Presidential Intern for the National Organization for Women (NOW), as part of the Washington Internship Program.
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.