Presented by Upsilon Chapter of Lambda Theta Alpha Latin Sorority, Inc.
Friday, August 26, 2016, 7-9pm, McKeldin Mall
The Upsilon Chapter of Lambda Theta Alpha Latin Sorority, Inc. have created this event in order to raise money to support the victims of the tragic shooting that took place on June 12th, 2016 at Pulse Nightclub in Orlando, Florida. With the Pulse Zumbathon, they hope to pay homage to the safe space that Pulse Nightclub once was by inviting the community to share an evening of good times and dancing in order to raise money for the victims and their families.
$3 donation suggested. Find more information here. Questions? Contact Azalia Hernandez at email@example.com
First Day of Fall 2016 Classes
Monday, August 29, 2016
Fall 2016 courses begin. Regular check-in begins for waitlist and holdfile; check-in daily to remain on list. For a list of Women’s Studies, LGBT Studies, and Black Women’s Studies courses currently being offered, please visit our courses page. Need assistance with advising, enrolling in courses, or other concerns? Make an appointment to meet with the undergraduate advisor, JV Sapinoso, at http://ter.ps/meetJV
Labor Day Holiday
Monday, September 5, 2016
Campus is closed.
Quelcome: LGBTQ+ Welcome Fest
Sponsored by the LGBT Equity Center
Thursday, September 8, 2016, 4pm, Colony Ballroom, Adele H. Stamp Student Union
Each fall the LGBT Equity Center hosts a campus-wide welcome event for all LGBTQ and allied staff, faculty, students, and alumni to welcome new students, foster networking, and to showcase some of the resources and opportunities on campus or in the community. There will be performances, food, a resource fair, and a dance party! Stay up-to-date with what’s happening at Quelcome by joining the guest list at Facebook.
Last Day of Schedule Adjustment for Undergraduates
Monday, September 12, 2016
This is the deadline for students to add/drop classes for the fall semester. For a list of Women’s Studies, LGBT Studies, and Black Women’s Studies courses currently being offered, please visit our courses page. Need assistance with advising, enrolling in courses, or other concerns? Make an appointment to meet with the undergraduate advisor, JV Sapinoso, at http://ter.ps/meetJV
Reimagining Everything: Women of Color Feminisms, Art, Culture, and the Humanities Symposium
Register online – http://ter.ps/reimagining
Friday, September 16, 2016, 9:15am-4:30pm, 1100 Tawes Hall
“The time has come for us to reimagine everything….We have to reimagine ourselves.”
–Grace Lee Boggs
Inspired by the words of revolutionary Grace Lee Boggs, this daylong event will be a transformative interdisciplinary conversation between 12 emerging dynamic scholars in the fields of Gender and Sexuality Studies, American Studies, Asian American Studies, and African American Studies. Speakers will provide critical discussion about subjects such as black feminist sexual politics, surveillance studies, immigration, the war on terror, HIV/AIDS and black communities, Chicana feminist praxis and digital humanities, queer of color performance art and culture, and interrogations of the human and art that speak to the important imaginative work Boggs understood as vital to social justice, activism, and revolution.
Expected speakers include:
• Marlon Bailey, Associate Professor of Women’s and Gender Studies, Arizona State University
• Simone Browne, Associate Professor of Sociology, University of Texas at Austin
• Maria Cotera, Associate Professor of Women’s Studies Program & Program in American Culture, University of Michigan
• Erica Edwards, Associate Professor of English, University of California, Riverside
• Grace Hong, Associate Professor of Gender Studies and Asian American Studies, University of California, Los Angeles
• Zakiyyah Iman Jackson, Assistant Professor of English, George Mason University
• Treva Lindsey, Associate Professor in Women’s, Gender and Sexuality Studies, The Ohio State University
• Viviana Macmanus, Assistant Professor of Gender and Women’s Studies, University of Maryland, Baltimore County
• Uri McMillan, Associate Professor of English, University of California, Los Angeles
• Robert Patterson, Associate Professor of English and African America Studies, Georgetown University
• Vanita Reddy, Associate Professor of English, Texas A& M University
• Deb Vargas, Associate Professor of Ethnic Studies, University of California, Riverside
Further details forthcoming. For more information, contact L.H. Stallings – firstname.lastname@example.org
Apply for the Graduate Certificate in Women’s Studies
Deadline Tuesday, November 15, 2016
Graduate students enrolled in other graduate degree programs at the University of Maryland are eligible to apply for the graduate certificate in Women’s Studies. The Certificate requires a minimum of 18 credit hours which provides students with an integrative and interdisciplinary academic encounter with the contributions and challenges of feminist inquiry, as well as supports student’s particular research specialty. See more information about the Graduate Certificate and how to apply.
Fall Holiday Break
Thursday, November 23 – 27, 2016
Campus is closed.
Last Day of Fall 2016 Classes
Monday, December 12, 2016
Final exams are scheduled from Wednesday, December 14 through Tuesday, December 20. See more information about the schedule of final exams.