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Nathan Winship Smith - MFA Thesis Show

March 27, 2015

MFA thesis show opens Friday April 10th (5-7pm)  and  runs until May 17th

We have a link through the snite's website that is not yet open to the public... (for your eyes only right now , code = 2015, if you want to see the website... in process) here is the link:  http://mfa15.snite.org/cover/

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Upcoming Events

Lecture: Judith Butler

Thu Apr 9, 2015 7:00PM - 8:30PM • McKenna Hall Auditorium

The Department of English is pleased to announce that its 2015 Yusko Ward-Phillips lecturer is Judith Butler.

Judith Butler is the Maxine Elliot Professor in the Department of Comparative Literature and the co-director of the Program of Critical Theory at the University of California, Berkeley, where she served as founding director. She is the author of _Gender Trouble: Feminism and the Subversion of Identity_ (1990) and Bodies That Matter: On the Discursive Limits of “Sex”

Gender Matters - Open House

Fri Apr 10, 2015 11:00AM - 12:00PM • 325 O'Shaughnessy

Why Gender Studies?

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What will you learn?

What skills will you develop?

What will you bring to your career?

What career paths are available?

Come talk about why gender matters.

Stop in to learn about the Gender Studies Major/Minor and what you can do with it.  Meet other Gender Studies students, speak with the DUS and get information about opportunities involving research grants, internship grants, writing awards and more.…

Book Club - Blonde Roots

Fri Apr 10, 2015 12:00PM - 1:00PM • 339 O'Shaughnessy

Welcome to a world turned upside down.  One minute, Doris is playing hide-and-seek with her sisters in the fields behind their cottage. The next, someone puts a bag over her head and she ends up in the hold of a slave ship sailing to the New World. When she finally arrives on a strange tropical island, Doris discovers that she is, in fact, a pig-ugly savage with a brain the size of a pea, whose only purpose in life is to please her mistress. While experiencing the hardships of life in the sugarcane fields, she dreams of escape, of finding those she has loved and lost, and of returning home to her motherland, England...