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Mar 30, 2015

The 2015 Piediscalzi Lecture will be held at Wright State University on April 16, 2015. The lecture, entitled “There and Back Again: The Story World of Greek Myth,” will be delivered by Dr. Sarah Iles Johnston, Arts & Humanities Distinguished Professor of Religion and Professor of Classics, The Ohio State University. Professor Johnston will discuss how ancient myths collectively build a 'story-world' much like those we see today in television shows, movies and fiction. To do this, she...

Mar 19, 2015
Julia Serano, a transgender activist, biologist and spoken-word performer, will visit Wright State March 24-26 as the Women’s History Month Scholar-in-Residence.
Feb 12, 2015
“Phoenix Project: A Call to Action” from Feb. 17-19, and a Civil Rights Pilgrimage, March 3-9, commemorate the 50th anniversary of the passage of the Voting Rights Act.
Feb 6, 2015
Second annual Women’s Studies Quilt Show celebrated Women’s Studies through quilt stories.
Oct 27, 2014
Wright State’s Kappa Delta sorority and the Women’s Center collaborated to promote a greater self-confidence in women and girls through a film titled “Confidence U.”
Oct 20, 2014

CoLA Employee Recognition Awards 2014

This fall, we celebrate many great employees who have completed milestone years of employment at Wright State University.  The College of Liberal Arts is proud to honor the following faculty and staff from our college:

40 Years 
Victoria Oleen, Theatre

25 Years
Bruce B. Cromer, Theatre
Jack L. Dustin, Urban Affairs
Chris Hall, English
Renee Harber-Siervogel,...

Oct 14, 2014

You Are Invited to Share Your Story

 

The theme of our quilt show is Celebrating Women's Studies Through Quilt Stories because Women’s Studies, an interdisciplinary program, uses several textbooks and books in their courses which feature quilt designs as their covers.

 

Quilts are fabric conversations about individuals, families, communities, or nations. Quilts, through their fabrics, patterns, colors, purpose, themes, and textures are the voice of...

Sep 26, 2014

Dr. Arshia Sattar, a scholar of Hindu religion and culture from Bangalore, India, delivered an engaging lecture last Thursday, September 18th, to a group of Wright State students, faculty, staff, and community members, as part of a two-day visit to the WSU campus. Dr. Sattar, who has a PhD from the University of Chicago in South Asian Languages and Literatures and whose translations of Sanskrit literary and religious texts are world renowned, spoke to a group of roughly...

May 6, 2014

Wright State University’s Women’s Studies internship class, “Women, Leadership, and Social Change,” is giving students real life experiences with the support of a college classroom.  Taught by Amber Vlasnik, director of the Women’s Center, this class combines work in the classroom with an individual internship experience for each student.

Apr 30, 2014
Ebony Davenport

As we approach the end of the semester, many graduating students are securing jobs, internships and other exciting positions that will further their professional development. The Women's Studies Program is excited to announce the plans of two of our graduates. 

Taylr Ucker, Graduate Assistant for the Master of Humanities Program and Research & Recruitment Assistant for the Women's Studies Program, secured what she calls the "perfect" post-graduation position as a Teen Advocate at...

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