Coffee and Tea in the Reading Room
Come by the GWS Reading Room Mondays from 12 to 2 pm and Thursdays from 11 am to 1pm. This is a hang out. You can study. You can stare out the window. You can chat quietly with one another. You can have coffee and/or tea.
Fall GWS Pizza Lunches
Join students, faculty, alumni, and community leaders for lunch and casual conversation in 3401 Sterling Hall. Pizza arrives at 12; discussion starts at 12:15.
Please email us if you have dietary restrictions and/or food allergies and we will work to accommodate them.
Reflection and Conversation on the Week - Thinking about #MeToo and Sexual Violence
Join us for the first GWS Pizza Lunch of the semester to reflect and dialogue on the past week’s events, including the public hearings in the appointment of the next Supreme Court Justice.
Discussion leaders include Chris Barcelos, Asst. Professor of Gender and Women’s Studies, GWS alum Lauren Hasselbacher, UW-Madison’s Title IX Coordinator, and Annie Menzel, Asst. Professor of Gender and Women’s Studies.
Bring your thoughts and questions to this conversation.
Thursday, 10/4 in 3401 Sterling Hall, 12:15 pm
This event is sponsored by the Department of Gender and Women’s Studies.
GWS/LGBTQ+ Studies Welcomes Sex Out Loud
Discuss sex education in your community and learn about Sex Out Loud’s work on campus. There will be activities and time for anonymous questions.
Thursday, 10/11, 12:15 – 1 pm
Learn How You Can Intern in Gen&WS 660
GWS 660 alums Daisy (NARAL Pro-Choice WI) and Jackie (End Domestic Abuse WI) will share their internship experiences from spring 2018. Join us and learn how you can do important work in the Madison community while earning 3 credits of intermediate/advanced coursework in GWS.
Tuesday, 10/16, 12:15 – 1 pm
Meet the owners of A Room of One's Own bookstore
You have all purchased textbooks from A Room of One’s Own. Now is your chance to hear from the new owners of this iconic bookstore. Gretchen Treu and Jes Lukes will discuss the importance of representation in literature and the role independent bookstores play in communities.
Thursday, 11/8, 12:15 – 1 pm
- Visit with Katherine Charek Briggs, Asst. Dir of the GSCC
Intern/Volunteer with the CWC
The Campus Women’s Center is looking for volunteers for 2 programs: Kid’s Time and Kid’s Night Out. Kid’s Night Out is a monthly event at Eagle Heights Community Center while Kid’s Time is a volunteer match with a family. During Kid’s Night Out you supervise a group of children ages 3-12 in activities, crafts, and games. Kid’s Time volunteers provide 3 hours/week of childcare during the semester.
The CWC is also hiring an intern. Find the intern application on the CWC’s Facebook feed. If you have questions, please contact Abby Roberts at email@example.com
Scholarships to Study Abroad in Scandinavia - Summer 2019
The Brittingham Viking Organization supports student travel to Scandinavia. Scholarships include tuition, housing, airfare, and a living + travel stipend. For summer 2019, there are 2 scholarships: the Madison Viking Scholarship to Oslo and the Middleboe-Kellner Scholarship to Copenhagen. Applications are due 11/4/2018. Send your questions to VikingScholarships@gmail.com
Intern with Girls on the Run
GOTR is an exercise-based youth development program; the goal is to coach elementary-age girls as they prepare to run a 5K after weeks of fun/hard work.
The GOTR intern is responsible for program assessment, coordination, and planning. This is great experience for folks interested in athletics and project management. The position (unpaid) begins in spring 2019 and requires 8 hours/week at GOTR’s Madison office. If you are interested, submit a cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org
WI in DC Internships
You can earn 12 credits (for 3 courses) and spend the semester or summer in DC interning with Global Health NGOs, DC non-profits, Congress or the White House. Find out more by visiting the Wisconsin in Washington Program page. Applications are due 11/2/2018!
Brown Bag Talk: Questioning Queer Theory
Join a discussion of Queer Theory in higher education with Ryan Calabrett-Sajder, Assistant Professor of Italian at the University of Arkansas.
Tuesday, 10/16 in 1418 Van Hise Hall, 12 – 1 pm
GWS Colloquium: Preparing for a Career in International Development as a Gender Specialist
Hear from Patricia Morris visiting from the School for International Service at American University.
Wednesday, 10/24 in 1313 Sterling Hall, 3:30 pm
Q&A with Professor Keisha Lindsay
Many of you have taken a feminist theory course with Professor Lindsay. Read this Q&A about Lindsay’s new book, In a Classroom of Their Own: the Intersection of Race and Feminist Politics in All-Black Male Schools.
Join GWS Club!
The Gender and Women’s Studies Club meets Wednesday, 10/17 from 6-7 pm in 1313 Sterling Hall.
IGNITE is a national organization aiming to support women in politics. The UW-Madison chapter is new this year and recruiting members. IGNITE meets Tuesday, 10/16 at 7 pm, room TBA.
Study Abroad Scholarships
Are you planning to study abroad in spring 2019? International Academic Programs offers several scholarships. You must be applying to a study abroad program or already accepted to be eligible. Applications are due October 15.