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Join the Pick Museum of Anthropology and NIU’s Center for the Study of Women, Gender and Sexuality for a hands-on Protest Banner Lending Library workshop led by Chicago-based textile artist Aram Han Sifuentes. The workshop will be held at the Pick Museum in Cole Hall on Wednesday, Nov. 8, from 4-7 p.m. All students, faculty...
Sunday, May 14, is Mother’s Day, and NIU’s Center for the Study of Women, Gender and Sexuality (CSWGS) is making Mother’s Day gift giving easy! When you make a contribution to one (or more) of our scholarship or foundation accounts, we will send your honoree a unique card, letting them know you’ve contributed in their...
Dr. T.J. Jourian will visit NIU at 12 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 15, to present “My masculinity is a little love poem to myself: Transmasculine college students’ conceptualizations of masculinity,” in Reavis Hall, Room 103. During his presentation, Jourian will talk about the racialized, embodied and authentic pathways undertaken by transmasculine college students, with broad implications...
NIU’s Center for the Study of Women, Gender & Sexuality will host two events Friday, May 6, to celebrate the excellence of NIU students. The 2016 CSWGS Student Symposium will be held from 1 to 4 p.m. in the Regency Room of the Holmes Student Center’s Regency Room. The symposium includes student papers that explore...
NIU Gender & Sexuality Resource Center
NIU’s Gender & Sexuality Resource Center (GSRC) has planned several events in celebration of 2016 LGBTQIA Awareness Month. Unless noted, all events are free and open to the public. The GSRC is located at 105 Normal Road, in the Arndt house. For more information, or to request accommodations, call (815) 753-GSRC (4772). Transgender Day of...
The Neptune Hall Council will present “Colors of the Rainbow” at 6 p.m. Wednesday, March 30, in Room 102 of Neptune Central. A panel discussion and Q-and-A is planned on LGBTQIA+ topics. Other activities include bracelet making, a documentary screening and a presentation on safe sex. Speakers are from the NIU Ally Program, the Center...
Photo of LGBTQ flag
NIU’s 22nd annual Pride Dinner is scheduled for 6 p.m. Friday, April 22, in the Chandelier Room of Adams Hall. Doors open at 5:45 p.m. The program begins at 6:30 p.m. Attire for the evening is business professional/casual. The dinner celebrates students, faculty and staff and features the presentation of the Eychaner Award along with...
Several events are planned in March in celebration of National Women’s History Month. All events are open to the public and, unless otherwise noted. are free. Sign language interpreters will be provided upon request; call (815) 753-6515 (one week’s notice is preferred). For more information, call the Center for the Study of Women, Gender &...
A film screening, panel discussion and several information events are set to recognize National Eating Disorders Awareness Week, scheduled from Sunday, Feb. 21, through Saturday, Feb. 27. The following events are sponsored by the Counseling & Consultation Center; Wellness Promotion; Center for the Study of Women, Gender, & Sexuality; Campus Recreation; Housing & Dining; and...
Sanyu A. Mojola
Sanyu A. Mojola will speak Tuesday, Oct. 20, at NIU on “Love, Money, and HIV: Becoming a Modern African Woman in the Age of AIDS.” The presentation, which begins at 6 p.m. in the Heritage Room of the Holmes Student Center, is free and open to the public. Mojola, a professor of sociology at the...
NIU President Doug Baker and Kristen Meyer, chair of the VAWA Implementation Committee
NIU is adopting a definition of “affirmative consent” that requires anyone attempting to initiate a sexual encounter to ask for – and receive – a clear and voluntary “yes” before beginning. Its implementation prohibits sexual activity that does not involve the affirmative consent of each individual. Moreover, NIU’s definition holds that consenters can withdraw their...
Female NIU students
The Center for the Study of Women, Gender and Sexuality (CSWGS) might be the new kid on the block, but it arrived at NIU with a rich Huskie history. “Before this, we were just a program, which didn’t have the same institutional clout or recognition as other diversity centers,” said Kristen Myers, Presidential Teaching Professor...
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