Upcoming Feminist Fridays

Below is a listing of past and upcoming Feminist Friday events in the Center.

September Feminist Friday | Dr. Britain Scott, Dept. of Psychology

Friday, September 19, 2014

Dr. Britain Scott, Dept. of Psychology will be discussing, "Babes and the Woods: The Feminine Beauty Ideal as an Ecological Hazard"

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2014 April Feminist Friday | Melissa Seymour

Friday, April 11, 2014

UST senior Melissa Seymour will be speaking about her comic books published by Female Force. She has written comics on Gloria Steinem, Melinda Gates, and Barbra Streisand.

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2014 March Women's History Month Speaker | Dr. Haleh Esfandiari

Thursday, March 6, 2014

As a longtime expert on Iranian politics and a prominent scholar and public intellectual, Dr. Esfandiari is an outspoken advocate for human rights and women's rights. Her talk will be on "The Women's Movement in Iran and the Middle East." She will interweave her personal experiences with a political history of Modern Iran and the Islamic Middle East. She will also address the current and changing situations of the region from an international feminist perspective.

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2014 February Feminist Friday Speaker | Mr. N. Curtis LeMay

Friday, February 21, 2014

Mr. N. Curtis Le May, the University of St. Thomas’ Theological Librarian, will talk on Mariology by providing an outline of the major aspects of the Church's understanding of The Blessed Virgin Mary -- both in the framework of Social History, and in the context of Roman Catholic Church’s History and Teaching.

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2013 November Feminist Friday Speaker | Ms. Shoko Hanzawa

Friday, November 15, 2013

Ms. Shoko Hanzawa, of International Student Services, will discuss the topic of human rights of refugees with a focus on protecting women and girls.

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2013 October Feminist Friday Speaker | Dr. Catherine Cory

Friday, October 18, 2013

“Reflections on Femicide and the Ni Una Mas Movement of Mexico and Central America”

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2013 September Feminist Friday Speaker | Dr. Cheri Shakiban

Friday, September 20, 2013

Dr. Cheri Shakiban, Professor of Mathematics, will talk of her personal experience of growing up in Iran and share her story about what her Baha'i faith meant for her throughout her life.

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2013 Feminist Friday Speaker | Dr. Renee Buhr

Friday, April 19, 2013

"Boys Like Guns and Girls Care About People": Gender stereotypes versus individual interest in international relations subfields

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2013 March Women's History Month Speaker | Dr. Sara Paretsky

Tuesday, March 5, 2013

Paretsky’s deep-rooted concern for social justice—the hallmark of her novels—has carried her voice beyond the world of crime fiction. As a frequent contributor to the New York Times’ op-ed page and a speaker at the Library of Congress, Oxford University, and the University of Chicago, she is an impassioned advocate for those on society’s margins.

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Feminist Friday Speaker | Dr. Buffy Smith

Friday, February 15, 2013

"Creating a Multi-Identity Community for Social Justice"

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