Skip to Main Site Navigation Skip to Content Skip to Footer
Back To Top

Women's and Gender Studies

Women's and Gender Studies

Facepainting by Eminence Ink

First HERfest sparks spirit of sisterhood

The spirit of sisterhood permeated the Student Center during Eastern's first HERfest on Oct. 6. Sponsored by the Women's Center and several campus partners, the event hosted woman-owned...

Posted on October 16, 2023 by Elisabeth Craig

Maiyah Gamble-Rivers and Luciana Quagliato McClure.

Art Gallery panel discusses women’s experience with political violence

The Art Gallery at Eastern Connecticut State University hosted a panel discussion on Oct. 12 as part of its “Women at War” exhibition. The discussion was facilitated by Maiyah...

Posted on October 18, 2022 by Noel Teter

Women at War

Art Gallery: 'Women at War' brings new perspective on war in Ukraine

In the wake of the ongoing conflict between Russia and Ukraine, a new Art Gallery exhibition at Eastern Connecticut State University offers a fresh perspective on the war. The collection,...

Posted on September 21, 2022 by Noel Teter

Women at War flyer

Traveling Ukrainian art exhibition ‘Women at War’ to make first stop at Eastern

Eastern Connecticut State University is the first stop of a traveling art exhibition titled “Women at War,” showcasing a leading selection of women artists working in Ukraine. Presented...

Posted on August 16, 2022 by Michael Rouleau

Max Turner, Aspen Ben Azulay, and Vania Perez Gordillo

3 student papers awarded by Latin American and Caribbean Studies program
Papers investigate immigration and sexual diversity

The Latin American and Caribbean Studies program recognized three students in its 2022 annual Student Paper Awards. History major Max Turner ’22 won the top prize, whereas Sociology major...

Posted on July 26, 2022 by Dwight Bachman

Giovanna Rossi

NPR personality Giovanna Rossi speaks on women's wellness

Eastern welcomed mindfulness coach, mentor and podcaster Giovanna Rossi to campus on March 30 for a workshop on women's wellness. Rossi led an interactive, women-focused presentation on how to...

Posted on April 04, 2022 by Bobbi Brown

Ecofeminism

Visiting professor presents on evolution of ‘ecofeminism’

Patricia Glazebrook, professor of philosophy at Washington State University, presented “Ecofeminism Then and Now” at Eastern Connecticut State University on March 23. The virtual...

Posted on March 25, 2021 by Molly Boucher

Yolanda Sealey-Ruiz, associate professor of English education at Teachers College, Columbia University.

Columbia professor encourages 'The Archaeology of Self' to end racism

It is rare to see a college professor begin a lecture with a moment of silence, but that is how Yolanda Sealey-Ruiz, associate professor of English education at Teachers College, Columbia...

Posted on February 24, 2021 by Dwight Bachman

Alyssiah Wiley

Documentary Honors Alyssiah Wiley

On Oct. 1, the Women’s Center at Eastern Connecticut State University held a viewing of “There’s no Winning in Murder,” a documentary highlighting the life of the late...

Posted on October 09, 2020 by Bobbi Brown

Women Gender Studies Inductees

Eastern’s Inaugural Honor Society Induction for Women’s and Gender Studies

Eastern Connecticut State University held its inaugural Iota Iota Iota (Triota) induction on April 12, launching the Epsilon Gamma Chapter by recognizing student and alumni members. Triota is a...

Posted on April 18, 2019 by Jordan Corey

Youngest Nobel Prize Winner Inspires Eastern Students

Eastern Connecticut State University students and alumni traveled to hear Malala Yousafzai speak in Providence, RI, on July 28. Yousafzai is a Nobel Prize winner who travels around the globe...

Posted on August 15, 2016 by Unknown

Unrecognized Historical Figure’s Story Gets Revived

Award-winning author Susan Campbell came to Eastern Connecticut State University on March 4 to share the story of Isabella Beecher Hooker, an important figure who had been excluded from the pages...

Posted on March 11, 2015 by Kathryn Shpak