CWUNewsNewshttps://www.cwu.edu/women-gender/newsen-usWGSS Students Can Be Found Everywherehttps://www.cwu.edu/women-gender/node/167Fri, 08 May 2020 13:48:57<p><img alt="" src="/women-gender/sites/cts.cwu.edu.women-gender/files/images/Sam%20leading%20circle.jpg" style="width: 465px; height: 450px;" /></p> <p>Kittitas Valley Math Circle to Reopen; That Sums it Up</p> <p>Friday, May 8, 2020</p> <p>Problem solved. The<a href="https://www.cwu.edu/math/kittitas-valley-math-circle" target="_blank"> Kittitas Valley Math Circle (KVMC) program</a> will reopen later this month. The face-to-face spring quarter program was erased because of COVID-19, but a quick recalculation helped make the numbers work.</p> <p>&ldquo;We have five mentors (students) from Teach STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) who are developing lessons for a series of YouTube videos,&rdquo; said <a href="http://www.cwu.edu/math/dr-brandy-wiegers" target="_blank">Brandy Wiegers</a>, Central Washington University math professor and KVMC director. &ldquo;They&rsquo;re making use of things that you will have at home, for which there is no associated cost.&rdquo;</p> <p>While it&rsquo;s not yet known how many students will participate in the virtual math circles, between 45 and 60 students take part in the program during a typical year.</p> <p>&ldquo;Some of the students have been working with the people who will be on the videos all year, and they miss them,&rdquo; Wiegers said. &ldquo;This will be a chance for them to see and hear them.&rdquo;</p> <p>That sense of community is a key component of the National Association of Math Circles concept, for which Wiegers was the founding director. Wiegers helped introduce the national model when she arrived at CWU five years ago. KVMC is a mentor circle for others in the area.</p> <p>&ldquo;The goal is to learn problem-solving skills to gain ability to reason and logic through math problems,&rdquo; she added. &ldquo;We engage in problem-solving together to figure it out together. We really want to create a community where it&rsquo;s safe to say out loud, &lsquo;I like mathematics.&rsquo;&rdquo;</p> <p>The program is offered, in both English and Spanish, to elementary and middle school students.</p> <p>&ldquo;All of the circles are interactive and designed to encourage students and their parents, siblings, or guardians to play games together and then talk about what the students are discovering,&rdquo; Wiegers said. &ldquo;We hope this will be a fun treat for students and their families.&rdquo;</p> <p>Because of unpredictable travel conditions, Wiegers notes what is learned this spring on how to best present virtual math circles may be used for future winter programs.</p> <p>Media contact: Robert Lowery, Public Affairs, 509-963-1487, <a href="mailto:Robert.Lowery@cwu.edu" target="_blank">Robert.Lowery@cwu.edu</a></p> <p>Photo: Sam Wilson leading one of the virtual math circles. She has been helping with KVMC for more than a year. Wilson will graduate next year with a degree in middle-level math education and minors in accessibility studies, STEM teaching, and women&rsquo;s, gender, and sexuality studies major.</p> </a href="mailto:Robert.Lowery@cwu.edu" target="_blank">Gallery One Explores What It Means To Be A Feministhttps://www.cwu.edu/women-gender/node/164Mon, 02 Mar 2020 14:40:24<p style="margin:0in 0in 0.0001pt"><span style="font-size:11pt"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><b><span style="font-size:10.5pt"><span style="font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,sans-serif"><span style="color:black">ELLENSBURG, Wash. </span></span></span></b><span style="font-size:10.5pt"><span style="font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,sans-serif"><span style="color:black">(Feb. 27, 2020) </span></span></span></span></span></p> <p style="margin:0in 0in 0.0001pt"><br /> <span style="font-size:11pt"><span style="line-height:115%"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><i><span style="font-size:10.5pt"><span style="background:white"><span style="line-height:115%"><span style="font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,sans-serif"><span style="color:black">Main Gallery: </span></span></span></span></span></i><b><i><span style="font-size:10.5pt"><span style="background:white"><span style="line-height:115%"><span style="font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,sans-serif"><span style="color:#02b4e6">Girlfriends of the Guerrilla Girls -</span></span></span></span></span></i></b><i><span style="font-size:10.5pt"><span style="background:white"><span style="line-height:115%"><span style="font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,sans-serif"><span style="color:#02b4e6"> co-presented by CoCA Seattle</span></span></span></span></span></i><br /> <span style="font-size:10.5pt"><span style="background:white"><span style="line-height:115%"><span style="font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,sans-serif"><span style="color:black">CoCA and Gallery One present a group show of feminist artists including Ann Leda Shapiro, Sheila Klein, Alice Dubiel, Deborah Faye Lawrence, Cecilia Concepción Alvarez, Hanako O&#39;Leary, C. Davida Ingram, Dawn Cerny, E.T. Russian, Rachel J. Siegel, and Guerrilla Girls. This exhibition of people who are comfortable with the word feminist are local Pacific Northwest artists without gallery representation.</span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></p> <p style="margin:0in 0in 0.0001pt"><span style="font-size:11pt"><span style="line-height:115%"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span style="font-size:10.5pt"><span style="background:white"><span style="line-height:115%"><span style="font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,sans-serif"><span style="color:black">Artwork included in the show ranges from previously censored images, crocheted body-centered pieces, reproductive and seed installation, feminist content collage and video, clay in-your-face vaginal masks, powerful mujeres/madre imagery, identity/gender exploration, invisibility/visibility watercolors, comics, and hot off the press new, as well as old - but sadly still timely - classic posters created by the original Guerrilla Girls.</span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></p> <p style="margin:0in 0in 0.0001pt"><span style="font-size:11pt"><span style="line-height:115%"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span style="font-size:10.5pt"><span style="background:white"><span style="line-height:115%"><span style="font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,sans-serif"><span style="color:black">The Guerrilla Girls, &quot;conscience of the art world,&quot; are a group of women artists committed to exposing the overlooked, as well as gender unfairness in the art world since 1985. They wear gorilla masks in public as the anonymity keeps the focus on the issues; use facts, fur and humor to expose gender and ethnic bias and have creatively inspired millions to be themselves, speak up and express their truths. We are thrilled in particular to be including Ann Leda Shapiro&#39;s sexually explicit image, &quot;Anger,&quot; which the Whitney Museum of American Art refused to hang in her one-person show in 1973.</span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></p> <p style="margin:0in 0in 0.0001pt"><span style="font-size:11pt"><span style="line-height:115%"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><i><span style="font-size:10.5pt"><span style="background:white"><span style="line-height:115%"><span style="font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,sans-serif"><span style="color:black">Mezzanine Gallery<b>:</b></span></span></span></span></span></i></span></span></span></p> <p style="margin:0in 0in 0.0001pt"><span style="font-size:11pt"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><b><i><span style="font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,sans-serif"><span style="color:#02b4e6">Let&#39;s Try This Again - </span></span></i></b><b><span style="font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,sans-serif"><span style="color:#02b4e6">Ray Mack&nbsp;</span></span></b><span style="font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,sans-serif"><span style="color:black"> Ray Mack&#39;s work combines a childish sense of humor and style with the oil painting technique, compositional eye, and art historical references of a well trained and highly skilled artist. Using what she calls a &quot;shoplifting mentality toward making,&quot; her paintings riff off works by well known dudes, using humor to insert her own perspective into a male-dominated view of the art historical canon. Integrating recognizable historical elements, these paintings transform the source material from well understood cultural documents to ambiguous markers of a contemporary moment.&nbsp; The material is the past but the product is the present.</span></span></span></span></p> <p style="margin:0in 0in 0.0001pt"><span style="font-size:11pt"><span style="line-height:115%"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span style="font-size:10.5pt"><span style="background:white"><span style="line-height:115%"><span style="font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,sans-serif"><span style="color:black">Ray Mack grew up in Ellensburg, Washington.&nbsp; She received her BA in Studio Arts from Bard College and her MFA in Painting from the San Francisco Art Institute in 2012.&nbsp; Her work has been exhibited and published both internationally and nationally. &nbsp;</span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></p> <p style="margin:0in 0in 0.0001pt"><span style="font-size:11pt"><span style="line-height:115%"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><i><span style="font-size:10.5pt"><span style="background:white"><span style="line-height:115%"><span style="font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,sans-serif"><span style="color:black">Eveleth Green Gallery:&nbsp;</span></span></span></span></span></i><b><i><span style="font-size:10.5pt"><span style="background:white"><span style="line-height:115%"><span style="font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,sans-serif"><span style="color:#02b4e6">Embodied Movement - </span></span></span></span></span></i></b><b><span style="font-size:10.5pt"><span style="background:white"><span style="line-height:115%"><span style="font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,sans-serif"><span style="color:#02b4e6">Michelle Elzinga</span></span></span></span></span></b> </span></span></span></p> <p style="margin:0in 0in 0.0001pt"><span style="font-size:11pt"><span style="line-height:115%"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span style="font-size:10.5pt"><span style="background:white"><span style="line-height:115%"><span style="font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,sans-serif"><span style="color:black">Michelle Elzinga&#39;s delicate sculptures utilize feminine imagery and unconventional materials to celebrate the human form and female power. </span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></p> <p style="margin:0in 0in 0.0001pt"><span style="font-size:11pt"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span style="font-size:10.5pt"><span style="color:black">Exhibits run March 6- 28</span></span></span></span></p> <p style="margin:0in 0in 0.0001pt"><br /> <span style="font-size:11pt"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span style="font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,sans-serif"><span style="color:#373737">Join us for these addition programs held in conjunction with this exhibition:<br /> <br /> <b>First Friday Artist Reception, 5-8pm- FREE</b>&nbsp;</span></span></span></span></p> <p style="margin:0in 0in 0.0001pt"><span style="font-size:11pt"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span style="font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,sans-serif"><span style="color:#373737">Artist Talk with Girlfriends of the Guerrilla Girls: March 7, 3pm - FREE</span></span></span></span></p> <p style="margin:0in 0in 0.0001pt"><span style="font-size:11pt"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"><span style="font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,sans-serif"><span style="color:#373737"><a href="https://nam01.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=http%3A%2F%2Fr20.rs6.net%2Ftn.jsp%3Ft%3D9ys9edabb.0.0.xxm5dxdab.0%26id%3Dpreview%26r%3D3%26p%3Dhttps%253A%252F%252Fwww.facebook.com%252Fevents%252F269991877306120%252F&amp;data=02%7C01%7CSociology.Student%40cwu.edu%7C4858077437fc480fd9dd08d7bed3b462%7Cf891d6c191d6444ba700d371910716c7%7C0%7C0%7C637187688795963736&amp;sdata=317iBaP1g5rN6pYzoT1I7KNbHqknEJUn3ri7wfH6Ank%3D&amp;reserved=0" 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style="background:white"></span style="line-height:115%"></span style="font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,sans-serif"></span style="color:#02b4e6"></span style="font-size:10.5pt"></span style="background:white"></span style="line-height:115%"></span style="font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,sans-serif"></span style="color:#02b4e6"></p style="margin:0in 0in 0.0001pt"></span style="font-size:11pt"></span style="line-height:115%"></span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"></span style="font-size:10.5pt"></span style="background:white"></span style="line-height:115%"></span style="font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,sans-serif"></span style="color:black"></p style="margin:0in 0in 0.0001pt"></span style="font-size:11pt"></span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"></span style="font-size:10.5pt"></span style="color:black"></p style="margin:0in 0in 0.0001pt"></span style="font-size:11pt"></span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"></span style="font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,sans-serif"></span style="color:#373737"></p style="margin:0in 0in 0.0001pt"></span style="font-size:11pt"></span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"></span style="font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,sans-serif"></span style="color:#373737"></p style="margin:0in 0in 0.0001pt"></span style="font-size:11pt"></span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"></span style="font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,sans-serif"></span style="color:#373737"></p style="margin:0in 0in 0.0001pt"></span style="font-size:11pt"></span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif"></span style="font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,sans-serif"></span style="color:#373737">The Hunting Ground - October 22nd https://www.cwu.edu/women-gender/node/163Tue, 08 Oct 2019 15:52:11<p style="text-align: center;">The Hunting Ground&nbsp;Tuesday, October 22, 7PM in the SURC Theater</p> <p style="text-align: center;">WGSS and CWU Wellness present&nbsp;The Hunting Ground,</p> <p style="text-align: center;">a&nbsp;film about sexual assault on college campuses.</p> <p style="text-align: center;">Following the film a there will be a panel discussion&nbsp;</p> <p style="text-align: center;">&nbsp;about the issue of sexual assault and CWU policies.&nbsp;</p> <p style="text-align: center;">October 22, 7PM</p> <p style="text-align: center;">SURC Theater</p> <p style="text-align: center;">Free and open to the public</p> <p style="text-align: center;"><img alt="" src="/women-gender/sites/cts.cwu.edu.women-gender/files/images/Hunting%20Ground%202019.JPG" style="width: 386px; height: 600px;" /></p> </p style="text-align: center;"></p style="text-align: center;"></p style="text-align: center;"></p style="text-align: center;"></p style="text-align: center;"></p style="text-align: center;"></p style="text-align: center;"></p style="text-align: center;"></p style="text-align: center;">First to graduate with Women's, Gender and Sexuality BA degrees on June 8, 2019https://www.cwu.edu/women-gender/node/161Fri, 14 Jun 2019 16:17:28<p><img alt="" src="/women-gender/sites/cts.cwu.edu.women-gender/files/thumb_IMG_1604_1024_0.jpg" style="width: 261px; height: 228px; float: right; margin: 10px;">The Women's, Gender and Sexuality Studies program celebrates our graduates, Hannah Oliver, Nicole Moss,and Adam Westermann, members of the first cohort to be awarded Bachelor of Arts degrees in Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies at CWU.</p><p>In addition to their WGSS BA degrees, Hannah majored in Political Science, Nicole completed minors in Sociology and Douglas Honors College, and Adam majored in Anthropology.&nbsp;</p><p>&nbsp;</p>Reproductive Justice as Human Rights: Loretta Ross visits CWU on April 18, 6PM,SURC Theatrehttps://www.cwu.edu/women-gender/node/159Mon, 08 Apr 2019 08:43:05<p>Human and women's rights activist Loretta Ross will share her expertise on women's issues, racism and human rights on April 18th at 6PM in the SURC Theatre. &nbsp;Her work focuses on the intersectionality of social justice issues and how this transforms social change. Co-founder and former National Coordinator of the Sister Song Women of Color Reproductive Justice Collective, &nbsp;Ms. Ross &nbsp;describes her own lived experience as a rape and sterilization abuse survivor, to illustrate the traumas that disproportionately affect low-income women of color. She emphasizes the transformative power of reproductive justice activism to build a Human Rights movement that includes everyone. Her presentation &nbsp;"Reproductive Justice as Human Rights" uses human rights as a lens through which to understand and moblize around women's rights at a time in which women's reproductive lives are imperiled.&nbsp;</p><h3 style="text-align: center;">April 18th 6PM</h3><h3 style="text-align: center;">SURC Theater</h3><h3 style="text-align: center;">Free and open to the public</h3><p style="text-align: center;"><em><strong>LIght Refreshments&nbsp;</strong></em></p><p>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; <img alt="" src="https://www.cwu.edu/women-gender/sites/cts.cwu.edu.women-gender/files/images/LorettaRoss_Facebook.jpg" style="width: 600px; height: 338px;"></p></h3 style="text-align: center;"></h3 style="text-align: center;"></h3 style="text-align: center;"></p style="text-align: center;">Why Feminism? Why Now? by Melissa Fabello, Samuelson Auditorium March 5, 6PMhttps://www.cwu.edu/women-gender/node/158Thu, 21 Feb 2019 17:48:06<p>Why Feminism? Why Now? by Melissa Fabello, body acceptance, social justice activist, sexuality scholar and patriarchy smasher presents an engaging and entertaining introduction to the feminist movement and&nbsp; why feminism still matters today.</p><p>March 5, 6:00 PM</p><p>Samuelson Auditorium, Rm 104</p><p>Event is free and open to the public</p><p style="text-align: center;">&nbsp;&nbsp;<img alt="" src="https://www.cwu.edu/women-gender/sites/cts.cwu.edu.women-gender/files/images/WhyFeminism_WCA.jpg" style="width: 750px; height: 386px;"></p></p style="text-align: center;">Muthaland featuring feminist performance artist Minita Gandhi, Thursday, October 25th 7PM McConnell Auditoriuhttps://www.cwu.edu/women-gender/node/156Tue, 23 Oct 2018 09:33:59<p>Muthaland has been called- “The bravest most socially relevant piece of theatre I’ve seen to date”</p><p>The Life of a young woman is forever changed on a trip to India where she unearths family secrets, encounters a prophet, and ultimately discovers her voice within a culture of silence. The familiar and the foreign swap roles in this powerful darkly comic performance about culture, identity, spirituality, and sexuality. Don’t miss this inspiring performance about a woman, who, no longer able to treat the topic of sexual violence as a “bad dream,” becomes empowered to share her experience with the world.</p><p>One night only!&nbsp;</p><p>McConnell Auditorium</p><p>Thursday, October 25, 7PM</p><p>Free and Open to the Public</p><p style="text-align: center;"><img alt="" src="https://www.cwu.edu/women-gender/sites/cts.cwu.edu.women-gender/files/Muthaland_Minita%20Gandhi%20Event%5B2%5D.jpg" style="font-family: -webkit-standard; width: 388px; height: 600px;"></p><p>&nbsp;</p><p>&nbsp;</p></p style="text-align: center;">Abortion, Freedom and Choice: Reproductive Rights in Washingtonhttps://www.cwu.edu/women-gender/node/154Wed, 10 Oct 2018 15:51:38<p>October 17th, 4-5:30 PM Black Hall 152</p><p>Elissa Goss, Political Director of NARAL Pro-Choice Washingon presents a public lecture on the legal and political issues related to reproductive choice at the state and federal level. &nbsp;Please plan on attending to learn about the history of Roe v. Wade as a legal framework, &nbsp;and future challenges for future reproductive legal battles (TRAP laws etc).</p><p>Also addressed will be the impact of federal issues both politically and from a healthcare provider standpoint, strategies for action and the need to stay vigilant about these issues.</p><p>&nbsp;</p>#Metoo movement comes to CWU - Daily Recordhttps://www.cwu.edu/women-gender/node/147Wed, 14 Feb 2018 16:19:33<p><a href="https://www.dailyrecordnews.com/news/metoo-movement-comes-to-cwu/article_ffb3b34d-83ca-5d2d-9907-565fa5f7590e.html" target="_blank">Click here for Daily Record Article - #Metoo Movement comes to CWU</a></p><p>&nbsp;</p>Queers in the Country: Sexuality, Race, and Rural LGBTQ Lives - Feb 28thhttps://www.cwu.edu/women-gender/node/146Tue, 13 Feb 2018 13:46:39<p>Queers in the Country: Sexuality, Race, and Rural LGBTQ Lives<br>Wednesday, Feb 28, 2018<br>5:00 pm</p><p>Please join us on February 28 at 5 PM in Black Hall 151 for a presentation by Miriam Abelson, Assistant Professor of Women's Gender and Sexuality Studies at Portland State University on the importance of studying sexualities and gender beyond just women.&nbsp; The talk will focus on her research on rural transgender men and masculinity, rural vs. urban transgender people's experiences of harassment and discrimination, and LGBTQ youth (both current youth and adults) in rural areas.</p><p>Students, faculty and staff are invited to help us celebrate our new major&nbsp; Women's Gender and Sexuality Studies and our new name!!!</p><p>Pizza will be served</p></br></br>