Loyola University Chicago

Women's Studies and Gender Studies


The lecture series returns for its third season, starting February 7th.

Feminist Lecture Series- Spring 2019

Full Schedule includes: 

February 7

Reproductive Justice in Action: Illinois Caucus for Adolescent Health’s Current Initiative Presented by Nicole Morino

March 14

Topics in Higher Education: Queer and Feminist Pedagogy:

The Tired Classroom: Considerations for Student-Centered Learning and Feminist PedagogyPresented by Scott McLellan

Queering the Classroom

Presented by Sarah Tarkany

March 28

Afghan Women: The Unspoken Activism on how we save Ourselves
Presented by Meetra Alokozay

April 11

Topics in Media: Analyzing Writing, Addressing Marginalized Identities

Big Pictures Books: Deconstructing Children’s Literature From an Anti- Oppressive Perspective
Presented by Suzanne Cuellar

Taught by Television: How Lazy Writing Set Back Trans & GNC Communities in the Mainstream
Presented by Blake Whitmore

Feminist Lecture Series- Fall 2018

Feminist Lecture Series- Fall 2018

Lecture Schedule:

September 19
Growing Pains: The Rise of "Pain Novels" in Young Adult Literature
Presented by Olivia Oeff

October 17
Weeping Widows and Balkan Brutes: The Impact of Western Academia on Genocidal Discourse
Presented by Ida Sefer, MSW/MA

October 31 
Cleopatra, Hot or Not? Asking the Wrong Questions about Powerful Women
Presented by Leanna Boychenko, PhD

November 14
History of the Rape Crisis Movement and University Responses to the Sexual Assault Epidemic
Presented by Mira Krivoshey, MPH