May 9, 2017
Feb 23, 2017
Dr. Lehr, our very own Chair of Women's & Gender Studies, is a keynote speaker at the Women in Technology Dinner on February 22, 2017. This event is sponsored by Softec and MINDBODY.
Keynote speakers will lead a discussion on how to attract and retain talent.
Feb 15, 2017
The Women’s & Gender Studies Department is pleased to announce the following NINE scholarship opportunities for students at Cal Poly:
Jan 18, 2017
Cal Poly Women's and Gender Studies Department Chair, Dr. Jane Lehr to give a talk at the second annual Cal Poly Women's Business Leadership Academy. The talk is entitled Women in the Workforce: Unpacking Issues of Gender and Diversity in the Workforce.
National Women's Studies Association releases a statement in response to the US Presidential Election
Dec 12, 2016
Please see statement below from the National Women's Studies Association:
Dec 12, 2016
There is quite a bit of research over the past three decades which suggests that under conditions of chronic stress, there are certain physiologic changes that occur in the body that might make one more vulnerable to disease.
Dec 6, 2016
On Thursday, December 1, 2016 at the Cal Poly vs. St Mary's Women's Basketball game, our Women's & Gender Studies faculty, Elizabeth Adan, was recognized for her contributions as an outstanding Mustang Mentor. Thank you for all that you do and congratulations Dr. Adan!
Jul 11, 2016
The Women's & Gender Studies Department is thrilled to announce the following scholarship recipients for the 2016-17 academic year:
May 20, 2016
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Feb 22, 2016
Sprinkle, a peer-reviewed undergraduate Feminist and Queer Studies journal originally conceived in 2007 as a collection of student works from the McGill Sexual Diversity Studies course, seeks academic submissions for the Spring 2016 edition. Papers should be no more than 3000 words in length, in APA format, and show critical engagement with issues of gender and sexuality from all disciplines. We encourage submissions to explore the intersection of gender and sexuality with other social identities (race, class, dis/ability, etc.), however this is not required. We may also consider a small number of creative submissions (i.e. poetry, short stories, etc.).