Women's Studies and Resource Center


Feb 16th & 19th -Vagina Monologues
Feb 17 - Chocolate Fantasy Wine Tasting
Feb 18 - 3rd Annual UNCW Women's Conference
Mar 14 - Bettina Love - Hip-Hop Feminism, Civic Engagement 11 A.M.  
Mar 14 - Bettina Love - Community Workshop 5-6 p.m.
Mar 15 - Lisa Yarger
Mar 16 - Start Smart Workshop
Mar 22 - Melissa Stein
Mar 30- Jill Filopovic
Apr 1 - CAS Open House - Advancing Knowledge and Creativity 10 A.M. - 2 P.M.
Apr 18th & 20th - A Communit Forum: Online Trolling & Internet Incivility
Apr 19 - Christa Brown
May 4 - Purple and Lavender Graduation Reception


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Last Date to Apply for Fall Enrollment is May 15, 2017

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 UNCW 2017 Vagina Monologues

The FSA & WSRC benefit performance to help change lives.
Proceeds go to UWCA Lower Cape Fear and The Carousel Center, providing child abuse intervention, 

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Conversations with Roxane Gay

The WSRC cosponsored with Arts and Leadership Lecture Series an evening with author Roxane Gay, whose notoriety came with the publishing of several books including Bad Feminist. UNCW's Care, Katie Vance, and members of UNCWs Feminist Student Alliance, Rebecca Fernandez and Nada Merghani with Roxane. Burney Center, Feb. 2.

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Uppity Women:

Feminism and the Experience of Women of Color

Faculty, members of the Centro Hispano, FSA and other students joined in a passionate discussion about Black Feminism, Intersectional Feminism, Identity, Inclusiveness and those lost in history. Jan.20 Lumina Theater


  • The first "I am a Feminist" Poster Series was proudly hosted by the Women's Studies Student Association. The poster series is an activist movement meant to combat the negative connotations associated with the word "feminist" and make it more familiar and relatable to audiences through visual evidence. Every school day for the month of November, posters of different UNCW students, faculty and staff went up on bulletin boards in a variety of buildings around campus. See slide show below: