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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 Jill Filopovic

 

Ms. Filipovic is a Nairobi-based journalist and the author of The H-Spot: The Feminist Pursuit of Happiness. A contributing writer for the New York Times and a columnist for Cosmopolitan.com, she is the winner of two Society of Professional Journalists Delta Sigma Chi awards for her political commentary, and a Newswomen’s Club of New York award for her writing on global health. Her work on politics, gender, law, and foreign affairs has appeared in the Washington Post, Foreign Policy, TIME, CNN, and others. She is a lawyer and a former weekly columnist for the Guardian, as well as a contributor to the anthologies Yes Means Yes: Visions of Female Sexual Power and a World Without Rape and the forthcoming Nasty Women: Feminism, Resistance and Revolution in Trump’s America.

 

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

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  • 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: