Women's Gender and Sexuality Studies


The Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Program encourages attendance at varied events that will help us refine our intersectional mindsets and develop more inclusive social justice perspectives.

Spring 2023: Book Talk Series

Register Now for Spring 2023 Book Talk Series: Book: Sexual Citizens: Sex, Power, and Assault on Campus by Jennifer S. Hirsch and Shamus Khan

JOIN US: February 1, 2023; February 15, 2023; March 1, 2023. from 5-7 pm. Sign up before the end of the Fall 22 semester and pick up your book to read over Winter Break.

Co-Facilitators:Emily Baldys, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, EnglishNicole Pfannenstiel, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Digital MediaKaren Rice, Ph.D., LSW, ACSW, Professor, School of Social Work

This Book Talk Series combines bibliotherapy and Expressive Arts to:• Enhance compassion and empathy for self and others• Enhance coping strategies• Make meaning of larger issues• Identify ways to affect change

Sign up before the end of the Fall 22 semester and pick up your book to read over Winter Break. Register for Free Here

Contact: learninginstitute@millersville.edu

Carter Woodson Lecture

March 2 2023 at 7 p.m. in the Student Memorial Center.

The Carter Woodson lecture will focus on this gender justice issue: What impact will the proposed prison have on girls and women of color in Lancaster County?

International Women's Day 2023 Events

The President’s Commission on the Status of Women (PCSW) is eagerly planning International Women’s Day 2023 celebrations and they cannot wait to tell the MU community about everything they have planned. This year's theme is #EmbraceEquity. 

On Thursday, March 2, 2023 there will be an International Women’s Day Student Celebration in the Student Memorial Center Atrium from 11am-1pm. Student clubs/organizations, on-campus departments and programs, and community organizations are invited to table and highlight how their group embraces and promotes equity on campus. There will be music, food, and fun! Groups interested in tabling, should register at https://getinvolved.millersville.edu/submitter/form/start/569957 

Thursday, March 8, 2023 will be the International Women’s Day Theodora Talks event at the Ware Center. From 5:00-7:00pm vendors are invited to table and/or sell their items related to #EmbraceEquity. Beginning at 7:00pm that evening, Theodora Talks will kick off featured guest speakers, and various performing arts groups. Evening guest speakers include Dr. Amaka Nnamani, a board-certified general pediatrician and breastfeeding advocate, Artist Keisha Finnie, and Church World Services speakers and Millersville University student leaders Samickshya Subedi and Apsara Uprety.

Questions? Email PCSW's Planning Committee member Jackie.Aliotta@millersville.edu

All Things Equal- The Life and Times of Ruth Bader Ginsburg

March 2 2023 at 7:30 p.m. at the Ware Center; doors open at 7 p.m.

Film Series: Warrior Women

March 14, 2023 at 6:15 p.m. at The Ware Center.

10th Annual Global Well-Being and Social Change Conference

10th Annual Global Well-Being and Social Change Conference: Achieving Sustainable Change in an Evolving World.

April 20, 2023 at 5:30 p.m. at The Ware Center.