January 24: Jennifer Wies, Ph.D., Director of the Women’s Center will show the video “1000 Peace Women Across the Globe,” which accompanies the exhibit currently on display. Wies will also lead a discussion of the video.
February 14: Christine Anderson, Ph.D., associate professor of history, will share her six months as a Fulbright Roving Scholar in
February 28: Trudelle Thomas, Ph.D., professor of English, and Ms. Shelagh Larkin, clinical faculty in social work, will speak on “Spiritual Wellness: Personal Practices.”
March 13: Ms. Cheryl Nuñez, vice provost for diversity, will discuss “A Women’s-Centered Perspective on Institutional Change.”
March 27: Roger Fortin, Ph.D., academic vice president and provost, and author of the most recent history of Xavier, will discuss “The Place of Women in the History of Xavier University.”
April 10: Stephanie Brzuzy, Ph.D., chair of the department of social work, will address “Transphobia: How Do We Know it when We See it?” Transphobia is the term to describe the prejudice directed at people who stray from the rigid gender expectations of our society.
April 24: Ms. Vickie Jones, director for stewardship, will speak about “Xavier’s Women of Excellence.” The Women of Excellence Council, formed in 2007, is a committee of the president’s advisory council to advance the role of women as organizational and philanthropic leaders at the University.
The Xavier University Women’s Center provides advocacy and resources, advances learning and academic excellence, and promotes research focusing on women, girls, and gender in an effort to unite people in centering women. We serve students, faculty, staff, alums, and community members – both men and women.