Women’s Studies

Anti-sexist activist Jackson Katz to speak at Wright State

Anti-sexist activist Jackson Katz to speak at Wright State

Jackson Katz will give a free talk at Wright State as part of the university’s Year of the Active Bystander program on Oct. 13 in the Student Union Apollo Room. Continue reading

CLASS action

College of Liberal Arts launches Center for Liberal Arts Student Success
Wayne Stark and Becca Salay talking

The new Center for Liberal Arts Student Success (CLASS) combines advising, faculty/student relationship-building, peer mentoring and career counseling. Continue reading

Wright State, City of Dayton collaborate on effort to support emerging women leaders

Nan Whaley, Kelli Zaytoun and Kimberly Barrett

The Women’s Leadership Collaborative of Greater Dayton seeks to increase the number of women in the region who hold leadership roles in government, education and business. Continue reading

Crocheting for a cause

Cindy Vanzant knitting

A group of Wright State staff has gone through miles of yarn to create more than 400 items for those in need. Continue reading

Wright State U professor feeds students’ brains with academic analysis of zombies

Andrea Harris

Excerpt Many young people have an undying interest in zombies, so a southwest Ohio college professor focuses a class on them. Andrea Harris of Wright State University teaches “Zombies & Gender in Pop Culture.” Her spring class filled up rapidly, … Continue reading

College of Liberal Arts recognizes community partners at internship celebration

Alexandria Gray with poster presentation

The College of Liberal Arts holds celebration recognizing the successful relationship of students and business partners through internship experiences. Continue reading

Apocalypse now

Wright State’s Andrea Harris teaches course that explores social significance of zombie films in pop culture
Students watching zombie film

Wright State lecturer Andrea Harris teaches a course that explores the social significance of zombie films and television shows in pop culture. Continue reading

Women’s Center sponsors student artist and activist


Student Charmaine Renee, an art major, is using art to express her concern about sexual violence and to help victims tell their stories. Continue reading

Women’s History Month residency to feature trans activist and biologist

Julia Serano

Julia Serano, a transgender activist, biologist and spoken-word performer, will visit Wright State March 24-26 as the Women’s History Month Scholar-in-Residence. Continue reading

Forums, film screenings, civil rights trip to commemorate Voting Rights Act anniversary

IIyasah Al-Shabazz headshot

“Phoenix Project: A Call to Action” from Feb. 17-19, and a Civil Rights Pilgrimage, March 3-9, commemorate the 50th anniversary of the passage of the Voting Rights Act. Continue reading