Please see our facebook page "SUNY Geneseo Gender Studies Events for 2011- 2012"

Spring 2012:

**Vagina Monologues, sponsored by WAC, Knightspot, February 9-11, 7 pm. Tickets $5 sold in the union

**The Martin Luther King Jr keynote events are co-sponsored by Women's Studies:

Geneseo will host Judy Richardson, Dorothy Zellner, and Betty Garman Robinson, Civil Rights Movement activists and editors of Hands on the Freedom Plow: Personal Accounts by Women in SNCC, for the college’s annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Commemoration on Thursday, March 8, at 7pm in the College Union Ballroom. Their keynote presentation will address their work as movement activists and their work as three of the six co-editors of Hands on the Freedom Plow, which includes the memoirs of 52 courageous women on the front lines of the 1960’s Southern Civil Rights Movement. The keynote will be followed by a book signing and reception.

Judy Richardson will show and lead a discussion of the film Scarred Justice: The Orangeburg Massacre, 1968, Wed. March 7, 7pm, Newton 201.

Betty Garman Robinson will lead a community organizing workshop for students on Wed., March 7, 7pm, ISC 137. The workshop is free and intended for students; space is limited and requires advance registration. Contact Professor Catherine Adams ( or Sue Ann Brainard for more information or to register for the workshop.

**March 26 Susan Schweik, professor of English and Associate Dean of Arts and Humanities, UC Berkeley

Author of The Ugly Laws, a social and cultural history about an ordinance in many late 19th c American cities to keep the "diseased" and "maimed" off the streets, out of the public's view.

Fraser 119, 11:30

**Queer Theatre Festival, Sturges Auditorium and Knightspot

April 13-15, featuring two new plays by students: A Guided Tour by Michael Vaughn and Bearde Gavis by Nick Becht

Also featuring I Am My Own Wife, by Doug Wright, starring Paul Nardone and The Laramie Project by Moises Kaufman and Tectonic Theatre Project, co directed by Melanie Blood and Brian Clemente

And the annual Pride Night, Saturday at 6, sponsored by Pride Alliance in the Union ballroom.