March 24-25, 2017: Women’s, Gender & Sexuality Studies Conference


Register for this conference HERE! (Registration deadline is Friday, March 17th.)

Conference Poster (PDF)

2017 WGSS Conference Program

Friday, March 24,
7 pm, Franklin & Marshall College
Adams Auditorium
630 Williamson Way, Lancaster, PA

Film screening and discussion: “Who Killed Vincent Chin,” by Professor Tajima- Peña

Open to the public.

Saturday, March 25, 2017
8:30 am-4:30 pm (Registration: 8:00-8:30 am)
Franklin & Marshall College
Stager Hall, Stahr Auditoriumn
550 College Avenue, Lancaster, PA

Theme: “Reproductive Justice”

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April 3-5, 2017: French and Africana Studies Conference


Multi-campus collaboration in classroom visits, discussions, and public lectures

Franklin & Marshall (April 3), Gettysburg College (April 4), Dickinson College (April 5)

Theme: “Freedom without Borders: On Gender, Sexuality and Identity in the Arab-Muslim World”

Speaker: Abdellah Taïa, Moroccan-born and Paris-based author, filmmaker (Salvation Army-2014), activist, and key figure of 21st century North-African literature and cinema

For students and faculty of the CPC colleges in classroom settings and open to the broader community for evening public lectures at F&M on April 3 and Gettysburg on April 4 (times and locations TBA).


June 9-11, 2016: French Conference

“Women in French 2016”
Gettysburg College, host

April 27-29, 2016: High School Counselors Admission Tour

1-day tours of each CPC campus (by invitation only)

Contact: Mary Chobanian

October 24-26, 2016 Italian Studies Conference

“Blaxploitalian: One Hundred Years of Blackness in Italian Cinema”

April 9, 2016: Annual Astronomers’ Conference

“Hubble’s New Frontiers” by Dr. Dan Coe, Space Telescope Science Institute

Saturday, April 9

Host: Gettysburg College

April 9, 2016: Annual Africana Studies Conference

All are invited to attend the CPC Africana Studies Conference: #Envisioning Black Digital Spaces that will take place this Saturday, April 9, 2016. Panel presentations will be in Stern Great Hall from 9:00 am – 3:40pm. The keynote address will be delivered by Alicia Garza co-founder of #BlackLivesMatter in Allison Great Hall at 4:00 pm.

Registration is free, click here
For an official schedule and more information about this year’s conference, click here
Please feel free to pass on to your faculty, staff, students and community.

April 6, 8 2016: Critical Perspectives on Soccer and Social Justice

Dickinson College

April 2, 2016: Annual Women’s, Gender, & Sexuality Studies (WGSS) Conference

“Bodies in Negotiation: rethinking dangers and pleasures in the 21st century”
8:15 am – 4:30 pm
Gettysburg College, host

WGSS Conference Schedule

Speaker: Denise Brennan, associate professor and chair of Anthropology, Georgetown University; author of “Life Interrupted: Trafficking into Forced Labor in the United States”
Over 30 papers and panels will be presented, in concurrent sessions, by undergraduate and graduate students and faculty

March 24, 2016: Library Assessment Workshop

Franklin & Marshall College, host

SparkSpace, Shadek-Fackenthal Library