31st Annual CPC Women’s, Gender & Sexuality Studies Conference

Saturday April 7, 2017
8:15 am – 4:30 pm
Dickinson College – Althouse Hall, 45 N. College Street, Carlisle PA

“Queer Politics”

Undergraduate and graduate student presentations

Keynote speaker: Eli Clare, author of “Brilliant Imperfection: Grappling with Cure” and “Exile and Pride: Disability, Queerness, and Liberation”


Deadline for proposals: December 4, 2017

Workshop: Unconscious Bias in the Hiring and Search Process


Tuesday, August 15, 2017
Franklin & Marshall College
Life Sciences & Philosophy Building

Two interactive workshops for professional staff and faculty of the CPC and PCLA (PA Consortium for the Liberal Arts)

“It Depends on the Lens: Unconscious Bias in the Hiring and Search Process”
presented by CITE, Cornell Interactive Theater Ensemble, and sponsored by the Central Pennsylvania Consortium

9:00 – 11:30 Workshop for professional staff
1:00 – 3:30 Workshop for faculty


April 15, 2017: Annual Astronomers’ Conference

Franklin & Marshall College, host

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

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

Multi-campus collaboration in classroom visits, discussions, and public lectures
Franklin & Marshall (April 3), Gettysburg College (April 4), Dickinson College (April 5)

March 27-29, 2017: High School Counselor Admission Tour

Contact: Molly Boegel, Director of Admissions Programs and Services, Dickinson College

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

“Reproductive Justice”
Franklin & Marshall College, host

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
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  http://goo.gl/forms/AYGlWwmkz6
For an official schedule and more information about this year’s conference, click here  http://www.dickinson.edu/info/20089/africana_studies/1018/news_events_and_calendar/3
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