Women’s Studies Program at SCSU

by Bina Walker, Graduate Assistant

The Women’s Studies Program at Southern Connecticut State University is committed to integrating scholarly inquiry, critical problem-solving methods, professional training, cooperative leadership skills, and practical strategies for intervention in real-life situations affecting the well-being of women locally and globally. Faculty and students share a commitment to human rights advocacy around the world.

Compatible with many different areas of study, Women’s Studies allows students to explore the nature of women’s status, circumstances, and objectives across the boundaries of academic disciplines, cultures, and historical time periods.

Southern offers programs for a Master of Arts degree in Women’s Studies, a Dual Masters of Social Work and Women’s Studies Program, a Graduate Certificate in Women’s Studies, and an Online Graduate Certificate in Women’s Studies. To learn more about the programs, please visit www.southernct.edu/womensstudies.

We are sponsoring the following two events in November and invite you to join us.

Saturday, Nov. 1: “My Name is Rachel Corrie” Engleman Recital Hall C 112, 8 p.m. ($15, free for students).

Wednesday, Nov. 5: A Reading by Bushra Rehman, Bushra Rehman, originally from Corona, Queens, a poet, essayist and fiction writer. Her writing has been featured widely; her debut novel, Corona, was published in 2013. Engleman Hall D 253 (English Dept. Common Room), 6:15-8 p.m.

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