Women's Leadership Institute Upcoming Events

The Body Politic Dance Performance and Discussion

Sun, Mar 4, 2018
5:00 PM – 7:00 PM
Telfair Peet Theatre

Through solos and duets, Women's Studies Program faculty affiliates, Adrienne Wilson and Elizabeth Lentz-Hill, explore the question: "How do bodies perform?". The performance will be followed by discussion.


Feminist Book Club

Wed, Mar 7, 2018
11:30 AM – 12:30 PM
Haley Center 3227

The Feminist Book Club meets the first Wednesday of each month. The discussion begins with Nasty Women: Feminism, Resistance, and Revolution in Trump's America (2017) edited by Samhita Mukhopadhyay and Kate Harding. Open to all faculty, staff, students and friends of the Women's Studies Program.

Social Justice Panel Discussion

Wed, Mar 7, 2018
3:00 PM – 6:00 PM
Haley Center 3203

Social Justice Panel in celebration of International Women’s Day. This panel, chaired by Paula Backscheider, Philpott Stevens Eminent Scholar in the College of Liberal Arts, sets a new and enjoyable direction in that it highlights the way the best women faculty turn their research and other kinds of work for the university into programs, performances, and beneficial actions of all kinds. The panelists will focus on the way their research is applied in varied fields to advance social justice.

Mitchell Brown, Professor and Ph.D. Program Director in the Department of Political Science, College of Liberal Arts, gives the brief introductory definition and comments on the responses people have to research in the field.


Marilyn Strutchens, Leischuck Endowed Professor and Fraley Distinguished Professor in Curriculum and Teaching, College of Education

Karen Rogers, Associate Dean for Graduate Studies and Research, College of Architecture, Design and Construction

Daydrie Hague, Professor, Department of Theatre, College of Liberal Arts


CLA Awards Ceremony and Reception

Wed, Apr 25, 2018
5:00 PM – 7:00 PM
Jule Collins Smith Museum of Fine Art

Join Dean Aistrup and the College of Liberal Arts as we celebrate faculty and staff achievements.  A reception will follow immediately after the ceremony. For more information, contact Wendy Bonner at bonnewr@auburn.edu or 334-844-5195.