Oviatt Library

Sex in the Library

Tuesday, May 1, 2018 - 1:00pm to Wednesday, May 2, 2018 - 6:00pm

Oviatt Library, Jack & Florence Ferman Presentation Room

Join us at the Oviatt Library in the Jack & Florence Ferman Presentation Room for this dynamic two-day event series on gender and sexuality.

Queer Studies Student Research Symposium

Tuesday, May 1, 2018
1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Keynote Presentation:

Jennifer Tyburczy, Associate Professor of Feminist Studies at the University of California, Santa Barbara and author of Sex Museums: The Politics and Performance of Display1:00 p.m., followed by Queer Studies Student Research Project presentations.

Jennifer’s research focuses on the display of visual, popular, and material culture in museums and the global flow of sexual objects across mapped and symbolic borders, particularly throughout North America, Latin America, and Western Europe.  More information about Jennifer’s book can be found at University of Chicago Press Books.

14th Annual Gender and Women’s Studies Student Conference

Wednesday, May 2, 2018
9:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. 

GWS students present their research to the CSUN community. Topics include: EO1100 and the Crisis of the University, Feminism in High School, Asian American Female Leaders, Racial Discrimination in Healthcare, Policing the LGBTQ Community, Mass Incarceration, Female Masculinity, Instagram as a Tool of Resistance, Mental Health Issues in Migrant Communities, and Child Marriage in the US.

“Dialogues Across The Colonial Divide: An Evening with Indigenous and Mestiza Feminists From Abya Yala and Turtle Island” at 4:00 p.m. with international panel members:

  • Aura Cumes, Ph. D., Maya Kaqchikel anthropologist from Guatemala
  • Karina Ochoa, Ph.D., Autonomous Metropolitan University-Azcapotzalco, Mexico
  • Kimberly Robertson, Ph.D., California State University, Los Angeles
  • Moderator: Breny Mendoza, Mestiza, Honduras

Bullough Scholarships will be awarded during Rainbow Graduation on May 18, 2018 at 1:00 p.m. at the CSUN Northridge Center, University Student Union

Persons needing disability assistance, and deaf and hard of hearing persons needing interpreters, please call (818) 677-2638 or email library.event@csun.edu in advance for arrangements.

Sponsored by: Gender and Women Studies, Oviatt Library, Queer Studies, and the Pride Center