IWS invites former Georgia Supreme Court Chief Justice, Leah Ward Sears, to present Women's History Month Keynote

Athens, Ga. – In recognition of the 2016 national Women’s History Month theme “Working to Form a More Perfect Union: Honoring Women in Public Service and Government,” the Institute for Women’s Studies at the University of Georgia will be sponsoring numerous events in March.


Mollie Blackburn of Ohio State University to deliver 22nd Andrea Carson Coley Lecture in LGBT Studies

Athens, Ga. – Mollie Blackburn, professor of teaching and learning, and sexuality studies at the Ohio State University, will deliver the 22nd annual Andrea Carson Coley Lecture at the University of Georgia on April 29 at 12:30 p.m. in the M. Smith Griffith Auditorium in the Georgia Museum of Art.


The lecture, “Talking about Race, Religion, Sex, and Violence in Relation to LGBT-themed Literature” will follow a reception honoring the Coley family at 11:30 a.m. The lecture and reception are free and open to the public.