Friday Speaker Series - "Women's Bodies and the Slave Trade in Barry Unsworth's Sacred Hunger" by Carolyn Medine, Religion and African Amercian Studies
Friday Speaker Series - "Feeding Hunger, Reducing Waste: Reflections on Women's Studies, Civic Engagement, and Teaching/Learning about Food" by Cecilia Herles, Women's Studies
Friday Speaker Series - "Women Read: English PhD Students Read Their Creative Work" by Gina Abelkop, Amy Bonnaffons, and Ginger Ko, Women's Studies and English
Friday Speaker Series - "Closing the Confidence Gap: Articulating Your Value in the Workplace" by Samantha Meyer, UGA Career Center
Patricia Del Rey is the founding director of Women’s Studies at the University of Georgia, who built on the certificate program established by Maija Blaubergs in the 1970s and maintained by a group of faculty in the 1980s. Under Del Rey’s leadership, beginning in 1988, the Women’s Studies Program grew to include an expanded curriculum with an undergraduate major and minor. She also created 11 jointly appointed faculty positions and three staff positions.