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  • Slaying on the Weekly: Voting and Other Important Things

    A weekly round-up curated by Women’s Center staff member, Michael Jalloh Jamboria In the spirit of my friend, who gave us the glorious name ‘Slaying on the Weekly’, every week I will be bringing...
    Posted: October 21, 2016 9:00 AM
  • Women's Center Lounge Hours for Critical Social Justice

    Please Plan Ahead
    Due to various Critical Social Justice events that will require all available staff support, the Women's Center will be operating with some reduced hours next week. Please plan ahead... and we...
    Posted: October 20, 2016 6:39 AM
  • The Price of Home

    A blog reflection by Joe Levin-Manning, Graduate Coordinator for LGBTQ Programs In our society today there are numerous people without the tangible home that we label as homeless or...
    Posted: October 19, 2016 2:13 PM
  • Mapping Home: UMBC Campus Maps

    When I was little, I used to draw maps of my neighborhood. Once I was done with my neighborhood, I’d move onto creating maps for make believe neighborhoods including everything I thought a...
    Posted: October 18, 2016 11:47 AM
  • What You Need To Know About Disability Justice

    Get ready for Critical Social Justice: Home with our “What You Need to Know” series. The keynote lecture with Leah Lakshmi Piepzna-Samarasinha, titled “Body/ Land/ Home: Disability Justice,...
    Posted: October 17, 2016 2:48 PM
  • Revisiting Male Privilege

    A Women’s Center Blog post and reflection by student staff member Daniel On September 22, 2014, I published my first Women’s Center blog post, titled “Male Privilege in Women’s Spaces.”  In it I...
    Posted: October 17, 2016 8:30 AM
  • GWST Grad Shares How Black Feminism Saves His Life

    Eric Anthony Grollman graduated from UMBC in 2007, earning a Certificate in Gender and Women's Studies, along with majors in Psychology & Sociology. He went on to earn a Ph.D. and now teaches...
    Posted: October 11, 2016 10:58 AM
  • Beauty Embodied Resources Round-up

      The Women’s Center has officially kicked off our roundtable series for the fall semester! We call this series Our Bodies, Ourselves, specifically focusing on personal embodiment and the...
    Posted: October 10, 2016 4:16 PM
  • What You Need to Know about Leah Lakshmi Piepzna-Samarasinha

    Get ready for Critical Social Justice: Home with our “What You Need to Know” series, starting with this primer on our keynote speaker Leah Lakshmi Piepzna-Samarasinha. Her lecture, titled “Body/...
    Posted: October 10, 2016 8:45 AM
  • Women’s Center 25 Then vs. Now #6: 25 Years of Events and Programs

    The Women’s Center at UMBC turns 25 this year! We’re excited to share our important milestone with UMBC’s 50th Anniversary and will be celebrating throughout the year with the rest of campus! We...
    Posted: October 7, 2016 8:30 AM