Events Fall 2018 and Spring 2019


Faculty Panel Discussion:

Featuring Professors Cooperman, Erchull, and Johnson-Young

Faculty discuss the current discourse and politics around sexual assault in the context of the Brett Kavannaugh hearings,

Bill Cosby conviction and sentencing, and continuing trauma facing survivors of sexual assault.

Discussion facilitated by Professor Surupa Gupta

Wednesday, October 3 (411 Lee Hall)


Film Screening: “Equal Means Equal”

A powerful documentary explains the need for the ERA, a Constitutional Amendment

ensuring equal protection under the law, examining the status of women in the U.S. and in global context.

Co-sponsored by The Women and Girls Fund of The Community Foundation,

and commentary by VARatify and the League of Women Voters, Fredericksburg.

Thursday, October 18 (Digital Auditorium, HCC)


Undergraduate Research Forum in Women’s Studies

Individual Presentations and Poster Presentations showcase UMW student’s original works

Program Chair Dr. Kate Haffey (

W, 13 March 2019, 411 Lee Hall