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Upcoming Events for Fall 2017


Voicing the Silences: Indigenous Language, Poetry, and Decolonization

Monday, October 23rd

7:00 - 8:30 PM, Gorecki 204 A&B


Tuned in Tuesday: The Asian Model Minority

Tuesday, October 24th

5:00 - 7:30 PM, Murray Hall 150



Girlboss Training

Monday, October 23rd - Thursday, October 26th

7:00 PM each night, Centennial Commons

Join IWL through the "Girlboss" series as each day tackles a different life skill and how to navigate through them as young women. Monday, October 23rd will be upon "Etiquette Dinner and Networking with CSB Alum Relations, Tuesday, October 24th will focus on "Resumes, Coverletters, and Interviews", Wednesday, October 25th will be about "$tart $mart Wage Negotiation", and finally Thursday, October 26th will cover "Positive Mindset with Glen Werner".


Community Anti-Racist Education (C.A.R.E.) Workshop

Thursday, November 2nd

4:30 PM - 8:30 PM, Quad 170 (Founders Room)

Debra Leigh, Co-Founder of Saint Cloud University’s C.A.R.E Initiative, will facilitate the workshop.  She coordinates programs with transformative dialogue that aid alleviating racial inequities in hopes of strengthening inclusivity within communities. Limited space is available so make sure you sign up HERE as soon as possible.



2nd Annual “Reaching Back, Moving Forward” (Experience and Professional Development, Alum Relations, Academic Advising, College Possible)

Tuesday, November 7th

6:30 PM, Quad 170 (Founders Room)


Why Don’t “They” Get Me: A View @/From the “Other” Side

Thursday, November 9th

6:30 PM, Gorecki 204


Intersectionality Leadership Panel *Approved by J. Hinchley

Thursday, November 9th

7:00 - 8:00 PM

Join IWL for this panel of diverse women community leaders as they discuss what leadership means to them, and how they have overcome challenges in their variety of leadership positions.


Tampon Drive and Period Care Package Assembly

Monday, November 13th

7:00 - 8:00 PM

IWL will host a discussion on how periods affect homeless folks and about generally destigmatizing menstruation. Then IWL will have a workshop to make tampon/pad/period Care Packages for the St. Cloud homeless shelter. Throughout the week we will also be accepting hygiene product donations in the IWL office.


Self-Defense Class *Approved by J. Hinchley

Wednesday, November 15th

6:00 - 7:30 PM, Centennial Commons

The IWL will host a self-defense class that will feature local police officers for a professional training session to teach women defense measures ranging fom situations of college parties to living alone after college. This class is intended to be both physical and educational.


She Speaks *Approved by J. Hinchley

Thursday, November 16th

7:00 - 8:00 PM

Hosted by IWL, students will share poetry and/or written pieces of work about their identity and the joys and challenges of being young women. This event may feature a keynote professional poet as well.


20th Annual Festival of Cultures

Saturday, November 18th

5:00 PM, HCC Fieldhouse

Intercultural and International Student Services invites students, staff, faculty, alums, and the public to a community festival of music, entertainment, food, and culture. Festival of Cultures celebrates and recognizes the diversity at CSB/SJU through student performances, cultural food sampling, and a fashion show.


Gender Summit Documentary *Approved by J. Hinchley

Monday, November 27th

6:00 - 8:00 PM, Gorecki 204A

Leading into the annual Gender Summit, the IWL will host a screening of a related Gender documentary.


Ally Training *Approved by J. Hinchley

Tuesday, November 28th

6:00 - 8:30 PM, Gorecki 204B

As a lead up to the Gender Summit, the IWL will host an ally training to prepare students with a general knowledge of gender and the LGBTQ+ community.


GENDER SUMMIT *Approved by J. Hinchley

Wednesday, November 29th

4:00 - 8:30 PM, Upper Gorecki

The Gender Summit is a collaboration between the IWL, MDI and the Gender Studies department to bring light to the exciting gender, women or sexuality projects happening on campus and off campus. We will begin accepting applications to present the last week in September and look forward to our keynote speaker Andi Zeisler. From 4:00 to 6:30 PM the poster session will be held in Gorecki 204A and 204B. Then, at 7:00 PM in Upper Gorecki, a presentation from esteemed keynote speaker, Andi Zeisler, will take place. Andi is the cofounder of Bitch Media. Her new book about the consumer co-optation of feminism, We Were Feminists Once, was published in May 2016 by Public Affairs. She speaks frequently on the subject of feminism, media, and pop culture at various colleges and universities.



 Spring 2018 Events

The American Men's Study Association's 26th Annual Conference on Men and Masculinities

March 22nd - 28th

Minneapolis, Minnesota with the University of Minnesota

The American Men’s Studies Association’s Twenty-Sixth Annual Conference on Men and Masculinities will take place in Minneapolis, Minnesota with the University of Minnesota as its host institution March 22-25, 2018. The Conference theme is “Bodies, Sexualities, and Masculinities.” Questions? Email AMSA.


PRiSM Club

Are you passionate about promoting equality on the CSB/SJU campuses? Attend PRiSM (People Representing the Sexual Minority) events, welcome to all, like the annual Drag Show and BBQueer. PRiSM also holds weekly LGBTQ+ educational meetings on Thursdays in Murray 150.