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2011 Events

25th Anniversary Opening Reception for Library Exhibit & Faculty Welcome Back Tea

Join SBAI as we commence our year-long 25th Anniversary celebration with an Opening Reception featuring a talk by University Vice President Paul Burgett.

  • Reception
  • Thursday, September 8, 2011
  • 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
  • Location: Welles-Brown Room

Undergraduate Welcome Back Dinner

All undergraduate students interested in gender and women's studies are welcome! Come meet like-minded students and have your questions

  • Dinner Meeting
  • Wednesday, September 14, 2011
  • 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
  • Location: Lattimore 540

Graduate Student Welcome Lunch

All graduate students interested in gender and women's studies are welcome! Come meet like-minded peers and have your questions answered.

  • Lunch Meeting
  • Thursday, September 15, 2011
  • 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
  • Location: Lattimore 540

Failure is Impossible Mentoring Series: Work/Life Balance for STEM Women

A lunch and panel discussion with Joanna Olmsted, Dean of Arts and Sciences and Professor of Biology, and Wendi Heinzelman, Dean of Graduate Studies and Associate Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering. Conversation will focus on balancing work and life for women in the STEM fields as Junior Faculty and Graduate Students.

  • Luncheon
  • Tuesday, October 4, 2011
  • 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
  • Location: Lattimore 540

Fall Research Grant Applications Due

Open to Faculty Associates and Affiliates, graduate and undergraduate students.

  • Application Deadline
  • Wednesday, October 12, 2011

2011 Stanton/Anthony Conversation - "In Labor: Women in America's Unions"

This annual luncheon lecture, sponsored by the Anthony Center for Women's Leadership, examines the hurdles that women have to leap in academia, business, and government. Lunch will be followed by an open conversation with the Keynote speaker and panelists.

  • Luncheon and Discussion
  • Friday, October 21, 2011
  • 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
  • Location: Interfaith Chapel

25th Anniversary Luncheon

Join SBAI in celebrating our 25th Anniversary during Meliora Weekend. We will have lunch followed by a panel and open discussion with alumnae, faculty, staff, and students. We hope you will join us and share your experience as an important piece of SBAI herstory.

  • Luncheon
  • Saturday, October 22, 2011
  • 12:30 PM - 2:30 PM
  • Location: Meliora Restaraunt
Susan Gustafson

Failure is Impossible Mentoring Series: Graduate Publishing Luncheon

The second segment of SBAI's four-part mentoring series for the 2011-2012 academic year. Lunch and discussion on the topic of publishing for Graduate Students. Susan Gustafson, Chair of Modern Languages and Cultures and the Karl F. and Bertha A. Fuchs Professor of German Studies, will share tricks and best practices for getting published. Contact sbai@rochester.edu or 275-8318 for more information.

  • Lunch and Panel Discussion
  • Tuesday, November 1, 2011
  • 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
  • Location: Lattimore 540

Student Lunch and Discussion with 2011 Kafka Prize Winner Linda LeGarde Grover

A very special opportunity for students to have lunch with this year's Janet Heidinger Kafka Prize for Fiction winner Linda LeGarde Grover. Grover will talk with students and answer questions about topics including the writing process, her publications, and her experience. The lunch will be casual and students do not need to read the book to attend. This is a great opportunity to meet, talk with, and learn from an award winning author. Lunch will be provided and include vegetarian, vegan, and gluten-free options. Please RSVP to sbai@rochester.edu or 275-8318.

  • Lunch and Discussion
  • Thursday, November 3, 2011
  • 12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
  • Location: Lattimore 540
Linda LeGarde Grover

Janet Heidinger Kafka Award Ceremony and Reading

Linda LeGarde Grover, the 2011 winner of the Janet Heidinger Kafka Prize for fiction by an American woman, will visit the University of Rochester for an award ceremony and reading. A reception and book signing will follow the award ceremony. The event is free and open to the public. Contact sbai@rochester.edu or 275-8318 for more information.

  • Award Ceremony and Reading
  • Thursday, November 3, 2011
  • 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
  • Location: Welles-Brown Room, Rush Rhees Library

Focus on the Future: SBAI Research Seminar with Jennifer Creech

This will be the first SBAI Research Seminar of the Fall 2011 Semester, featuring Jennifer Creech, Assistant Professor of German. Creech will discuss her work titled "Happily Ever After? The East German Marital Problem Film" Contact sbai@rochester.edu or 275-8318 for more information and to RSVP.

  • Research Seminar
  • Wednesday, November 16, 2011
  • 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
  • Location: Lattimore 540

Graduate Certificate Plan Applications Due

Graduate Certificate Plan Applications are due in November each year. Graduate Certificate Applications will be due in late March. Contact sbai@rochester.edu or 275-8318 for more information.

  • Application Deadline
  • Thursday, November 17, 2011
  • Location: Lattimore 538

Teaching Fellowship Applications Due

Contact sbai@rochester.edu or 275-8318 with any questions.

  • Application Deadline
  • Thursday, December 1, 2011
  • Location: Lattimore 538

(en)Gendered Art Entries Due

Entries for the 2012 undergraduate juried art exhibit are due. Submission forms can be picked up at Sage Art Center.

  • Entry Deadline
  • Monday, December 12, 2011
  • 6:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Location: Sage Art Center

Associates and Affiliates Morning Meeting

A brunch meeting for SBAI Associates and Affiliates.

  • Meeting
  • Wednesday, December 14, 2011
  • 10:00 AM
  • Location: Lattimore 540

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