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WelcomeFeast will be held in the oval on Friday, August 29 from 11:30-1:30 pm. Stop by the Make Your Move table to learn more about the bystander intervention and violence prevention efforts on our campus. All festivities are free and open to all members of the campus community.  

The Psychology Department and Women’s and Gender Studies are honored to host Dr. Jessi Smith from Montana State University for a colloquium  on Friday, September 5 at 2 pm in Payne 103. Dr. Smith is a well-known Social Psychologist who has published highly-cited research in great journals, including on the topic of her talk "Understanding and Conquering Subtle Bias in the Workplace." This event is free and open to the public.

"Trigger for Change" Project

The Trigger involves a staged reading of Carmen Aguirre's play The Trigger which explores her experiences before, during, and after being raped. Along with the production there will be a multimedia presentation with facts and statistics about sexual assault, especially in the Missoula community, and a discussion after the reading. Performances will be held September 11-13 at 7:30 pm in the main lecture hall of Main Hall on the University of Montana campus. To reach a wider community audience, an office space will be used to show multimedia and have information about the production for the First Friday event on September 5th at 415 N. Higgins #19.

Women's and Gender Studies Silkscreening Night at the ZACC

Join the Women's and Gender Studies Program for t-shirt screening at the Zootown Community Arts Center (235 North 1st Street West)on Friday, September 12 from 5:30 pm - 7:30pm. Bring a t-shirt or tote bag and the ZACC will silk-screen our logo onto it for free!

9th Annual Diversity Symposium

Formerly known as the "Day of Dialogue," the University of Montana’s 9th annual diversity symposium DiverseU will be on Wednesday, November 5 in the University Center. DiverseU is a campus-wide series of events focused on topics of diversity. Students, faculty, staff, alumni, and community members discuss, present, perform, and exhibit art throughout the day. Schedule and related events tba. For more information click here.

Department of Women’s & Gender Studies

Liberal Arts 138A | Missoula, MT 59812

Co-Directors: Elizabeth Hubble & Anya Jabour | 406-243-4100 |

Office Contact: Jamie Boschee

406–243–2584 or 243–4100 |