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Response to verdict in the murder of George Floyd

Response to the verdict in the murder of George Floyd

22 April 2021

Dear Gender Studies Community,

In case you haven’t seen it, I would like to draw your attention to Stephanie Simpson’s message (below) about the verdict in the murder of George Floyd. Gender Studies joins with the Human Rights and Equity Office to stand with Black, Indigenous and racialized peoples in demanding an end to state violence, and the creation of permanent anti-racist structural change in the justice system.

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Condemning the murders of women in Atlanta and the UK

Condemning misogyny & racism

18 March 2021

Dear Members of the Gender Studies Community,

I am saddened, horrified and enraged by the recent murders of Sarah Everard in the UK and of eight people in Atlanta, seven of whom were women and six of whom were women of Asian descent. Many details of the Atlanta murders are still uncertain, but at this time, four of the US victims have been identified: Delaina Ashley Yaun; Xiaojie Tan; Daoyou Feng; and Paul Andre Michels.

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Spring 2021 Gender Studies Course Offerings

Spring 2021 Gender Studies Course Offerings

Did you know that the Department of Gender Studies is offering three special topics course options in the spring/summer term?  This is a great opportunity to explore a new area of interest and earn some additional credits. If you plan on graduating in June 2021 you can still take these courses and have them count towards your final degree requirements. Don’t miss out!

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