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Fall 2014 Women's Center Events

Check out our Fall calendar! We have another great semester planned. Also, don't forget about our weekly events, such as our women's empowerment for female staff and faculty at UW Oshkosh (Tuesdays, noon-1p.m.). 

Event Description
September 2nd
Reeve Mall

Taste of Oshkosh

Stop by the Women’s Center table to pick up some swag and find out what is happening this year.

Reeve Union Mall

September 11th


Women’s Center

Rape Memorial Quilt Workshop

Drop by the Women’s Center throughout the day to help create a safe space for survivors and allies by making quilt squares with technical and emotional support, and in community with one another.  Quilt submission can be seen on display at the Fox Valley Take Back the Night Art Exhibit.

If you would like to participate in the quilt workshop as a class, or as a student or community group, please contact the Women’s Center in advance to reserve space and ensure we have enough materials for your group.

September 15th


Reeve Concourse

No Make-Up Monday

Stop by our table in Reeve Concourse to take off your make-up and make a statement about inner beauty.

Co-Sponsored with Reeve Union Diversity and Inclusion Programs and WAC

September 17th


Reeve Theater

Feminist* Film Series: How to Lose Your Virginity

What has launched both Purity Balls and porn? What defines a young woman’s morality–and has no medical definition? Welcome to the confounding world of How To Lose Your Virginity, a new documentary by Therese Shechter.

 Co-Sponsored with Reeve Union Diversity and Inclusion Programs

There will also be a safe sex education fair from 6-6.30pm. The film will begin promptly at 6.30pm.

September 25th


Reeve Ballroom 

Laci Green brought to you by CARE

Is a 23-year-old sexuality geek based out of the San Francisco Bay Area. I run a sex positive education project called Sex+! Sex+ consists of a biweekly video series, a weekly live show, daily blogging, university lectures, and a peer education network.

October 7th


AWCC Ballroom

Marga Gomez brought to you by Student Organization of Latinos

Marga Gomez is a Puerto Rican/Cuban-American comedian, playwright, and humorist.  She is openly lesbian.

Co-Sponsored with LGBTQ Resource Center, Women's Center, and Social Justice

October 8th


Reeve Ballroom

Fox Valley Take Back the Night

Join us for Fox Valley Take Back the Night and stand against sexual assault, domestic violence, dating violence, sexual abuse and all other forms of
sexual violence.
Co-Sponsored by: Christine Ann Domestic Abuse Services, Inc., Oshkosh Police Department, Reach Counseling Services and UW Oshkosh offices and departments including: CARE (Campus for Awareness and Relationship Education), Counseling Center/Campus Violence Prevention Program, Fox Valley ROTC Battalion, Women's Center and University Police.

October 9th
Reeve Theater (307)

Winona LaDuke brought to you by Admissions Office

(Anishinaabe) is an internationally acclaimed author, orator and activist. LaDuke has devoted her life to protecting the lands and the life ways of Native communities.
Co-Sponsored with Inter-tribal Student Organizations (ITSO), Student Organization of Latinos (SOL), Admissions Office, Environment Studies, Social Justice, and the Women's Center.

October 13th


Sage 4232

$tart $mart Salary Negotiation Workshop

Register online at

Facilitated by: Geneva Murray and Mai Nhia Xiong

Co-Sponsored with: AAUW, Wage Project, UW Credit Union, Diversity and Inclusion Programs, Career Services, Office of Student Affairs, UW Oshkosh

October 15th


Women's Center

Owning Your Skills: Gendered Language in Professional Communication

Join the Women’s Center and Career Services for a workshop about gendered language in the business world.  Are women effectively communicating their successes and accomplishments in their resumes and during interviews?  Bring your resume to this workshop and find out!

Cosponsored with Career Services

October 16th


Reeve Mall

Love Your Body Day/WAC-a-Scale brought to you by WAC

Join WAC in the Reeve Mall for an event on loving your body and smashing beauty norms.

October 16th


Alumni Center

Work $mart Salary Negotiation Workshop

RSVP in the affirmative to
Workshop is free and open to the Oshkosh community and UW Oshkosh.

Co-sponsored by the Women’s Center, Office of Alumni Relations, Career Services, Office of Human Resources. This project was supported by the Faculty Development Program at the University of Wisconsin, Oshkosh.

October 21st


Reeve Theater

Feminist* Film Series: Polytechnique

On Dec. 6, 1989 an enraged gunman wandered the corridors of Montreal's École Polytechnique and killed 14 women. Marc Lepine, separated the men from the women and before opening fire on the classroom of female engineering students he screamed, "I hate feminists."

 There will be a panel discussion afterwards with representatives from various campus departments, including University Police and representatives from the student group CARE.

 Co-Sponsored with Reeve Union Diversity and Inclusion Programs and CARE

October 30th


Sage 1216

Panel on Popular Culture: Gender in Horror Films

Panelists include: John Pata, Ashley Lamers, Brian Kirt, and Aaron Jackson.

Facilitated by Dr. Susan Rensing


November 3rd


Reeve Theater

Global Google Hangout: Women in Politics

Panelists include: Helen Luryi, Ashlinn Masland-Sarani and Arpita Das.

November 4th
Reeve Ballroom A/B
Maysoon Zayid
Brought to you by the Women's Advocacy Council 
Survival of the Unfittest: Writer, actor, comedian, Maysoon Zayid is the co-founder of the New York Arab-American Comedy Festival.
Co-Sponsors to be announced
November 5th
Sage 1239
Let's Talk about Sex brought to you by the sisterhood
Come and get answers to common questions, including: how often do you get tested?; what's the best time to raise delicate sexual issues with a new partner?; can you be happy without sex?; what to do if sex isn't pleasurable.

November 12th


Reeve Theater 

Feminist* Film Series: Mansome

A documentary that explores the question: In the age of manscaping, metrosexuals, and grooming products galore - what does it mean to be a man?

Co-Sponsored with Reeve Union Diversity and Inclusion Programs 


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