Women's and Gender Studies activities and events

Activities and Events

Here, you will find a wealth of opportunities to get involved - from attending conferences to participating in more informal types of fun. Be sure to see our Facebook page for our most recent events and photos.


Attending conferences is a great way to delve into the women's and gender studies field. See these calls for papers to see if there is one that fits your interests. 

WGS Events

"Black Life Matters"

In January 2015, Dr. Arianne Burford and Dr. Julie Moreau went with NAU students to the "Black Life Matters" Conference in Tucson at the University of Arizona.

WGS scrapbook: See what we've done

  • Women’s and Gender Studies panel: Predicaments and promises of centering WGS within the academic industrial complex
  • Iraq veterans against the war panel discussion
  • Byron Hurt, anti-sexist activist and filmmaker,
  • Free Trade and Community Resistance: Zapatista
  • Solidarity, the Other Campaign, and Alternative Economy
  • Film: Maquilapolis (city of factories)
  • Jackson Katz, leading anti-sexist male activist
  • The Guerrilla Girls, a group of anonymous girls who expose sexism and racism
  • WGS/ES/AIS seasonal receptions
  • Hosting National Coming Out Day each year
  • Women’s white water rafting trip, Diamond Down – the lower Colorado: the trip of a lifetime
  • DANCEDOWNRIVER  Human Nature Dance Theatre project.
  • Gendering the wilderness: Poetry and dance on the Colorado River
  • Women on the Rapids, our all female rafting trip on the Colorado River 
  • San Juan River Trip, including camping and hiking