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Take Back the Night:









Vagina Monologues: MMRP

Packed House!


Vagina Monologues: MMRP

Approximately 100 came out in support of the V– totally packed house, standing room only! Thanks to everyone for your contributions to a successful event!





…and the 2015-2016 Rosie Award of Excellence in Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies goes to….

Caitlin Seagroves

Congratulations, Caitlin!

2015 2016 Rosie Award Winner: Caitlin Seagroves with Director Tonia Hughes

A Movie and Good Conversation: The Dropbox / Obvious Child

The Drop Box and Obvious Child

A Movie and Good Conversation: If These Walls Could Talk

Movie and Discussion-If These Walls Could Talk

A Movie and Good Conversation: Hairspray

Hairspray: Movie and Discussion

Women of the Southwest Georgia Civil Rights Movement

Women of the Civil Rights Movement

"Bodies" Exhibit in conjunction with "The Body Monologues"

Feb. 11-19 in the Fine Arts Gallery

BODIES flyer

The Body Monologues

Wednesday, Feb. 11 at 7 p.m. in the Experimental Theatre of the Fine Arts Building

The Body Monologues Flyer

Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Titan Karate Academy will be hosting ‘Fight Like a Girl Saturdays!’. Every Saturday during the month of October on Saturdays from 11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. in the Aerobics/Group Exercise Room in the STORM Dome.  The event is free!!!

Vagina Monologues: MMRP

Student Participation at V-Day (Stop Violence Against Women)

Dancing at VDay Peace at VDay
V-Day Dance  Peace at V-Day   
Courtney at VDay    
Doctor McDonald, Emcee  

Susan BraggDr. Susan Bragg, Director of Women, Gender & Sexuality Studies

Associate Professor of History
Business and History Building, Room 313
Phone: 229-931-2175

In both her teaching and research, Dr. Susan Bragg focuses on the politics of family values. Her published essays have explored African American women's experiences in the 19th c. West while her University of Washington dissertation traced how ideas of gender and family shaped NAACP activism in the early 20th c. Dr. Bragg's courses on US women's history, African American history, American popular culture, and the history of childhood all seek to broaden our conversation about diversity and autonomy in American life. The WGSS program offers an opportunity to bring these ideas to the present.

Genie BryanDr. Genie Bryan
Chair of English and Modern Language

Dr. Genie Bryan found herself studying feminist theory because of her mother. In a conversation about women and their houses, her mother said, “Genie, don’t you see what these women are doing? They are gilding their own cages.” As usual, her mother was right and a dissertation was born (The Woman-Built House: The Fiction of Eudora Welty, Shirley Ann Grau and Carol Dawson) which looked into women’s relationship with spaces (architectural, verbal and physical). Dr. Bryan also studies the Gothic, vampires, British literature, and early American literature. She believes you can be a feminist while wearing copious amounts of lipstick (or not), pursuing a career (or not), choosing to be a stay at home mother, marrying a wonderful man (as long as he’s a feminist too) and enjoying things that sparkle. You can also be an academic feminist even if you love the men of the traditional canon—she’s been carrying on with Nathaniel Hawthorne since graduate school. She received her BA and MA from the University of Mississippi and her PhD from the University of Louisiana.


Orton GrissettDr. Judy Orton Grissett
Assistant Professor of Psychology
Department of Psychology and Sociology
Phone: 229-931-4647

As a researcher, Dr. Judy Orton Grissett focuses on environmental psychology and the scholarship of teaching and learning. Although her work does not focus on gender issues specifically, Dr. Orton Grissett is exploring ways in which these issues relate to her current research and teaching, such as through the lens of ecofeminism. Dr. Orton Grissett currently teaches courses in experimental psychology, introductory psychology, and health psychology.

Paula MartinDr. Paula Martin
Associate Professor of History
HAPS 325
Phone: 229-931-2646




ENGL 4930:  Contemporary Nat Am Wm’s Literature - E. Kuipers (online)

HIST 4561:  US Social History (History of Childhood/Family Life) - S. Bragg


Full Session


SOCI 2293:  Sociology of the Family - J. Comeau (online)

WGSS 2001: Intro to Wm, Gender, & Sexuality Studies - S. Bragg (online)


Fall 2017


SOCI 3309:  Human Sexuality - M. Whitlock

SOCI 4350:  Family Violence - J. Laughlin

SOCI 4417:  Women in Society - M. Whitlock

HIST 4900:  History of Sexuality – S. Bragg

WGSS 2001: Intro to Wm, Gender, & Sexuality Studies - S. Bragg


Independent Study & Internship Options May Be Available On Approval.  

Questions?  Contact Dr. Susan Bragg at   



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Women, and Blacks, and Queers, Oh My!

03/27/2013 150 Years of Freedom: The Price & The Politics

10/17/2012 Feminist? You Say That Like It’s a Bad Thing!

10/03/2012 Miss Representation

03/28/2012 Archaeology

03/08/2012 They Gave Us the Vote

10/19/2011 A Delicate Condition

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03/14/2011 Images of Women

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11/09/2010 Women in History

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Women, Gender, & Sexuality Studies Forum:  The Politics of Online Gaming

6:30-8:30, October 18th in the GSW Nursing Auditorium

Slutwalk: April 4th

GSW Library Parking Lot - 2:00pm

SlutWalk flier

Take Back the Night: April 8th

GSW Lakehouse
Registration: 7pm - Race: 8pm

TakeBacktheNight flier

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