Upcoming Events

October 3, 8:00-9:00 pm, McCullough Wilson Terrance (rain location, Wilson Hall) “Border of Lights”
October 2012 marked the 75th anniversary of the 1937 Haitian Massacre where thousands of Haitians and their Dominican-born descendants were murdered in what the US Ambassador in Santo Domingo, R. Henry Norweb, described as “a systematic campaign of extermination.” Join a group of Middlebury artists, activists, students, faculty and staff as they come together to breathe life to a tragedy long forgotten, or for some, a tragedy they never knew took place. Border of Lights is a collective coming together to commemorate, collaborate and continue​ the legacy of hope and justice.

October 3, 8:00 pm, Chellis House “Women’s Henna Night”
Join Naila Baloch, Chaplaincy Fellow and Muslim Advisor, for a night of Henna this Friday as part of the celebration of Eid this upcoming Saturday.

October 4, 2:00 pm, Axinn 232: “Queer Comrades: Films about China”
Join Chinese film-maker, activist and founder of Queer Comrades, XiaoGang Wei for a screening and discussion of two of his short films. “Brothers” is a documentary about a transgender individual in a small city in China, and “Surfing for Love” is a talk show discussing “the rules” of the LGBT online dating scene. Queer Comrades is China’s only non-profit LGBT webcast, dedicated to documenting queer culture in all its aspects in order to raise public awareness of LGBT matters.

October 4, 2:00-4:00 pm, Drop off at Chellis: “Sister to Sister Scavenger Hunt”
Middlebury College Students and Middle School Girls from Addison County will participate in a Fall Scavenger hunt to kick off the new school year. The STS members will search for clues around the Middlebury College campus to bond, enjoy the foliage, and complete a fun picture scavenger hunt!
RSVP and register with Emily Pedowitz epedowitz@middlebury.edu or 802.443.5937
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October 6, 12:15 pm, Chellis House: “5 Dirty Little Secrets From the Science of Women’s Sexuality”
Come join Emily Nagoski, Director of Wellness Education at Smith College. Emily teaches about the science of sexual response like you’ve never heard it before, and then, she blows away five myths about women’s sexuality. As a bonus, you’ll learn Emily’s top 5 tips for having sex better than anyone you know. Lunch will be served!

October 6, 6:00-7:30 pm, Chellis House: “Free food and Feminism”
Join Gender Studies faculty, staff and students for some delicious, free food and some good conversations.

October 7, 4:30 pm, Robert A Jones Conference Room: “Sex Education and the Religious Right in Croatia”
Come enjoy a lecture by Aleksander Stulhofer from the University of Zagreb in Croatia as he discusses the right of the religious right in Croatia and its influence on sex education.

October 8, 4:30 pm, Axinn 220: “Facing Mirrors”
What might happen when a rebellious transgender man from a wealthy family gets into the cab of a conservative woman, who has to drive to pay off a debt that keeps her husband in prison? WHAT IF IT HAPPENS IN IRAN?

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