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The Department of Gender and Sexuality Studies holds lectures, panels, and social events to further conversations about gender equality, social norms, and feminist ideas.

Fall 2021 Events

The Department of Gender and Sexuality Studies, the Department of English, and the Department of History are delighted to host Dr. Erica Edwards at Vanderbilt. On Wednesday, September 29 at 4pm in Buttrick 101, Dr. Edwards will give a talk entitled, “The Other Side of Terror: Black Women and the Culture of US Empire.”

Dr. Erica R. Edwards is Associate Professor of English and Presidential Term Chair in African American Literature. An expert in African American literature, politics, and feminist studies, she is the author of Charisma and the Fictions of Black Leadership, which was awarded the Modern Language Association’s William Sanders Scarborough Prize. For more information about Dr. Edwards, please visit her webpage.

For questions or additional information about this event, please contact Elizabeth Covington.


You can view information on some of our past events here!