Faculty, staff to hold panel discussion regarding women and gender


Faculty and staff members will hold a panel discussion regarding women and gender at 7 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 17 in Anspach 162. 

The panel is part of “Critical Engagements: Questions that Matter,” a series of talks, discussions and panels sponsored by the College of Humanities and Social and Behavioral Sciences. The theme for this year is “People on the Move: Borders, Boundaries and Migration.”

The panelists include Tara McCarthy history faculty member; Edward Clayton political science and public administration faculty member, Lisa Gandy computer science faculty member and Ulana Klymyshyn Emeritus in Inclusion and Diversity as well as Jon Humiston, special assistant to the provost.

Kelly Murphy philosophy and religion faculty member who was part of organizing the event said all the panelists for this discussion volunteered to speak at the panel. Most work within the Women and Gender Studies program.

Some of the topics will be women in the technology field, feminism from a male perspective and the gender binary, among others.

Murphy said there will be the opportunity for the audience to ask questions during the panel.