Gender to a Tea

Gender to a Tea is a series designed to help gender-focused researchers by fielding questions from attendees about the presenters' ongoing, unpublished research.

For more information, please contact Holly Mathews (

Wednesday, April 11 at 12-1 p.m.; Bate 1006

"Does Feeding My Child Make You Uncomfortable? Lactation Support Changes at ECU and NC Best Practices"

Heather Seibert (Research & Scholarly Communication, Joyner Library) and Amanda Vinogradav (Special Cataloging, Joyner Library)

Other Gender-Focused Events

Wednesday, March 28 at 3:30 pm, Bate 1032

"Doctors of Hoyland"

Co-sponsors: Brody School of Medicine's Department of Bioethics & Interdisciplinary Studies • Gender Studies Executive Board • Department of English

Wednesday, April 4 at 7:30 pm; SciTech C307

"The Curious Relationship between the Sciences and the Humanities"

Rebecca Goldstein (Princeton)

Co-sponsors: Great Books • Office of the Provost • Gender Studies Executive Board • Thomas Harriot College of Arts and Sciences • Classical Studies Program • Department of English • Department of Philosophy • Department of Math • Department of History

Wednesday, April 4 at 5 pm, place TBA 

"Mother Cries: Empathy, Maternity, and Prescience in Barrett Browning's Poems." 

Katherine Montwieler (Women's Studies and Department of English, UNC-W)

Sponsor: Department of English

Monday, April 9, from 9 am-2 pm; Mendenhall Great Rooms
#MeToo @ ECU

Register for the entire day or for a session or two:

9:00—9:50 Gender Bias and Sexual Harassment
Rachel Roper, Associate Professor of Microbiology and Immunology, ECU
Susan Pearce, Associate Professor, Sociology, ECU
Mary Kathyrn Holmes, Student, ECU

10:00—10:50 Domestic Violence
Sharlice Smilth, Counselor, Greenville Center for Family Violence Prevention
Alison Crowe, Higher, Adult, and Counselor Education, ECU
Lanika Wright, Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner, ECU Student Health

11:00—11:50 Human Trafficking
Pam Strickland, Founder, ENC Stop Human Trafficking
Krista Nixon, Hope for Humanity
Anna van Beveren, Student, PCC

12:00—1:30 Lunch will be provided

12:30—1:15 Keynote address: Sexual Harassment and the Sisters Brontë
Introduction, Cheryl Dudasik-Wiggs, Gender Studies Executive Board, ECU
Speaker, Temma Berg, Professor, Gettysburg College

1:15—1:45 Discussion of the #MeToo Movement
A short video on Tarana Burke, who spearheaded the movement, will be shown

Co-sponsors: Gender Studies Executive Board • Women’s and Gender Resource Office • Advancement Council • Student Affairs • Office of the Provost • Harriot College of Arts and Sciences

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