Pittsburgh Gender Scholars Consortium

Thursday, March 25, 2021
12:00 PM – 1:00 PM

Cost: Free - Zoom link will be given to registrants prior to event

Featuring gender scholars from Carnegie Mellon University.

Zoom link to join the discussion: https://chatham.zoom.us/j/98469947558

Stephanie Larson
Assistant Prof. of Rhetoric
"The Labor of Rape Culture"
Stephanie's research interests include feminist rhetorical theory and criticism, body politics, feminist disability studies, public sphere theory, and rhetorics of health and medicine. Her work largely focuses on the circulation of cultural, medical, and legal meaning about women’s bodies in the public sphere, with an emphasis on the social and political dimensions of trauma and violence.

Jeria Quesenberry
Teaching Prof. in Information Systems
“Cracking the Digital Ceiling: How Computer Science at CMU is Attracting and Retaining Women”
Dr. Jeria Quesenberry is a Teaching Professor of Information Systems at Carnegie Mellon University. Jeria is also the Dietrich College Associate Dean of Faculty. She teaches in the areas of global systems, social informatics, strategic value of information systems, and web design and development. She also received the 2014 Carnegie Mellon University Elliott Dunlap Smith Award for Distinguished Teaching and Educational Service.

Join the Pittsburgh Gender Scholars Consortium for a brown bag series, featuring members discussing their current work. Come learn about some cutting edge gender research, stay connected with scholars across the Pittsburgh region, and meet some new colleagues. The presentations will be approximately 15 minutes each, to give plenty of time for discussion and networking. Register for the zoom link, then grab your lunch and your laptop and join us!” More about PGSC: The Pittsburgh Gender Scholars Consortium (PGSC) is a network of academics in Southwest Pennsylvania interested in women and girls, gender, and sexuality.

The consortium:

  • Pittsburgh Gender Scholars promotes connections between scholars, across disciplines, and among academic institutions.
  • Facilitates conversations and critical debate engaging intersectional approaches to research and pedagogical practice.
  • Provides opportunities for networking and learning about emerging scholarship, community partners, and resources.

The PGSC is administratively supported by the Women’s Institute at Chatham University.


Fee : Free - Zoom link will be given to registrants prior to event

Registration has closed. Please contact Melody Harris at m.harris@chatham.edu for additional information.



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Melody Harris