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Dear WGST Faculty,

Please also see and or post the attached:

*/The Women's and Gender Studies Program/*


      *//**/"It's Time to Throw Our Weight Around: The New Field /**/of
      Fat Studies"/*

*//**/Esther D. Rothblum, Ph.D./**/
/**//*Professor of Women's Studies, San Diego State University, and 
former colleague in the Department of Psychology, Esther will speak on 
lesbian studies (an update of her and Beth Mintz's pioneering work on 
Lesbians in Academia) and, on her new work in the field of "fat 
studies." Her research and writing have focused on lesbian relationships 
and mental health, and she is editor of the Journal of Lesbian Studies. 
She has studied same-sex couples who had legal relationships in 
Massachusetts, California, or Vermont. She has just completed a study of 
lesbian communities, bisexual women's communities, and communities of 
heterosexual sisters. She also conducts research on the stigma of 
women's weight.

*/Thursday, October 13, 2011
/**/Waterman 427
/**/4:00 p.m. ~ 5:30 p.m./*

*//**/Special thanks to our sponsors:
/**/The Department of Psychology and The LGBTQA Center/*

*//**/ADA visitors requiring assistance are asked to contact
Conference and Event Services
656-5665 as soon as possible./*

Thank you, Mary

Mary Driscoll
Program Administrative Coordinator
Women's and Gender Studies
University of Vermont
228 Old Mill
Burlington, VT  05405