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Friday, June 10, 2016 - 4:07pm

Does Sex Sell?: Uncovering Media Representations of Women's Sports Thursday, October 2, 2014 - 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm Forty percent of all sports participants are female, yet women’s sports receive only 4% of all sport media coverage and female athletes are much more likely than male athletes to be...


Friday, June 10, 2016 - 4:07pm

Monday, October 6, 2014 - 12:00 pm Marybeth Stalp, professor of sociology, will present "Of Course the Domestic Can Also Be Feminist: Complicating Femininity, Feminism, and the Domestic Arts." Faculty, staff, students and the public are welcome. Location: Room 109A, Center for Multicultural...


Friday, June 10, 2016 - 4:07pm

April has been designated as Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM).  The goal of SAAM is to raise public awareness about sexual violence and to educate communities and individuals on how to prevent sexual violence.  The 2014 campaign focuses on healthy sexuality and young people. The following...


Friday, June 10, 2016 - 4:07pm

The Vagina Monologues performances will be held on Saturday, February 15, 2014 at 7pm and Sunday, February 16, 2014 at 2pm in the Lang Hall Auditorium on the UNI campus.  Admission will be $5 per ticket.  Faculty, staff and community members are all welcome!   Proceeds from this event will be...


Friday, June 10, 2016 - 4:07pm

I hope many of you are planning to attend our book discussion this Friday, November 1st, 2013 at 10 am in Baker 161, where we will be discussing Angela Davis' book Women, Race, and Class, as our contribution to the Angela Davis 101 week, organized in preparation for Angela Davis' visit to our...


Friday, June 10, 2016 - 4:07pm

UNI Women's & Gender Studies Presents Annette Lynch, Professor & Director of The Center for Violence Prevention "Teaching Girls the Power Beyond Sexy: Using Bystander Approaches to Address Self-Objectification" Monday,  February 3, 2014 Noon in the Center for Multicultural Education, Room...


Friday, June 10, 2016 - 4:07pm

Faculty and staff representatives from the College of Education and the Women's and Gender Studies Program will sponsor a Day of Solidarity gathering onThursday, November 6th at Noon in front of the Maucker Union near the water fountain.  This gathering is for all faculty and staff who desire to...


Friday, June 10, 2016 - 4:07pm

Join us for a night of poetry: Ekere's work focuses on women, ancestry, connectivity and the healing power of art.  She currently teaches literature and composition at York College in New York City.  Her first book of poetry, Karma's Footsteps, tackles issues of racism and sexism while celebrating...


Friday, June 10, 2016 - 4:07pm

From 10 am - 2 pm on October 13 & 14, in the Maucker Union Hemisphere Lounge, survivors and allies will have the opportunity to decorate a t-shirt, which will be displayed the 15th & 16th in the Maucker Union. Join the Women's and Gender Studies program for Shine the Light on Relationship...


Friday, June 10, 2016 - 4:07pm

Join us in conjunction with Shine the Light on Relationship Violence Week by attending the documentary viewing, followed by discussion facilitated by a representative from Waypoint Services and Joan Thompson, a victim services advocate at UNI.  The film will be shown Wednesday, October 15th, at 7:...


Friday, June 10, 2016 - 4:07pm

Monday, November 3, 12pm in the CME In this presentation titled Pots and Purity: Performing the Domestic Goddess in the 19th Century, Dr. Danielle Dick McGeough considers the relationship between women and toilets, and the significance of this relationship in the nineteenth century U.S. home. By...


Friday, June 10, 2016 - 4:07pm

Please join us for the CROW Forum on Monday, March 2, 2015 at 12pm in the CME.  Martie Reineke, professor of philosophy and world religions, will present "Intimate Domain: Desire, Trauma, and Mimetic Theory."  Copies of her book, Intimate Domain: Desire, Trauma, and Mimetic Theory will be sold...


Friday, June 10, 2016 - 4:07pm

Director Luis Argueta (recognized most recently for his 2010 film abUSed: The Postville Raid) will return to the Cedar Valley on March 8 and 9, 2015 to present the second in his trilogy of documentary films about immigration in 21st century. He will screen his new film, ABRAZOS on Sunday, March 8...


Friday, June 10, 2016 - 4:07pm

Thursday, March 26 at 7:30pm in Seerley Hall, Room 115 Marie Curie wasn’t the only female scientist in history! This talk explores 4 brilliant and important women scientists: Lise Meitner, who discovered nuclear fission;  Chien-Shiung Wu, who overturned a major law in physics; Barbara McClintock,...


Friday, June 10, 2016 - 4:07pm

The Women's History Month Keynote Address entitled Can I Play, Too?  Gender Equity in the Age of #Gamergate will be held in the Lang Hall Auditorium at 7:30pm followed by a reception where you will have a chance to mingle with panelists Maddy Myers, Samantha Kalman, Patrick Klepek and Brianna Wu. ...


Friday, June 10, 2016 - 4:07pm

CROW Forum will take place at 12 Noon, Monday, April 6, in the Center for Multicultural Education (Room 109A) in Maucker Union. The Outstanding Graduate Research Paper on gender will be presented by Emily Harsch.  Ms. Harsch, a first year UNI Women’s & Gender Studies graduate student, will...


Friday, June 10, 2016 - 4:07pm

Please join us in wearing the color Teal on Tuesdays during the month of April.  Visit the National Sexual Violence Resource Center to learn more about SAAM! Sexual Assault Panel DiscussionWednesday, April 22 - 4:00 pmLocation: Seerley Hall, Room 115 Join us to hear from sexual assault survivors...


Friday, June 10, 2016 - 4:07pm

February 20, 2015 12pm in the CME - Brown Bag Lunch -  (Q & A) Interactive Discussion - First 20 people receive a free lunch! 7pm in Seerley Hall's Great Reading Room - Poetry performance and presentation by Chillin' da Conscious Poet, featuring poems, "A Courageous Conversation" and "Message...


Friday, June 10, 2016 - 4:07pm

Monday, February 16: Film Screening - What I Want My Words To Do To You 7:30pm, SRL 115 This film offers a look into the minds and hearts of the women inmates of New York’s Bedford Hills Correctional Facility. The film goes inside a writing workshop led by playwright Eve Ensler, consisting of 15...


Friday, June 10, 2016 - 4:07pm

Tuesday, November 4, 4:30pm in the CME Led by UNI Women's and Gender Studies alum Lata D'Mello and other professionals working on research and prevention of sexual assault, this discussion panel will focus on raising awareness about sexual assault through a cultural lens. The conversation will...


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