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Women's and Gender Studies

CROW Forum

Danielle McGeough, assistant professor of communication studies, will present "Pots and Purity: Performing the Domestic Goddess in the 19th Century." Faculty, staff, students and the public are welcome.

A Night of Poetry with Mariahadessa Ekere Tallie

Ekere's work focuses on women, ancestry, connectivity and the healing power of art. She currently teaches at York College in New York City. Her first book of poetry, Karma's Footsteps, tackles issues of racism and sexism while celebrating the healing power of voices raised against injustice. Attendees will have the opportunity to purchase Ekere Tallie's book and have it signed following the reading. This event is sponsored by Women's and Gender Studies, Department of Languages and Literatures and the Center for Multicultural Education. Funded in part by the University Senate.

CROW Forum: Female scientists' sense of self and stereotypes: Black sheep or wolf in sheep's clothing?

Dawn Del Carlo, associate professor, and Tori Quist, student, Chemistry & Biochemistry, will present Female Scientists' Sense of Self and Stereotypes:  Black Sheep or Wolf in Sheep's Clothing?

Current Research on Women and Gender (CROW) Forums are held on the first Monday of each month. Faculty, staff, students and community members are welcome.


Group Discussion of Angela Davis' Book "Women, Race and Class"

Do you want to learn more about Angela Davis before her visit to UNI?  Women’s and Gender Studies will host a discussion group about Angela Davis’s book "Women, Race, and Class." The book was published in 1981 and explores the roles of racism and classism in the women’s movement. It can be checked out from the Women’s & Gender Studies (WGS) office on a first-come, first-served basis. The WGS office is located in Room 225, Sabin Hall and is open 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday through Friday.

Shine the Light on Relationship Violence

Hear a personal story of relationship violence, find out how you can prevent relationship violence and learn how relationship violence is prevented in the Cedar Valley. Following the event, participants will have the opportunity to view the Clothesline Project between the trees near the Campanile. Flashilghts will be provided. This event is open to faculty, staff, students and community members free of charge.

The Clothesline Project

The Clothesline Project is an artistic visual representation of the pervasiveness of violence against women, the LGBTQ community and other marginalized populations. T-shirts decorated by survivors and allies of violence to express their emotions and feelings of their experiences will be displayed. Each T-shirt is color coded to indicate a different form of violence.

Clothesline Project

The Clothesline Project is an artistic visual representation of the pervasiveness of violence against women, the LGBTQ community and other marginalized populations. T-shirts decorated by survivors and allies of violence to express their emotions and feelings of their experiences will be displayed. Each T-shirt is color coded to indicate a different form of violence.

CROW Forum: The Impact of Unemployment on Women with Physical Disabilities: A Comparison of Tamale, Ghana and Salt Lake City, UT

Augustina Naami, assistant professor of social work, will present The Impact of Unemployment on Women with Physical Disabilities: A Comparison of Tamale, Ghana and Salt Lake City, UT. 

Current Research on Women and Gender (CROW) Forums are held on the first Monday of each month. Faculty, staff, students and community members are welcome.

RAINN Day

RAINN Day is an annual campaign to raise awareness and educate students about sexual violence on college campuses. "The Line," a short film which documents real life stories of victims of sexual assault and explains the seriousness of this proble will be shown. A panel discussion follows the film; panelists include a sexual assault advocate, two survivors of sexual assault, a prevention expert,and a leader in profeminist men’s movement.

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