UNI Women's and Gender Studies and the Waterloo Riverview Center will host Take Back the Night to raise awarness for and work toward eliminating sexual violence in all forms. There will be speakers presenting and discussing information regarding sexual assault. The walk around campus will begin at approximately 8 p.m. In case of bad weather, the parade portion of the event will be canceled and the speaker portion will begin at 7:30 p.m. in the Scholar Space of Rod Library.
Women's and Gender Studies
As part of Women's History Month, Wendy Hoofnagle will give a presentation on her work concerning the history of women's medecine and the male takeover that occurred in the late Middle Ages.
Join the Women's and Gender Studies Program for Galentine's Day. Decorate cookies and make bracelets to celebrate the importance of friendship.
The UNI Women's and Gender Studies Program will celebrate 40 years on campus at the CME's First Friday event. The event will feature Phyllis Baker, former WGS faculty member and director, and a performance by UNI graduate Terry Stevens. Food, music and photo opportunities will be included.
The winner of the "UNI Outstanding Graduate Paper on Gender" will present their research.
Catherine H. Palczewski, communication studies, is the presenter for this forum. Her lecture will reflect on the activism of the women who fought for the right to vote.
Stephanie R. Logan, curriculum and instruction, is the presener for this forum. She is a former elementary school teacher and elementary and middle school counselor. She will be speaking on her experiences in teaching and how intersectionality has affected them.
Jolene Zigarovich, Languages and Literatures, is the presenter for this forum. Her recent book publications include 'Writing Death and Absence in the Victorian Novel: Engraved Narratives' and she is editor of 'Sex and Death in Eighteenth-Century Literature' and the forthcoming 'TransGothic in Literature and Culture.' Her current work in progress examines death and the popularity of the eighteenth-century novel.
Elizabeth Sutton, art department, is the presenter for this forum. She has published 'Capitalism and Cartography in the Dutch Golden Age' and 'Early Modern Dutch Prints of Africa .' Her book 'Art, Animals, and Experience: Human Relationships to Nature' is forthcoming from Routledge.
Katelyn Browne, Rod Library, will discuss her ongoing research into representations of Quakers and Quakerism in youth literature, with an emphasis on issues of gender and sexuality. Before coming to UNI, she worked as a librarian in a PK-12 school in Washington, D.C.