The winner of the "UNI Outstanding Graduate Paper on Gender" will present their research.
Women's and Gender Studies
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.
Take Back the Night will include a kick-off rally and a march through campus and College Hill and is in solidarity with survirors of abuse and as a protest against sexual assault.
Dionne P. Stephens will present "1 in 5: An Empowered Approach to Addressing Campus Sexual Assault" as part of Sexual Assault Awareness Month. Stephens is the director of the developmental psychology program at Florida International University. The presention is free and open to the public.
Elizabeth Becker, an award-winning author and journalist, will speak about the history of Cambodia, the Cambodian civil war and genocide under the Pol Pot regime, and the aftermath of that war. She will also address the broader topic of unintended consequences of American intervention around the world. Becker has covered national and international affairs as a Washington correspondent at The New York Times and Washington Post.
Johnanna Ganz of the Sexual Violence Center of Minneapolis, and a graduate of the MA program in WGS at UNI, will present "(Dis)embodied: Race, Body Size and the Construction of Hegemonic Femininity in Popular Media."