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ISU Continues to Celebrate Women’s History Month

by Jo Allen Women’s History Month is a legally recognized international commemoration of women’s achievements in history, economy, and society. It has been observed annually in March in the United States since 1987. Iowa State Student Government sponsored the celebration this year by hosting a week of online, in-person, or hybrid events. Working with women … Continue reading ISU Continues to Celebrate Women’s History Month

2021-2022 WGS Scholarship Recipients Named

The Women’s and Gender Studies Scholarship Committee has selected the recipients of the 2021-2022 Linda Galyon Undergraduate Scholarship and the Graduate Student Scholarship in honor of Randie Camp. Once again, the committee was given a difficult task, as many deserving candidates applied for both scholarships. We are incredibly proud of all of our WGS students on … Continue reading 2021-2022 WGS Scholarship Recipients Named

WGS Internship Series: Self-Help International

by Jo Allen Somerle Rhiner (she/they), a junior in sociology and women and gender studies, spent last summer and fall of 2020 interning remotely with Self-Help International (SHI). SHI is a non-profit organization founded in Waverly, Iowa by Vern Schield and is currently operating sustainable development programs in Ghana, West Africa, and Nicaragua, Central America. … Continue reading WGS Internship Series: Self-Help International

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WGS Seeks Graduate TAs for 2021-22

The Women’s and Gender Studies Program seeks graduate students to apply for WGS Teaching Assistantships for 2021-2022. Job Description A half-time teaching assistantship for Women’s and Gender Studies 201 “Introduction to Women’s and Gender Studies” involves: Attending all lectures of WGS 201 and presenting one lecture during the semester teaching two recitation sections of WGS 201 … Continue reading WGS Seeks Graduate TAs for 2021-22

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3/3: ISCORE Pre-Conference: “Navigating Diverse Spaces”

Date of ISCORE Conference Presentation: Wednesday, March 3, 2021 Time: 2:00PM-2:50PM Title of Presentation: Navigating Diverse Spaces: Intersectional Feminist Pedagogy in the Classroom Presenter Name(s): Ann Oberhauser PhD Stephanie Gibb-Clark Rita Mookerjee PhD Michele Schaal PhD Abstract: This panel examines intersectional feminist pedagogy in the context of interdisciplinary approaches to teaching. The discussion will address … Continue reading 3/3: ISCORE Pre-Conference: “Navigating Diverse Spaces”

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Message from the Director: December 2020

December 2020 Perseverance, struggle and hope are key themes that shaped our experiences this year as the university and society face unprecedented challenges. The global pandemic disrupted our lives and forced us to reshape our interactions with students and colleagues. Racial injustice took center stage as our country was confronted with the brutal treatment of Black people … Continue reading Message from the Director: December 2020