In August, the FarmHouse Fraternity had their retreat to kick off the beginning of the semester. One of the events they decided to include was a talk on masculinity and vulnerability. “There is no secret behind what the general public thinks of fraternity life. I think most people assume the type of men that are … Continue reading Masculinity and Vulnerability in Fraternities
The Women’s and Gender Studies Program at Iowa State is pleased to announce the addition of Dr. Rita Mookerjee to our core faculty! Rita (she/her/hers) joins us as a recent graduate of the English Department at Florida State University. Her specialization is contemporary literature of the Caribbean with a focus on gender and food studies. … Continue reading Welcome to Dr. Rita Mookerjee!
If you needed yet another reason to consider joining the WGS Learning Community, consider this: many the Fall 2017 Learning Community members were officially published in the Online Biographical Dictionary of the Women Suffrage Movement in the United States! For more information about the Fall 2019 Learning Community, contact WGS Adviser Christiana Langenberg. You can … Continue reading Women’s and Gender Learning Community helps students get published
One of our Women’s and Gender Studies seniors, Anna (she/her/hers), spent the summer working as a sexual assault team intern at Assault Care Center Extending Shelter & Support (ACCESS), which helped her meet her WGS 491 credits. Anna worked as an advocate for victims of sexual assault and helped the organization with training development. Double … Continue reading Anna’s WGS Internship Experience at ACCESS