Tag: Women’s and Gender Studies

Kudos: Meinhardt and Gates have piece selected for art show

Alison Gates (Art and Design) and Daniel Meinhardt (Human Biology and Women’s and Gender Studies) have received word that their mixed media art piece, Gender Reveal Party, has been chosen for the show Intimate Systems by the Artists in Residence at Madison’s 100arts. About 25 artists were selected from about 100 submitted pieces.  Information about […]

‘Women in STEM Fields’ is panel topic Nov. 5

Join the Women’s and Gender Studies Program and the Green Bay Chapter of the American Association of University Women for a panel on women in the STEM fields (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) at 6 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 5, in Phoenix Room A in the University Union. Mark your calendars. We’ll have more details on […]

UW-Green Bay hears feminist perspective on video-game tropes

An overflow audience of about 175 turned out Monday night (April 6) for a lecture/discussion featuring nationally known media critic and feminist blogger Anita Sarkeesian. Sarkeesian shared with her Phoenix Room audience a message she has been promoting through a series of online videos for her non-profit, Feminist Frequency, in interviews with outlets including “Nightline,” […]

Nationally known speaker on campus tonight to talk ‘online harassment’

Anita Sarkeesian, a feminist video game blogger and media critic, will speak on the topic of “Navigating the Gendered Minefield of Online Harassment” at 8 p.m. tonight (Monday, April 6) in the Phoenix Room of the University Union. An activist in deconstructing what she describes as the stereotypes and tropes associated with women in popular […]

Christine Smith facilitates Civil Rights documentary/discussion

Honoring Women’s History Month, the Green Bay–De Pere YWCA invites the public for a viewing and discussion of a new documentary film from Wisconsin Public Television (WPT), “Vel Phillips: Dream Big Dreams.” The event will be facilitated by Christine Smith, associate professor of Human Development and the chair of UW-Green Bay’s Women’s and Gender Studies […]

Faculty note: Gates’ art takes Best of Show at Slocumb

Associate Prof. Alison Gates (Art and Design/Women’s and Gender Studies) won the top honor of “Best of Show” in the Slocumb Gallery’s 30th annual Positive/Negative national juried art exhibition at East Tennessee State University. Her mixed-media sculpture, titled “Tyranny of Ancestry” was selected from over 300 entries by guest curator Mika Yoshitake of the Smithsonian’s […]

Pride Center’s Spaghetti and Games Night scholarship fundraiser

Stacie Christian, the Inclusive Excellence and Pride Center coordinator, shares the following: “Join us for an all-you-can eat spaghetti dinner at the Pride Center Spaghetti Dinner and Games Night March 11, from 5:30-7:30 p.m. at the Mauthe Center. Menu items include vegetarian or meat spaghetti, French bread, green salad, dessert and beverages. Profits go to […]

Helping hand: Nursing, Women’s Studies students serve Roma in Slovakia

UW-Green Bay Nursing students got the practicum experience of a lifetime this summer, working hands-on with the marginalized Roma people of Slovakia. Traveling with Associate Prof. Janet Reilly, Nursing, and Prof. Sarah Meredith Livingston, Music and Women’s and Gender Studies, the students spent their days caring for and educating the occupants of five Roma settlements […]

Faculty appointments: Lanter, Martin to take on new roles

We’d also like to congratulate a couple of faculty members who will take on new roles for the 2013-14 academic year. Associate Prof. Jennifer Lanter, Psychology and Human Development, will become director of the Center for the Advancement of Teaching and Learning (CATL), replacing Associate Prof. Aeron Haynie, Humanistic Studies and Women’s and Gender Studies. […]

Women in power: ‘Miss Representation’ screening is April 24

Two screenings of the 2011 documentary “Miss Representation,” which analyzes the under-representation of women in positions of power and influence, will be held at 1 p.m. and 6 p.m. on Wednesday, April 24 in the Union’s Christie Theatre. Associate Prof. Christine Smith, Human Development and Women’s and Gender Studies, will speak following the 1 p.m. […]