Tag: Women’s and Gender Studies

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. […]

Author, activist LaDuke to speak on food sovereignty April 15 at UW-Green Bay

Internationally acclaimed author, orator and activist Winona LaDuke will offer a free public presentation on food sovereignty at 7 p.m. Monday, April 15 in Room 250 of Rose Hall on the UW-Green Bay campus, 2420 Nicolet Drive. LaDuke (Anishinaabe), a graduate of Harvard and Antioch universities with advanced degrees in rural economic development, has devoted […]

Faculty note: Huh presentation

Economics Prof. Yunsun Huh, a faculty member in Democracy and Justice Studies and also Women’s and Gender Studies, recently presented her research paper “Do Tied Movers Matter?: The Effect of Home-Country Gender Status on the Labor Market Success of Immigrants” at the Midwest Economic Association Conference in Columbus, Ohio. She also participated as a discussant […]

Slideshow: Fencl, ‘After Thoughts’ and mysteries of the universe

Heidi Fencl’s introduction during her March 5 After Thoughts address was perhaps not what attendees at the popular UW-Green Bay program are accustomed to hearing. “If you came wanting to know, what is dark energy?, we’re done,” Fencl said with a smile. “Talk’s over. We don’t know.”