Tag: Women’s and Gender Studies

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.”

Theatre, Cofrin School partner on Business Ethics panel on ‘Radium Girls’

In partnership with the UW-Green Bay Theatre program, the Austin E. Cofrin School of Business presents an interdisciplinary panel examining the case of the so-called “Radium Girls.” The discussion is scheduled for 5 to 7 p.m. next Wednesday (March 6) in Phoenix Room C of the University Union. It coincides with the run of the […]

International Women’s Day Luncheon is March 6

Space is still available for the UW-Green Bay International Women’s Day Luncheon, scheduled to take place from noon to 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 6, in Phoenix C of the University Union. Eastern European human rights activist Lubomira Slusna — a previous visitor to campus and host of traveling UW-Green Bay contingents in return — will […]

Women’s and Gender Studies co-hosts ‘Graduating to a Pay Gap’

The UW-Green Bay Women’s and Gender Studies academic unit and the campus chapter of the American Association of University Women are collaborating to host “Graduating to a Pay Gap: Research Panel Watch Party and Discussion” from 2:30 to 4 p.m. this Thursday (Nov. 15) in the Union’s Christie Theatre. All are welcome. The topic is […]

Milwaukee Public Radio spotlights Camp Lloyd in second Cupit interview

We linked last week to an interview involving Psychology Prof. Illene Cupit of UW-Green Bay’s Human Development and Women’s/Gender Studies academic units. A nationally recognized scholar in the field of thanatology, she was interviewed about death and dying for a special series produced by Milwaukee Public Radio for its “Lake Effect” program. A second segment […]

Faculty note: Prof. Huh on gender, development issues

This happened in July but worth mentioning here, today: Assistant Prof. Yunsun Huh, a specialist in economics and faculty member in the Democracy and Justice Studies and Women’s and Gender Studies academic units, led a seminar at the Korean Women’s Development Institute in Seoul. The seminar’s title was “Gender and Capabilities.” Huh introduced concepts of […]