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What I’m Reading

By Jenni Frangos The chair of the English department I taught in before coming to UMKC used to give a speech to the undergraduate English group in which he encouraged them to make reading a way of life, to read things not assigned for class, and to talk about what they were reading. He would […]

Women’s Center 40th Anniversary Celebration

Join us for Open House / Quilts on the Quad! Saturday, October 1st  ~ 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Help us kick off our yearlong celebration of the UMKC Women’s Center’s 40th Anniversary. Stop by for some light refreshments, learn about our history and upcoming events, and sample the custom blend coffee created for the […]

New Posting Schedule

The WGS blog has a new posting schedule! We will be posting on a weekly basis, every Wednesday. If you have an announcement you’d like posted on the blog, please send to Sally Mason no later than Monday for publication on Wednesday. We are also still looking for blog contributors. If you’re interested, you can […]

New Publication from Dr. June Carbone

Dr. June Carbone, Edward A. Smith/Missouri Chair of Law, the Constitution and Society, has an article in the New England Law Review 101 (2011), vol 45 – “Unpacking Inequality and Class: Family, Gender and the Reconstruction of Class Barriers”

Gendered Hate: Exploring Gender in Hate Crime Law

Dr. Jessica Hodge, Assistant Professor, Criminal Justice and Criminology, announces the publication of her book Gendered Hate: Exploring Gender in Hate Crime Law (Northeastern University Press).  See