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Art History Graduate Students Present Papers

Susan Crowe, recent Art History MA graduate, and Licia Clifton-James, Art History MA student, presented their papers at the recent Midwest Art History Society meeting in Wichita, Kansas. Ms. Crowe’s paper is entitled Edmonia Lewis vs. James Peck Thomas.  She is now a lecturer at the University of Missouri-St. Louis. Ms. Clifton-James’s paper is entitled […]

Dr. Henrietta Rix Wood Receives the 2011 RSA Dissertation Award

Dr. Henrietta Rix Wood has received the prestigious Rhetoric Society of America Dissertation Award for her dissertation “Praising Girls: The Epideictic Rhetoric of Young Women, 1895-1930.”   Professor Jeanne Fahnestock writes  “A meticulous historian, Dr. Wood examines the history of her four selected institutions in detail, drawing on maps and census records of Kansas City as […]

Prof Miriam Forman-Brunell To Edit Two Collections

Professor Miriam Forman-Brunell, Department of History,  has received book contracts from Peter Lang Publishers to edit two scholarly collections:  (1) Deconstructing Dolls: The Many Meanings of Girls’ Toys and Play (2013) and (2) Princess Cultures: Mediating Girls’ Imaginations and Identities (2013). Professor Forman-Brunell also served as Guest Editor of Girlhood Studies: An Interdisciplinary Journal for […]

Women’s Center 40th Anniversary Gala

  Join us as we celebrate our 40 years of service to the women and men of UMKC and the Kansas City community!  Founded in 1971 as the Women’s Resource Service in the Division of Continuing Education, the UMKC Women’s Center is one of the oldest campus-based women’s centers in the U.S. and the second […]