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Professor Kathy Krause Awarded NEH Fellowship

Dr. Kathy Krause, professor of French in the Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures, has won a year-long National Endowment for the Humanities grant that will allow her to complete her research and write a book on “The Role of Noblewomen in Literary Production in Northern France during the 13th Century.”  This is not the […]

WGS Faculty Research Grant Applications Due March 11

UMKC WGS Faculty Research Grants Guidelines – 2013 Purpose Women’s and Gender Studies offers research grants of up to $1,000 for WGS faculty research initiatives with a Women’s and/or Gender Studies focus. For academic year 2012-13 WGS has a total of $3,000 to disburse. Types of projects funded Awards are granted for various types of […]

WGS Graduate Student Research Grant Applications Due March 11

UMKC WGS Graduate Student Research Grants Guidelines – Spring 2013 Purpose Women’s and Gender Studies offers research or travel grants of up to $750 for graduate student research initiatives or conference presentations with a Women’s and/or Gender Studies focus. For the 2013 spring semester, WGS has a total of $1,500 to disburse. Types of projects […]

21st Century Leadership Academy, May 19-24

The Sue Shear Institute for Women in Public Life announces the 21st Century Leadership Academy, May 19-24, in St. Louis, MO. This is a great opportunity to spend a week with outstanding student leaders and savvy women in public life —  women judges, women office holders and women public policy experts.  As a Sue Shear […]

UMKC Creative Voices Features Dr. Norma Cantu

Professor Norma Cantu, internationally known scholar of Latina/o and Chicana/o literature and studies, will read from her poetry and prose selections Tuesday, February 12, 7:00 p.m., at the UMKC Student Union Theatre.  The event is open to UMKC students, faculty, and staff, and the Kansas City community. Professor Cantu recently joined the UMKC Department of English […]

GENDER SYMPOSIUM – “Writing Gendered Bodies”

The University of Kansas presents “Writing Gendered Bodies,” highlighting many topics in the interrelated fields of writing, gender, and the body broadly defined. Topics include constructing the post-modern body, performing the gendered body, the racialized body, representing the gendered body, and constructing the non-normative body. Keynote speaker Karla Holloway will speak Friday, February 22, 4:00 […]