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WGS Faculty and Graduate Student Research Grants Announced

The UMKC Women’s & Gender Studies Program is pleased to announce that the following faculty and graduate students have been awarded research grants in April 2013:

Faculty Awards

  • Brenda Bethman (WGS and Foreign Languages and Literatures): “Site Visit for Study Abroad Program to Senegal”
  • Miriam Forman-Brunell (History): “Girls in America: A History of Girlhoods”
  • Jane Greer (English):  “On Pins and Needles: Working-Class Women &the Rhetoric of Organized Labor at the Donnelly Garment Company”
  • Kathy Krause (Foreign Languages and Literatures): “The Gendered Visages of Allegorical Narrative in BnF fr. 378”
  • Jennifer Phegley (English):  “‘A Mania for Founding Magazines’: Samuel Beeton, John Maxwell, and the Development of Periodicals for Women and Children in Mid-Nineteenth-Century England”

Graduate Student Award

  • William Brent Wright (English MA): “Emma Goldman and Mother Earth: Incubators for Anarcho-Feminism”

Congratulations to the recipients!