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Archive of posts filed under the Feminism category.



Gender and Identity in 1950s Cookbooks

By Mari Nomura As a kid I spent hours paging through old cookbooks. My favorites were from the 1950s. I was fascinated by the kitschy illustrations, curious casseroles and decadent desserts. The years of love and use were evident in our copies: the well-worn binding easily opened to favorite recipes and margins were speckled with […]


Auditions for The Vagina Monologues are being held Nov 11, 12, & 15 Friday, Nov 11 – 3:00 to 7:00 pm Saturday, Nov 12 – 12:00 to 3:00 pm Tuesday, Nov 15 – 4:00 to 6:00 pm Women’s Center, 108 Haag Hall 52nd & Rockhill Road Open to students, faculty, staff and the community! All […]

Age Becomes Us: Leading, Empowering, and Building Capacity Across the Generations

2011 UMKC Starr Symposium Keynote Speakers Gloria Steinem and Dolores Huerta Saturday, November 5, 2011 8:30 am to 3:30 pm Pierson Auditorium, University Center Open to the UMKC Campus Community and the Public  (registration required) In addition to the keynote addresses, lunch and workshops will be presented for a fee of $20.   Lunchtime performance by […]

Is There Anything Good About Boys? Has modern feminism gone too far?

Featuring a debate with Professor June Carbone and Dr. Christina Hoff Sommers Wednesday, October 19th 12:00 noon UMKC School of Law, Student Lounge Lunch Provided  


By Brenda Bethman Happy International Women’s Day and Feminist Coming Out Day! There is a TON of stuff going on, both IRL and in the virtual world. Here in Kansas City, you can take part in our local Feminist Coming Out Day events (also be sure to check out the UMKC gallery on the national […]