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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 […]

WGS Faculty and Graduate Student Research Grants – Apply Now!

UMKC WGS Faculty and Graduate Student Research Grants Guidelines – 2012  Purpose Women’s and Gender Studies offers research grants of up to $1,000 for WGS faculty and graduate student research initiatives with a Women’s and/or Gender Studies focus. For academic year 2011-12 WGS has a total of $3,000 to disburse. Types of projects funded Awards […]

New Report on Gender Non-Conformity

A new report on gender non-conformity in children and adolescents was published recently in Pediatrics.   Also see the CNN article about the report.  

WGS Book Party

  Please join the Women’s and Gender Studies Program to recognize and celebrate WGS faculty        who had books published in 2011!  When:   Tuesday, January 17, 5:30 p.m. Where:   Chancellor’s Residence, 5106 Cherry Street Co-Sponsored by the Women’s Center, the Women’s Collaborative, and the Department of Foreign Languages & Literatures   Please RSVP online: http://wgsbooks-efbevent.eventbrite.com/   […]

WGS Research Grants Announced

We are pleased to announce the recipients of the 2011 WGS Research Grants. Faculty: Jennifer Phegley, English / WGS, for her project “Courtship and Marriage in Victorian England” Deborah Smith, Sociology / WGS, for her project “Older American Couples’ Volunteering Habits” Graduate Students: Nazgol Bagheri, I.Ph.D. Student, Geosciences and Sociology, for her project “Architecture, Space, […]

WGS Research Grant Program Now Accepting Applications

The UMKC Women’s and Gender Studies Programs offers research grants of up to $1,000 for faculty and graduate student research initiatives with a Women’s and/or Gender Studies focus. For academic year 2010-11 WGS has a total of $2,000 – $3,000 to disburse to graduate students and $3,000 to faculty. Awards are granted for various types of […]