CROW Forum

12pm, Monday, December 1 at 12pm in the CME.

 In this presentation, The Double Whammy: Cartoon Representations of Minority Women,  Reginald Green, Emeritus Administrator, Academic Advising, will provide a critical analysis...

It's On Us

Please take a moment to check out the UNI It's On Us campaign website.  Sign the pledge and do your part to end sexual violence!

Day of Solidarity

Faculty and staff representatives from the College of Education and the Women's and Gender Studies Program will sponsor a Day of Solidarity gathering onThursday, November 6th at Noon in front of the Mauker Union near the water fountain.  This...

CROW Forum (Current Research on Women & Gender)

Monday, November 3, 12pm in the CME

In this presentation titled Pots and Purity: Performing the Domestic Goddess in the 19th Century, Dr. Danielle Dick McGeough considers the relationship between women and toilets, and the significance of...

A Cultural Conversation about Sexual Assault in Iowa

Tuesday, November 4, 4:30pm in the CME

Led by UNI Women's and Gender Studies alum Lata D'Mello and other professionals working on research and prevention of sexual assault, this discussion panel will focus on raising awareness...

UNI It's On Us Campaign

Please join us as we support the launch of the UNI It's On Us campaign in Maucker Union on Monday, October 20 from 10am - 2pm!

Clothesline Project: T-shirt Making Sessions!

From 10 am - 2 pm on October 13 & 14, in the Maucker Union Hemisphere Lounge, survivors and allies will have the opportunity to decorate a t-shirt, which will be displayed the 15th & 16th in the...

Documentary Screening: Telling Amy's Story
Join us in conjunction with Shine the Light on Relationship Violence Week by attending the documentary viewing, followed by discussion facilitated by a representative from Waypoint Services and Joan Thompson, a victim services advocate at UNI.  The...
October is Relationship Violence Awareness Month

Events for this month will be posted shorty.  Please check back with us soon!

CROW Forum

Monday, October 6, 2014 - 12:00 pm

Marybeth Stalp, professor of sociology, will present "Of Course the Domestic Can Also Be Feminist: Complicating Femininity, Feminism, and the Domestic Arts." Faculty, staff, students and the...

Lecture by Nicole LaVoi - Does Sex Sell?: Uncovering Media Representations of Women's Sports

Does Sex Sell?: Uncovering Media Representations of Women's Sports...

RAINN Day

Join us for RAINN Day (Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network) on Thursday, September 25, from 10 am - 2 pm in the Maucker Union. We will be located next to Chats, with a banner to sign in support of sexual assault survivors.  You will also learn...

Laci Green: "Best Sex Ever"

Laci Green presents: Best Sex Ever on Wednesday, September 24 at 7pm in the Maucker Union Ballroom.  This event is free and open to the public.  Sponsors: UNI Students Together for the Advancement of Reproductive Rights, UNI Proud, and...

Fall semester 2014 is here!

WGS wishes everyone a great and successful year at UNI!

Fall 2014 WGS office hours

The WGS office (SAB 225) will be open Monday through Friday from 10am - 4pm.

UNI WGS 2014 graduates Congratulations, UNI WGS 2014 graduates!

Women's and Gender Studies program would like to congratulate our WGS 2014 graduates and supporters!  We wish you the best of luck in all your future endeavors!

Summer is here! Summer office hours are Monday - Friday, 10am - 2pm

Have a great summer.  See you in the fall!

Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM) April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM)

April has been designated as Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM).  The goal of SAAM is to raise public awareness about sexual violence and to educate communities and individuals on how to prevent sexual violence. ...

Take Back the Night Take Back the Night

Take Back the Night

Tuesday, April 29 at 6:30pm in SRL 115

This year, Take Back the Night will begin with a panel discussion including Dr. Harry Brod, UNI Professor of Sociology, Criminology and Anthropology and Joan Thompson, Sexual Assault...

Crow Forum 2014 CROW Forum, Monday, April 7, 2014 featuring Megan Vogt, Recipient of the 2014 Outstanding Graduate Paper on Gender Award

Megan Vogt, UNI graduate student in Social Work.

Title: “Portrayals of Feminism: Through the Eyes of Hans Christian Andersen and Disney”

Monday, April 7, 2014 

Noon in the Center for Multicultural Education,...

Daisy Hernandez Save the Date: Women's History Month Keynote Speaker, March 24, 2014

We are pleased to announce that Daisy Hernandez will be our keynote speaker for Women's History Month on March 24, 2014!   The title for this engagement is Feminists, Comadres, and Maybe...

V-Day 2014 Logo The Vagina Monologues February 15th & 16th, 2014 in Lang Hall Auditorium

The Vagina Monologues performances will be held on Saturday, February 15, 2014 at 7pm and Sunday, February 16, 2014 at 2pm in the Lang Hall Auditorium on the UNI campus.  Admission will be $5 per ticket.  Faculty, staff and community...

Annette Lynch Crow Forum, Monday, February 3, 2014 featuring speaker, Annette Lynch

UNI Women's & Gender Studies Presents

Annette Lynch, Professor & Director of The Center for Violence Prevention


"Teaching Girls the Power Beyond Sexy: Using Bystander Approaches to Address Self-Objectification...

Ekere Tallie Poster Mariahadessa Ekere Tallie November 19, 2013 at 7:00pm in Sabin Hall Room 002

Join us for a night of poetry: Ekere's work focuses on women, ancestry, connectivity and the healing power of art.  She currently teaches literature and composition at York College in New York City.  Her first book of poetry, Karma's...

Angela Davis Book Discussion Angela Davis Book Discussion, Friday, November 1st
I hope many of you are planning to attend our book discussion this Friday, November 1st, 2013 at 10 am in Baker 161, where we will be discussing Angela Davis' book Women, Race, and Class, as...
Exciting news to share!
Thanks to former WGS Director Susan Hill for sharing with us the following exciting info:
I just got a message from Johnanna Ganz, who graduated in 2011 from WGS.  Her MA thesis was entitled, "Defining the '...
Jessica Valenti Rescheduled!

Jessica Valenti is the author of the new book, Why Have Kids? A New Mom Explores the Truth About Parenting and Happiness.  Valenti will be the keynote speaker for Women’s History Month,  and her book...

V Week Events February 10-16, 2014

V-Men Workshop, Monday, February 10, 2014 3-5pm.  Venue to be determined.  ...

Jessica Valenti to be Women’s History Month’s Keynote Speaker!

Jessica Valenti is the author of the new book, Why Have Kids? A New Mom Explores the Truth About Parenting and Happiness.  Valenti will be the keynote speaker for Women’s History Month,  and her book is serving as the inspiration for this...

Kristen McNutt Presents at CROW Forum

Congratulations to Kristen McNutt, UNI Women's & Gender Studies graduate student, who presented her Outstanding Graduate Paper on Gender at the CROW Forum on Monday, April 2, 2012. Ms. McNutt's presentation was entitled, "We're Taking Slut Back:...

Gloria Sumpter WGS Graduate Student Wins Newsletter Competition
Congratulations to WGS Graduate student, Gloria Sumpter, for being chosen one of two winners in the CME's Voices Newsletter competition on diversity.
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Atun Wardatun and Dr. Martha Reineke WGS Alumna Receives Australian Leadership Award

Atun Wardatun, who received the MA in Women’s and Gender Studies at UNI while on a Fulbright Fellowship, has received one of seventeen Australian Leadership Awards (ALAS) to support doctoral studies at the University of Western Sydney (UWS) Australia to...

Dr. Edra Bogle bequests to Women's and Gender Studies program Women’s & Gender Studies program receives a bequest of over $500,000

The Women’s & Gender Studies program has received a bequest of over $500,000 from Dr. Edra Bogle. Dr. Bogle is an ISTC alumna who earned a BA in library science and education before completing a PhD in comparative literature from the University of...

Dr. Phyllis Baker Phyllis Baker, named an American Council on Education Fellow

The Women’s and Gender Studies office is proud to announce that Phyllis Baker, WGS Director and professor of sociology, has been named an American Council on Education (ACE) Fellow for the 2011-2012 year. ACE Fellows work with their home...