Women's and Gender Studies Program



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Nebraska East Union Loft Gallery

Mary Riepma Ross Media Arts Center

Nebraska Union Rotunda Gallery

Leadership Luncheon: “The Media and Women’s Health: Sorting Fact from Fiction” -- Judy Norsigian, editor of Our Bodies, Ourselves.

Chancellor’s Award for Outstanding Contributions to the Status of Women

"That’s Not Ok: Domestic Violence & The Media” -- Dr. Jan Deeds & Jeff Reznicek-Parrado

Leadership Luncheon: “Local Concerns, Global Forum: Women’s Advocacy at the United Nations” -- Laura Roost, Political Science PhD candidate

Women’s and Gender Studies Colloquium “Motherhood, the Elephant in the Laboratory: Reconsidering What It Means to Be a Scientist” -- Emily Monosson, editor of Motherhood, the Elephant in the Laboratory: Women Scientists Speak Out.

Sixth Annual Women’s History Month Banquet -- Featured speaker John Sorensen is the executive director of the Abbott Sisters Project,

Leadership Luncheon: Panel Discussion, “Women’s Careers in Agriculture and Natural Resources” -- Donna Woudenberg, Drought Management Specialist, UNL School of Natural Resources; Kirsten McDowell, ConAgra Foods; McKenzie Barry, Environmental Education Specialist, Lower Platte South Natural Resources District; Karna Dam, Extension Educator, UNL Extension Saunders County

Women’s Softball Doubleheader

The Women of Summer: An Unknown Chapter of American Social History Film Screening

The Quilted Conscience Film Screening with filmmaker John Sorensen

Leadership Luncheon: “Have We Really Arrived, or Are We Still in the Fight?” -- Speakers: Toni Anaya, Assistant Professor and Multicultural Studies Librarian; Dr. Rita Kean, Dean of Undergraduate Studies and Professor of Textiles, Clothing & Design; Dr. Jeannette Jones, Associate Professor of History and Ethnic Studies; Dr. Neeta Kantamneni, Assistant Professor of Educational Psychology.

Edie and Thea: A Very Long Engagement Showing

Purple Ribbon Workshop: “Sisters United to End Domestic Violence”

Leadership Luncheon: Panel Discussion, “Women in Religion: Secrets of the Divine Sisterhood” -- Speakers:Dr. Sidnie White Crawford, Dr. Kate Rohde, Farida Ebrahim, Amy Miller, and Sister Maura Therese