Tia Blassingame gave an artist's talk at the opening of her current exhibition "The Exact Measure of Injustice: Slavery and Racism presented in Artists' Books." Blassingame, a book artist and printmaker, uses her working historical knowledge of African American history in Providence, Rhode Island, to address issues of racism and slavery in the region. Click here to read the article!
Have you heard about the Vagina Monologues? Do you want to know more about what it is all really about? Click here for more information about this awareness raising play and grass-roots activist movement!
Were you able to attend the Women's Leadership Conference? If not, click here to find out more about what it is all about and hear about it's astonishing success!
October is Domestic Violence awareness month. This is a great time to raise awareness of sexual assault and domestic violence in the Bloomington-Normal community. Tuesday, October 10th, Feminist Lead Activist Movement to Empower (F.L.A.M.E.) presented the Clothesline Project in honor of this month.
Identity featured Dr. Susan J. Douglas, the 19th annual WGS Symposium Keynote Speaker, in their newsletter. Click here and see what Rachael Hatch wrote about this amazing event!
Devon Hartwig is currently a Philosophy major and Women's and Gender Studies Minor. She was recently accepted into Loyola for a dual master's degree in Social Work and Social Justice and Community Development. Please click here for a wonderful Q-and-A with the Philosophy Department and a look into Devon's success!
The WGS department would like to feature one of our promising WGS graduate certificate students, Caitlin Alvarez. Click here for an interesting Q-and-A about her experiences with the WGS program!
The WGS office would like to congratulate Muriel Dorsey for winning the Undergraduate Legacy of Leadership Award. Click here to learn more about Muriel's contributions and achievements!
Emily Eades is interning with Curator of Collections and Exhibits, Susan Hartzold. She is a senior here at Illinois State University, majoring in studio art with a concentration in photography and minoring in Women's and Gender Studies. Click here to find out more!
In late March, a federal district judge declared the ban on same-sex marriage unconstitutional in the state of Michigan. That decision meant a great deal to the School of Social Work's Jeanne Howard. Co-director of Illinois State's Center for Adoption Studies, Howard has been involved in the court case for more than two years. Click here to read more about this amazing story.
Congratulations to Professor Julie Webber for publishing her new book on political comedy titled The Cultural Set Up of Comedy: Affective Politics in the United States Post 9/11.
The Clothesline Project
Wed, April 23, 2014 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM Quad, Quad - Free and Open to the Public
International Speakers Series: Crazy about Cricket, Chess, and Bollywood
Wed, April 23, 2014 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Bone Student Center (BON), 1st Floor West Lounge