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Leading Scholars To Gather For "Girls Will Be Girls" Conference On Oct. 5 [2002], Joe Carr Sep 2002

Leading Scholars To Gather For "Girls Will Be Girls" Conference On Oct. 5 [2002], Joe Carr

Social Justice: Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion

Six of the nation’s leading scholars on girls’ psychological development, health and education will gather at the University of Maine for a conference, “Girls Will Be Girls? Aggression, Sexuality and Body Image,” on Saturday, Oct. 5 from 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. at theMaine Center for the Arts.


The Coolest Month, Alisa Solomon Jul 2002

The Coolest Month, Alisa Solomon

Center for LGBTQ Studies (CLAGS)

If you hung around CLAGS during Spring semester, you ran into a lot of fruitfully provocative contradictions. Take late April, for instance. On the 24th, Marcia Gallo presented her work-in-progress -- a dissertation on the Daughters of Bilitis -- in our Colloquium Series and noted how many of the lesbians who were active in the organization since its founding in 1955 disavowed any serious political aims. "We just wanted to have fun," Gallo reported them saying to her in the extensive interviews she has been doing as part of her research.


Women's Studies Is A Vital, Useful Pursuit, Karen Falconer Al-Hindi, Joy Ritchie, Diane Kholos Wysocki May 2002

Women's Studies Is A Vital, Useful Pursuit, Karen Falconer Al-Hindi, Joy Ritchie, Diane Kholos Wysocki

Geography and Geology Faculty Publications

We write in response to George Will's May 21 column, "The sad state of women's studies." Women's studies is thriving at the University of Nebraska. On the Lincoln campus, a major in this field has been offered for 25 years. In Kearney, students have been able to earn a minor in women's studies since 1989; a recent student conference there drew nearly 100 participants. Just 15 months after its approval at UNO, 11 students are pursuing the major in women's studies.

This discipline helps students answer questions and prepare for careers as no other field ...


Pride Week About Acceptance For All, Kyle Webster Apr 2002

Pride Week About Acceptance For All, Kyle Webster

Social Justice: Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion

Despite the dreary weather that has plagued the University of Maine this week, students have been seeing rainbows all over campus.


The Perils Of Queering The Curriculum, David William Foster Jan 2002

The Perils Of Queering The Curriculum, David William Foster

Center for LGBTQ Studies (CLAGS)

A student came into my office the other day who provided a direct challenge to my efforts to queer the curriculum. Let me say first that, although I respect the value of teaching courses on topics that are presented as queer-marked — indeed, I teach graduate courses in English on Queer Theory and Queer Filmmaking - my ideological preference in the courses I teach in both Spanish and Portuguese is to engage in queer readings across the canon, toward demonstrating that 1) sexual/gender identity is problematic in all texts, and any facile or obvious attribution is likely to be the result ...


Improvement In Quality Of Life Indices: The Role Of Women’S Literacy In Rural Punjab, Pakistan, Iffat Farah Jan 2002

Improvement In Quality Of Life Indices: The Role Of Women’S Literacy In Rural Punjab, Pakistan, Iffat Farah

Book Chapters / Conference Papers

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Expanding Horizons, Alisa Solomon Jan 2002

Expanding Horizons, Alisa Solomon

Center for LGBTQ Studies (CLAGS)

Happy New Year! Welcome to the new semester! Welcome to CLAGS's second decade! Such greetings would be heartfelt under any circumstances, but the artifices of the calendar seem especially useful now as we seek new beginnings after the trauma of the Fall.