Skip to Main Navigation | Skip to Content



 

Woman Scholar

Center for Women's and Gender Studies

Wood Building, Room 110
Warrensburg, MO 64093
Phone: 660.543.4896
Email: Dr. Karen Bradley, Director





Archive of Activities in Women's and Gender Studies

 

Helen Hwang Marie Christ and Eli Clare
Helen Hwang, Scholar in Residence
Marie Christ with Eli Clare, storyteller, lecturer and activist

Guerrilla Girls
Guerrilla Girls perform during Women's Studies 25th Anniversary celebration

2009-2010

"Women's History Month Writing Project" and reception. Contributors were encouraged to submit work relating to babysitting experiences.

25th Anniversary Celebration events:

Fundraiser and Live Auction at Selmo Park. Over 10 items added to the auction this year, including a "California Dreaming" vacation package, Euphoria Salon and Day Spa gift cards, Oakridge Boys Entertainment package, custom made double strand freshwater pearl necklace, Tony Gonzales signed jersey, season tickets to the UCM Performing Arts series, and the UCM All-Sports athletic events, plus many more!

2010 Virginia Wheeless Women’s History Month Keynote Speaker.  Dr. Miriam Forman-Brunell, “The Rise of Teenage Girls and the Fall of Babysitting”.

Luncheon and Panel Discussion with Pat Ashman, former WGS Director.

Guerrilla Girls performance with over 350 in attendance. Co-sponsored by Missouri Arts Council, Provost and VP for Academic Affairs, UCM Dept. of Art & Design, American Democracy Project and AAUW. 

Reception for women retired from UCM.  Co-sponsored with the President’s Commission on the Status of Women. 

Eli Clare storytelling workshop – “Stories in Motion:  Listening to the Marrow” and Multi-Media Campus Lecture – “Gawking, Gaping, Staring:  Living in Marked Bodies”; Co-sponsored by S.A.G.E., Diversity Office, Dept. of Sociology & Social Work, Office of Violence & Substance Abuse Prevention and the Office of Accessibility Services.

Scholar in Residence, Helen Hwang; “Feminism and East Asian Goddess Studies”, panel discussion, “The Myth of Male Supremacy and Female Subordination”, and “The Female as Divine”; Co-sponsored by the Center for Religious Studies. 

2009

"Gender Gaps in Communication" - presented by Karen Waner and Janet Winter from Management and Buisiness Communication.

"Women and Money Management Workshop Series" - included four workshops and a luncheon with Kimberly Thompson, from Prudential.

"Women's History Month Writing Project" and reception. This year's writing project was dedicated to Dr. Renee T. Betz.

Selmo Park fundraiser. Live auction for Euphoria Salon and Day Spa gift certificates and a "California Dreaming" vacation package.

"Sex in the Dark" panel discussion. Representatives from Planned Parenthood, Counseling and Psychological Services and the University Health Center.

Women's History Month Virginia E. Wheeless Keynote speaker - Dr. Allyson m. Poska, Professor of History at the University of Mary Washington in Fredericksburg, VA. "Crossing Boundaries: Gender Relations Among Spanish Immigrants to Argentina. Co-sponored by WGS, Department of History & Anthropology and the Departrment of Modern Languages.

WGS becomes a part of Facebook.

The Center for Women's and Gender Studies is in MS Magazine and featured in the 2009 Guide to Women's Studies on the NWSA website.

Bishop Joaquina Filipe Nhanala. First African Woman Methodist Bishop.

Movie screening of "Iron Jawed Angels".

2008

WISE-UP Seminars; financial planning for women.  Coordinated by Dr. Mary McCord.

Jamie Schlote, It's My Body. Period.   Honors Project.  Schlote is a WS Minor.  Mentored by Jennifer Freitag.

Women's History Month Writing Project and Reception.  Coordinated by Dr. Carol Heming.

Magdalen Hsu-Li, Race, Feminism, and Sexual Orientation.  Co-sponsored with the Diversity Office and the Office of Community Engagement.

Dr. Yvonne Johnson, Women's Issues and Advocacy in Belarus..  The Virginia E. Wheeless Women's History Month Keynote Lecture.  Dr. Johnson is Professor Emerita of History and Dean at St. Louis Community College-Meramec.

Dr. William Prizer, Courts and Courtesans: Women and Music in Early Modern Italy.  Professor of Musicology at UC-Santa Barbara.  Co-sponsored with the Department of Music and College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences.

Holiday Fundraiser at Selmo Park.  Benefit for Survival House, Lighthouse, and Pat Ashman Scholarship in Women's Studies.

Women's and Gender Studies Strategic Planning Retreat, January 25.

2007

Dr. Bella DePaulo, How Singles are Sterotyped, Stigmatized and Ignored, and Still Live Happily Ever After: How Can This Be?   Phi Kappa Phi and Women's Studies Cultural Literacy Series at UCM.  Visiting Professor in Social Psychology, University of California-Santa Barbara.

Dr. Jeanie Allen, Is Mona Lisa Still Smiling?   Phi Kappa Phi and Women's Studies Cultural Literacy Series at UCM.  Visiting Professor of Interdisciplinary Studies at Drury University, Springfield, MO.

New and Returning Women's Faculty Reception

Pat Ashman Scholarship Reception

Mr. Gary Howard, We Can't Teach What We Don't Know.  Phi Kappa Phi and Women's Studies Cultural Literacy Series at UCM.  Founder and President of REACH Center, Seattle, WA.

International Culture Night.  Assistance to the International Student Organization. through the Phi Kappa Phi and Women's Studies Cultural Literacy Series at UCM.

Women's History Month Writing Project Reception

Dr. Mary McCord, Associate Professor of Computer Information, and Rick Dixon, Director of Human Resources at UCM.  "Sexual Harassment in the Workplace Workshop."  Phi Kappa Phi and Women's Studies Cultural Literacy Series at UCM.

Dr. Paula Rothenberg, Beyond Borders: Thinking Critically About Global Issues."  Virginia E. Wheeless Women's History Month Keynote Lecture.  Director of the New Jersey Project on Inclusive Scholarship, Curriculum, and Teaching, and a professor at William Paterson University of New Jersey.  Phi Kappa Phi and Women's Studies Cultural Literacy Series.

Co-sponsored Vagina Monologues.

Dr. Eddie Moore, Jr. "Cultural Competency, Diversity Leadership in the 21st Century: Are You Ready?"  Phi Kappay Phi and Women's Studies Cultural Literacy Series at UCM.  Director of Diversity at the Bush School in Seattle, WA.

Film Screening, Normal.  Phi Kappa Phi and Women's Studies Cultural Literacy Series at UCM.

2006

Holiday Fundraiser at Selmo Park.  Benefit for Survival House, Lighthouse, and the Pat Ashman Scholarship in Women's Studies.

Film Screening, North Country.  Phi Kappa Phi and Women's Studies Cultural Literacy Series at UCM.

Self-Defense Training, taught by Kim Drake of UCM's Public Safety.  Phi Kappa Phi and Women's Studies Cultural Literacy Series at UCM.

Mayor Kay Barnes (Kansas City, MO),  "Women and the Democratic Process," Phi Kappa Phi and Women's Studies Cultural Literacy Series at UCM.

Dr. Mary McCord, "Sexual Harassment in the Workplace Workshop."  Associate Professor of Computer Information at UCM.  Phi Kappa Phi and Women's Studies Cultural Literacy Series at UCM.

Jamie Lee, "Coming Out - It's a Family Affair."  Phi Kappa Phi and Women's Studies Cultural Literacy Series at UCM.

Harriett Woods, "Women and the Democratic Process,"  Phi Kappa Phi and Women's Studies Cultural Literacy Series at UCM.  Former Lieutenant Governor of Missouri and President of the National Women's Political Caucus.

Harriett Woods: "The Glass Ceiling in American Politics," Phi Kappa Phi and Women's Studies Cultural Literacy Series at UCM.  Former Lieutenant Governor of Missouri and President of the National Women's Political Caucus.

New and Returning Women Faculty Reception

Sylvia Henneberg, "Women Studies Programs."  Assistant Professor of English, Morehead State University, Morehead, KY.

Diana Ossana, Screening of Brokeback Mountain.

Claytee D. White, "Eight Dollars a Day and Working in the Shade," co-sponsored.  Director of the Oral History Research Center, University of Nevada-Las Vegas.  ABD in African-American History.

Retired Women's Luncheon

Women's History Month Writing Project Reception

Dr. Allan Johnson, "Healthy Relationships between Women and Men: Unraveling the Gender Knot."  Women's History Month Keynote Lecture.  Gender Knot, book presentation and signing.  Doctorate in Sociology; writer, teacher, and public speaker.

Promotion and Tenure Reception for Women Faculty.

Co-sponsored Vagina Monologues.

Brown Bag Luncheon by Dr. Yvonne Johnson, review of Dr. Allan Johnson's book Privilege, Power, and Difference.  Dr. Allan Johnson holds a doctorate in Sociology from the University of Michigan; he is a writer, teacher, and public speaker.

Brown Bag Luncheon by Dr. Ann Legreid, Professor of Geography at UCM, and Dr. Joy Stevenson, Director of International Programs at UCM, "From Bryn Mawr to Riyadh."

2005

Holiday Fundraiser at Selmo Park.  Benefit for Lighthouse, Survival House and the Pat Ashman Scholarship in Women's Studies.

Brown Bag Luncheon with Ms. Ronnie Podolefsky, a summary and discussion of her careers, including her practice as a civil rights lawyer.

Dr. Colette Morrow, "Women and Leadership Workshop," Associate Professor of English at Purdue University, Senior Fulbright Scholar; past President of the National Women's Studies Association; adjunct professor of Women's and Gender Studies.

New and Returning Women Faculty Reception

Promotion and Tenure Reception for Women Faculty

Women's History Month Writing Project Reception

Rae Robison, M.F.A.  "Love Your Tree," a discussion of Eve Ensler's The Good Body.  Assistant Professor of Theatre at UCM.

Dr. Mary Daly, Amazon Grace.  Women's History Month Keynote Speaker.  Feminist philosopher with doctorates in theology and philosophy.  Taught at Boston College for thirty-three years.

Retired Women's Luncheon

Brown Bag Luncheon,"Women in the Work Force: How to Balance Studies, Family, and Work Responsibilities."  Student-led discussion.

Dr. Eleanor Patton and Dr. Rae Robison,  Department of Theatre.  "Shaping the Female Form: A History of Undergarments."  Panel discussion.

Dr. Amy Levin, "Strategic Planning for the National Women's Studies Association," Professor of English and Director of Women's Studies at the University of Northern Illinois.

Dr. Sharon Chen, "Careers in Medicine."  Doctor of Pediatric Medicine at the University of Minnesota.  Co-sponsored.

Women's Studies Retreat at Powell Gardens.

Women's History Month Panel Discussion, "The Founding and History of the Women's Studies Program at CMSU."  Former coordinators Dr. Pat Ashman, Dr. Amy Levin, and Dr. Renee Betz, and coordinator, Dr. Yvonne Johnson.

2004

Holiday Fundraiser at Selmo Park.  Benefit for Lighthouse and Survival Adult Abuse Center, Inc.

Co-sponsored Vagina Monologues

New and Returning Women Faculty Reception

Susan Arthurs, "Women in Aviation," Adjunct instructor in Department of Aviation, University of Central Missouri.  Co-sponsored.

Dr. Myra Young Armstead, "Revisiting Hotels and Tourist Spaces through the Lens of Black Pleasure Travelers in the U.S., 1880-1950."  Professor of History at Bard College.

Dr. Myra Young Armstead, "A Geography of Slavery and Freedom: Isabella Van Wagenen and Her Family."  Professor of History at Bard College.