UNL's Alice Kang will discuss women's rights in Muslim nations during a 3:30 p.m. Oct. 28 lecture in the Nebraska Union. The event, part of a UNL's Women's and Gender Studies colloquium, is free and open to the public.
A free showing of "Three Moments, A Shout," a documentary by Chilean filmmaker Cecilia Barriga, is 10:30 a.m. Oct. 9 at the Mary Riepma Ross Media Arts Center. Barriga will attend and participate in a question and answer session following the screening
The Women's and Gender Studies Program opens its fall 2015 colloquium series, "Teaching and Social Justice," with a 12:30 p.m. Oct. 2 lecture by Catherine Connell. The talk, which is free and open to the public, is in the Nebraska Union Georgia Suite.
A new study co-authored by UNL sociologist Emily Kazyak finds that cultural perceptions and stereotypes have an increased impact on bisexuals' coming-out experiences than those of gays and lesbians.
In a March 19 public lecture, author Brenda Flanagan will share stories about her travels to the Czech Republic, its history and her research on women who lived under socialism there before the fall of the Soviet Union.
Poet and scholar Tsitsi Jaji will give two public talks at events co-sponsored by Prairie Schooner, UNL’s international literary journal, on Feb. 26. The events, which open UNL's "African Week" celebration, include a 3:30 p.m. lecture in Andrews Hall and a 7 p.m. poetry reading in the Nebraska Union.
Women artists in the 19th century are the focus of the first lecture in a spring colloquium organized by the Women's and Gender Studies Program. University of Texas at Austin professor Alexandra Wettlauffer opens the series at 5 p.m. Jan. 22 in 229 Andrews Hall. Other lectures are Feb. 26, March 19 and April 20.
UNL professor Rose Holz and Northwestern University lecturer Sarah Rodriguez will present their research on Robert L. Dickinson, a sexologist. The lecture will be at noon Nov. 7 in the Nebraska Union.
UNL senior Danielle Rue will present her digital history project exploring the beginning of the university's women’s studies program in the 1960s and 1970s. The study includes an examination of the university’s general attitude toward problems of race, gender and sexuality during the same time period. The presentation is 3:30 to 5 p.m., Oct. 27, in the Nebraska Union.
Women’s and Gender Studies fall colloquium series will feature talks by Karma R. Chávez on Oct. 3, Danielle Rue on Oct. 27 and Margaret Jacobs on Nov. 10.