The College of Arts and Sciences has a busy schedule of events coming up between now and the end of the semester. Coming up this Monday and Tuesday is this year’s CAS Colloquium titled, “Thinking About the Book,” with a wide variety of lectures and events by SIUE faculty will look at the role of [...]
Category: Women’s Studies
Elizabeth Massie landed her first job with the TLC network, worked on the first episode of “Toddlers & Tiaras” and had her career foreshadowed by Diane Sawyer.
Writer/producer Elizabeth Massie spoke about her career last week as part of the Women's Studies program's Coffee with Cool Women series. Photo by Kari Williams
Massie, who worked as a [...]
The highest ranking female official in the U.S. military did not even plan on making the military her career.
Lt. Gen. Kathleen Gainey spoke to students and faculty last week at Morris University Center about being a woman in the military and working in a diverse environment.
Lt. Gen. Kathleen Gainey, who is currently stationed at Scott [...]
Consensual. Intimate. Safe.
Those were just a few words thrown out by students to describe good sex during a healthy sexual behaviors presentation last week.
Lauren Keefer of Safe Connections, an organization that provides counseling and services to victims of sexual and domestic violence, spoke to roughly 35 students, focusing on consent and communication.
In regard to consent, [...]
Last Saturday SIUE faculty and students gathered for a special celebration of the life of Rita Levi-Montalcini. Originally Montalcini was scheduled to give a special guest presentation on the date, however she passed away last December at the age of 103.
A noted neural scientist, Montalcini won the Nobel prize for medicine in 1986 with Stanley [...]
A woman is battered every nine seconds. One out of every three women is battered by a partner or ex-partner. And battering is the leading cause of injury for women – higher than muggings, car accidents and rapes combined.
Marcy Jacobs of the OASIS Women's Center spoke to roughly 30 students about domestic violence. She explored [...]
Students who attended a shortened self-defense seminar prior to spring break are now more prepared to defend themselves should the need arise.
SIUE police officers teach self-defense techniques to a Women's Studies class prior to spring break.
Sgt. Lisa Johnson and SIUE officers Tara Vaughn and Trisha Bland spoke to a Women’s Studies class, discussing Rape Aggression [...]
Baroque artist Artemisia Gentileschi bucked the trend set forth for traditional women artists in the 17th Century while at the same time creating marketable paintings.
Art and design professor Katherine Poole-Jones discusses the life and work of Baroque artist Artemisia Gentileschi.
Art and Design professor Katherine Poole-Jones lectured about Gentileschi’s work last week for Women’s Studies program [...]
Imagine talking to the person directly, or indirectly, responsible for the death of a child, and publishing that conversation for hundreds of people to read.
St. Louis Post-Dispatch reporter Nancy Cambria discusses her career as a journalist during the first Coffee with Cool Women event of the spring semester. Photo by Kari Williams
That is just one [...]
Women’s Studies program chair Catherine Seltzer started bringing real-world conversations to campus about a year and a half ago when she created the Coffee with Cool Women series.
“I was talking with colleagues and friends and asking my successful friends how they got to where they are, and part of what they said was it wasn’t [...]