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WISCONSIN
SYMPOSIUM ON
FEMINIST BIOLOGY

October 10-11, 2014
On Wisconsin room
Red Gym
716 Langdon Street

Details

eBULLETIN

August 25, 2014

CONTENTS:

GENDER AND WOMEN’S STUDIES EVENTS
EVENTS ON CAMPUS
EVENTS OFF CAMPUS
OPPORTUNITIES
CALLS FOR PAPERS
CONFERENCES
ANNOUNCEMENTS
GIVING

To request an event or announcement be included in future listings, please contact: dazeps@wisc.edu

Gender & Women’s Studies
Women’s Studies Consortium
Campus Women’s Center
LGBT Campus Center

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GENDER AND WOMEN’S STUDIES EVENTS

WISCONSIN SYMPOSIUM ON FEMINIST BIOLOGY
October 10-11, 2014, On Wisconsin rooms of the Red Gym

Friday, October 10, 8:45 am - 5:00 pm
9:30am Keynote speaker:
Anne Fausto-Sterling, Brown University
11:00am Featured speaker:
Caroline VanSickle, Wittig Postdoctoral Fellow in Feminist Biology, UW-Madison
1:00pm Keynote speaker:
Sari van Anders, University of Michigan
2:15pm
Posters

Saturday, October 11, 9:00 am – noon
Syllabus revision workshop: How do I incorporate feminist perspectives into my biology course?

To submit an application to present a poster, e-mail Dace Zeps, Administrator, Center for Research on Gender & Women, dazeps@wisc.edu.
Include an attachment that provides the following information:
Your name, title, institution, and e-mail address
A title and an abstract (maximum 500 words)
Submissions are due September 10.

Details and Registration Information
Full symposium early bird $55 until Oct 1, $70 after. Students $10.
Includes breakfast Friday and Saturday and lunch Friday.

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EVENTS ON CAMPUS

"Twenty-Three Sisters"
Now through Tuesday, September 30, 2014, Union South Gallery 1308
Twenty-three female artists without sisters create individual works in response to that absence. In this group exhibition, work from a variety of media will examine: conventional perceptions of relationships between women; the idealization of sisterhood; and community among female artists.
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LGBT Campus Center’s Welcome Back Activities:
Welcome Back Ice Cream Social
Tuesday, September 2, 4:30-6:30pm, Red Gym: On Wisconsin, Ice Cream Social on Facebook
Red Gym Open House
Tuesday, September 9, 3-5:00pm, Red Gym
Graduate Student Welcome
Wednesday, September 10, 5-7:00pm, Steenbocks on Orchard, Grad welcome on Facebook
90s Nostalgia Night
Thursday, September 11, 4-8:00pm, Red Gym: LGBT CC, 90s Night on Facebook
QPOC Crossroads Welcome BBQ
Friday, September 12, 6:00pm, Witte Backyard, BBQ on Facebook
World Photo Trivia with ISS & IAP
Tuesday, September 23, 5-7:00pm, Red Gym: MSC Lounge
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UW-Madison Women & Leadership: Coffee & Conversation
Thursday, September 11, 2014, 8:00-10am, Union South
Join the UW-Madison women Deans for coffee and conversation about women and leadership. In this one-hour meeting you will have the opportunity to network with other UW-Madison women and enjoy coffee, light refreshments and conversation with one of the female Deans on campus.
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Africa at Noon
"Women’s Rights in Contemporary African Constitutions"
Wednesday, September 17, 2014, Noon-1:00pm, 206 Ingraham Hall
Aili Tripp, professor of political science and gender & women's studies at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, will speak as part of this ongoing series. Bring a lunch and enjoy complimentary African coffee roasted locally by Just Coffee.
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2014 UW Women's Health & Health Equity Research Lecture & Symposium
"Misogyny and Women's Health"
Thursday, September 18, 2014, 8-11:30am, 1306 Health Sciences Learning Center
Keynote Speaker: David Grimes, MD, FACOG, FACPM; Clinical Professor Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology; University of North Carolina School of Medicine.
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An Evening with Sheryl WuDunn
Tuesday, September 30, 2014, 7:30-8:30pm, Shannon Hall, Memorial Union
DLS presents a lecture by Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and business executive Sheryl WuDunn, co-author of Half The Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women. Free and open to the public.
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7th Annual Outstanding Women of Color Celebration
Wednesday, October 1, 2014, 5:00-7:30pm, Pyle Center Alumni Lounge
Nominated by their peers in the campus community, this year’s honorees include:
Shawnika Hull, Assistant Professor, School of Journalism and Mass Communication; Center for Demography and Ecology, Department of Population Health Sciences.
Lillian Tong, Faculty Associate, WISCIENCE (formerly Institute for Biology Education); director of the University Educators Programs and Services; director of faculty/staff programs.
Angela Byars-Winston, Associate Professor, Department of Medicine, School of Medicine and Public Health.
Marla Delgado-Guerrero, Ph.D. candidate, Department of Counseling Psychology, School of Education.
Michelle Robinson, Ph.D. candidate, Department of Sociology, College of Letters & Science.
Eva Vivian, Associate Professor (CHS), School of Pharmacy.
Ruttanatip (Dang) Chonwerawong, Assistant Dean, Student Diversity Programs, School of Education.
Carla Pugh, Associate Professor, Department of Surgery, School of Medicine and Public Health.
Now in the seventh year, the UW-Madison Outstanding Women of Color Awards were established in order to recognize the outstanding accomplishments and contributions of women of color on campus. The selection committee has also named Tong and Hull as the UW-Madison honorees for the UW System 19th Annual Awards to Outstanding Women of Color in Education.

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EVENTS OFF CAMPUS

Book Launch – Out of Havana: Memoirs of Ordinary Life in Cuba
By Araceli Alonso, UW-Madison Gender & Women’s Studies
Thursday, August 28, 2014, 7pm, Mystery to Me Bookstore, 1863 Monroe St.
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OutReach 22nd Annual Awards Banquet
Friday, September 12, 2014, 5pm to 9pm
Monona Terrace, 1 John Nolan Dr, Madison WI 53703
Save the date! Our 22nd Annual Banquet date has been set with Monona Terrace. Madison Gas & Electric will be the Diamond Sponsor of our 22nd Annual Awards Banquet.
More details will be made available soon.
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Black Women's Wellness Day
Saturday, September 20, 2014, 9:00 AM to 5:30 PM, Alliant Energy Center, Exhibition Hall, 1919 Alliant Energy Center Way
Join the Foundation for Black Women's Wellness, in partnership with the Urban League of Greater Madison, as they host the 6th Annual Black Women's Wellness Day. Register today!


RECURRING LOCAL MEETINGS

"Women on Topic" Brown Bag
1st Monday of every month, noon, WWN Conference Room, located in the Center for Change, 612 W. Main St., Suite 200
Sponsored by the Wisconsin Women's Network.
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Jane Addams Book Club
1st Tuesday of every month, 6:30-8:00pm, Goodman South Library, 2222 S Park St
September 2 - The World Without Us by Alan Weisman
October 7 - Wild Swans: Three Daughters of China by Jung Chang
Sponsored by the Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom (WILPF) – Madison Branch.
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Feminism On-Tap
1st Wednesday of every month, location and host varies
Madison NOW Hosts the September Feminism on Tap!
Wednesday, September 3rd, 5 - 7 pm, Sunset Deck, Memorial Union
Feminism on Tap is a monthly happy hour in Madison happening the first Wednesday of each month. The happy hour rotates in its hosts and venues and is a collaboration of Wisconsin Women's Network, Wisconsin National Organization for Women, NARAL Pro-Choice Wisconsin, 9to5 Wisconsin, and Planned Parenthood Advocates of WI.
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Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom (WILPF) – Madison Branch
2nd Wednesday of every month. 6:30-8:00pm, Goodman South Library, 2222 S Park St
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Madison NOW
2nd & 4th Monday of every month
6:00pm, Madison Central Public Library, 201 W Mifflin St
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9to5 Madison
3rd Tuesday of every month
6:30pm, Cargo Coffee in the Constellation, E. Washington
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LGBT Books to Prisoners Project
Tuesdays, 5:30pm-7:30pm and every other Saturday, 10:00am-1:00pm
Rainbow Bookstore Co-operative, 426 West Gilman Street, just off State St.
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QUEERSPEAK
Open mic night (for queer-identified folks and allies)
The 4th Wednesday of every month
7:30pm-9:30pm, Dutch's Auto Repair (202 Regas Rd.)
Sign up by 7:15 to be assured a spot in the lineup. Additional volunteer performers will be taken if time permits.
**Hosted by members of LGBTQ Narratives**

ON THE RADIO
Each Wednesday – 7pm WORT, 89.9 FM Tune in to locally produced LGBT show "Queery." - Queery features local lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender news & information that affecting Madison's LGBT community in a news magazine format. The first show of every month is music

Each Sunday - 11am WORT-FM, 89.9 FM “Her Turn” - News and information by and about women in a magazine format. Includes shorter news stories and in-depth features produced by the Her Turn Women's Collective. The last show of each month is a call-in program.

Followed by “Her Infinite Variety” at 11:30am – Featuring Women Artists, Musicians, singers and song writers.

NOTE: Feminist news program "Her Turn" is looking for volunteers to join the collective and help produce weekly, 30 minute broadcasts covering local and global issues, by and about womyn-identified individuals. Applications are accepted on a rolling basis, and Her Turn is always looking for new members. No previous radio experience required! Click here for more information.

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OPPORTUNITIES

POSITIONS

GRANTS/AWARDS

FELLOWSHIPS

INTERNSHIPS

National Council of Women's Organizations Internship Program
NCWO hosts interns each Fall, Spring, and Summer. We are currently accepting applications for the following Summer internships:
Social Media and Communciations Internship
Programs and Policy Internship
NCWO internships are unpaid, but can be performed for college credit. Interns are reimbursed for travel costs.
Application Deadlines:
Fall – August 1st
Spring – December 21st
Summer – April 15th
Please submit a resume, cover letter, and a brief writing sample (2-3 pages) to Dawn Aldrich, Director of Programs & Policy at dawn@ncwo-online.org
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NGOabroad Internship & Volunteer Opportunities
NGOabroad is a unique service that helps you enter or advance in international humanitarian work and provides frugal, customized international volunteer opportunities. Check how & where your skills are needed. Both students & seasoned professionals needed.
Interested? Please read NGOabroad website http://www.ngoabroad.com/ and send answered Questionnaire and resume to: info@NGOabroad.com. These are volunteer opportunities. Applications are accepted on a rolling basis.

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CALL FOR PAPERS/POSTERS

Student-led Research Poster Competition
Theme: Scholarship for Equity and Social Change
The UW Madison Center for Nonprofits, a university-wide center housed in the School of Human Ecology, builds capacity and knowledge in civil society and the nonprofit sector through the integration of action and applied research, outreach, and educational opportunities. The Center is an interdisciplinary hub for collaborative scholarship and action that advances equitable and socially just community change that allows all individuals and communities to flourish.

Fall Event and Poster Session
The Center is currently undergoing exciting changes to reinvigorate its research-oriented mission. In line with initial strategic planning, the new name The Center for Community and Nonprofit Studies (“The CommNS”) has been proposed for the Center. In order to highlight great work that is already taking place, we invite researchers (especially students) and community partners to submit poster abstracts on scholarship that advances equity and social change and has a clear link to application.

Selected posters will be showcased at our full day event to share and discuss the new direction of the Center on October 9, 2014. A committee of Center affiliates and core team members will review student- led posters and awards will be given to authors on the selected contributions.

Submission Details:
Due Date: September 10, 2014
Posters should be submitted to Alisa Pykett at pykett@wisc.edu
Abstracts should be no more than 350 words
Poster authors need to be able to attend the October 9, 2014 event held on the UW Madison campus. Poster authors are responsible for designing, printing and hanging posters. Scholarships are available for poster printing costs.
Posters should be 3 by 4 feet or smaller
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Journal of Contemporary Religion
Call for Papers for Special Issue on Religious Cultures and Gender Cultures
“What is different about gender across religious cultures?”
Submit online by October 15, 2014

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CONFERENCES

11th Annual Women's Health Research Conference
"Updates on Women's Cancer Research"
Monday, September 29, 2014, 8:30 am - 3:30 pm, McNamara Alumni Center, University of Minnesota
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YWCA Racial Justice Summit: Advancing the Equity Agenda
October 2-3, 2014, Madison Concourse Hotel
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36th Annual North American Labor History Conference
“The Nature of Work”
October 16-18, 2014, Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan
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38th Annual Wisconsin Women’s Studies & 9th Annual LGBTQ Conference
“Gendered Planet: Ethics, Ecology, and Equity”
October 17-19, 2014, UW-River Falls
Co-sponsored by UW-Madison Continuing Studies and the University of Wisconsin Women's Studies Consortium, the UW-River Falls Women's and Gender Studies Program, and other regional colleges and universities.
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39th Annual Meeting of the Social Science History Association
“Inequalities: Politics, Policy, and the Past”
November 6-9, 2014 Toronto, Ontario, Canada
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2014 National Women’s Studies Association Conference
"Feminist Transgressions"
November 13-16, 2014, Puerto Rico
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2015 AAUW National Convention
June 18–21, 2015, Sheraton San Diego Hotel and Marina
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2015 National Women’s Studies Association Conference
November 12-15, 2015, Milwaukee, WI

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ANNOUNCEMENTS


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GIVING

The Department of Gender and Women's Studies and Center for Research on Gender and Women invite students, alumni, faculty, and friends to make a donation to support our on-going efforts to advance women and gender issues within our teaching and research mission.

Please visit the Department and Center websites to learn more about making a donation.

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CONTACT US

Janet Hyde, Director
Center for Research on Gender & Women
University of Wisconsin-Madison
3409 Sterling Hall, 475 North Charter Street
Madison, Wisconsin 53706
Phone: 608-263-2053
Fax: 608-265-2409
Email: jshyde@wisc.edu

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