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October 24, 2016




Stitching History From The Holocaust
Exhibition runs through Sunday, November 13, 2016
At the Ruth Davis Design Gallery, Nancy Nicholas Hall
Activist Theatre and Theatre Activism in India: A Gendered Reading
A. Padma Mangai (Professor, English, Stella Maris College, Chennai)
Monday, October 24, 2016, 4-5:30 p.m., 6191 Helen C. White Hall
What we define as the autonomous “politics of culture”—“art that is not viewed as an instrument, but as a form of knowledge, and a political practice”—is missing from the agendas of progressive movements and political organizations, as also from the activities of many individual theatre practitioners. This talk aims to have the two strands of gendered theatre practice “converse” with each other, on the basis of examples drawn from the theatre practice of some women directors in India today.
On the Issues: Gender in/Gender and the Election
The Wisconsin Union
Monday, October 24, 2016, 5:30-7 p.m., Computer Sciences, Room 1325 - 1210 W Dayton St
Society & Politics is striving to engage the University of Wisconsin student body during this upcoming election season by hosting a series of non-partisan discussions surrounding select issues that are relevant in the political landscape of today. The series will involve university departments and create Wisconsin faculty panels that can better explain some of the complex issues and stances that are being debated today. Through this series, Society & Politics hopes to equip students with the background to make their own educated decisions and work toward the Wisconsin Idea. We want all students to be prepared to vote on November 8th. This panel discussion will be on Gender in/Gender and the Election, comprising of a panel of Wisconsin faculty Janet Hyde, Jane Collins, Jenny Higgins, and Ellen Samuels. The professors will talk about various issues relating to gender in the election, such as: The role of psychological masculinity and femininity in the election; What's at stake for working women; Reproductive rights and wrongs; and The intersections of gender, disability, and race in the election. The panel discussion will be followed by a short Q&A session.
CBE Seminar by Dr. Jennifer Sheridan
Breaking the Bias Habit
Tuesday, October 25, 2016, 4-5 p.m., 1610 Engineering Hall
Dr. Sheridan is the Executive and Research Director, Women in Science & Engineering Leadership Institute (WISELI). In this talk, Dr. Jennifer Sheridan will provide some content from these workshops as an introduction to the topic of implicit bias. She will discuss the origins and common manifestations of implicit or unconscious bias in academic settings and, more importantly, provide evidence-based strategies that individuals can use to mitigate the bias and “break the bias habit.”
Dr. Marlon M. Bailey “Butch Queens Up in Pumps: Ball Culture the LGBT Underground”
Tuesday, October 25, 2016
6-8pm, Lunda Room, Alumni Memorial Union
1442 W. Wisconsin Ave. Milwaukee, WI 53233
Ball Culture: Ballroom Showcase
Wednesday, October 26, 2016
6:30-9pm, Grand Ballroom, Alumni Memorial Union
1442 W. Wisconsin Ave. Milwaukee, WI 53233
National Coming Out & LGBTQ History Month 2016
Join the LGBT Campus Center for a month full of events for National Coming Out & LGBTQ History Month! Below are all of the programs and events for celebrating October, from workshops and an open house to Julio Salgado and a mini film fest. We can't wait to see you there!
Pieces of the Puzzle: Intersectionality on Campus workshop
Wednesday, October 26, 5:30-7pm, Red Gym: LGBTCC
Horror-ible Movie Night
Thursday, October 27, 6-9pm, Red Gym: LGBTCC
Stay up to date on all the events by joining the main event page on Facebook! All of the locations are wheelchair accessible and films will be screened with captions. For accommodations, please email lgbt@studentlife.wisc.edu or call 608-265-3344.
The Sociology of Gender Brownbag (FemSem)
"Revising a Paper for Publication: How To Address Reviewer's Comments"
Thursday, October 27, 12:30pm – 2:00pm, Social Sciences 2435
Paulina García-Del Moral, Post-Doctoral Fellow, Sociology and Center for Research on Gender & Women, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Iron Jawed Angels
Thursday, October 27, 2016, 2016 6:30 PM, Market Square 6604 Odana Rd., Madison, Wisconsin
"Iron Jawed Angels" is a film about the American women’s suffrage movement in the 1910s. The movie opens with the return of activists Alice Paul (Hilary Swank) and Lucy Burns (Frances O’Connor) from England, where they participated in different actions for the British suffragette movement. Paul and Burns join up with the National American Woman Suffrage Association (NAWSA), led by Carrie Chapman Catt (Anjelica Huston). After clashing with NAWSA leadership over protest tactics, Paul and Burns leave NAWSA to form the National Women’s Party (NWP). NWP members are frequently arrested for picketing outside the White House and are dubbed “iron-jawed angels” by male journalists. Suffragettes imprisoned for 60-day terms in the Occoquan Workhouse engage in a hunger strike, leading to force-feeding and a media frenzy. The struggle for the Nineteenth Amendment and women’s right to vote plays out against the backdrop of World War I and President Wilson’s wartime administration. Learn more about the film at: http://iron-jawed-angels.com/
Suggested donation is $5. More information and to reserve your seat
Artful Women Show/Sale
Oct 29, 2016 to Dec 3, 2016, UW Hospital & Clinics 600 Highland Ave.
This is the 30th anniversary of Artful Women which is sponsored by the Wisconsin Women’s Network (WWN), a coalition of organizations and individuals that advances the status of women and girls in Wisconsin through communication, education and advocacy. It has been hung annually at University Hospital since 2002. The show fee and sales from the show benefit the work of the Network. The show is juried for awards, WWN provides Best of Show and Second Place awards and local businesses provide funding for Honorable Mention awards.
The artist reception and award presentation is November 6 from 2 - 4 PM.
Population Health Sciences Monday Seminar Series
“Racial/Ethnic Disparities in Breast-Feeding and its Consequences for Childhood Obesity"
Monday, October 31, 2016, Noon-1 p.m., 1345 Health Sciences Learning Center
Alyn T. McCarty, PhD, Postdoctoral Scholar, Center for Women’s Health and Health Disparities Research, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Dr. Michael Kimmel “Guyland: The Perilous World Where Boys Become Men”
Tuesday, November 1, 2016
5pm, Grand Ballroom, Alumni Memorial Union
1442 W. Wisconsin Ave. Milwaukee, WI 53233
Go Big Read: Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City
Tuesday, November 1, 2016, 7pm, Memorial Union Theater
Matt Desmond, a Harvard professor who earned his Ph.D. in Sociology here in 2010, is the author of Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City (this year’s “Go Big Read” book) and the recipient of a MacArthur “genius” award. He’ll speak at 7:00 pm on Tuesday November 1 at the Memorial Union Theater. Tickets will be available on October 3 for UW-Madison students and staff at the Memorial Union ticket office (free) or online at https://gobigread.wisc.edu ($4.00 processing fee). Details here: http://news.wisc.edu/tickets-available-for-go-big-read-event-soon/.
The Sociology of Gender Brownbag (FemSem)
Thursday, November 3, 2016 @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm, Social Sciences 2435
Nona Gronert
Fragments in Time
Thursday, November 03, 2016, Noon, 206 Ingraham Hall
Shahnaz Rouse, Professor & Chair, Sociology Faculty, Sarah Lawrence College
This talk will consist of ruminations on the relationship between space, knowledge and materiality. Rouse hopes to invite those attending this lecture to think through questions of the relationship between work and life, the deep entanglement between biography and history (so aptly reflected upon by C Wright Mills in "The Sociological Imagination" and generations of others who came before him), and the lessons and vexities of experience so central to the feminist imagination and project(s).
Joshua Clover - Political Economy of Riot: 1347-2015
Social Justice Visiting Scholar
Monday, November 07, 2016, 4 p.m., 6191 Helen C. White Hall
Joshua Clover is Professor of English at the University of California, Davis. He specializes in 20th/21st century poetry and poetics, Marxism, political economy, world-systems analysis, crisis theory and cultures of finance, with an interest in environment, feminism, and political struggle in literature. A widely published and translated essayist, poet, and cultural theorist, his most recent books are Red Epic and Riot.Strike.Riot: The New Era of Uprisings (forthcoming from Verso in 2016).
The Felix Series of New Writing, in partnership with the UW-Madison Creative Writing Program and the Wisconsin Book Festival, are very pleased to present a poetry reading by Eileen Myles!
Wednesday, November 9, 2016, 7pm, The Bubbler, Central Library, 201 W Mifflin St.
Eileen Myles is the author of nineteen books including I Must Be Living Twice: New & Selected Poems, and a reissue of Chelsea Girls, both out in fall 2015, from Ecco/Harper Collins. They are the recipient of a Guggenheim Fellowship in non-fiction, an Andy Warhol/Creative Capital art writers’ grant, a Lambda Book Award, the Shelley Prize from The Poetry Society of America, as well as being named to the Slate/Whiting Second Novel List. Currently they teach at NYU and Naropa University and lives in Marfa, TX and New York. For a more extensive bio and selected writings, please see Myles's website: http://blueflowerarts.com/artist/eileen-myles/
Free and open to the public!
The Sociology of Gender Brownbag (FemSem)
Thursday, November 10, 2016 @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm, Social Sciences 2435
Gina Longo
The Sociology of Gender Brownbag (FemSem)
Thursday, November 17, 2016 @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm, Social Sciences 2435
Lauren B. Edelman
Pussy Riot - In Conversation and Q&A
Thursday, November 17, 2016, 8 p.m., Shannon Hall, Wisconsin Union Theater
Often performing with distinct, colorful masks, Pussy Riot is a feminist punk rock band from Russia. It was founded in August 2011 and its music focuses on feminism, LGBT rights, and opposition to the Russian President Vladimir Putin and the Russian Orthodox Church. Their guerrilla performances landed three of their members in Russian prison while other members left the country fearing prosecution. Their case was adopted by human rights groups including Amnesty International, which designated the women prisoners of conscience, and by over 100 entertainers, including Adele, Madonna, Patti Smith, Bruce Springsteen, and others. A couple of members made a guest appearance on House of Cards season 3.  Join them for this conversation and Q&A.


Feminism on Tap
Monday, October 24, 2016, 5:30-7:30pm at Paisan’s Restaurant, 131 W. Wilson
These monthly events are hosted by Planned Parenthood Advocates of Wisconsin, 9to5 Wisconsin, NARAL Pro-Choice Wisconsin, Wisconsin National Organization for Women, Zonta Club of Madison and the Wisconsin Women's Network. For more information about Feminism on Tap and upcoming FoT events, like us on Facebook!
Peace and Justice Book Circle
1st Thursday of every month, 6:00-8:00pm, at the Goodman South Madison Library
Sponsored by the Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom (WILPF) – Madison Branch.
League of Women Voters of Dane County
1st Wednesday of every month, 6:00pm Social Hour, Program at 7:00pm, The Capitol Lakes Grand Hall*, 333 West Main St., Madison
Madison NOW
2nd Tuesday of the month from 5:30--6:30 pm at Winedown, 118 State St, Madison, WI 53703
Do you want to help organize awesome feminist actions in Madison?
Would you like to fight the anti-choice tide sweeping our country?
Are you driven to act against systemic discrimination?
Want to be a kick-ass ally?
Then you definitely need to come to Tuesday's Madison NOW meeting! We're reigniting the Madison chapter and need your voice and skills.
dRSVP on Facebook and invite your feminist friends.
Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom (WILPF) – Madison Branch
2nd Wednesday of every month. 6:30-8:00pm, Barrique’s on Atwood
FTM GenderQueer
4th Monday of the month from 6:00-8:00pm, OutReach, Note New Location - 2701 International Lane #101
Peer-led, non-professional, social/support group for people who identify as FTM, genderqueer, transsexual men, drag kings, butch, intersex men, and anyone else assigned female at birth who identifies as masculine. Significant others, friends, families, and allies are encouraged to attend and participate in meetings. Diversity in gender identity, sexual orientation, socio-economic class, race, ethnicity, religion, ability, and anything else that makes up a person is welcomed. CONTACT INFO: Email MadisonFTM-owner@yahoogroups.com
AAUW, Monona-Madison Branch
4th Tuesday of every month
7:00pm, Monona Community Center, 1101 Nichols Rd
Madison PFLAG Meeting
3rd Sunday of every month from 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm at Friends Meeting House, 1704 Roberts Court
The first half of the meeting is educational in nature with a speaker and/or short films to facilitate further discussion. The second half is open support group sharing. Sharing is not required but those who choose to speak may do so with the knowledge that anything said will remain completely confidential. For our mutual benefit, we welcome and encourage gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender people to attend our meetings.
LGBT Books to Prisoners Project
Mondays and Tuesdays, 6:00pm-8:00pm and every other Saturday, 10:00am-1:00pm
Social Justice Center Incubator, 1202 Williamson St, near the Willie St. Co-op
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**
OutThere: Social group for LGBT youth
1st & 3rd Sundays at OutReach: 800 Williamson St.
OutThere is the young adult social group at OutReach LGBT Community Center. It meets on the first and third Sundays of each month to watch movies, play games, or go to events throughout Madison.
OutThere is a welcoming group with OutReach's dedication to promoting equality and quality of life for LGBT+ people. Join up! OutThere on Facebook

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.



Assistant Professor of Women’s Studies, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Gender and Women’s Studies Department
The Department of Women's Studies is accepting applications in the following fields:
(1) RACE: Seeking scholars working at the intersection of gender and race/ethnicity/indigeneity. Applicants whose work intersects with health, human rights, disability, and queer/LGBT studies are especially encouraged to apply.
(2) HEALTH: Seeking scholars working at the intersection of gender and health. Evidence of a research agenda that focuses on health issues outside the United States is preferred but not required. Successful candidate in this field must demonstrate an ability to teach the undergraduate survey course: Women and Their Bodies in Health and Disease.
Application must be received by: November 24, 2016
Assistant Professor, University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire, Women’s Studies Program
This is a probationary tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor is available in the Women’s Studies Program in the College of Arts and Sciences at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire. The department seeks a dynamic candidate with expertise in women’s/feminist/gender/sexuality studies who is committed to teaching excellence and to maintaining an active program involving undergraduates. This appointment carries an initial two-year probationary appointment beginning with the 2017/2018 academic year, August 21, 2017.
To ensure consideration, completed applications must be received by December 1, 2016. However, screening may continue until position is filled.
APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Applications are submitted electronically. Please follow instructions found on the following UW-Eau Claire Web site: http://www.uwec.edu/Employment/uweccareers.htmYou must create an account and login before you can apply.  If you have not yet registered, click on the "Click here to Register" link to begin the registration process. If you are already a registered user, input your "User Name" and "Password" and select "Login."  Click the link to the Women’s Studies Assistant Professor position (Job ID # 11982) and then click the "Apply Now" button to submit your application electronically.  Your application will not be considered complete until all required documents are attached and all required fields are completed.  Additional materials may be requested at a later date.  Please be sure you have included the following in PDF format:
- Letter of application
- Curriculum vita
- Unofficial graduate school transcript
- Statement of teaching philosophy
- Three letters of recommendation (If your letters are sent directly from your references, please have them sent directly to Dr. Avin at avinr@uwec.edu)
- Writing sample
Please direct requests for additional information to:
Dr. Rose-Marie Avin, Chair of the Women’s Studies Program
371, Hibbard Hall; avinr@uwec.edu
Interpersonal Violence Advocate, UW-Whitewater
Assist in organizing, developing and administering a comprehensive, University-wide, interpersonal violence advocacy and prevention program. The Advocate will work collaboratively with University Health and Counseling Services (UHCS) staff, the campus community (including the Title IX Coordinator, Police Services, and Dean of Students Office), the local community, and assist with department functions as needed. This is a .85 to full time position that provides services during standard office hours. Some after-hours work occasionally required. UHCS is an affirmative action conscious organization. Applications received by October 24, 2016 are ensured full consideration.
Doyle Center for Gender and Sexuality Coordinator
This is a full-time, 12 month, annual appointment with the period of employment beginning as soon as possible. Position reports to the Chief Diversity Officer. Read more http://www.uwplatt.edu/employment-opportunities?job=492339
Tenure-Track Assistant Professor, Women's & Gender Studies Department, Wellesley College
The Women’s & Gender Studies Department at Wellesley College seeks applications for a full-time, tenure track, assistant professor position to begin Fall 2017. We welcome applicants who have been trained in the social sciences and/or in interdisciplinary fields whose teaching and research interests focus in any of the following areas: U.S. women’s history; health, health care & social inequalities; reproductive rights, justice and politics; science, technology, and society (STS).
We are especially interested in dynamic and collaborative scholars who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of our academic community through their research, teaching, and service. Course load is 2-2. Candidates should be able to teach an introductory course in Women’s and Gender Studies.
Assistant Professor of English and Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies
The Department of English and the Department of Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies at Wake Forest University invite applications for a jointly-appointed tenure-track Assistant Professor position to begin in July 2017. We seek a dynamic teacher-scholar working at the intersection of literary studies and women’s, gender, and sexuality studies. We particularly encourage candidates whose research focuses on feminist and queer theory, race and ethnicity, and/or discourses of human rights in transnational contexts. Strong candidates will be literary scholars whose research and teaching are fundamentally informed by interdisciplinary gender and sexuality studies. Applicants must have a PhD in either English or Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies, by August 2017, and be able to demonstrate advanced training in both (by a graduate certificate or equivalent). Candidates should have a record of excellence in teaching and research, and a strong commitment to building interdisciplinary relationships across campus. Teaching load is 9 courses over two years, with courses ranging from small first-year seminars to advanced electives in both fields and MA-level courses. Salary competitive.
Wake Forest University is a private, coeducational institution dedicated to academic excellence in liberal arts, graduate and professional education. Founded in 1834, the University is ranked among the top thirty national universities. Wake Forest is a collegiate university offering a vibrant intellectual community with a rich cultural life, an impressive array of facilities and an active athletics community. The University has a deep institutional commitment to public service and engagement with the world, as indicated by the motto “pro humanitate.” For quick facts about the University, go to http://www.wfu.edu/visitors/quickfacts.html.
Applicants should apply on-line at https://wakejobs.silkroad.com. A cover letter should be addressed to the members of the Search Committee. Also submit on-line your curriculum vitae, statement of research and teaching philosophy, and a writing sample demonstrating expertise in gender, sexuality, and literary studies, preferably published and of article length. At least three signed confidential letters of recommendation must be sent via email by the recommender or dossier service to letters@wfu.edu. Applications and other materials must be submitted no later than October 24 at 5:00 pm. Interviews will be held at the MLA Conference in Philadelphia.
Questions about the application process may be addressed to wakejobs@wfu.edu. Questions about the position may be addressed to english@wfu.edu.
In order to provide a safe and productive learning and living community, Wake Forest University conducts background investigations for all final candidates being considered for employment.
Wake Forest University is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes and encourages diversity while seeking applicants with demonstrated success in working with diverse populations.

Workplace Program Assistant
At the National Partnership for Women & Families, we believe that actions speak louder than words, and for more than four decades we have fought for every major policy advance that has helped women and families. Today, we promote fairness in the workplace, reproductive health and rights, access to quality affordable health care, and policies that help women and men meet the dual demands of work and family. Founded in 1971 as the Women's Legal Defense Fund, the National Partnership for Women & Families is a nonprofit, nonpartisan 501(c)(3) organization located in Washington, D.C.

The National Partnership seeks a program assistant to support our workplace programs.

Position Summary
The program assistant is an integral part of the workplace team, which works to advance laws and policies that promote fair and family friendly workplaces (e.g., paid sick days, paid family and medical leave, equal pay, expansion of the Family and Medical Leave Act, scheduling flexibility and predictability, and pregnancy nondiscrimination). The program assistant is the backbone of a robust team of professionals and participates actively in the work of the team by providing outreach, research and editorial assistance and administrative support. The program assistant will help support workplace team’s national coalition of local, state and national advocates.

The program assistant must be organized, proactive and a self-starter, able to take direction from and add value to the work of multiple team members, and have a strong interest in labor issues, gender equality and the economic security of women and families.

The responsibilities of this position are varied and will include approximately 30 percent outreach support, 30 percent research, policy and editorial support and 40 percent administrative support. Responsibilities include:

* Assisting in implementation of coalition advocacy activities and communications;
* Maintaining and updating databases, content management systems and other information systems, including listservs and website materials;
* Assisting team members with a range of research and data requests, from state legislative tracking to economic and census data analysis to literature summaries.
* Providing editing, proofing and quality checking assistance in the production of public education documents and other written communications;
* Responding to requests for information and other assistance from the public;
* Representing the organization to individuals outside the organization;
* Maintaining team records and files; and
* Providing general administrative support as needed to the vice president for the workplace program, members of the workplace team as a whole, and to the organization as needed.

An ideal candidate must be able to demonstrate that s/he is an excellent verbal and written communicator; highly attentive to detail; motivated by the issues we cover and the work we do; and extremely well organized with the ability to manage multiple projects and deadlines in a fast-paced environment. The candidate must be comfortable working as part of a team.

A B.A. or B.S. and at least one year of post-college work experience is required; knowledge of or demonstrated interest in workplace public policy is preferred, as is experience interacting with legislative offices. Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word/Excel/PowerPoint) and online research required. Experience with Salesforce and Convio is preferred.

Please submit letter of interest, resume, writing sample, and three references tojobs@nationalpartnership.org, with the subject line: “Program Assistant, Workplace - #100”. The National Partnership may choose not consider incomplete or inaccurately submitted applications. The salary range for this position is mid- to upper-$30s and the National Partnership offers an excellent benefits package.
Campaign Specialist
For more than four decades, the National Partnership for Women & Families has fought for every major policy advance that has helped women and families. Today, we promote fairness in the workplace, reproductive health and rights, access to quality affordable health care, and policies that help women and men meet the dual demands of work and family. Founded in 1971 as the Women's Legal Defense Fund, the National Partnership for Women & Families is a nonprofit, nonpartisan 501(c)(3) organization located in Washington, D.C.

The National Partnership for Women & Families seeks an experienced, highly-motivated campaign specialist to support our paid family and medical leave campaign.

Position Summary and Responsibilities
The campaign specialist will join an established team of professionals working with a broad and diverse coalition of advocates, business leaders and lawmakers across the country to capitalize on this unique moment in the national effort to increase access to paid leave.

The campaign specialist will work closely with the vice president and other key members of the team to help develop, coordinate and execute various policy and outreach strategies. While this is primarily an internal-facing position, the campaign specialist will play a major role in shaping external-facing materials. Specific responsibilities include:

* Providing time-sensitive research, writing and policy assistance;
* Editing and polishing public education and advocacy memos, fact sheets, toolkits, blog posts and other materials;
* Helping to identify, coordinate and support rapid response to media and public policy opportunities; and
* Assisting with the drafting of letters, emails and other outreach materials aimed at allies and key stakeholders.

An ideal candidate will be a strategic, critical thinker who is familiar with economic security issues affecting women and families, and have a minimum of six years of professional experience, preferably with a legislative body, campaign or advocacy group. S/he will have an excellent track record as an advocacy writer and communicator and be able to manage multiple tasks and deadlines. Attention to detail in both written and verbal communications is critical. The work the campaign specialist produces should be of publishable quality to coalition partners and the press.

Please submit letter of interest, resume, two advocacy writing samples, and three references tojobs@nationalpartnership.org, with the subject line “Campaign Specialist, Workplace - #100”. The National Partnership may choose not consider incomplete or inaccurately submitted applications. The salary range for this position is mid-$70’s and the National Partnership offers an excellent benefits package. This is a 12-month funded position with the possibility of extension.
Job Posting: Senior Researcher
The Women’s Bureau is pleased to announce an exciting opportunity within the Office of Policy and Program (OPP) in Washington, DC. The position will be responsible for overseeing the development and implementation of the agency's research agenda. To apply for this position log on to www.USAjobs.gov and use announcement number MS-17-HRC-WB-293, if you are federal employees or DE-17-HRC-WB-293 for non-federal employee or General Public. For more information, please contact Nikki Lattimore at 202-693-6759 or via email at Lattimore.nikki.n@dol.gov.


Call for Graduate Student Funding Applications
The Graduate School invites MFA and doctoral degree-granting graduate programs in the Arts and Humanities Division to submit a request for graduate student funding. These funds are intended to be used as part of a coherent strategy for recruitment and support through a student’s career. A faculty review committee in your academic division will evaluate your application and the Graduate School will make final allocation decisions. For more information, click here.

Virginia Horne Henry Grant Competition
Grant Application forms
The Virginia Horne Henry Fund provides money for an annual competition for a number of activities related to women’s physical education, movement and the female body in culture, including:
- Special programs
- New course development
- Research support
- Visiting scholars
- Student support
- Permanent equipment for recreational sports clubs 
Detailed Grant Information.
For additional information, please contact Ruth Benedict, Committee Chair, at 262-0543,  or Veronica Watson, External Relations Office, at 265-3047.
Completed applications must be submitted electronically and received by:
February 3, 2017, by 4:30 p.m.
Annual Call for Pre-proposals for the 2017 Reilly Baldwin Wisconsin Idea Endowment
        Due in Dean's/Director's Office: Monday, December 5, 2016

The Office of the Provost is soliciting proposals from faculty, staff, and students for the 2017 Ira and Ineva Reilly Baldwin Wisconsin Idea Endowment competition. This endowment helps foster the Wisconsin Idea, the philosophy that the knowledge, ideas and solutions generated at the University benefit the people of Wisconsin, our nation and the world.

Proposals are encouraged for new outreach and public engagement activities that partner with community and off-campus organizations to extend and apply our research, education and clinical knowledge to help solve problems or take advantage of opportunities. Projects may begin on or after July 1, 2017 and last up to three years. For the third year, the committee will again consider funding approximately ten mini-grants of $4,000 or less, in addition to larger awards of up to $120,000. The amount granted each year is determined by the annual income from the Ira and Ineva Reilly Baldwin Wisconsin Idea Endowment. This year we anticipate we will make awards totaling approximately $700,000.

Please see http://www.provost.wisc.edu/baldwin/ for detailed pre-proposal guidelines and instructions for budget preparation.  Also available on the website are lists of previously funded projects. Pre-proposals (signed by the department chair) are due in the office of your dean or director by noon, Monday, December 5, 2016. One signed copy of the pre-proposal cover sheet and pre-proposal is due in the Office of the Provost by noon on Wednesday, December 14, 2016. A digital copy of the pre-proposal packet may be sent via email once signed by the appropriate individuals to provost@provost.wisc.edu. We will announce which pre-proposals have been selected for advancement to the final stage during the week of February 6, 2017. The committee has set May 15, 2017 as the target date to announce awards.

Questions may be directed to Eden Inoway-Ronnie in the Office of the Provost. She can be reached via email or phone (eden.inowayronnie@wisc.edu; 265-5975).
AAUW Grant Opportunities


The Charlotte W. Newcombe Doctoral Dissertation Fellowships
The Charlotte W. Newcombe Doctoral Dissertation Fellowships are designed to encourage original and significant study of religious and ethical values in all areas of human endeavor. Eligible proposals have religious or ethical values as a central concern, and come from fields within the humanities and social sciences. Ph.D. and Th.D. candidates who will be in the final year of dissertation writing during the 2017-2018 academic year may apply. The competition deadline is November 15, 2016.
Virginia Horne Henry Wisconsin Distinguished Graduate Fellowships
Annual Competition for Graduate fellowship
Fellowship Application form
Nominations are now being solicited for​ the Virginia Horne Henry Wisconsin Distinguished Graduate Fellowships. The fellowships were established in 1998 by a bequest from the estate of Patrick Henry in honor of his wife, Virginia Horne Henry, a leader in the field of women’s physical education, including knowledge and appreciation of women’s movement, activity and the female body in culture. The primary purpose of the fund is to support and enhance the area of women’s physical education.
Detailed Fellowship Information.
For additional information, please contact Ruth Benedict, Committee Chair, at 262-0543,  or Veronica Watson, External Relations Office, at 265-3047.
Completed applications must be submitted electronically and received by:
February 3, 2017, by 4:30 p.m.




Safe Healthy Strong 2017
March 22 - 23, 2017, Milwaukee, WI
The countdown is on to SHS 2017, Wisconsin's only conference dedicated to sexual and reproductive health. We're seeking presenters with unique perspectives and innovative ideas to provide our conference participants with skills, resources, best practices and tips that they take back to use in their own communities.
SHS Organizers are soliciting workshops in four tracks:
- Health Care
. These will help people involved in health care improve communication between health care workers, allied health care providers and clients by providing information tips and tools to enhance client–provider interactions and improve quality of care.
- Social Media and Communications. Topics may address any element of social media, such as the way social media is used to help people communicate and connect with each other, development of educational apps, or social media engagement.
- Justice and Inclusion. Presenters are encouraged to explore upstream determinants of health that lead to a lack of equitable sexual and reproductive health outcomes across groups.
- Changing Systems and Structures from the Bottom Up. This track addresses ways agencies and systems can move toward the promotion and provision of sex education.
NEW FOR 2017!
Spanish-Language Workshops
- In an effort to expand access to this conference, we are soliciting workshops that will be presented in Spanish to a Spanish-Speaking audience.
Youth-led Presentations - While many sex ed programs target youth, their voice is often left out at professional venues like Safe Healthy Strong. We welcome presentations developed and submitted by youth aged 18 and under!
To submit a workshop proposal, or to obtain detailed information about requirements, specific topics and conference participants click here.
Proposal Submission Deadline: October 28, 2016, 11:59 CST
2017 4W Summit on Women, Gender, and Well-being
April 27-29, 2017, Pyle Center, UW-Madison
Proposals Due November 18th 2016
Students, Faculty, Staff, Community Activists! Join us!
We invite your participation in the 2017 Summit on Women, Gender, and Well-being as the University of Wisconsin Women's and Gender Studies Consortium again partners with the UW-Madison 4W Initiative (Women, Well-being, Wisconsin, The World) to expand our audience and visibility, on the occasion of the 40th Annual Wisconsin Women's and Gender Studies Conference.
Information on how to submit proposals can be found at http://www.womensstudiesconsortium.org/.
Call for Participation: Spring 2017 Faculty Development Seminar
Disability Studies in the Humanities
Led by Elizabeth B. Bearden (English) and Ellen Samuels (Gender and Women's Studies)
Deadline: Tuesday, November 29, 2016
Applications submitted by the deadline will receive full consideration for a $500 stipend for allowable research expenses. Additional inquiries may be submitted up to the beginning of the Spring 2017 semester.
A full description of the seminar, including its readings, can be found here. The seminar will meet ten times during a semester in two-hour sessions; the meeting schedule will be set in consultation with seminar members. Questions should be directed to Megan Massino (massino@wisc.edu).
Visit our online calendar for a full listing of our 2016-2017 opportunities.
Call for Proposals: Lead Faculty for 2017-2018 Faculty Development Seminars
Deadline: Thursday, December 1, 2016
With support from the Office of the Dean of the College of Letters & Science, the Center for the Humanities and the Institute for Research in the Humanities jointly sponsor and administer the Faculty Development Seminars in the Humanities, which enable an individual tenured faculty member or a team of two tenured faculty members to lead a seminar on a topic of broad interest across the humanities. Their department will receive funds for a replacement lecturer. For more information on proposing to lead a seminar in 2017-2018, click here.
Questions should be directed to Susan Friedman, Director, Institute for Research in the Humanities (ssfriedm@wisc.edu), or Sara Guyer, Director, Center for the Humanities (guyer@wisc.edu).
Visit our online calendar for a full listing of our 2016-2017 opportunities.
Ordinary Space, Extraordinary Living
1st Annual Gender & Women’s Studies Graduate Conference
February 24-25th, 2017
We are now inviting proposals for presentations at the first annual Gender & Women’s Studies Graduate Conference at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. The Gender & Women’s Studies Graduate Conference is an annual conference run by graduate students, for graduate students. This is your chance to get your feet wet in the world of conferences and network with fellow graduate students, whether it’s your first conference or not! The theme this year is “Ordinary Space, Extraordinary Living.” Do spaces contribute to our understanding of gender in daily life? What shapes an extraordinary life? Is there such a thing as an everyday? How does space contribute to gender? How do we perform gender in extraordinary ways? How does gender contribute to our changed understanding of space over time? How is gender represented and regulated in public spaces, like social media sites? Specific sub-themes this includes could be but are not limited to:
1. Environmentalism and space
2. Intellectual and physical sustenance
3. Social activism and justice
4. Rhetorics and performances of belonging
5. Relations and relationships
6. Intersectionality and space
7. Gender and colonial spaces
8. Gender, work and space
9. Landscape and gender
10. Gender, migration, and displaced peoples
11. Gendered representations and space in literature, folklore, and graphic novels
12. Gender and forbidden spaces
13. Transgressions of space and gender
14. Gender and reclaiming space
15. Gender, ritual and extraordinary space
To submit a proposal, please email a 200 word abstract and tentative title in PDF format along with your full name, standing in school, and department to gws.conference@gmail.com by December 1st, 2016.
Please also include any technology needs (PowerPoint, etc) or accessibility needs (wheelchair accessible room, allergen concerns, etc) you may have in this email.


2016 UW Women’s Health and Health Equity Research Lecture & Symposium

Thursday, October 20, 2016, 8:00 am – 11:30 am, Health Sciences Learning Center (HSLC), Room 1306
[Breakfast available beginning at 7:30 am]
Keynote Speaker:
Melissa Gilliam MD, MPH, Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology/Pediatrics, Chief, Family Planning, Dean for Diversity, Division of the Biological Sciences, University of Chicago
Topic: New Designs in Adolescent Health
Power and Persuasion in the Ancient World

7th Annual Graduate Colloquium in
Classical and Ancient Near Eastern Studies
October 21-22, 2016
The Classics Graduate Forum at UW-Madison invites you to mark your calendars for our 7th Annual Graduate Colloquium, “Power and Persuasion in the Ancient World,” to take place Friday and Saturday, October 21-22. The event features a keynote presentation by Josiah Ober, Professor of Political Science and Classics at Stanford University, and papers from nine graduate students from across the country. More information below and on the attached flyer.
Keynote Presentation
Friday, Oct. 21, 5pm, Conrad A. Elvehjem Building, Room L140
"Demopolis: Political Participation and Civic Dignity, Ancient and Modern"
Josiah Ober, Stanford University
Professor of Political Science and Classics
Graduate Panels
Saturday, Oct. 22, 9am-3pm, Union South
This event is free and open to the public. The complete program and abstracts can be found on our website: https://sites.google.com/a/wisc.edu/uw-madison-canes-colloquium-2016/.
This event is sponsored by the Classics Graduate Forum with generous support from the Department of Classical and Ancient Near Eastern Studies and the Wisconsin Experience Grant.
2017 4W Summit on Women, Gender and Well-being
April 28-29, 2017, University of Wisconsin-Madison
The call for proposals, is in the section above!


SAFE: Women’s* Self-Defense
Sundays, November 13th & 20th, 10am-1pm
Two 3-hour sessions, both are required. $59.
Instructor: Ali Treviño-Murphy, 4th degree black belt, MSW
Join us at Villari's Martial Arts Cooperative (532 State Street) for an empowering and transformative self-defense training!
Develop voice and personal power
Learn the realities of violence against women
Practice defensive techniques with trained male (feminist!) attackers
Learn more here, then register here.
*All self-identified women are welcome!
Women's Musical Lives
Taught by Jessica Courtier
4 weeks, Wed, Oct 26-Nov 16, 7:15-8:45pm
Pyle Center, 702 Langdon St., Madison, WI
Women musicians and composers have contended with issues ranging from gendered expectations about professionalism to perceptions of their bodies' physical capabilities to their claims of authority. We survey key themes that have shaped the careers of women in music, working across diverse times and places. Along the way, we get to know the lives and works of several women composers and musicians in both classical and popular music.
Information and Registration: http://continuingstudies.wisc.edu/classes/womens-musical-lives
Questions? Jessica Courtier: jessica.courtier@wisc.edu / 608-890-3626
Jessica Courtier (PhD in Musicology, UW-Madison) is Program Director in Music and Performing Arts. She oversees non-credit programs in music, dance, history, and humanities and teaches courses on music culture and history. Her research and teaching interests focus on historical popular American culture.
FEMINIST PERIODICALS: A CURRENT LISTING OF CONTENTS (volume 36, number 3, Summer 2016) is now available.
UHS EVOC Open Access Hours
UHS EVOC Open Access hours are held on Mondays from 1-4pm and Thursdays from 9am-12pm. Drop-in to receive quick, compassionate information about options and rights for survivors and support people. See their website for more information: Victim Advocacy and Survivor Services
Discussion groups
The LGBT Campus Center hosts bi-weekly, peer-facilitated discussion groups for a variety of identities. Three of those discussion groups kicked off last week, and rooted is ongoing! Check out full descriptions at the end of the newsletter.
Wednesdays, 6:00-7:30pm
10/5 | 10/9 | 11/2 | 11/16
Gender Explorers
Tuesdays, 9/27, 6:00-8:00pm, LGBTCC
10/11 | 10/25 | 11/8 | 11/22 | 12/6
Fluid Sexualities
Thursdays, 9/29, 6:00-8:00pm, LGBTCC
10/13 | 10/27 | 11/10 | 12/8
Worldwide Rainbow
Fridays, 9/30, 6:00-8:00pm, LGBTCC

10/14 | 10/28 | 11/11 | 12/9
Questions? Contact Tiffany at tiffany.s.lee@wisc.edu or check out our Discussion Groups page for more.
Free Assault-Prevention Rides from
YW Transit
The YWCA Madison and United Way of Dane County issued a press release offering their support for the young woman who was assaulted on a Madison bike path, and to remind Dane County residents that they offer free nighttime rides in the Madison area specifically to prevent sexual assaults. To schedule a free ride, residents can call 608-316-6888.
SexWIse Workshops
SexWIse explores sex, sexuality, and hooking up in college. Participants will also identify social norms hooking up that can be helpful or harmful. Finally, the audience will learn about sexual assault, respecting boundaries, and consent. Sexual acts and sexual assault will be discussed. Sessions are 90 minutes, facilitated by trained UHS peer educators, designed for 20-30 first-year/transfer students on a first-come, first-serve basis and closed to the press.
violenceprevention@uhs.wisc.edu. For dates and locations click here.
ListenWIse Workshop
Most college aged victims of sexual assault first turn to their friends and family for help. ListenWIse teaches concrete skills and strategies college students can use to support a friend who has been a victim of sexual assault or dating violence. Sessions are 90 minutes, facilitated by trained UHS peer educators, designed for 20-30 first-year/transfer students on a first-come, first-serve basis and closed to the press.
violenceprevention@uhs.wisc.edu. For dates and locations click here.
YouWIse Workshops
YouWIse is intended for student survivors of sexual assault, dating violence, or childhood sexual abuse. Participants will learn about resources both on and off campus, have time to explore their own ideas, as well learn strengths-based strategies for thriving and surviving at UW-Madison. Sessions are 90 minutes, facilitated by UHS victim advocates, designed for 10-15 first-year/transfer students on a first-come, first-serve basis and closed to the press.
https://www.uhs.wisc.edu/prevention/violence-pr... . For dates and locations click here.
DatingWIse Workshops
DatingWIse focuses on dating and healthy relationships in college. Using a mix of self-reflection and group discussion, participants will explore their own ideas about what characteristics they find important in dating relationships and learn to identify red flags of dating violence. Sessions are 90 minutes, facilitated by trained UHS peer educators, designed for 20-30 first-year/transfer students on a first-come, first-serve basis and closed to the press.
violenceprevention@uhs.wisc.edu. For dates and locations click here.

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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