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Women and Gender Studies Program Director Applications Sought by March 6
The Women and Gender Studies Program is soliciting applications for the Women and Gender Studies Program Director. Any Member of the Women and Gender Studies Program Faculty who holds a tenured appointment in a college or division of the University is eligible. Interested Members should submit an appropriate resume and supporting materials no later than 5 p.m. on Friday, March 6, 2015, including a statement indicating how their relevant teaching, research, and service interests or activities are directly related to the mission of the Women and Gender Studies Program. More details about the position can be found in the Women and Gender Studies Program bylaws at: http://arts-sciences.und.edu/women-and-gender-studies/about-us/about-bylaws.cfm. For information, or to apply for the position by March 6, please contact Janet Rex, Chair of the Member Relations Committee, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Deadline for submissions to next year's National Women's Studies Association is coming up.
Deadline to submit is February 23, 2015. The conference is in Milwaukee this year! More information at http://www.nwsa.org/content.asp?contentid=15 .
Exploring International Human Rights on the Local and Global Stage: Activism, Experiences, and Limitations
International Studies at UND invites you to attend events that explore pressing human rights issues. In a series of events, we will discuss why human rights is one of the most celebrated and controversial ideas in our world today. Why do some people believe that human rights is the best way to bring about positive change in the world while others reject it as a new form of cultural imperialism? Co-sponsors are the Women and Gender Studies Program, the History Department, and Modern and Classical Languages and Literatures.
February 4: "Exploring Transnational Human Rights Groups" by Paul Sum and Brian Urlacher
March 4: "Busting Out: The Role of U.S. Companies in Promoting Women's Rights in the Developing World" by Christyne Vachon
April 1: Roundtable: Grand Forks as a Global Community: Being an Immigrant and New American in ND"
April 29: Neoliberalism and Human Rights: Unresolvable Tensions? UND Student Projects
All events take place at the backstage project at the Empire Arts Center. Reception Begins at 6:30, Sessions Start at 7:00
Ongoing Breakfast Chat Fridays
Time: 9:00 am-11:00 am
Place: Era Bell Thompson Multicultural Center
Need to meet more students of color and allies on the UND campus? Enjoy networking and conversation for students of color (Mixed Race, Asian/Pacific Islander, Black/African-American, Latino/a) and allies. Light refreshments such as bagels with spread, juice, coffee, coffee cake, and breakfast bars will be served.