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Eleanor Roosevelt and the Civil Rights Movement

Jim Gibbons, historian, will talk about “Eleanor Roosevelt and the Civil Rights Movement” on Sat., Mar. 25 at 12:30pm at the Irvin L. Young Memorial Library (Whitewater’s public library at 431 W. Center St.). This program is free and open … Continue reading

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Diversity in the Workplace

Deesha Dyer will talk about “Diversity in the workplace: Creating intentional opportunities for people of color,” the keynote address for International Women’s Day on March 8, 2017 at 5:30 p.m. in the Irvin L. Young Auditorium’s Fern Young Terrace. The … Continue reading

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Help a Woman, Help the Planet

Annie Griffiths will talk about “Help a Woman, Help the Planet” on Mon., Nov. 30, 2015, at 7pm in the Young Auditorium. It’s the last Fall 2015 Contemporary Issues lecture! Annie Griffiths, one of the first women photographers to work … Continue reading

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Aug 26: Women’s Equality Day!

August 26th is Women’s Equality Day! Although celebrated since 1971, it was actually 95 years ago on this day in 1920 that the 19th Amendment to the Constitution of the United States guaranteed women the right to vote. The women’s … Continue reading

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Lecture on Burmese Women

Dr. Tharaphi Than, Asst. Professor of Foreign Languages & Literatures at Northern Illinois University and author of the book Women in Modern Burma, will talk about “Burmese women: Forgotten people in the making of Burma’s history” on Thurs., Mar. 5, … Continue reading

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The Girls in the Band

The College of Arts and Communication will show the film The Girls in the Band at 7:30pm on Tues., Feb. 3, in the Greenhill Center of the Arts, room 30. The synopsis on the film’s web site says THE GIRLS … Continue reading

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Immigration: policy & attitudes, women & families

Cathi Tactaquin, Executive Director and co-founder of National Network for Immigrant and Refugee Rights, will talk about “The effects of immigration policy and attitudes on women and families” on Wed., Oct. 29, 11am-12:15pm in UC275. It’s part of the Women … Continue reading

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Women’s Work 1830-1930 Exhibit

The Whitewater Historical Society will host a public reception for its temporary exhibit, At Home on the Job: Women’s Work 1830-1930, on Wed., Sept. 24, at 7pm at the Depot Museum (301 W. Whitewater St, Whitewater). Nikki Mandell, Associate Professor … Continue reading

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New Stuff Tuesday – August 12, 2014

The Love of Beer by Alison Grayson HD6073.L62 N77 2012 New Arrivals, 2nd floor It’s still summertime and I hope you are able to relax and enjoy the rest of August before the Fall Semester. If your relaxation includes fermented … Continue reading

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Research in Gender and Women’s Studies

March is Women’s History Month and Andersen Library has plenty of resources to help you learn more about gender history and the history of women. North American Women’s Letters and Diaries: Colonial to 1950 This collection includes one of the … Continue reading

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