Professor of History, instructor of Gender Studies class Women of the American West, Sandra Mathews was recently honored with the Faculty Scholar award. Prof. Mathews was recognized for her prolific and collaborative research with students and faculty, specifically her award-winning text Women on the North American Plains to which Sandra McBride also contributed.
Thursday, April 30th at 7 pm in Callen the Gender Advocacy Place will be hosting speaker and educator Josh Jasper. The focus of this presentation will be two topics extremely important to people who live and work around college campuses: consent and bystander intervention training. This information and training is vital for creating a safer and more informed campus environment. Sexual assault is a devastating reality for many women and men on college campuses and this training hopes to give people the tools they need to begin to change this.
Jackson Katz will address “More Than a Few Good Men: A Lecture on American Manhood and Violence Against Women.”
Katz, author of The Macho Paradox, is a key architect of the bystander approach for gender violence prevention and the founder of Mentors in Violence Prevention (MVP).
English and Gender Studies student Beca Boellstorff has been accepted to the Japan Exchange and Teaching (JET) Program. The program, now in its 27th year, is aimed at promoting grass-roots international exchange between Japan and other nations. Those accepted teach English in Japanese schools or work in Japanese communities on international exchange activities.
Thursday, April 2, 7:00 pm in the Nebraska Wesleyan University Callen Conference Center
Dr. Joseph Marshall, Jr. is an author, lecturer, radio talk show host, and community activist. He is the founder of Alive & Free (http://stayaliveandfree.org/), an international violence prevention organization headquartered in San Francisco, CA. His worked has impacted the lives of more than 10,000 youth since 1987.
This event is co-Sponsored by the NWU Action Council, Gender Studies, and Gender Advocacy Place.