Slut: The Play

Join the Women’s, Gender and Sexuality Studies Program, SARC and the State of Montana Department of Public Health & Human Resources for Slut: The Play, running Oct. 16-18 at the Crystal Theater in downtown Missoula. UM WGSS and SARC invite you to attend as they bring SLUT – The Play to The Crystal Theater for its first production in Missoula. This production brings audiences, activists, and artists together, and uses storytelling and theatre to amplify the vital and compelling voices of teens in the ongoing discussion of sexual assault and slut-shaming in Missoula, across the United States, and in many other communities and nations throughout the world today.Performances on Oct. 16 and 17 will be held at 7:30 pm and a matinee performance will be held on Oct. 18 at 2 pm. For more information about the play, visit Check out a trailer for the Missoula performance here:

Native Cultural Competency Series

The Native American Natural Resources Program in the College of Forestry and Conservation is partnering with the Cobell Land and Culture Institute in the College of Humanities and Sciences to offer a Native Cultural Competency Series. The series was developed based off questions that were submitted at the last CFC faculty meeting regarding serving American Indian students. Feel free to attend the workshops that fit your interests or your schedule.

Helping Our Native Students

Thursday, Nov. 5 (sign-up by Oct. 29)


We will discuss supporting native students through culturally sensitive and competent practices.

Helping Our Native Students

Tuesday, Nov. 17 (sign-up by Nov. 10)


We will discuss effective teaching strategies for working with native students. We will also discuss strategies for supporting native students with preparation deficits or who are struggling with coursework.

Historical Trauma Symposium

Co-organized with the University of Montana’s African-American Studies Program, this interdisciplinary symposium explores emerging Holocaust research on historical trauma, as well as current research on this topic in Native-American studies, African-American studies, and Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality studies. By bringing together scholars, teachers, students, and community members, the Mandel Center’s outreach symposia seek to enrich campus dialogue and forge connections with diverse audiences that will ensure the vitality of Holocaust studies in an increasingly interdisciplinary and multicultural academic landscape. The symposium is a component of the University of Montana’s DiverseU Program and will be held on Wednesday and Thursday, Nov. 4-5 in the University Center. For more information and to register, please visit 


DiverseU provides a forum for honest dialogue in order to explore the complexities of human experience, promote understanding, and create community through the practice of civil discourse. The event will be held on November 4-5 in the University Center. For more information visit 

Not in Our State Sexual Assault Prevention Summit

The University of Montana is proud to announce the fourth annual Not in Our State Sexual Assault Statewide Summit to be held November 8-10 at the University Center on the University of Montana campus in Missoula, Montana. The summit brings together professionals, leaders and students from around the state to participate in an educational training program following best practices surrounding sexual violence. Montana universities and their surrounding communities are able to learn how to empower survivors of sexual violence and learn how to create a campus climate that is free from oppression. Attendees will learn how to provide a safe, supportive campus and community through education and primary prevention initiatives. The Not in Our State Sexual Assault Summit provides higher education leaders and community professionals an opportunity to participate in an educational training program utilizing best practices surrounding sexual violence prevention and advocacy. Admission for students is free of charge. All attendees must register at least 72 hours prior to the start of the summit. For more information, or to register, please visit