NIOS Call for Posters

If you or a student you know has scholarly work on sexual assault and sexual assault prevention that would be appropriate for the Not In Our State Summit, we are putting together a small poster display on Monday, Nov. 9 and Tuesday, Nov. 10 during the conference. Interested parties should forward a synopsis to jamie.boschee@mso.umt.edu. For more information about the conference and the tentative schedule, please visit http://www.umt.edu/vpsa/events

Iota Iota Iota (Triota) Women's Studies Honor Society

The Associated Students of the University of Montana (ASUM) has officially recognized Iota Iota Iota (Triota) Women's Studies Honor Society as a student group. Triota's goal is to promote interest in women's and gender studies, to promote volunteerism and advocacy, and to honor the academic prowess of Women's and Gender Studies students. The group will being meeting in fall 2015. Interested students should contact Jamie Boschee at jamie.boschee@umontana.edu for more information.

LAMBDA Alliance Weekly Meeting

Join the LAMBDA Alliance for weekly meetings Tuesdays from 5- 7pm in the University Center.

Women’s Resource Center Weekly Meeting

Join the Women’s Resource Center for weekly meetings Thursdays from 6- 7pm in the UC Room 215.

UM Dialogues

The Women’s Resource Center presents UM Dialogue Group. Join a UM dialogue group, a weekly discussion program aiming to build a more cohesive, engaged, and diverse campus community. All students, faculty, staff, and Missoula community members are welcome. To get involved, please contact Abby Lynes at abigail.lynes@umontana.edu or sign up at the sheet posted outside the Women's Resource Center office in UC 210.

Montana Gender Alliance Meeting

Join the Montana Gender Alliance Missoula Chapter for a safe and accepting meeting space for individuals of gender diversity, their allies and supportive families every 2nd and 4th Saturday of the month from 6-8 pm. For more information please contact the Montana Gender Alliance at 406-848-1220 or email mgamissoula@genderexpansionproject.org

Graduate and Professional Student Association Meeting

The Graduate and Professional Student Association will be holding an informational meeting on Wednesday, Oct. 14 at 4 pm in the Payne Family Native American Center atrium, followed by a reception and social for all graduate and professional students. Refreshments will be provided. This meeting will provide an opportunity to meet your GPSA executives, find out how to get involved with GPSA, learn about recent developments regarding travel grants and professional development opportunities and be a part of the conversation about the future of GPSA at UM. If you plan to attend, please RSVP so we can get an approximate head count for the refreshments. Please contact umgpsa@mso.umt.edu to RSVP.

Sexualization, Media & Society Call for Manuscripts

Submit your manuscript to Sexualization, Media, & Society. Sexualization, Media, & Society (SMS), peer-reviewed, open access and published quarterly, is an international, multidisciplinary journal dedicated to the publication of scholarly research and information exploring the phenomenon of sexualized media in all forms and associations. Adopting a critical perspective, SMS aims to integrate social, behavioral, cultural and health research into a comprehensive academic and professional resource. For more information visit http://tiny.cc/h1552x

Woodrow Wilson Dissertation Fellowships in Women’s Studies

The Woodrow Wilson Dissertation Fellowships in Women’s Studies encourage original and significant research about women and gender that crosses disciplinary, regional, or cultural boundaries including but not limited to intersectionality, feminist theory and post-colonial studies. Eligible proposals from applicants in the humanities and social sciences will have as a central focus the study of women and/or gender, must have all pre-dissertation requirements completed at the time of application and should expect to complete their dissertation between March and August 2017. Ten fellowships of $5000 for 12 months will be awarded. The application deadline is Thursday, Oct. 15. For more information or to apply visit www.woodrow.org/womens-studies  or email ws@woodrow.org.

Thinking Gender Conference Call for Presentations

UCLA Center for the Study of Women announces the 26th Annual Graduate Student Research Conference, Thinking Gender, to be held April 7-8 at UCLA Covel Commons. Thinking Gender 2016 invites submissions for individual papers, pre-constituted panels, posters, and—for the first time!—films and interactive media on topics that focus on the awareness of self, representation, and the navigation and negotiation of social and cultural space. We welcome submissions—across all disciplines and historical periods—that engage with the politics of gender, race, sexuality, and space. We also intend to address international and transnational encounters, and colonization and decolonization practices. We invite scholarship related to the conference theme of “Spatial Awareness, Representation & Gendered Spaces.” CSW accepts submissions from graduate students who are registered at US or international colleges or universities. Undergraduate students are eligible for poster submissions. The deadline for submissions is Friday, Nov. 20. For submission guidelines, visit: http://www.csw.ucla.edu/conferences/thinking-gender/thinking-gender-2016

University of Alberta MA in Gender and Social Justice Studies

The Department of Women’s and Gender Studies at the University of Alberta is thrilled to announce the introduction of an MA Program in Gender and Social Justice Studies. Our program is committed to intersectional analysis of and interdisciplinary approaches to political, aesthetic, and ethical questions concerning social injustice, both globally and locally. Special features of our program include a Praxis and Research Workshop and, for course-based students, a capping portfolio. The deadline for applications is January 15, 2016. For more information, please consult our website www.wgs.ualberta.ca/graduate or contact us at gsj@ualberta.ca