For 2014, the Alumnae Fund Award was again combined with the MU Tribute to Women awards, sponsored by the MU Chancellor's Committee on the Status of Women. The Tribute to MU Women honors outstanding women faculty, staff and students who have contributed to the advancement of women at MU. The recipients of these awards were honored at a dinner in Reynolds Alumni Center, March 13, 2014.
Lois Huneyctt and Julia Gaines
2014 Alumnae Anniversary Faculty Award Recipients
MU Tribute to Women Award Winners
Anne Deaton, Scotta Morton, Ellen McLain, Linda Bennett
This year the Alumnae Fund Award was combined with the MU Tribute to Women 2013, sponsored by the MU Chancellor's Committee on the Status of Women. The Tribute to MU Women honors outstanding women faculty, staff and students who have contributed to the advancement of women at MU. The ceremony took place on March 14, Stotler Lounge, Memorial Union.
Kristin Metcalf-Wilson, RNC, MSN, WHNP, Associate Professor in MU Sinclair School of Nursing, presented a lecture entitled “An Update on the Status of Women in Missouri.” Former director of the Women Studies Program Dorothy Haecker attended, and the first Dorothy Haecker Postdoctoral Fellowship in Women's and Gender Studies was announced. Minnie Chiu, Ph.D. Political Science, Columbia University, is the recipient of this fellowship.
2010 Celebrating 30 years of Women Studies/Women's & Gender Studies at MU
Four former and current students of the program/department—Shereen Siddiqui, Joe Beilein, Tracy Johnson, and Kelley Robinson—spoke about their experiences at MU, and articulated how their education prepared them for their wide-ranging journeys.
Mary Hawkesworth, 2009
Mary Hawkesworth, editor of SIGNS and Chair, Department of Women's and Gender Studies at Rutgers, presented a lecture entitled, “ Feminist Knowledge Production: Rewriting the Past, Revisioning the Future”
Heather Carver, Associate Professor of Theatre, presented a lecture and performance entitled, “Presenting Booby Prize: A narrative perfomance.”
Mary Kay Blakely, Associate Professor of Journalism, presented a lecture entitled, “Not Now, Honey, We've Got a War to Fight: How women's bylines, books, issues and commentary vanished from the media.”
Wilma King, Arvarh E. Strickland Distinguished Professor of African American History and Culture, presented a lecture entitled, “The Modest Bending of the Head: Gender Conventions, Expectations, and Misrepresentations of Free Black Women in 19th-century America.”
Professor Emerita Barbara J. Bank, Sociology and Women Studies, won this year's award, and presented a lecture entitled “‘Women-Centered Education’: How did a Feminist Goal Become a Conservative Agenda?” [Dr. Bank's remarks (pdf)].