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The Department of Women’s and Gender Studies is very excited to announce a lecture by Kevin Strait, one of the curators of the Smithsonian national Museum of African American History and Culture in Washington D.C. to be held in 101 Swallow Hall at 4pm on Thursday, September 28th. This event is free and open to the public.

Story of African American Identity, Music and Culture in a National Museum

We are excited to welcome Dr. Lynn Itagaki as a joint appointment with the English Department. Professor Itagaki has forthcoming essays on "racial laundering" in 2013 Shelby County v.


Srirupa Prasad, assistant professor of women's and gender studies and sociology, and Mar Soria, assistant professor of Spanish and WGST affiliate, are recipients of the 2014 MU Faculty Achievement Awards in Diversity.

Patricia Clough will present final lecture of this series April 11th

Women's and Gender Studies was pleased to host Chancellor's Distingtuished Visitor Susan Bordo this past November. Bordo, feminist scholar and cultural critic, Professor of English and Gender and Women's Studies, and Otis A. Singletary Chair in the Humanities at the University of Kentucky, presented a lecture entitled "The Creation of Anne Boleyn." Her latest book is The Creation of Anne Boleyn: A New Look at England's Most Notorious Queen (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2013).