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Women’s, gender and sexuality studies has plans to expand in future

AJ Fournier, Campus Reporter

November 29, 2017

The women’s, gender and sexuality studies department at Eastern has plans to expand and offer new classes as part of a nationwide movement. Jeannie Ludlow, English professor and coordinator of the program, said this movement began about 10 years ago. Ludlow said when women’s studies originall...

Interactive speech to encourage communication, connecting through different viewpoints

Kennedy Nolen, Multicultural Reporter

November 28, 2017

Marne Austin, a professor from Saint Mary’s College in Notre Dame, Ind., will give an interactive speech at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday in the Tarble Arts Center for the second annual Camille Compo Memorial. Austin’s discussion is titled “Buoys Instead of Anchors: Connecting with Each Other Through...

CAA updates programs, revises and adds courses

Brooke Schwartz, Administration Reporter

October 15, 2017

Many changes to the women’s studies program were made during last Thursday’s Council on Academic Affairs meeting, and some additions to the Spanish, psychology and geology programs. First for the women’s studies program, a new course called Studies of Sexuality and Gender Diversity was proposed...

CAA to vote to change name of women’s studies program

Staff Report

October 10, 2017

The Council on Academic Affairs will vote on a change to the name of the women’s studies program and minor and a revision to the psychology minor at its next meeting Thursday. Women’s studies voted to rename the program to women’s gender and sexuality studies in the fall of 2015. According to...

Women’s Studies to present awards

Mallory Kutnick, Campus Reporter

March 27, 2017

Women’s History and Awareness Month will end with the annual Women’s Studies Awards 6:30 p.m. Tuesday in the 7th Street Underground of the Martin Luther King Jr. University Union. Women’s studies coordinator Jeannie Ludlow said the awards will include the Women of Artistic Vision at EIU awards,...

Short film to show lives of homeless Russian children

Kennedy Nolen, Multicultural reporter

March 20, 2017

The women’s studies program will team up with the Central Illinois Feminist Film Festival to screen the 2005 documentary, “The Children of Leningradsky” 11 a.m. Tuesday in room 3130 of Coleman Hall. This screening is a part of Women’s History and Awareness Month. The documentary, directed...

Art historian lectures on women’s artwork

Gail Levin, a professor of art history and women’s studies at Baruch College, talks about a painting by Paul Gauguin, which influenced some of her own artwork, as part of a series of lectures dedicated to Camille Compo, a late founding member of the Eastern women’s studies program, Monday in the Lecture Hall of the Doudna Fine Arts Center.

Angelica Cataldo, Entertainment Reporter

October 10, 2016

Eastern’s women’s studies department celebrated the life of founding member Camille Compo on Monday night by inviting Gail Levin, a professor of art history and women’s studies, to speak as a part of the Inaugural Camille Compo Memorial Women’s Studies Endowed Speaker Series. “I really...

Women’s Studies welcomes speaker Gail Levin

Mandy Grepares, Contributing Writer

October 9, 2016

The different obstacles and expectations of women artists will be discussed at this year’s Women’s Studies Endowed Speaker Series. Gail Levin, a professor at Baruch College and the Graduate Center of the City University of New York, will present “Telling Women Artists’ Lives” 5 p.m. Monday...

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