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"Miss Representation," a documentary film about women, power, politics, and the media, will be shown at UAF December 1st at 6:30 PM in Room 208, Gruening Building. The FREE screening of this film, a favorite at the 2011 Sundance Film Festival, is sponsored by UAF Women's Center, Women's & Gender Studies Program, Northern Studies (NORS) Student Club, the SoC Club, and the American Association of University Women (AAUW) Fairbanks Chapter.

Immediately following the screening of MISS REPRESENTATION, students from the Theories in Women's and Gender Studies class will present a Manifesto they have written. 

For additional information, check out the UAF Women's Center on Facebook, at or by phone 474-6360, or drop by 112 Eielson. 

See the MISS REPRESENTATION Trailer on YouTube 


Celebrate Alaska Native and Native American Heritage Month with BOOKS!

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Still time to celebrate Alaska Native and Native American Heritage Month (November) with the UAF Women's Center, by reading books by Indigenous Women from Alaska. Some of our picks (visible in the glass case outside the Women's Center) include works by Eliza Jones, Velma Wallis, and Loretta Outwater Cox. Stop by the Women's Center to view the display case, book jackets, and information about these writers. Stop in at the Women's Center (or the Rasmuson Library) to check out one of these books, or others by Indigenous Women from Alaska.

Add a comment, with your suggestions for other writers we should feature!


Civil Rights Activist Fannie Lou Hamer to be Honored at UAF

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Experience mZuri Moyo, acclaimed singer and performer, who portrays 1960’s civil rights activist and “freedom fighter” legend, Fannie Lou Hamer, during a reception, as well as a presentation Thursday, November 17th at UAF.
Reception to welcome mZuri Moyo
Alumni Lounge, UAF
Thursday, November 17, 2011
12:30 PM – 2:00 PM
Wood Center Ballroom, UAF
Thursday, November 17, 2011
6:30 PM – 8:00 PM
Moyo’s UAF visit is sponsored by the Chancellor’s Diversity Action Committee with the support of Alaska Airlines, UAF Office of Equal Opportunity, Office of Multicultural Affairs & Diversity, Women’s Center, and Women’s & Gender Studies Program.

In Alaska Women Remain Behind in the Gender Pay Gap

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The Alaska Economic Trends edition on “Gender and Earnings in Alaska” and an article from the Juneau Empire entitled “In Alaska, women still trying to equal men’s pay” point out that in Alaska, women remain behind men in wages and earnings.

Check out the following links to find out more about the pay gap here in Alaska.
Alaska Economic Trends edition on “Gender and Earnings in Alaska”

Article from Juneau Empire “In Alaska, women still trying to equal men’s pay”

Video available online: Dr. Carol Gold's Keynote Speech at CSW Women Faculty Luncheon

On October 4, 2011, Dr. Carol Gold, Professor of History, Emeritus gave the keynote speech for the CSW Women Faculty Luncheon. The speech was recorded and is now available on our YouTube page. The link below will take you to the playlist for this speech, which is available in two parts. Make sure to watch both parts. The conclusion remains a topic of conversation around UAF and beyond, Enjoy.