Extended Conversation/Drop-In Hours to Comment on Women's Center & OMAD's Future

The hours for the UAF Diversity & Equal Opportunity Vision & Direction Conversation/Drop-In Tue. Sept. 4 session have been extended, due to student requests/suggestions. The Conversation/Drop-In hours are now Tuesday, September 4th, 11:30AM to 2:00PM. 

Stop by to ask questions and/or share your thoughts about the UAF Women's Center, Office of Multicultural Affairs & Diversity (OMAD) and the Vision & Direction of UAF Diversity & Equal Opportunity.
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Questions about the Future of UAF Women's Center and/or the Office of Multicultural Affairs and Diversity?

The Office of Diversity & Equal Opportunity (D&EO) invites all to attend an informational session regarding the changes, vision and direction of D&EO.

Wednesday, August 29th, 2012
2:00-3:30 PM
Library Media Classroom (Room 340)

See the flier below for additional details
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Additional Conversation/Drop-In Hours for those not able to make it to the Wednesday 8/29/2012 event will be:

Tuesday, September 4th, 2012
11:30 AM-1:30 PM
Alumni Lounge

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Openings Remain in CHOICE Fall Courses!

Are you looking for: 

  • a "humanities" elective to finish your bachelor's degree?
  • a course to count toward the English major
  • a course to count toward the Journalism major
  • a course to count towards a Women's and Gender Studies minor?

Have we got a couple of choice courses for you!

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WGS F333 F01
Women's Literature

 Reading, discussing and analyzing literary works dealing with the social, cultural and political implications of patriarchal structures and traditions from the perspective of feminist theory and criticism. Focus may be on a particular theme, period or genre, but readings will include both primary and secondary texts. Prerequisites: ENGL F111X. Recommended: ENGL F211X. Cross-listed with ENGL F333. (3+0)

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WGS F380 F01
Women, Minorities & the Media
Examination of how women and minorities are portrayed in the mass media, the employment of women and minorities in the media, and how accurately the media reflects our society demographically. Presented from a feminist, multi-culturalist perspective using a broad feminist analysis encompassing issues of gender as well as class, race, age and sexual orientation. Prerequisites: COMM F131X or COMM F141X; junior standing. Cross-listed with JRN F380. (3+0)


Award winning scientist and strategist Dr. Debra Rolison @ UAF

Thursday, August 9th and Friday, August 10th
abound with opportunities to meet award-winning scientist and strategist for institutional transformation, Dr. Debra Rolison.

Dr. Rolison is a proponent of the use of Title IX as a strategy to address the disproportionately low retention of female Ph.D. graduates as faculty members in science, technology, engineering and mathematics departments.

Click on the images below for enlarged views of the Meet & Greet opportunities with Dr. Rolison, and for fliers about Rolison's lectures.

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