Intimate Relationships Consultation & Counseling
The University of Montana Counselor Education Student Support Services is now offering Intimate Relationships Consultation & Counseling. Do you have concerns about relationship boundaries? Controlling behavior? Stalking? Relationship/dating violence? Red flags? Please call to schedule a consultation with Emily Sidor 243-6784. Free weekly sessions available (through May 17, 2013).
NWSA Graduate Scholarship
NWSA will award $1,000 to a student who, in the fall of the year of the award, will be engaged in the research or writing stages of a Master's Thesis or Ph.D. Dissertation in the interdisciplinary field of women's studies. The research project must be on women and must enhance the NWSA mission. Letters of recommendation must be emailed to email@example.com no later than May 15 of each calendar year. Deadline: May 15 each calendar year. Apply online.
Lesbian Caucus Award
The purpose of the annual NWSA Lesbian Caucus Award is to provide a $500 research award in recognition of a Master’s Thesis or Doctoral Dissertation research project in areas of Lesbian, Queer, and LGBT Studies that resonates with the mission of NWSA. Letters of recommendation must be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org no later than May 15 of each calendar year. Deadline: May 15 each calendar year. Click here for more information.
Women of Color Caucus Student Essay Awards
The purpose of the Women of Color Caucus Student Essay Awards is to discover, encourage, and promote the intellectual development of emerging scholars who engage in critical theoretical discussions and/or analyses about feminist/womanist issues concerning women and girls of color in the United States and the diaspora. Four (4) $500 awards are available for women of color who are current graduate students and are current members of NWSA. Deadline: May 15. Apply online.
NWSA-University of Illinois Press First Book Prize
The National Women's Studies Association and the University of Illinois Press are pleased to announce a competition for the best dissertation or first book manuscript by a single author in the field of women's and gender studies. We welcome nonfiction manuscripts that exemplify cutting-edge intersectional feminist scholarship, whether the area of focus is historical or contemporary. The competition is open to scholars from all disciplinary backgrounds, but we especially encourage work that speaks effectively across disciplines, and projects that offer new perspectives on concerns central to the field of women's and gender studies. This award includes a $1,000 advance. All applicants must be current NWSA members. Please read and follow the application instructions for each award. Deadline: June 1 each calendar year; application details.
Harvard Business School Summer Venture in Management Program
The Harvard Business School (HBS) Summer Venture in Management Program (SVMP) is a one week management training program for rising college seniors designed to increase diversity and opportunity in business education. This thirty-year HBS tradition demonstrates the many rewards of an MBA degree to students who may not otherwise have considered this path. Participants spend a week on campus living the MBA student experience â€“ attending classes, analyzing case studies, and debating management issues with peers and faculty. Participants will be selected based on academic achievement, demonstrated leadership, and personal characteristics. Consistent with the objective of promoting educational diversity and opportunity in business leadership, additional criteria to be considered among others, are whether the applicant is: The first family member to attend college; a member of a group that is currently underrepresented in business schools and corporate America (e.g. African-American, Latino, Native American, Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, or Transgender); from a family with little business education or experience; and/or from a school whose graduates do not typically attend a top-tier university (e.g., attends a rural or predominantly minority college, or has attended a community college as part of a four-year degree). The SVMP Application deadline is May 15, 2013. To apply and for more information about this program, please visit the SVMP website: http://www.hbs.edu/svmp/.
2013 National Transgender Health Summit
Cosponsored by the UCSF Center of Excellence for Transgender Health and the World Professional Association for Transgender Health, combining the expertise of the Center of Excellence for Transgender Health and the World Professional Association for Transgender Health, the National Transgender Health Summit (May 17-18, 2013) will provide an exceptional educational forum for disseminating cutting edge research and increasing clinical skills among health care professionals of all backgrounds. We invite health care providers, health and human service professionals, mental health professionals, health administrators, researchers, students and advocates to attend this groundbreaking Summit. Programming will include plenary sessions by world-renowned experts in the field of transgender health care, training tracks for medical and mental health care providers interested in building their skills for working with transgender patients and clients, a research track for the dissemination of cutting edge developments in the field of transgender health, and a transgender health policy institute. To register, visit http://transhealth.ucsf.edu/summit
Annual Red River Women's Studies Conference Call for Proposals
The 13th Annual Red River Women’s Studies Conference will focus on the theme R/EVOLUTION: Creating Women and Gender Studies.Â This interdisciplinary conference will examine and celebrate the creation and evolution of the fields of Women’s Studies, Gender Studies, and Queer Studies, as well as the changing roles of women and men in society. We invite proposals for panels, individual papers, workshops, posters, and creative presentations for this year’s conference. The conference will be held October 4, 2013 at University of North Dakota Memorial Union, Grand Forks, North Dakota. The University of North Dakota’s Women and Gender Studies Program invites students, faculty and community activists to submit proposals for panels, papers, and workshops that address any of the key areas above.Â Submissions addressing other themes relevant to the fields of Women and Gender Studies are also welcome.Â Panel proposals should include a 250-word description of the panel topic, as well as 250-word abstracts of each paper/presentation.Â Proposals for individual presentations or posters should provide a 250-word abstract of that presentation/poster.Â Electronic proposals are preferred, and may be emailed to RRWSC2013@gmail.com. Hard copies of proposals may be mailed to: Women and Gender Studies, University of North Dakota, 221 Centennial Dr., Stop 7113, Grand Forks, ND 58202-7113.
Deadline for submissions is June 1, 2013.
2015 Catharine Stimpson Prize for Outstanding Feminist Scholarship
Signs is pleased to announce the competition for the 2015 Catharine Stimpson Prize for Outstanding Feminist Scholarship. Named in honor of the founding editor of Signs: Journal of Women in Culture and Society, the Catharine Stimpson Prize is designed to recognize excellence and innovation in the work of emerging feminist scholars. The Catharine Stimpson Prize is awarded biennially to the best paper in an international competition. Leading feminist scholars from around the globe will select the winner. The prizewinning paper will be published in Signs, and the author will be provided an honorarium of $1,000. All papers submitted for the Stimpson Prize will be considered for peer review and possible publication in Signs. Eligibility: Feminist scholars in the early years of their careers (fewer than seven years since receipt of the terminal degree) are invited to submit papers for the Stimpson Prize. Papers may be on any topic that falls under the broad rubric of interdisciplinary feminist scholarship. Submissions must be no longer than 10,000 words (including notes and references) and must conform to the guidelines for Signs contributors. Please submit papers online at http://signs.edmgr.com<http://signs.edmgr.com/>. Deadline for Submissions: March 1, 2014.
Montana Women Vote phone banking
Montana Women Vote hold phone banking sessions every Tuesday and Thursday and are always in need of volunteers. For more information, please contact Montana Women Vote at 406-317-1504.
Volunteer with the Western Montana Community Center
The Western Montana Community Center is seeking dedicated volunteers to help with staffing the Center on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday nights. This is a great opportunity to help us plan events, promote the Center and its functions. If you are interested in volunteering at the Center, please contact email@example.com.