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Opportunities

Alliance for Disability and Students at the University of Montana (ADSUM) is looking for interested individuals to commit to volunteer for the organization starting July 1 and to continue through the 2014-15 academic year. For more information visit ADSUM on the web http://umt.edu/adsum/default.aspx or contact via email at adsum@mso.umt.edu.

City of Missoula Police Department Volunteer Services position

The Missoula Police Department has an opening for a summer-fall 2014 Historical Volunteer (or internship if applicable). The position will research, organize, assist in writing & developing final drafts, and scan documents, assist with oral histories relating to the history of the Missoula Police Department and other history projects currently in progress. Volunteers will work closely with other volunteers and the volunteer coordinator to help finalize a project currently in progress. For more information contact Traci Beighle via email at tbeighle@ci.missoula.mt.us or by phone 552-6312. Submit an online application at http://www.ci.missoula.mt.us/index.aspx?nid=381.

Focus Group for UM Diversity Advisory Council

Lucila Rudge and Heather Bruce are conducting a focus group research study on the experiences of students from various underrepresented and historically marginalized groups as part of our work on the UM Diversity Advisory Council, which reports to President Engstrom. They are looking for women who might be interested in joining a one hour focus group that will speak to the students' experiences and challenges as female students at UM and any suggestions for improving the climate for women on campus. This research has been IRB approved and all student responses will be kept in strict confidence. The group will meet April 28 from 4-5 p.m. If you are an interested student, please sign up at the following doodle link: http://doodle.com/polls/notifications?pollId=u3nhnmaiumsw4cws&participantId=1519063966

Mansfield Conference “Fight for Hope and Freedom: Human Trafficking, Montana and the World"

The 2014 Mansfield Conference, "Fight for Hope And Freedom: Human Trafficking, Montana and the World", will be held April 16-17 in the University Center Ballroom.  Click here for more information or to register online.

Voices of Our Sisters Conference Call Series

The Montana Native Women’s Coalition presents the Voices of Our Sisters Conference Call Series, a series of conference calls dedicated to sexual and domestic violence in Montana’s Tribal Communities. Calls will be held the third Wednesday of every month starting on April 16, 10 -11:30 am. To join the call, dial (760)569-7171 and enter access code ‘456881155’. For more information please contact mnwc1@nemont.net or call 406-228-2238.

Women's Resource Center position available for 2014-15 academic year

The Women's Resource Center is now hiring one staff position for the 2014 - 2015 school year.  We invite anyone and everyone to apply!  Please submit applications including a cover letter and resume to the WRC office in UC 210 or to umt.wrc@gmail.com no later than Monday, April 21 at 5 PM. More details about the position and the application can be found at umt.edu/wcenter. 

“A Path to Healing: Advocating for Victims of Domestic Violence” Advocacy Institute

The Montana Native Women’s Coalition presents "A Path to Healing: Advocating for Victims of Domestic Violence" An Advocacy Institute on April 24-25 at the Crystal Inn in Great Falls. Registration is free. For more information or to register, call 406-228-2238 or email mnwc1@nemont.net.

Newberry Library Seminar Series call for proposals

The Newberry Library's Dr. William M. Scholl Center for American History and Culture is pleased to announce the 2014-2015 Seminar Series Calls for Proposals. Visit each seminar's page for the Call for Proposals at http://www.newberry.org/. The due date for all proposals is April 25.

International Labor and Working-Class History is seeking article submissions for an upcoming special issue: "Histories of Domestic Labor: Resistance and Organization"

Empirical, interpretative, and creative essays are welcome that address national, comparative, and transnational efforts to improve the conditions of paid domestic work, with particular attention to changing patterns of resistance and action. The deadline for proposals and abstracts is May 15, 2014.

Teaching Women’s History Matters: Montana Historical Society’s Summer Educator Workshop

Join the Montana Historical Society for the Summer Educator Workshop “Teaching Women’s History Matters” on Monday, June 16- June 18 at the Montana Historical Society in Helena. This workshop is intended for teachers of Grades 4-12 Social Studies, English Language Arts, and librarians. This is a free, hands-on workshop. Taking women’s history as the theme, the workshop will focus on building content knowledge, practicing techniques, and uncovering free, easily accessible primary and secondary source material that can be used with students to meet Common Core ELA standards and IEFA. For Registration Information, scholarship and CE information email mkohl@mt.gov. Registration Deadline is Wednesday, June 1.

NEH 2015 Summer Stipends              
The NEH Summer Stipend Proposals are used to support faculty who are interested in “pursuing advanced research that contributes to scholarly knowledge or to the public’s understanding of the humanities.” The University of Montana is allowed to nominate up to two applicants for this grant competition.  To apply for the UM nomination, individuals must prepare a proposal according to NEH guidelines (using grants.gov) and submit the electronic proposal (send via email to Assoc. Dean Jenny McNulty mcnulty@mso.umt.edu).  Proposals will be reviewed by an internal UM committee.  This review committee will select two nominees for the national competition. Applications for internal UM review are due September 2, 2014. More information can be found at the NEH website http://www.neh.gov/grants/guidelines/stipends.html . In an effort to stimulate grant submissions in the Humanities, the Office of the Vice President for Research and Creative Scholarship has provided two additional awards. The two nominations chosen for the national NEH Summer Stipend competition will be eligible for a $1,000 award. To receive this award, each applicant must submit an additional research proposal to the NEH or similar federal agency within the year. For additional information please contact the College of Humanities and Sciences Associate Dean Jenny McNulty at 243-4458 or mcnulty@mso.umt.edu

Department of Women’s & Gender Studies

Liberal Arts 138A | Missoula, MT 59812

Co-Directors: Elizabeth Hubble & Anya Jabour | 406-243-4100

elizabeth.hubble@umontana.edu | anya.jabour@umontana.edu

Office Contact: Jamie Boschee

406–243–2584 or 243–4100 | jamie.boschee@mso.umt.edu