Iota Iota Iota (Triota) Women's Studies Honor Society
The Associated Students of the University of Montana (ASUM) has officially recognized Iota Iota Iota (Triota) Women's Studies Honor Society as a student group. Triota's goal is to promote interest in women's and gender studies, to promote volunteerism and advocacy, and to honor the academic prowess of Women's and Gender Studies students. The group will being meeting in fall 2015. Interested students should contact Jamie Boschee at email@example.com for more information.
Women’s Resource Center Weekly Meeting
Join the Women’s Resource Center for weekly meetings Thursdays from 6- 7pm in the UC Room 215.
Montana Gender Alliance Meeting
Join the Montana Gender Alliance Missoula Chapter for a safe and accepting meeting space for individuals of gender diversity, their allies and supportive families every 2nd and 4th Saturday of the month from 6-8 pm. For more information please contact the Montana Gender Alliance at 406-848-1220 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Theater for Sexual Assault Prevention
Do you want to make a difference? Join the inaugural team of a new applied theater program for the prevention sexual assault. Participants will earn school credit from the Davidson Honors College while participating in discussions, creating performances and art, facilitating vital dialogue, and enabling a cultural shift on campus. Everyone is welcome. No experience necessary! Contact Sydoney Blackmore at email@example.com or 258-3838.
Nearly 30 representatives from different nonprofit organizations will be on campus to recruit volunteers in the UC atrium from 10-2 pm on Tuesday, Sept. 15 and Wednesday, Sept. 16. A wide variety of service areas in the community will be represented including the YWCA, Watershed Education Network, Flagship after school program, and many more.
Mansfield Center Internship: Global Leadership Podcast
The Maureen and Mike Mansfield Center is looking for a motivated and hardworking intern to support the center’s community outreach efforts through the Mansfield Global Leadership Podcast. Interns would have the opportunity to work with Mansfield Center staff on all aspects of podcast creation on a wide variety of topics including leadership, foreign relations, economics, foreign cultures and more. Experience with audio recording and editing required. Visit umt.edu/mansfield/internships for a full description of the position and to apply! Applications are due asap – rolling deadline. This is an unpaid or workstudy internship for 5-10 hours a week that offers extensive experience. Course credit available if desired. More information on the Mansfield Center can be found at www.umt.edu/mansfield.
Mansfield Center Internship: Women’s Leadership Initiative
The Maureen and Mike Mansfield Center is looking for a motivated and hardworking intern to support the center’s community outreach efforts through the Women’s Leadership Initiative. Interns will work closely with Presidential Leadership Fellow and Mansfield Center Associate Director Deena Mansour to support the inaugural cohort of the Women’s Leadership Initiative. This Initiative seeks to create a supportive network to develop the leadership capacity of University of Montana female faculty, administrators, and staff. Interns will primarily provide research support to the Initiative, but may also be called on to support communication, outreach, and logistics. Visit umt.edu/mansfield/internships for a full description of the position and to apply! Applications are due asap – rolling deadline. This is an unpaid or workstudy internship for 5-10 hours a week that offers extensive experience. Course credit available if desired.More information on the Mansfield Center can be found at www.umt.edu/mansfield.
Mansfield Center Internship: Program Marketing
The Maureen and Mike Mansfield Center is looking for a motivated and hardworking intern to support the center’s community outreach efforts through the Program Marketing internship. Interns will work closely with Mansfield Center staff to create a cohesive portfolio of promotional material including informational fliers, brochures, and online media for multiple exchange programs focusing on a wide variety of topics including environmental studies, civil society, and youth leadership. Interns must be highly-self motivated and capable of working independently. Visit umt.edu/mansfield/internships for a full description of the position and to apply! Applications are due asap – rolling deadline. This is an unpaid or workstudy internship for 10-15 hours a week that offers extensive experience. Course credit available if desired. More information on the Mansfield Center can be found at www.umt.edu/mansfield.
Call for GUTS! and Pathways Volunteers
GUTS! (Girls Using Their Strengths) is calling for smart, strong, committed and compassionate women volunteers to act as Action Group Facilitators for fall programs in Missoula Schools for girls ages 9 to 13. Volunteers must commit to a full semester and preferably the entire school year - October to May. Pathways is also looking for volunteers to join our team of Staff Advocates to provide crisis intervention and emotional support for survivors of domestic and sexual violence. Our Pathways Program offers, crisis counseling, safe shelter, weekly support groups, and children services. Prospective volunteers need only attend one of the orientations. After orientation, volunteer advocates must attend an intensive 30-hour training in preparation to take shifts at the shelter, advocate for survivors of violence, and/or answer the 24-hour crisis line. Training for GUTS! is September 14 and 16. Pathways Advocate orientations will take place September 1, 3 and 8. For GUTS! training contact Erin Barstow firstname.lastname@example.org; For Advocate training contact Rebecca Pettit email@example.com
Sex Trafficking in Montana Training
Join the UMPD for Sex Trafficking in Montana Training Monday, September 21 from 2-5 pm in UC 331. The training will cover the scope of the problem, red flags and indicators of trafficking, myths and facts, how to respond, etc. To register, please email Shannon.firstname.lastname@example.org.
Sexualization, Media & Society Call for Manuscripts
Submit your manuscript to Sexualization, Media, & Society. Sexualization, Media, & Society (SMS), peer-reviewed, open access and published quarterly, is an international, multidisciplinary journal dedicated to the publication of scholarly research and information exploring the phenomenon of sexualized media in all forms and associations. Adopting a critical perspective, SMS aims to integrate social, behavioral, cultural and health research into a comprehensive academic and professional resource. For more information visit http://tiny.cc/h1552x
Thinking Gender Conference Call for Presentations
UCLA Center for the Study of Women announces the 26th Annual Graduate Student Research Conference, Thinking Gender, to be held April 7-8 at UCLA Covel Commons. Thinking Gender 2016 invites submissions for individual papers, pre-constituted panels, posters, and—for the first time!—films and interactive media on topics that focus on the awareness of self, representation, and the navigation and negotiation of social and cultural space. We welcome submissions—across all disciplines and historical periods—that engage with the politics of gender, race, sexuality, and space. We also intend to address international and transnational encounters, and colonization and decolonization practices. We invite scholarship related to the conference theme of “Spatial Awareness, Representation & Gendered Spaces.” CSW accepts submissions from graduate students who are registered at US or international colleges or universities. Undergraduate students are eligible for poster submissions. The deadline for submissions is Friday, Nov. 20. For submission guidelines, visit: http://www.csw.ucla.edu/conferences/thinking-gender/thinking-gender-2016
Azma International Volunteer Opportunity
Azma International invites applications to participate in one of three volunteer programs offered during winter break 2015, spring break 2016 and summer vacation 2016. The volunteer opportunities are offered in Kenya, Guatemala and Peru. Come promote social justice, gain technical and intercultural skills, and get a glimpse of different career paths open to you. Other activities include Spanish language lessons, tours and excursions. We invite you to explore, experience and discover the world with Azma International! If you are unable to participate during spring break, summer or Winter break but would still like to experience a volunteer trip, there are programs available year-round. Visit www.azmainternational.org for more information.
Not in Our State Sexual Assault Prevention Summit
The University of Montana is proud to announce the fourth annual Not in Our State Sexual Assault Statewide Summit to be held Sunday, Nov. 8 - Tuesday, Nov. 10 (dates have changed, more information as it becomes available) at the University Center on the University of Montana campus in Missoula, Montana. The summit brings together professionals, leaders and students from around the state to participate in an educational training program following best practices surrounding sexual violence. Montana universities and their surrounding communities are able to learn how to empower survivors of sexual violence and learn how to create a campus climate that is free from oppression. Attendees will learn how to provide a safe, supportive campus and community through education and primary prevention initiatives. The Not in Our State Sexual Assault Summit provides higher education leaders and community professionals an opportunity to participate in an educational training program utilizing best practices surrounding sexual violence prevention and advocacy. Admission for students is free of charge. For more information, to register or to submit a proposal, please visit http://www.umt.edu/vpsa/events/NotInOurStateSexualAssaultSummit/default.php