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 email@example.com .
Tunnel of Oppression
The University Center is pleased to invite you, your classes, and departments to participate in the 2014 events. Tunnel of Oppression tours run Mon., March 3 – Thurs., March 6 in the University Center Ballroom. The 2014 Tunnel of Oppression will also include an appearance by Laverne Cox, transgender activist and star of TV series Orange is the New Black, on March 6 at 7 pm in the UC Ballroom; the Montana premiere of the film Boom; and a mattress vigil for the awareness of human trafficking benefiting iEmpathize, a nonprofit organization working to eradicate child exploitation. Tour schedules and more information can be found online at umt.edu/tunnel. Scheduling a class or department tour in advance of March 3rd is welcomed and encouraged, but not required. Tours are capped at 25 participants. Please schedule your tour via the online registration page. We look forward to seeing you. Please direct any questions or comments to Adrianne Donald, University Center Associate Director for Student Involvement & Communications at 406-243-6029 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Borgen Project seeks volunteers
The Borgen Project, a national campaign that is focused on global poverty, is looking to fill a volunteer Regional Director opening and would love to have students or faculty involved with our efforts. The Borgen Project has Regional Directors in over 160 U.S. cities ranging from college students and professors to news anchors and business leaders. Volunteers operate remotely and meet once a week via a national conference call. You can learn more about the program here.
NCBI presents Eliminating White Racism course
NCBI Missoula is now registering participants for our annual Eliminating White Racism course, which will be held on Wednesdays from March 5-April 30 from 1-3pm in Downtown Missoula. This eight-week class is intended for white people working to be more effective in their efforts to eliminate racism. This class provides a small group, experiential learning environment for participants to examine what racism looks like on both a societal and individual level. It also helps participants transform the prejudicial attitudes in themselves and others in order to become active allies to people of color in the struggle for racial equality. At the end of the 8-weeks, participants will develop a personalized action plan to advance racial justice in Missoula and beyond. Register online at www.ncbimissoula.org or by phone at 406-541-6891. The course fee is $150 and can be paid online with your registration. Payment plans and some financial assistance may be available. Scholarships for this course are available to University of Montana students, staff, and faculty. Email Melissa at email@example.com with any questions.
The Annaley Naegle Redd Student Award in Women's History
The Annaley Naegle Redd Student Award in Women's History provides up to $1,500 for research support concerning any aspect of women's history in the American West (not limited to the Intermountain West). Applications not receiving the Redd Award but dealing with Arizona, Colorado, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Utah, or Wyoming will be considered for the Summer Awards for Upper Division and Graduate Student Awards, Research may be conducted at any location. To apply for an award, visit the Redd Center website at http://reddcenter.byu.edu If you have any questions about the application process or about submitting your application, please contact Amy Carlin at 801-422-4048 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Applications are due March 15, 2014.
16th Annual Conference on Women and Education Call for Papers
The Oxford Round Table will hold our 16th Annual Conference on Women and Education March 16 - March 20, 2014 at Brasenose College in the University of Oxford, Oxford, England. Membership is limited to approximately thirty-five (35) interdisciplinary scholars who have a particular interest in this subject. For more information, please visit www.oxfordroundtable.co.uk.
Awareness and Empowerment Workshop
Join UM for an Awareness and Empowerment Workshop on Wednesday, March 26, 6-9 pm on the 3rd floor of the University Center. This two part seminar is designed to promote men and women working together to build awareness and empowerment. A Self-Defense lesson for women will follow the presentation. Free and open to the first 300 attendees. For more information, please contact Casey Gunter at 239-3083 or UM Public Safety at 243-6131.
Ulysses S. Doss Scholarship
The Ulysses S. Doss Scholarship is given in honor of African-American Studies founding diretcor, Dr. Ulysses S. Doss in recognition of his long time commitment to the program and his impact on several generations of UM students. The $1,100 scholarship is offered to sophomore or junior students who are minoring in African-American Studies. Recipients must have finanical need, as determined by the Office of Finanical Aid need analysis. Preference shall be given to students who have performed communtiy service. For more information on criteria and to submit an application, please contact Dr. Tobin Miller Shearer. Application forms (available from AAS), an academic transcript, two letters of referene and a needs analysis form are due Friday, March 28 at 4 pm.
Blue Mountain Clinic "Sex in the Zoo" call for submissions
Blue Mountain Clinic is looking for submissions to be included in their “Sex in the Zoo” production. The first event, to be held on Thursday, April 24 at Stage 112 (the Elk’s Club) 7:30-9:30 pm, will focus on stories about Abortion. Submit digital pieces to LB@bluemountainclinic.org or EL@bluemountainclinic.org, or call 406-203-6362 to discuss your story with Lynsey Bourke, Director of Development, Outreach and Communication, by March 31. For more information, please email the contacts above or visit bluemountainclinic.org
UM Conference on Undergraduate Research
The 13th annual UM Conference on Undergraduate Research (UMCUR) will be held in the University Center on Friday, April 11, 2014. UM students of all majors will present their research and creative scholarship through oral presentations and posters. For further information, visit the UMCUR website or contact the Davidson Honors College at email@example.com or 243-2541.
Women’s Policy Leadership Institute
On April 11th and 12th Montana Women Vote will be holding the 8th Annual Women’s Policy Leadership Institute (WPLI) in Helena. Join us for two days of activism, education, and involvement. WPLI is a chance for women from all backgrounds and levels of experience to come together and make their voice heard in our state capitol while building new relationships, discussing policy issues, and learning skills. This year is particularly special as we will celebrate 100 years of women’s suffrage! Registration will open soon, so save the date and keep your eyes out for more information on the 2014 Women’s Policy Leadership Institute. WPLI is fun, diverse, and open to everyone! Scholarships, lodging assistance, and childcare are available. More information is available on our website. Questions about WPLI? Contact Sarah at 317-1505 or firstname.lastname@example.org
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.