Opportunities

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 and volunteerism of WGSS students. The Women's and Gender Studies Program is excited to begin recruiting interested students for Triota this spring. Please inform your students of this opportunity and direct them to contact Jamie Boschee at jamie.boschee@umontana.edu for more information.  

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 mgamissoula@genderexpansionproject.org

LAMBDA Alliance seeking board members

The UM LAMBDA Alliance is seeking committed volunteers to fill the following board positions: President, Vice President, Financial Director, Secretary, Media/Marketing Director, Outreach Director and Members at Large. Each position holds variable responsibility and time commitment, with potential to receive course credit. Please email umlambda@gmail.com for further details. LAMBDA will not hold weekly meetings until further notice.

Planned Parenthood Leaders and Advocates Student Group Weekly Meeting

Planned Parenthood Leaders and Advocates (student group) meets every Wednesday at 5 PM in UC 216.

Women's Resource Center weekly meeting

Join the Women’s Resource Center for their weekly meeting every Thursday at 6 pm in UC 215. 

Richard Drake Award for Writing

The Richard Drake Award for Writing is designed to honor excellence in writing in the humanities; specifically History, Literature, Philosophy, Religion, Politics and the Classics. Two awards of $750 will be given annually: one to a graduate student and one to an undergraduate student. Undergraduate and Graduate students enrolled in a course in the College of Humanities and Sciences are eligible to apply. Application deadline is Wednesday, April 15. For more information or to apply, visit http://cas.umt.edu/casweb/scholarships-main.cfm

UM Allies presents The Power of One Conference

This NASPA LGBTQA leadership conference, to be held Thursday, April 23-Saturday, April 25 at the University of Montana, invites students to educate and learn about intersecting identities while promoting social justice.  The conference aims to create a respectful, open, and widely accessible environment in which participants will be challenged to apply the things they learn into their lives after they leave the conference, with a goal to foster an understanding of difference that emphasizes discussion and social interaction, remembering that we are all at varying levels of knowledge and experience, and that those differences enhance our communities. For more information or to register, please visit http://www.umt.edu/umallies/power-of-one/default.php 

Position Announcement: Research Historian

Historical Research Associates, Inc. (HRA), a company of historical, cultural resource management, and architectural history consultants, seeks a full-time, contract research historian in its Missoula, MT, office. The primary focus of this position will be conducting research in records around the country pertaining to natural resource management, land use, tribal history, and other issues. Employment will begin no later than June 1, 2015, and HRA currently anticipates that the contract will extend for one year. Applications are due April 15. For more information and to apply, please visit http://www.hrassoc.com

UM Conference on Undergraduate Research

The 14th annual UM Conference on Undergraduate Research (UMCUR) will be held in the University Center on Friday, April 17. UM students of all majors will present their research and creative scholarship through oral presentations and posters. New this year: UMCUR will feature a Global Leadership Initiative (GLI) capstone presentation session. For further information, please contact the Davidson Honors College at 243-2541 or dhc@umontana.edu.

Call for Papers for an edited collection entitled “Mothers and Daughters”

This anthology will explore the multifaceted connections between mothers and daughters. We welcome submissions that analyze new fields of inquiry in this area, examining discourses about mothers and daughters through academic writing, narrative essays, and creative work. We specifically encourage offerings that address the identity and experiences of mothers and daughters from within an interdisciplinary framework, which includes cultural, biological, socio-political, relational and historical perspectives. 500 word abstracts/proposals due Thursday, April 30. Please include a 50-word biographic note. Please send inquiries and abstracts to editors at MothersAndDaughters2015@yahoo.com