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    • ‘Now More Than Ever, Survivors Need Us’: Essential labouring and increased precarity during COVID-19 

      Schwarz, Corinne; Britton, Hannah; Nay, Eden D. E.; Holland, Christie (Global Alliance Against Traffic in Women (GAATW), 2023-09-29)
      During the earliest waves of the COVID-19 pandemic, much media and public discourse focused on the effects of increasing precarity on already vulnerable populations. As in-person work added a layer of viral risk and ...
    • Understanding Risk and Prevention in Midwestern Antitrafficking Efforts: Service Providers' Perspectives 

      Britton, Hannah E. (Reading Room, 2020-06-22)
      Since the 2000 passage of both the Trafficking Victims Protection Act (TVPA) and the U.N.’s Palermo Protocols, human trafficking has gained a notable global presence as a human rights concern. Community organizations, ...
    • Prosem On Child Care 

      Phillips, Deborah (University of Kansas, 1989)
      Proseminar On Child Care featuring Deborah Phillips at the University of Kansas in 1989.
    • Reconceptualizing Gender and Global Restructuring 

      Runyan, Anne Sisson (University of Kansas, 1998-04-10)
      Talk given at KU on April 10, 1998 by Anne Sisson Runyan, co-author of Global Gender Issues and co-editor of Gender and Global Restructuring.
    • Angela Davis Lecture 

      Davis, Angela (2022)
      A powerful lecture, entitled "Violence Against Women", is presented by the celebrated feminist scholar, lecturer, writer, and political activist. Davis is a Professor of Philosophy, Aesthetics, and Women's Studies at San ...
    • Return of Robin Morgan 

      Morgan, Robin (University of Kansas, 1992-02-28)
      Speech given by Robin Morgan, editor of Sisterhood Is Powerful: An Anthology of Writings from the Women's Liberation Movement and Ms. Magazine, at the University of Kansas on February 28, 1992. The speech was the second ...
    • Nancy Fraser Lecture 

      Fraser, Nancy (1992-10-22)
      Nancy Fraser, author of Unruly Practices: Power, Discourse and Gender in Contemporary Social Theory, speaks on keywords used in debates regarding the welfare state. Lecture given 10/22/92 at the University of Kansas.
    • The Dance of Deception 

      Lerner, Harriet (2022)
      All women are deeply affected by lying and faking, by silence and pretending, by self-deception, and by brave as well as misguided efforts to tell the truth. This film inspires listeners to confront the many faces of ...
    • Women's Art As Political Resistance 

      Davidson, Janet; Hendricks, Nicole; Munson, Jessica; Shumacker, Paula; Miller, Rachel (University of Kansas, 1995)
      Performances at the 23rd anniversary forum for the February Sisters, a group of women who staged a 1972 sit-in to protest conditions for women at the University of Kansas. After a meeting with Chancellor E. Laurence Chalmers, ...
    • Gender Identity, Disability, and Unmet Healthcare Needs among Disabled People Living in the Community in the United States 

      Mulcahy, Abigail; Streed, Carl G., Jr.; Wallisch, Anna Marie; Batza, Katie; Kurth, Noelle; Hall, Jean P.; McMaughan, Darcy Jones (Springer, 2022-02-23)
      Disabled adults and transgender people in the United States face multiple compounding and marginalizing forces that result in unmet healthcare needs. Yet, gender identity among disabled people has not been explored, ...
    • Evaluating Secondary Traumatic Stress on Victim Advocates Using the Helpfulness Rating on Service Intake Forms as a Scale 

      Chen, Melinda (University of Kansas, Department of Women, Gender & Sexuality Studies, 2021-10-01)
      This report examines how advocates have utilized a “helpfulness” rating on service intake forms to evaluate the degree of secondary traumatic stress that the on-call advocate has experienced. Using in-depth, semi-structured ...
    • Was Ezra Pound the “midwife” of THE WASTE LAND? Surgeons, midwives, and “sage homme” 

      Wilson, Aimee Armande (Taylor & Francis, 2019-06-05)
      This essay reveals a flaw in the critical consensus that regards Ezra Pound as the intellectual “midwife” of THE WASTE LAND, a metaphor used so frequently over the last century it has become a critical commonplace. By ...
    • Challenging Notions of the Ideal Victim: Identifying and Stereotyping Human Trafficking in the Midwest 

      Schwarz, Corinne (University of Kansas, 2018-05-31)
      Human trafficking, defined as commercial sex or labor induced by force, fraud, or coercion, has become a global concern, with various stakeholders taking different political and ideological stances in their opposition to ...
    • Stuck: Time, Difference, and Power in American Visual Culture 

      Grizzell, Trevor (University of Kansas, 2018-12-31)
      This dissertation analyzes four case studies in American visual culture to propose a theory of stuckness, a way of doing time in visual culture. Using a theoretical grounding in queer theory, performance studies, and ...
    • Cooking Up Resistance: Exploring Czech Identity in Cook County Through Co-Culinary Oral Histories 

      Stigler, Elizabeth Jean (University of Kansas, 2018-05-31)
      This dissertation explores the bonds and identities made possible through the culinary labor of Czech women in Cook County, Illinois. Through co-culinary oral histories, which combines the process of feminist oral histories ...
    • Discomforting Power: Bodies in Public 

      Mog, Ashley (University of Kansas, 2017-05-31)
      In this work, I draw from oral history interviews with queer and trans disability justice activists in Seattle, WA. I posit a theory of comfort that interrogates how “being comfortable” in certain spaces gets allocated on ...
    • Writing 

      Wilson, Aimee Armande (Bloomsbury Publishing, 2019-02-07)
      Is there a difference between writing by men and that produced by women? What does that difference look like? What about writing by non-binary individuals? Aimee Armande Wilson surveys critical responses to these questions ...
    • Governing with God: Religion, Resistance, and the State in Nigeria's Counter‐Trafficking Programs 

      Vanderhurst, Stacey (American Anthropological Association, 2017-11-16)
      Over the past fifteen years, the Nigerian government has stopped many young migrant women from trying to leave the country, identifying them as victims of human trafficking and referring them to a federal antitrafficking ...
    • "A Strong Woman of the Lord”: Performing Gender at the Intersection of Sport and Evangelical Christianity 

      Lease, Megan Deann (University of Kansas, 2015-12-31)
      With the passing of Title IX women and girls began participating in athletics at all levels. Female Christian athletes were no exception as their entrance into the sports world mirrors their non-evangelical counterparts. ...
    • Modernism, Monsters, and Margaret Sanger 

      Wilson, Aimee Armande (Johns Hopkins University Press, 2013)
      This essay examines the fiction and nonfiction in the Birth Control Review (BCR), a magazine Margaret Sanger edited between 1917 and 1929, to reveal a critique of aesthetic autonomy at the intersection of modernism and ...