Fall 2015


September 24, 2015 at 7:00 p.m.  Hansen Student Center

Walk a Mile in Her Shoes 

Part of the 3D Series on Thursdays

The phrase “Walk a Mile in Her Shoes” has never taken more of a literal meaning than this interactive program, which sheds light on issues of sexual violence toward women.  MEN: are you man enough to stand up to violence against women by walking a mile in their shoes?!  Come get educated on sexual violence topics in a safe and welcoming environment.  WOMEN: you can also receive some education on this topic while supporting men who want to make a difference!




October 12, 2015 at 4:00 p.m. in Beckman Auditorium, Ames Library, IWU

Prof. Kimberly Davis will present a talk drawing on her new book, "Beyond the White Negro."  Dr. Davis will be the Sigma Tau Delta (English Honor Society) Project Muse speaker this semester, and WGS will co-sponsor her talk and the reception afterward.



November 12, 2015  7:00 p.m., Davidson Room, Memorial Student Union

Beverly Smith, “Through the Eyes of my Ancestors: One Woman's Navajo Narrative”

Part of the 3D Series on Thursdays

“Through the Eyes of my Ancestors: One Woman's Navajo Narrative” chronicles the life of Beverly Smith, a student affairs professional at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.  Come hear Beverly tell the often silenced story of Native American individuals in this country while sharing her personal experiences.