The transition from AmeriCorps to the Stevenson Center’s ACED Fellows Program to a job proved seamless for Ramya Kumaran. With a master’s degree in political science, Ramya now has a full-time position with her internship host organization.
Peace Corps Master’s International student Matthew Tomlin will travel a long way to walk across the stage and receive his master’s degree in political science this December. Tomlin has been working as an Urban Agriculture Extension Agent in Senegal since November 2014.
Through a sociology class project, Stevenson Center for Community and Economic Development graduate students will assist previously incarcerated women in Bloomington-Normal in regaining their independence and attaining a consistent income.
With an expansive global influence, the Stevenson Center’s graduate programs place students in communities in need in the U.S. and abroad.
On November 6, a small delegation of Women’s and Gender Studies 391 students spent the day looking at Chicago through the lens of community development and immigration struggles.
Illinois State’s Women’s and Gender Studies Program is proud that Professor Erin Durban-Albrecht has been honored with the Ralph Henry Gabriel Dissertation Prize 2015 awarded by the American Studies Association (ASA) for her dissertation, Postcolonial Homophobia: United States Imperialism in Haiti and the Transnational Circulation of Antigay Sexual Politics.
The final film in the Ethnographic Film Series will be Oak Park Stories at 7 p.m. November 16. The free screenings will be at 7 p.m. in Schroeder Hall, room 138.
Queer Talks is a new lunchtime colloquium series dedicated to the scholarship of LGBTQ studies. The next talk in the series is November 6.
The following is a list of books and audio and video recordings released by Illinois State University faculty in the second half of 2014 and the first half of 2015:
Winfred Avogo spent the summer inspiring graduate students in South Africa as part of his Carnegie African Diaspora Fellowship.