Gender Studies Department

Music professor John Spilker is the 2016-2017 Prouty Teaching Award winner.

Music Professor Receives Prouty Teaching Award

At the start of each semester, music and gender studies professor John Spilker invites his students to review and sign a contract titled, “Ground Rules for Class Discussion.”

In signing the contract, students agree to be open-minded during class discussions, learn to recognize and evaluate their own set opinions and then set them aside to promote open, academic dialogue.

Students Spend Month in Rwanda to Witness Post-Conflict Reconstruction

Two years ago Gerise Herndon led a group of Nebraska Wesleyan students to Rwanda for the university’s first faculty-led trip to Africa.

Alums Implement Program to Empower Middle School Students

Middle school is a new, exciting time for students, but it also comes with challenges.

Experience in Rwanda Helps Students Learn About Genocide and Reconciliation

Ten Nebraska Wesleyan University students closed their textbooks in May but their lessons were far from done.

Gender Studies Professors to Discuss Their New Books

Gender Studies professors who have published books in the past year will read briefly and entertain informal conversation over food and drinks on Friday, November 15 from 4 to 5 p.m.

Transgender Activist to Share Personal Story

Ryan Sallans has made it his work to visit college campuses across the country sharing his personal story about transitioning from female to male.

 

Paid LGBT Internships for Post-Graduates and Undergraduates

Location: Los Angeles, CA