Gender Studies Department

Gilman Scholarship Sends Two Students to Rwanda

Two Nebraska Wesleyan University students are studying in Rwanda this summer thanks to a Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship.

Professor to Discuss how Genocide Survivors Express Pain, Healing Through Art

Herndon will share her research and experiences during the Faculty Scholarship Presentation on Wednesday, January 24 at 6 p.m. The annual presentation highlights the scholarship of NWU faculty.

Class Gives Students Historic Opportunity to Experience Cuba

For the music and gender studies major, the course would provide an exciting opportunity to learn more about contemporary Cuba.

Music and Gender Studies 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.”

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

During her senior year at Nebraska Wesleyan, Brune and her classmate Alex Langley ('14) developed the Young Women's Circles Program (YWCP) in an effort to bring together middle school girls.

Experience in Rwanda Helps Students Learn About Genocide and Reconciliation

Gerise Herndon, professor of English and director of the Gender Studies Program, provided students with a list of readings and videos to review before their departure.

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. at Mo Java.

Paid LGBT Internships for Post-Graduates and Undergraduates

The R. Scott Hitt Foundation is offering funding for qualified candidates with the vision to be future leaders in the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) movement. Applicants do not need to identify as LGBT in order to apply.