April 23, 2013Documenting a ‘large, unconventional life’
Researching the eventful life of Eslanda Robeson was journey of discovery for historian Barbara Ransby
April 5, 2013‘Don’t Call Me Inspirational’
Harilyn Rousso, one of the “founding mothers” of the U.S. disabled women’s movement, speaks April 19.
April 2, 2013Gender, culture and expectations
“I’ve spent my whole career writing a theory of gender inequality,” says Barbara Risman, head of sociology.
March 12, 2013Leading women to success in science
Mary Ashley, UIC Woman of the Year, places a priority on mentoring women in science careers.
February 5, 2013Remembering a dedication to intellectual life
A professor emerita honors her mother, a pioneering attorney, with a fund in gender and women’s studies.