Women, Gender and Sexuality Studies Conference returns

The Women, Gender and Sexuality Studies department hosted a two-day research conference in the MUC ballroom last week, welcoming students, faculty and the Vermillion public. The biennial event took place March 24-25, and included an art show and discussions on this year’s theme, care, across various disciplines.  Sara Lampert, the Women, Gender and Sexuality Studies […]

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Women’s History Month: A time for reflection and advancement

Women’s History Month is a time to celebrate and reflect on the many achievements of women over the course of American history.  According to Molly Rozum, an associate history professor at USD, the United States first declared the observance of Women’s History Month in 1987 after Congress passed a measure to inaugurate the national celebration. […]

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Lecture teaches about the history of voting rights for Black women

USD’s History Department and the Knudson School of Law hosted the Vanguard Voting Rights Lecture March 18. The lecture was a joint Shell Lecture, which the History Department usually hosts in the fall, and School of Law’s Gunderson Lecture, in honor of Women’s History Month. The lecturer, Martha Jones, a professor of history and the […]

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