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“Unamused by My Erasure”: Feminist Selfies and the Politics of Representation

Today’s post from Prof. Alison Reiheld puts a decidedly 2014 spin on the question, “How do we see ourselves?” [Image Credit: Field and Stream, 2008] “I want to see more young women holding a fish than holding their camera in front … Continue reading

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All Hallow’s Eve: Costumes That Reinforce Sex Differences Reveal Underlying Patterns Necessary for Continued Sexism

Boo!  It can be a scary world out there, as Philosophy Professor Alison Reiheld reminds us in this post… As October begins, we notice the signs of autumnal rituals: pumpkins both real and false, wreaths in rich browns and oranges … Continue reading

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“Marriage Equality”: It Means More Than You Think

Today the Supreme Court will consider the constitutionality of California’s ban on same-sex marriage, and arguments tomorrow will challenge the Defense of Marriage Act.  Philosophy Professor Alison Reiheld  considers multiple definitions of “marriage equality” here. The struggle for—and against—marriage equality … Continue reading

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Not All Objectification is Sexual

The fortieth anniversary of Roe v. Wade, which coincides with numerous challenges to women’s healthcare and reproductive choices,  has given us a lens for reconsidering women’s reproductive rights.  In this thoughtful post,  Prof. Alison Reiheld frames the issue from a bioethicist’s perspective. In … Continue reading

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Measuring Sartorial, Political, and Cultural Costs

Like so many of us in recent months, Professor Alison Reiheld has dedicated large chunks of time to following the presidential election.  In the wake of the conventions, she draws our attention to a less visible rhetoric, one that addresses … Continue reading

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Women and Responsibility for Health: Food, Physical Activity, and Feminism

  This post was contributed by Alison Reiheld, Asst. Professor of Philosophy.  Prof. Reiheld studies and teaches applied ethics, with an emphasis on medical ethics, and she is the organizer of “Medicine in Action,” a lecture series at SIUE that draws … Continue reading

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coffee with cool women

The SIUE Women’s Studies Program is proud to sponsor   coffee with cool women conversations with women of imagination and accomplishment This program originated in a series of conversations with successful women about their career paths.  As one might expect, … Continue reading

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Faculty

Faculty are listed alphabetically by their home department Alison Reiheld, Philosophy WMST Program Director Contact info: Peck Hall 2208/618-650-2574/email (preferred)/website Teaching Interest(s): Women & values, feminist philosophy, medical ethics, ethics Leah Wildhaber, Anthropology WMST Program Secretary Contact info: Peck Hall 0212/618-650-2744/email … Continue reading

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Awards

Martha Welch Women’s Studies Student Award Each year the Women’s Studies Program selects a recipient for the Martha Welch Student Award. To be eligible, a nominee must meet the following criteria: be an undergraduate student at SIUE maintain a grade … Continue reading

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Past Events

SIUE Women’s Studies Spring 2015 Thursday, February 19, 12:30-1:45 PM  “Artemisia Gentileschi: Portrait of a Baroque Artist as a Early Feminist” Prof. Katie Poole-Jones, Art History Founders Hall 0300 Monday, Feb. 23, 11:00-11:50 AM Panel Discussion: “New Perspectives on Campus … Continue reading

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