Legal Codes & Talking Trees

Through their gendered articulations of justice and power, each of these women challenged the legal violence of settler-colonial place-making in an era of dispossession, and rural communities continue to grapple with the legacies of these challenges in their efforts to not only survive, but thrive in the twenty-first century.


Wide Open Suburban Spaces

Querying the boundaries of natural, rural, urban, and suburban spaces, and the complex interrelationships between traveling and living in the twentieth-century American West.

Transgender Advocacy and Activism in the Midwest: A Partnership

How can Gender Studies majors learn about transgender history, rights, and activism beyond the college classroom? How can students apply their knowledge of feminist theory and methods to practical problems? What does being an ally and an activist look like? These are the questions we are asking and answering in creating a Transgender Studies internship program...

In Our Own Words: Native Impressions

In Our Own Words: Native Impressions Lucy Ganje, Professor, Art/Graphic Design, University of North Dakota Kim Fink, Professor, Art/Printmaking, University of North Dakota Daniel Heyman, Professor, Painting/Printmaking, Rhode Island School of Design & Princeton University. Three artists combined oral history with social justice art to create the project, “In Our Own Words: Native Impressions.” The … Continue reading In Our Own Words: Native Impressions