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The cast of UA students, faculty and staff, as well as Akron community members, on stage.

Production of ‘The Vagina Monologues’ Continues to Benefit Rape Crisis Center, Teach Important Lessons

The Women’s Studies program hosted the production in E.J. Thomas Hall on Jan. 31.
By Elizabeth Heckler, Social Media Editor February 3, 2020

The University of Akron’s Women’s Studies program hosted a performance of “The Vagina Monologues” at E.J. Thomas Hall on Jan. 31.  The production was organized and directed by Dr. Mary Triece,...

Tarana Burke is one of the people cited by Time magazine as part of the Silence Breakers. (Photo courtesy of The University of Akron)

#MeToo: Hearing From a Silence Breaker

The #MeToo movement has grown into an international effort to raise awareness and fight sexual violence against women and girls.
By Megan Parker, News Contributor April 12, 2018

Tarana Burke, the founder of the #MeToo movement, will be speaking in the Student Union Ballroom at 7 p.m. on April 17, as part of Sexual Assault Awareness Month and the Women’s Studies program speaker...

(left to right) Dr. Feltey, Dr. Kara Kvaran ajd Dr. Becky Hoover pose in front of the presentation after the lecture.

Masculinity, fatherhood in superhero films

By Tyler Coventry, Copy Editor March 18, 2015

On Wednesday, March 18, Doctor Kara Kvaran presented “Super Daddy Issues, Masculinity, Fatherhood, and Superhero Films” on the 4th floor of Leigh Hall. The roughly 40 minute lecture was part of a series...

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